Alex Wagner Biography

(Journalist)

Alex Wagner is an American journalist and author. She is the co-host of The Circus on Showtime. She is a married woman and has two children.

Relationship Facts of Alex Wagner

  • Alex Wagner is married to Sam Kass {Compare Couple}.
  • Alex Wagner married on August 30, 2014.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 335 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two Children.
  • Alex Wagner is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

How many children does Alex Wagner and Sam Kass have?

Alex Wagner is currently married. She married former White House nutrition policy advisor and assistant chef Sam Kass on August 30, 2014.

The wedding ceremony was held at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a restaurant in Pocantico Hills, New York.

Then-President Obama and his family attended the wedding ceremony.

The couple had been dating under the radar for about a year before the Washington Post broke the news of their relationship.

The marriage seems stable as no news regarding divorce or any extramarital affairs is known at the moment.

This couple is blessed with two children. One of their names is Cy Kass. She gave birth to their second child, Rafael on April 16, 2019.

Who is Alex Wagner?

Alex Wagner is an American journalist and liberal political commentator.

She was the anchor of the MSNBC daytime program ‘Now with Alex Wagner’.

Additionally, she is also a co-anchor on ‘CBS This Morning Saturday’.

Alex Wagner: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Alex was born in Washington, D.C on December 4, 1977. As of 2022, she is 45 years old.

She is the daughter of mother Tin Swe Thant, who is an immigrant from Rangoon, Myanmar, and her father Carl Wagner.

She belongs to a mixed ethnic background of German and Irish. In addition, she is of American nationality. Politics was an early influence in her childhood.

Above all, she has always been interested in politics since her early life.

Alex attended Woodrow Wilson High School. Later, she graduated from Brown University in 1999 and studied art history and literature.

Alex Wagner: Career, Salary, Net Worth

Initially, Alex Wagner worked as the cultural correspondent for the Center for American Progress. Afterward, from 2003 to 2007, she became editor-in-chief of ‘The Fader magazine.

Additionally, she also served as executive director of ‘Not on Our Watch Project’.

It is an advocacy organization focused on mass atrocities and human rights violations.

Eventually, Alex’s big break came after she became an analyst on MSNBC.

Later, she appeared in ‘Countdown with Keith Olbermann and ‘The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell’.

She began hosting ‘Now with Alex Wagner’ on November 14, 2011. However, On July 30, 2015, the program got canceled.

‘The Atlantic’ announced on April 26, 2016, that Alex was leaving MSNBC to join the magazine as a senior editor.

In addition, she also moderated events with AtlanticLIVE and helped with developing video and TV projects with The Atlantic Studios.

Furthermore, she replaced Vinita Nair on ‘CBS This Morning Saturday’ in November 2016.

Alex was nominated for the News & Documentary Emmy Awards alongside other companions for ‘Now with Alex Wagner’ in 2013.

Wagner launched a podcast with Crooked Media and Cadence13 that addressed the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

In March 2021 Wagner filled in for Nicolle Wallace on MSNBC’s Deadline: White House.

In February 2022, Wagner filled in for Rachel Maddow on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, as well as Chris Hayes on All In with Chris Hayes.

What is the Net worth and salary of Alex Wagner?

Currently, Alex’s salary is $400,000. Her total net worth is $3 million dollars as of 2022.

Rumors, Controversy

Alex was part of the controversy due to her comment regarding the infamous White House Benghazi-related e-mail in 2014.

In addition, her programs have attracted several other controversies over the years.

Next, the final episode of her show ‘Now with Alex Wagner’ was also a controversial episode.

Rumors regarding Alex leaving MSNBC to join NBC became common for some time.

However, only some parts of the rumor turned out to be true.

Body description- Height, Weight

Alex Wagner has a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.77m). She weighs 59 kg. Additionally, her body measurement is 35-25-35 inches.

Her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown.

Social Media- Twitter, Instagram

One of the most popular American journalists Alex is active on various sorts of social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and many others.

She has over 213k followers on her Twitter account and she has over 2.9k followers on her Instagram account.

 

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