Ezra Klein Biography and Wiki
Ezra Klein is an American journalist, political analyst, and New York Times columnist who also hosts the podcast The Ezra Klein Show. He is a co-founder of Vox and was formerly the website’s editor-at-large. He has worked as an editor for The Washington Post and The American Prospect, and he has been a regular contributor to Bloomberg News and MSNBC.
Ezra interned for the Washington Monthly in Washington, D.C. in 2004 after working on Howard Dean’s Vermont primary campaign in 2003. “The media is as powerful and essential a change agent as legislative bodies, and I believe that’s where I’m happiest and most productive,” Klein remarked.
He and Markos Moulitsas were among the first bloggers to cover a political convention, the California State Democratic Party’s, in 2003. Klein was one of several writers slammed anonymously by The New Republic’s Lee Siegel in 2006. On December 10, 2007, Klein made The American Prospect his full-time home for his blog.
He then joined The Washington Post as a politics and economics blogger. He additionally worked for Bloomberg View as a columnist when it launched in May 2011. Klein announced his departure from The Washington Post in January 2014, with plans to launch a new media company with several other seasoned writers. Vox, a political website, was later recognized as a new media endeavor.
Klein was the editor-in-chief of Vox before becoming editor-at-large, and he previously worked for and ran The Washington Post’s Wonkblog. On MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, he regularly delivers political analysis.
He has previously been on Countdown with Keith Olbermann. In October 2019, he began the podcast Impeachment, Explained together with reporters from Vox Media. He joined New York Times in 2020 and became an opinion columnist in 2021.
Ezra Klein Age
Klein is 38 years old as of 2022, He was born on May 9, 1984, in Irvine, California. He celebrates his birthday every 9th of May.
Ezra Klein Height and Weight
Klein stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches with moderate weight.
Ezra Klein Family and Parents
Klein grew up in Irvine, California, in a Jewish household. His father, Abel Klein, is a mathematics professor at the University of California, Irvine, and his mother is an artist.
Klein graduated from University High School with a 2.2 GPA. He then joined the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.
Ezra Klein’s Wife and Married
Klein is married to his lovely wife Annie Lowrey. Annie works for The Atlantic as an economic policy reporter. In their marriage, Klein and his wife have been blessed with a son born in February 2019.
Ezra Klein Book
Ezra is also the author of Why We’re Polarized, a Wall Street Journal and New York Times best-seller released by Simon & Schuster in January 2020. It is available on Amazon for $14.99 for the Kindle and $14.39 for the Hardcover. In this book, Ezra explains why America is not broken, as well as how the system polarizes individuals and how people polarize the system, with disastrous outcomes.
Ezra Klein Salary
Klein receives an annual salary of $500 k during his career as a journalist. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021
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