Since starting her career as the cultural correspondent for the Center of American Progress, American journalist Alex Wagner served as editor-in-chief of The Fader magazine from 2003 to 2007.
Also, she worked her way up as an executive director of 'Not on Our Watch Project'; it is an advocacy organization focused on human rights violations.
Later on, Wagner flaunted her media skills by becoming the White House correspondent for the political news magazine, Politics Daily. Serving some time under AOL News, Alex moved to the Huffington Post. American political columnist Byron York and political analyst Michelle Bernard are also famous for their work at the magazine.
Eventually, Wagner amassed a big break as she became an analyst on MSNBC. After polishing her credentials, she left the network and joined The Atlantic magazine as a senior editor on 26 April 2016.
Furthermore, she replaced Vinita Nair to host CBS’ This Morning Saturday in November 2016.
Currently active with CBS, Alex was also honored with the News & Documentary Emmy Awards nomination for her work in 2013.
Alex Wagner Is Happily Married
Similar to her professional career, Alex Wagner is biting all the cherries from her appealing personal life. She added bliss in her life after sharing the wedding vows with former White House nutrition policy advisor, Sam Kass. He spent six years in the White House feeding the Obama family. His cooking career happened in his early days when she started working at one of the best restaurants in Vienna.
The joyful ceremony took place on 30 August 2014, when the couple walked down the aisle at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a beautiful restaurant in New York. The event was joined by then-President Barack Obama, who has been a longtime friend of Sam.
Formerly the couple had been dating under the radar for about a year before The Washington Post became the first media to flash their affair in August 2013.
Alex had first met her future husband when she started attending White House events. Kass was more enticed by her presence and made his move with the help of his friend and Wagner’s colleague, Richard Wolffe.
Subsequently, Alex and Sam became close to one another and quickly picked the heat after their first date. It was the building foundation of their relationship, which soon resulted in their engagement.
Relationship Bliss With Husband And Baby
Alex Wagner found a new joy in her personal life when she was pregnant with her first baby in 2017.
Alex Wagner’s husband Sam Kass plays with son on 16 May 2018 (Photo: Sam Kass’s Instagram)
Finally, on 21 July 2017, the pair welcomed their new-born son, Cy Mindon Kass, who was as small as 7lbs. Sam, through his Instagram, shared the happiness of having a first child.
As of now, her husband Sam mostly cooks for their son and feeds their son only healthy food.
With the arrival of a beautiful child, the long-married couple seems to be enjoying every ounce of their blissful togetherness. Alex, in comparison, looks more and more satisfied.
Alex Wagner’s Bio, Family Details
Born on 27 November 1977, Alexandra Swe Wagner, commonly known as Alex Wagner, grew up in her hometown of Washington, D.C. She has a tall height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.77 meters) and possesses mixed ethnicity.
Alex comes from the family where her mother, Tin Swe Thant, is an immigrant from Rangoon, Myanmar. Besides, her father, Carl Wagner, is from Lansing, Iowa, and is of Luxembourgish and Irish descent.
Wagner’s parents have been committed liberals for a long time. They first met on the job, working for the Teamster. Her father has been long involved in the politics serving as a field director and a consultant.
Raised as Roman Catholic, Alex attended Woodrow Wilson High school for her academics. Subsequently, she proceeded to Brown University and received her graduation studying art history and literature in 1999.
Alex Wagner’s Net Worth
Alex began working as the cultural correspondent for the Center for American Progress in 2003 and later became editor-in-chief of The Fader magazine, where she covered about music and cultural movements from around the world.
Then, she became the White House correspondent for Politics Daily, a political news magazine under AOL News.
Later in November 2011, she began hosting Now with Alex Wagner and later on 30 July 2015, MSNBC president Phil Griffin announced the series had been canceled. Then after some years, Alex left MSNBC and joined the magazine The Atlantic as a senior editor.
Finally, in November 2016, she landed on CBC This Morning Saturday and has remained a correspondent of CBC since then. On the Showtime The Circus she got chance to interview with Hillary Clinton.
It is a known fact that Alex Wagner has decorated her professional career as a television host and liberal political commentator. She is undoubtedly ranked as one of the most influential female personalities for her astounding works.
Besides name and fame, the earnings of Alex Wagner resembles her hard work and continuous dedication. She outstandingly receives the commanding salary of $600K, which uplifts her net worth to the figure of $3 million.