Who is Alex Wagner - Her Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Height, Facts

Alex Wagner

Facts About Alex Wagner

Celebrated Name Alex Wagner
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Alex
Birth Name Alexandra Swe Wagner
Birth Date 1977-11-27
Gender Female
Profession Journalist , Author
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Washington DC
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Roman Catholic
Horoscope Sagittarius
Mother Tin Swe Thant
Father Carl Wagner
High School Woodrow Wilson High School
University Brown University
Husband Sam Kass
Children Cyrus and Rafael
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $3 Million
Source of Wealth Journalism Career
Height 5 feet 5 inches
Weight 61 KG
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
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Alex Wagner is a journalist as well as an author who is best known for being the co-host of "The Circus on Showtime". Her book "FutureFace: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging (One World/Random House)" was published in April 2018. She is also a contributor for CBS News and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. She was previously the anchor of the daytime program Now with Alex Wagner (2011–2015) on MSNBC. From November 2016 until March 2018, she was a TV co-anchor on CBS "This Morning Saturday". Moreover, she has also been a senior editor at "The Atlantic" magazine since April 2016. 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. She is set to host her own new show in Maddow's vacated slots beginning in August 2022.

Alex Wagner famous for

  • Being a journalist and author. 
  • Being the co-host of 'The Circus on Showtime'. 

What is Alex Wagner's nationality?

Alex Wagner was born on 27th November 1977 with the birth name Alexandra Swe Wagner. She is from Washington, D.C., the USA. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Mixed. Her mother, Tin Swe Thant, is an immigrant from Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma), who became a naturalized U.S. citizen before attending Swarthmore College, and her father, Carl Wagner, from Lansing, Iowa, was of Luxembourger and Irish descent. He was a prominent Democratic Party political consultant who co-chaired Bill Clinton's presidential campaign. Wagner was raised Roman Catholic and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Her present age is 44. Focusing on her education, she attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated from Brown University in 1999, having studied art history and literature. 

American Journalist, Alex Wagner

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Alex Wagner Career Timeline

  • Alex Wagner has worked as the cultural correspondent for the Center for American Progress. 
  • From the year 2003 to 2007, she was editor-in-chief of The Fader magazine, covering music and cultural movements from around the world. 
  • Moreover, she has served as executive director of Not On Our Watch Project, an advocacy organization focused on mass atrocities and human rights violations. 
  • She then became the White House correspondent for Politics Daily, a political news magazine under AOL News. She next moved to The Huffington Post after it was acquired by AOL. 
  • She appeared on Countdown with Keith Olbermann and The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell as an analyst on MSNBC. 
  • She began hosting Now with Alex Wagner on 14th November 2011. 
  • On 26th April 2016, The Atlantic announced that she was leaving MSNBC to join the magazine as a senior editor. 
  • In November 2016, she replaced Vinita Nair on "CBS This Morning Saturday".
  • In the year 2020, she launched a podcast with Crooked Media and Cadence13 that addressed the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • She filled in for Nicolle Wallace on MSNBC's Deadline: White House in March 2021. 
  • She filled in for Rachel Maddow on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show", as well as "Chris Hayes on All In" with Chris Hayes in February 2022. 
  • It was announced in June 2022 that Wagner would host a show that assumes Maddow's 9 PM slots on Tuesdays through Fridays as the former scaled back to Mondays only. 
  • Her new show is set to premiere on August 16, 2022.
  • In April 2018, "Futureface", her book about her Burmese American ancestry was published. 

Who is Alex Wagner's husband?

Alex Wagner is a married woman. On 30th August 2014, she married former White House nutrition policy advisor and assistant chef, Sam Kass in a ceremony held at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a restaurant in Pocantico Hills, New York. The wedding was attended by then U.S. President Barack Obama and his family, as Kass is a family friend of the former president. Their first child, Cyrus, was born in 2017. On April 16, 2019, she gave birth to their second child, Rafael. Today, the happily married couple is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Alex Wagner and her husband

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How much is Alex Wagner's net worth?

Alex Wagner is a talented journalist whose net worth is estimated to have $3 Million as of 2022. Her salary is in thousand of dollars. Her main source of wealth comes from her journalism career. She is satisfied with her earnings. She is living a cool lifestyle from her career earnings. 

How tall is Alex Wagner?

Alex Wagner is a beautiful woman with a height of 5 feet 5 inches. Her body weight consists of 61 KG. She has a pair of black eyes and her hair color is brown. Her other body size is still to get disclosed yet. 

Trivias About Alex Wagner You Need To Know.

  • She has described herself as progressive.
  • In April 2018, Futureface, her book about her Burmese American ancestry was published.
  • Alexandra Swe Wagner is her birth name.
  • She has also been a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine since April 2016.