Mark Halperin

Inside Biography


Mark Evan Halperin is a famous American television personality and a political analyst. He is also the co-author of “Game Change” and “Double Down: Game Change 2012” with John Heilemann. He also co-hosts of MSNBC and Bloomberg’s “With All Due Respect”, a political analysis show with Heilemann. 

Early Life and Education

Halperin was born on January 11, 1965. He is currently the senior political analyst for MSNBC and Bloomberg News.

Halperin was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland to Morton Halperin, a foreign policy expert and Ina Young. He also has two siblings, David Halperin and Gary Halperin.

He is also the nephew of Daniel Halperin. He attended Whit Whitman High School. During the summer of 1982, he also lived with a family in Japan as part of the Youth for Understanding program. In 1987, he received his undergraduate degree from the Harvard University.


Halperin’s career in journalism started out as a desk a s sistant for ABC News and a researcher for World News Tonight in 1988. After that, he worked in the investigative unit of World News Tonight and as an a s signment reporter in Washington.

He then worked full-time as an off-air producer covering Bill Clinton. In 1994, he was promoted to a producer with ABC’s special events unit in New York. Later, he worked as an editorial producer. 

In 1997, he became the political director for ABC News. He also frequently appeared as a correspondent and political analyst for ABC News television and radio programs.

He was also the founder and editor of The Note, which appeared on daily. In October 2006, he and John F. Harris released their book, The Way to Win: Clinton, Bush, Rove, and How to Take the White House in 2008.

Halperin has also been a board member of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics a Saint Anselm College in Goffstown, New Hampshire since 2006.

After the creation of NHIOP public advisory board in 2008, he has been a member of it as well. In February 2009, Halperin met with students and faculty at the NHIOP and gave a public lecture titled "The Obama Administration—The Story So Far".

In 2007, he became the political analyst for ABC News and later was hired as a political analyst and editor for TIME magazine. In June 2010, MSNBC hired him as senior political analyst. TIME has also released an iPad app called “Mark Halperin 2012” containing materials form Mr. Halperin’s “The Page”.

He has also written a book with co-author John Heilemann called “Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain, and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime”. It was later made into Game Change, which premiered on HBO on March 10, 2012.

After making an inappropriate on-air comment about President Barack Obama, he was temporarily banned from providing his political views on the MSNBC network. 

Personal Life

Mark Halperin is an unmarried woman. He is currently in live in a relationship with Karen Avrich, but they are not yet married. The couple welcomed their first child in January 2017. Other than this, other personal information about him is hardly publicized in the media.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

.Mark Halperin has a huge amount of net worth but it is not revealed. According to a source, he earns annually over $1 million as a salary from the MSNBC and Bloomberg. 

by Bchrome, 06 Oct, 2021

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