Jonathan Karl Biography
The American native, Jonathan Karl born Jonathan D. Karl is a political journalist and author. He has been able to cover major assignments in Washington, D.C., including Capitol Hill, White House, the Pentagon, and the State Department.
He has also reported from more than 30 countries, covering U.S. politics, foreign policy, and the military. Currently, Karl is working as the Chief Washington Correspondent for ABC News as well as the co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Previously, he worked as the Chief Washington Correspondent for ABC News from December 2012 through the end of the Trump administration in January 2021.
Jonathan Karl Age
D. Karl is 54 years old as of 2022. He was born on January 19th, 1968 in the United States.
Jonathan Karl Height
Karl measures a standing height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Jonathan Karl Family, Parents
Karl mainly credits his passion for history and journalism to his time in his adolescent years when his family had moved to South Dakota. At the time while living in two adjoining motel rooms in Hill City, SD, her mother and stepfather did an oral history project for the University of South Dakota, interviewing the men who worked to create Mount Rushmore.
“I went along,” Karl later recalled, “as my stepfather and my mom would interview these men, and hear about these experiences. “He has however not disclosed the identity of his parents. He has a brother called Allan Karl. This information will soon be updated.
Jonathan Karl Wife, Married
Jonathan is a married man. He is happily married to his lovely wife Maria Karl. The beautiful couple has been blessed with two daughters; Emily Karl and Anna Karl.
Jonathan Karl Betrayal
Karl’s next book, Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show, mostly covers the last year of the Trump administration and was released in November 2021. It debuted at number 3 on December 5, 2021, New York Times Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction bestseller list and spent 3 weeks in the top 15.
Jonathan Karl Book
Karl is the author of the 1995 book The Right to Bear Arms: The Rise of America’s New Militias. He authored and published his second book, Front Row at the Trump Show which was released in March 2020. In November 2021 after the administration of Trump, he released his book Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show.
Jonathan Karl ABC News
At the onset of his career, Karl worked as a researcher and reporter for The New Republic. He was made a reporter at the New York Post in 1994 where he covered New York City Hall. Jonathan was hired by CNN to cover politics as a Generation X reporter. He later went on to become the network’s Congressional Correspondent.
In January 2003, he joined the ABC News team. He joined the team as the Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent covering the State Department. He did his first interview on Donal Trump in 1994 for a New York Post article about Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley’s honeymoon at Trump Tower.
Karl worked for ABC News covering national political news. In December 2005, he became the Senior National Security Correspondent. He earned an Emmy Award nomination for his coverage of the genocide in Darfur, Sudan in 2006. In December 2012, Karl was named Chief White House Correspondent for ABC News.
He held that position through the end of the Trump administration in January 2021. Jonathan continues as ABC News’ Chief Washington correspondent and co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Karl’s writings have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, and other publications.
Although Karl is an ABC News correspondent, he has often appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News in his capacity as a book author.
Jonathan Karl Salary
Karl has made a great fortune from his career as a journalist as well as an author. He receives an annual salary of $2 million.
Jonathan Karl Net Worth
Karl has made a great fortune from his career as a journalist as well as an author. He has an estimated net worth of $12 million.