• Alex Burns

    American Journalist

    Alex Burns

  • Facts of Alex Burns

    Name Alex Burns
    Birth Name Alexander Burns
    Gender Male
    Birth Country United States of America
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Journalist
    Net worth $1.5 Million
    Salary $109,592
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse MJ Lee
    Hair Color Brown
    Eye Color Blue
    Education Harvard College


    Alex Burns is one of the prominent journalists, who mesmerized the field of news with breaking coverages, including the historic presidential election of 2012. He even garnered the attention of millions with his report on Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidential election in 2016.

    Burns was born as Alexander Burns in the United States of America. During his early days, he had a keen interest in reading and writing. He, further, competed in several essay writing competitions in his school days.

    After graduating from high school, Burns enrolled at Harvard College, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He then earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Broadcast Journalism degree. So, what is he doing in his daily curriculum?

    Salary & Net Worth

    Alex Burns started his journalism career as a fill-in editor and reporter for an American magazine, Harvard Political Review. He later joined daily political newspaper and magazine, Politico, in 2008.

    After working for eight years overall, Burns has been working as a national political correspondent for a world’s leading newspaper, The New York Times, since 2015. So, he might be earning an average salary of $109,592 per year, comparable to The New York Times correspondent. He currently has a net worth of $1.5 Million in 2020.

    Relationship Status

    New York City, New York-based journalist, Burns is living in a lovely marital relationship with his wife, MJ Lee, for a long time. The couple met for the first time while serving as a political analyst for Politico in the late-2000s. Soon after spending quality time together, the duo found they are meant to be and became hitched.

    MJ Lee and Alex Burns
    MJ Lee and Alex Burns
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    The pair walked down the aisle in a small and private nuptial in the close contact of their dearest ones. Since then, they are residing happily together in their lavish accommodation situated in the greater New York City area.


    CNN political analyst Alex and his beloved wife, Lee, are fond of loving their pet dog, Bandit, which is a Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier breed. Moreover, they also created an Instagram page for their pet, where they share the daily activities of it.

    Couple fond of loving their pet dog, Bandit
    Couple fond of loving their pet dog, Bandit
    Image Credit: instagram.com

    On a similar hand, a Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier dog breed’s current price varies from $800 to $2,000. Nevertheless, this type of breed can be found easily at a reasonable cost of $1,400 from nearby pet shops.

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