Alex Wagner is an American author and journalist. She is the co-host of the famous and most watched show The Circus on Showtime and the author of FutureFace: A Family Mystery. Most recently, she worked as a contributor for CBS News while also serving as a contributing editor at The Atlantic. From 2011 to 2015 she was the presenter of the daytime show “Now with Alex Wagner” on MSNBC.
Alex Wagner was born on November 27, 1977 making him around 45 years old in 2022. She was born and raised by her mother named Tin Swe Thant and father named Carl Wagner in Washington, DC. Wagner’s mother, Tin Swe Thant, was an immigrant from Yangon, Myanmar, and later became a naturalized US citizen before attending her college called Swarthmore College. A native of Lansing, Iowa, Alex’s father is of Irish descent and has held the position of political adviser to the Democratic Party while also directing Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign. Alex attended Woodrow Wilson High School and received her education from Brown University in 1999, majoring in history and literature.
Alex Wagner career
In the early years of her professional life, Alex worked for the Center for American Progress. From 2003 to 2007 she worked as Editor-in-Chief for Fader Magazine and worked on music and cultural movements around the world. She was also executive director of the Not On Our Watch Project, an advocacy organization focused on human rights abuses and mass atrocities. Alex has also worked as a White House correspondent for Politics Daily and later moved to The Huffington Post after the company was acquired by AOL. She later began working with MSNBC, appearing on Countdown with Keith Olbermann and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.
On April 26, 2016, The Atlantic announced that Alex would be leaving MSNBC to join the magazine as Senior Editor. Later in November 2016, Alex replaced Vinita Nair on CBS’s This Morning Saturday, and finally she made her final appearance on CBS The Morning Saturday on March 17, 2018, confirming that she was leaving the show to work as a co-host for Showtime “The circus”. However, she remained a correspondent for CBS News and later in 2020 launched her podcast with Crooked Media and Cadence 13 to address the COVID-19 pandemic. After that, Alex took over Nicolle Wallance’s position on the MSNBC show Deadline: White House in March 2021.
Alex Wagner biography
|Real name||Alexandra Swe Wagner|
|Date of birth||Nov. 27, 1977|
|Age (as of 2022)||44 years|
|Place of birth||Washington, DC, United States|
|University||University of Brown|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 5” – in centimeters – 165cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 54kg – in pounds – 119 pounds|
Alex Wagner family
|mother||Tin Swe Thant|
|Who is Alex Wagner’s husband?||Sam Cass|
Alex Wagner and her work with CBS’s This Morning is gaining a lot of attention, and yet another aspect of her life that’s getting more attention is her 8-year marriage to her only partner Sam Kass, 43. Sam Kass is a former white house cook and popular name the married couple of politics the new it couple. Alex Wagner and Sam Kass swapped wedding rituals in August 2014. During this time, Sam was a nutritionist and White House assistant cook.
They married together at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a restaurant in Pocantico Hills, New York. The high-profile couple’s wedding was attended by former President Barack Obama and his family. Alex and Sam have had two children in their 8-year marriage. The eldest son is named Cyrus who was born in 2017 and the youngest son is named Rafael who was born in 2019.
Alex Wagner net worth
Alex Wagner is an American personality known as a famous journalist associated with MSNBC and CBS who has a net worth of $3 million. Although she is a journalist, she is the author of the book Future face, published back in 2018. She is a first-generation American from her mother’s family.
Facts About Alex Wagner
- From November 2016 to March 2018, she served as a TV co-host for CBS’ show This Morning Saturday.
- Since 2016, she has also served as senior editor at The Atlantic Magazine.
- Despite all of her positions on the shows and the news channels, she works as a backup host for The Rachel Maddow Show and All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC and is poised to fill the position of Maddow’s vacancies beginning August 2022.