John King Biography and Wiki
John King is an American news anchor and CNN’s chief national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., and also the weekday anchor of its roundtable political discussion program Inside Politics.
John King’s Age and Birthday
King was born on 30th August 1963 in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. He is currently 59 years old.
John king Height and Weight
John stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.77m) tall and weighs approximately 80kg (176 pounds).
John King Family, Siblings
King is of Irish descent but information about his parents and sibling is currently not available to the media. his parents passed on when he was young. He has 6 siblings; 2 sisters and 4 brothers, whose names are currently under review.
John King Education
After attending Boston Latin School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Rhode Island.
John King’s Wife and Children. Are Dana Bash and John King married?
King has been married twice and is currently single. He was married to his first wife Jean Makie and they were blessed with two children, Noah and Hannah. King then married his second wife, fellow CNN anchor Dana Bash on May 25, 2008. King even went ahead and converted his religion from Roman Catholicism to Judaism, Bash’s religion. Bash and King were blessed with a son Jonah, who was born in June 2011. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in March 2012.
John King Career (CNN)
In 1985, King joined the Associated Press where he began his career as a writer. He was then named chief political correspondent and headed political coverage of the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections. King then joined CNN in 1997 where served as the senior White House reporter from 1999 to 2005. King was then named CNN’s chief national correspondent in 2005, a position he still holds. From 2014 to 2021, he anchored the Sunday morning news program Inside Politics.
King also uses the Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall and has both been featured in a Daily Show segment, as well as CNN coverage of the US Presidential, Election in 2016 and 2020. It allows him to display and manipulate various graphics and maps relating to poll and election results.
In 2009 King began hosting his new talk show State of the Union till January 31, 2010, when he announced that CNN’s senior political reporter, Candy Crowley, would replace him. He began hosting a new weeknight show ‘John King, USA’ on 22nd March 2010. Unfortunately, the show was canceled in early 2012, airing the final episode on June 29, 2012. King currently hosts the weekday edition of CNN’s morning show Inside Politics.
John King Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis
King reported on his show, “Inside Politics,” that he was immunocompromised after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis on October 19, 2021. He also revealed that he has been diagnosed for 13 years. This is a disease in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system, and causes disrupting communication between the body and the brain.
What is John King’s Salary?
Being the Chief National correspondent for CNN, John earns an average annual salary of about $110,000.
John King’s Net Worth
King has an estimated net worth of $2 million which he has earned through his successful career as a News anchor and reporter.