Jonathan Karl Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce, Family, ABC, Salary, Net Worth

By Anmol Basnyat | Updated On: 07 Mar, 2018
Jonathan Karl Wiki, Married, Wife, Divorce, Family, ABC, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 19, 1968
Age 53 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Maria Karl
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Emily, Anna (Daughter)
Education Vassar College

Controversies and critical remarks for any individual in any work profession can come in any unavoidable circumstances. Due to different inevitable circumstances, the prestige status of the people can be merely misguided, and for the Journalist, it is even abundant. Same was the case for News Chief Correspondent of White House, Jonathan Karl when his name got involved in the article published by him in reporting the news on the executive branch. Readers must be curious to know the details of the controversy caused, let’s find out the exact reason and overall Journalism career of the News Correspondent.


Career As The News Correspondent

Being the Political Analyst of the ABC Network, Jonathan Karl has covered a wide variety of news that includes stories of White House, the state department, and the Capitol Hill. From Dalia Lama to Senator Cruz, the news reporter has interviewed many public figures in the ABC News’s Program like ‘Good Morning America’ and ‘Nightline.’

Controversies And Allegation

When you are in the profession of Journalism, the altercation in the job is not a new thing. With the decades of work experience in news reporting, Karl became the controversial figure back in 2013. The anchor wrote an article which claimed to be the quote in the email sent by the advisor of the White House.

The provoked controversy was primarily on the news of the presidential administration that made many edits and false information on Benghazi. Karl later apologized for the error and said that some unnamed source gave him a detailed summary of the stories information.

Salary And The Net worth

It’s more than a privilege and honor to work in the ABC Network before coming in with years of experience in news reporting. The lucrative salary and hefty bonus of the passionate news worker must make him associated with the elite news broadcasting network. Although Karl is skeptical in sharing the details of his salary and weekly annual wages, his net worth figures are not adequately disclosed.

But the reporter has earned many acclaimed recognition and awards during his tenure as a Journalist. The 2011 Joan Shorenstein Award for the excellence in Washington D.C. based reporting and the honor of Walter Cronkite in 2013 for National Individual Achievement are some of his work recognition.

Jonathan's Marital Relationship

While talking about his marital life, Karl shares an abundance of happiness and warmth with his wife, Maria Karl. Due to the lack of information on the marriage date, people are still confused regarding the wedding details of the couple. Despite being active on the social media, it is rare to capture the reporter with his wife. And here is the picture of the pair together.

Jonathan Karl with his wife, Maria (Photo credit:

The pair is happy in their ways and no any separation news makes the readers speculate on their divorce. Emily and Anna Karl are the two daughters of Jonathan and Maria where the eldest daughter, Emily, was born in 1992 while the smallest member of the family, Anna, was born in 1995.

Family Details

Jonathan always credits the family stating that family made him follow the passion of Journalism and History during his teen days when his parents moved to South Dacota. His parents had the interest in exploring historical architecture and had contributed and worked on many oral history testimonies for workers who helped Gutzon Borglum to build Mount Rushmore.

His Short Bio

The 50-year-old American Journalist from McLean, Virginia was born on January 19, 1968, as per wiki. Jonathan graduated from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York in 1990 from the honored society, Phi Beta Kappa. The news corresponded stands an elevated height just like his great personality and belongs to white ethnicity.