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(Journalist and Anchor)

John King CNN's chief national correspondent and news anchor. John is a divorced man. Previously, he was married to Dana Bash.

Relationship Facts of John King

John King is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is John King's Wife?

John King is currently divorced.

John’s second wife

He was married to CNN anchor Dana Bash on May 25, 2008, after a year-long dating. Their first child Jonah Frank King born in June 2011.

The couple got separated and divorced in March 2012. The cause of this divorce not known. However, they continue to co-parent their child.

However, they divorced. In 2008, John King got married to CNN anchor Dana Bash after a year-long dating. Their first child Jonah Frank King arrived in 2011.

The couple got separated and divorced in 2012. The cause of their separation is not known. However, they continue to co-parent their child.

First Wife

John King had married Jean Makie. They have two children together; son Noah King and daughter Hannah King. However, they divorced.

John King: Biography in Details

Who is John King?

John King is an American Journalist and anchor. He is known as CNN’s chief national correspondent and also an anchor of the show Inside Politics.

Multi-talented journalist John King is also an anchor in the show called State of the Union and also has appeared on weeknights at 7 pm/ET on CNN.

During the 2020 presidential elections, John King was on air for 12-14 hours for two days.

John King: Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Talking about his early life he was born on August 30, 1963. He experienced his childhood in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the U.S.

John King belongs to American nationality and Irish ethnicity. There is no information about his parents.


As per his education, he attended  Boston Latin School. He attended Harrington School of Communication where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and he earned Media at the University of Rhode Island.

John King: Career, Awards

In 1985, John King gave a start to his career as a writer for Associated Press. In the 1992 and 1996 presidential elections, he was named chief political correspondent and headed the AP’s political coverage.

John King joined CNN in 1997 and from 1999 to 2005 he was the senior White House correspondent.

In 2015, he was announced as CNN’s chief national correspondent. Then he started anchoring the show called Inside Politics.

He frequently appears in shows like  The Situation Room and Anderson Cooper 360° as an anchor.

John King also uses  Multi-Touch Collaboration Wall, nicknamed the Magic Map or Magic Wall. John and ‘Magic Map both were featured in the Daily Show segment.

After his career days were going well he started a  talk show called the State of the Union, which replaced CNN’s Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.

John King announced that CNN’s senior political reporter, Candy Crowley, would replace him as a host on January 31, 2010.

On March 22, 2010, he started to host his show called John King, USA. One of the unforgettable dates for the American people is May 2, 2011, it was the date when Osama bin Laden was dead, and John King was the one who confirmed that.

Before the South Carolina Primary on January 19, 2012, he moderated a Republican Presidential debate.

King was the first to erroneously report that the suspect in the bombing at the Boston Marathon had been arrested and was a dark-skinned male.

Net Worth

He has a successful career and he has a net worth of $7 million as of 2023, but there is no information about his salary.

John King: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Talking about the rumors and controversy, there was news that the CNN anchor John King is pushed out as a political dynamo.

Besides this, there are no such rumors and controversies related to him.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving towards his body measurements, he has Blue eyes and blond hair.

John King has a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall But his weight and other body measurements are unavailable.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

One of the popular journalists John King is active on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

John King has more than 38.7 k followers on Instagram, more than 313k followers on Twitter, and more than 69.2 k followers on Facebook.


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