Margaret Hoover Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Margaret Hoover. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Hoover do for a living?
  2. Who are Hoover’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Hoover’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is  Hoover married or does she have a boyfriend?
  5. Does Hoover have any children?
  6. Where is Hoover now?
  7. How tall is Hoover?
  8. How much money does Hoover earn?
  9. What is Hoover’s net worth?

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Who is Margaret Hoover?

Margaret Hoover (Margaret Claire Hoover) is an American political conservative commentator, author, political strategist, and media personality. She is Herbert Hoover’s great-grandchild. Herbert Hoover was the US’s 31st president. Margaret is the writer of the novel American Individualism: How A New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party. The novel was published by Crown Forum in 2011. Hoover is the host of Firing Line a PBS’s conservative interview show.

Hoover Career

Hoover served the George W. Bush administration as Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. During the 2004 Bush reelection, she worked in Bush’s campaign team. Margaret additionally worked on Capitol Hill as a staffer for Congressman Mario Díaz-Balart. She also served at the Department of Homeland Security, as the advisor to the deputy secretary.

Margaret serves on the Board of Overseers at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. She is also on the boards of the Belgian American Educational Foundation and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association. She is determined to continue Herbert Hoover’s legacy, her great-grandfather. Margaret serves on The American Foundation, the Advisory Council for Equal Rights, and GOProud.

Margaret is an advocate for Gay rights such as gay marriage. Her argument is that every individual marriage and freedom are conservative values. Margaret has been cited in The Advocate as “exactly the brand of straight ally we need right now”. Margaret was a signatory in 2013 to an amicus curiae brief in Hollingsworth v. Perry submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage.

 A photo of Margaret Hoover

A photo of Margaret Hoover

How Old is Margaret Hoover?

Hoover was born in Colorado, on 11th December 1977. She is 43 years old as of 2020. Hoover shares her birthday with celebrities such as Darryl Jones, Hailee Steinfeld, Donna Mills, Gary Dourdan, Jermaine Jackson, John Kerry, among others.

Margaret Hoover Family

Who are Margaret Hoover’s Parents?

Margaret is the daughter of Jean Williams, a flight attendant, and Andrew Hoover, a mining engineer. She is Herbert Hoover’s great-grandchild. Herbert Hoover was the US’s 31st president.

Does Margaret Hoover have Siblings?

Margaret is the only child in her family.

Margaret Hoover Education

Hoover studied at Graland Country Day School, an independent co-education day school in Denver. This is where she received her primary education. Later she attended Bryn Mawr College where she attained her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Literature with a minor in political science. Hoover additionally went to Davidson College for two years but did not attain a degree there.

Margaret Hoover Spouse

Hoover is married to John Avlon, a fellow contributor at CNN. John is a former speech author for Rudy Giuliani. In addition, he is former Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast and a senior Newsweek columnist.

Does Margaret Hoover have Children?

The couple is blessed with two kids, a son, and a daughter. Jack, their firstborn son was born in 2013. Toula Lou, their daughter, and second child was born in 2015.

How Tall is Margaret Hoover?

Adding to her well-curved body, Margaret stands at a height of 1.68 meters.

Hoover as a Political commentator

Starting 2008 to 2012, Margaret was a contributor to Fox News. She appeared on Bill O’Reilly‘s The O’Reilly Factor. In the “Culture Warrior” segment, she jousted with O’Reilly on various topics ranging from Hollywood to politics to popular culture and entertainment news.

Margaret has been a CNN political contributor from 2012 up to date. She hosted the Toyota Solutions Studio in 2014 at Lincoln Center, the Women In The World conference. At the conference, she interviewed numerous participants.

Hoover on Firing Line

In April 2018, CNN announced Hoover to be the host of Firing Line. She is the Firing Line host with Margaret Hoover. This is a relaunch of National Review founded by William F. Buckley Jr.’s public-affairs television show, Firing Line. Its original show was aired on PBS for a period of 33 years. This was the longest public affairs running show in tv history with a single host. Margaret’s show started on 2nd June 2018, on WNET, serving the New York metropolitan area. This is the largest PBS market in the country.

There was an article by The New York Times saying, “Under Ms. Hoover’s direction, the discourse is civil and substantive”. “The reincarnation of Firing Line comes at an interesting time, and a needful one”, This is according to the National Review. Politico’s views were, “It seems like a great idea, so let’s test drive it and see what happens”.

Margaret was named the Journalist of the Year by The Algemeiner in May 2019 for her work on Firing Line.

Margaret Hoover Net Worth

Hoover has accrued an estimated net worth of about $3 million dollars.