John King (CNN) Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

John King

Biography / Wiki

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard, this line is very well proved by John King who is an American news anchor, media personality, and columnist. Moreover, he got huge fame for being the anchor of CNN’s roundtable political discussion program, “Inside Politics”.

Currently, King is best known as the current CNN Chief National Correspondent based in Washington, D.C.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 30 August 1963, this eminent Journalist has turned 59 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 190 centimeters and 6’3” in feet & inches.

He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 88 kilograms and 195 lbs in pounds. His personality is enhanced by his dark blue eyes and shiny white hair.

Net Worth

Working as a journalist and news anchor, John has a very decent amount of earnings from his professional career. John has managed to come a long way becoming one of the prominent journalists and news anchors, having started his career in 1985. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $5 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born and growing up in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, John belongs to the white ethnicity. However, there is no data available about his parents and siblings. According to the sources, it came to know that he grew up with his 6 siblings. As for his education, King enrolled at Boston Latin School in order to complete his high school graduation.

Furthermore, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Rhode Island. Later, King has also awarded honorary doctorate degrees from URI, American University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.


John King

Nick Name John King
Birth Place Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
Date of birth August 30, 1963
Age 60 Years
Height In feet & inches: 6’3”

In centimeters: 190 cm

Weight In kilograms: 88 kg

In pounds: 195 lbs

Eye color Blue
Hair color White
Profession Journalist
Sexual orientation Straight
School Boston Latin School
College University of Rhode Island
Religion Judaism
Nationality American
Home town Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
Zodiac Sign Leo
Fathers name Not Known
Mothers name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Talking about his career, King took the first step of his career in 1985 as a writer at the Associated Press. Later, after almost 6 years, John was named chief political correspondent and also had headed the AP’s political coverage of the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections.

Apart from that, in the year 1991, he was awarded the top reporting prize from the Associated Press Managing Editors’ Association for his coverage of the Gulf War in Kuwait. Furthermore, in the year 1997, he joined CNN where he served as the senior White House correspondent from 1999 to 2005.

Other than this, in the year 2005, began serving the position of CNN’s chief national correspondent. At present, the anchors the popular Sunday morning news program, “Inside Politics”. In the years 2016 and 2020, he also did CNN coverage of the US Presidential Election.

He also served as the host of his new talk show, “State of the Union” replacing CNN’s Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer. On March 22, 2010, King began hosting his new weeknight show called “John King, USA” after leaving the “State of the Union”.

He received widespread fame for his hard work spending many hours live-commentating on election counts of the 2020 United States presidential election.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

John is a married man who first married Jean Makie with whom he also shared two children named Noah and Hannah. However, their relationship came to an end due to some personal issues.

Later, on May 25, 2008, he got married to his second wife, fellow CNN anchor Dana Bash. In the year 2011, the couple welcomed their lovely son named Jonah. Unfortunately, the duo separated in March 2012.

Girlfriend Not Known
Marital status Divorced
Wife Jean Makie (Ex-wife)

Dana Bash (2008-2012)

John King with his ex-wife Dana
John King with his ex-wife Dana

Children Daughter: Noah and Hannah

Son: Jonah

John King with his son
John King with his son

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite sports Not Known
Favorite food Not Known
Favorite color Not Known

John King

Some Interesting Facts About John King

  • His Zodiac sign is Leo.
  • In the year 2008, John converted to Judaism from Roman Catholic.
  • He is also very popular on Instagram has more than 62K followers.
  • King frequently appears on the news programs, “Anderson Cooper 360°” and “The Situation Room”.
  • Currently, he resides in Washington, DC.
  • He is very fond of traveling, listening to songs, swimming, etc.
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