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John Heilemann Biography

Hailing from California, John Heilemann is an American author and journalist. He serves as the national affairs analyst for MSNBC and NBC News. Heilemann was a previous staff writer for the following publications; Wired, New York, and The Economist.

He is the author of two books about presidential campaigning titled; Game Change published in 2010 and Double Down published in 2013. John co-hosts the TV show The Circus alongside hosts Jennifer Palmieri and Mark McKinnon.

John Heilemann Education

Heilemann enrolled at Northwestern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science. He has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.

John Heilemann Age

The journalist was born on January 23, 1966, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Heilemann is 58 years old as of 2024.

John Heilemann Height

The journalist is a man of tall stature. He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters). His weight is estimated at 96 Kg. However, these are just estimations of her body measurements and the exact details will be updated.

John Heilemann Family

Heilemann hails from Los Angeles, California. He was raised in Canoga Park by his parents. However, his parents are originally from Wisconsin. Due to his discreet nature, Heilemann has not disclosed further information about his parents or siblings.

John Heilemann Wife

Just like his successful career, Heilemann is in a happy successful marriage with his wife Diana Rhoten. Heilemann and his wife Diana tied the knot in 2006 after dating for some years.  They are yet to disclose information about their kids if she has any. The family currently resides in Manhattan.

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The journalist is currently working as a national affairs analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He has previously co-hosted the political analysis show on Bloomberg Television and MSNBC called; With All Due Respect from 2014–2017. In 2008, John hosted a four-part documentary series for Discovery called Download: The True Story of the Internet.

The TV series The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth was produced and starred by Heilemann. In the 2016 US Presidential Election, the show tracked presidential contenders behind the scenes of their campaigns. He joined Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon as a regular co-host of The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth in 2016.

Additionally, Heilemann guest stars on several programs, such as MSNBC’s Deadline: White House and Morning Joe, The Tony Kornheiser Show, and others. Heilemann co-founded the Recount, a website featuring podcasts, videos, and a newsletter. His book about the Microsoft antitrust case, Pride Before the Fall: The Trials of Bill Gates and the End of the Microsoft Era, was published in 2001.

John Heilemann’s Net Worth

Heilemann has made quite a fortune from his successful career as a journalist and national affairs analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

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