John King Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce, Girlfriend and Net Worth

Date: 04 Jul, 2017

John King Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce, Girlfriend and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1963-08-30
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Jean Makie (Divorced), Dana Bash (m. 2008–2012)
Net Worth $2 Million Dollars
Social Media Twitter, Facebook
Children/Kids Jonah Frank King, Noah King (Son) & Hannah King (Daughter)
Height 6 feet
Education University of Rhode Island

John King is one of the popular and most renowned journalists from the United States. He was born on August 30, 1963, in Dorchester, Massachusetts, Boston. He was raised in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. He is an American national, and he belongs to Irish descent. Currently, he is CNN`s chief national correspondent, based in Washington, DC, and is also the anchor of its roundtable political discussion program called Inside Politics.

John went to Boston Latin School for education. He achieved his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Harrington School of Communication and Media from the University of Rhode Island.

King joined the Associated Press in 1985 where he began working as a writer. In 1991, King was appointed as the chief political correspondent, and he headed the AP's political coverage of the presidential elections in the year 1992 and 1996. King won the top reporting prize from the Associated Press Managing Editors' Association in 1991 for his coverage of the Gulf War in Kuwait.

King joined CNN in the year 1997 and began serving as the senior White House correspondent from 1999 to 2005. King was named CNN's chief national correspondent in 2005. He still holds the position. He currently anchors the Sunday morning news program called Inside Politics. The program features a rotating roundtable of members of the media who share their insights on current political topics with King

King began hosting his new talk show called State of the Union before the 2009 US presidential inauguration. The show replaced CNN's Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer. King announced on January 31, 2010, that CNN's senior political reporter, Candy Crowley, would replace him as anchor of the show called State of the Union. On March 22, 2010, King began hosting his new weeknight show, called John King, USA. John King was the CNN anchor who first confirmed the death of Osama Bin Laden to that network's viewers on May 2 of 2011.

King moderated a Republican Presidential debate on January 19, 2012, before the South Carolina Primary. His show John King, USA was canceled in early 2012, with the final episode airing on June 29, 2012.

John is a married person, and he has married twice. He was first married to Jean Makie. The couple welcomed two children together named as Noah King and Hannah King. They got divorced within few years of their marriage. He was also rumored to be a gay once.

On 25th of May 2008, he tied his married knot with Dana Bash. His wife Dana Bash is a journalist and anchorwoman for CNN. They welcomed a son named Jonah in 2011. The couple also got separated afterward. Besides that, there is no mention of him having any girlfriend in the past.

His salary is unknown, but his net worth is $2 million. He has a height of 6 feet. His bio and works can be read from wiki pages like Wikipedia.