John Avlon Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Jan, 2017
Facts of John Avlon
Date of Birth: 1973
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name John Avlon
Birth Name John Phillips Avlon
Nick Name John
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Television
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Author, columnist, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of The Daily Beast
Affair with Margaret Hoover
Girlfriend Margaret Hoover
Married Yes
Married to Margaret Hoover (m. 2009)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Yale University
Books Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations
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Childhood

John Avlon was born in the year 1973. He was born to his mother Dianne Alexander and his father John Jeffrey Avlon. His parents raised him up with compassion and care.

Career and path

John Avlon completed his schooling from Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts. And, he received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University. Later, John Avlon completed his MBA from Columbia University.He served as the youngest speechwriter in the Giuliani Administration as well as Deputy Communications Director.

Moreover, John Avlon has also lectured at Yale University, New York University, the Kennedy School of Government, the Citadel, and the State Department's visiting journalism program. Not only this, John was also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

In 2013, John Avlon became the editor in chief of The Daily Beast. One year after he took the responsibility, The Daily Beast reached a new record of 21 million unique visitors. He currently serves as an advisory board member of the Citizens Union of New of the Citizens Union of New York, the Theodore Roosevelt Association, and Bronx Academy of Letters.

John Avlon has appeared on the MSNBC, PBS, C-SPAN, The Daily Show, CNN, and Real Time with Bill Maher. Moreover, he was the creator and host of the “Wingnut of the Week” segment on CNN. Throughout the 2012 election cycle, he also appeared on Erin Burnett’s OutFront.John Avlon traveled South Sudan with activist John Prendergast and the actor George Clooney to witness the referendum of independence of South Sudan from the North Sudan after two decades of civil war.

After his visit to South Sudan, John Avlon wrote the Newsweek cover story that was published on 28th of February, 2011. The story was titled “A 21st Century Statesman”.

John Avlon along with his team was responsible for writing the eulogies for all New York City Firefighters, New York City Police Officers, and other people killed in the destruction of the WTC after the attack of 9/11.In the year 2012, John Avlon won the NSNC award for best column. Besides this, he also served on the staff of the Bilingual Education Reform Task Force, the City Hall Park Restoration Committee, and the2001 Charter Revision Commission.

Marriage and personal life

He is married to Margaret Hoover. His wife, Hoover, is the great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover and author of American Individualism. The couple got engaged on 21st of November 2008.  And, they married on November 7, 2009. They have a son and a daughter. The family resides together in New York City.

Fact, bio, and height

John Avlon stands attractive and smart with a medium height and charismatic personality. He is of Greek decent. His net worth is estimated to be high accumulated from his high salary for the work as a journalist and columnist. However, the actual figure about his net worth is unknown. 

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