• Margaret Claire Hoover is a political commentator, strategist, activist, author and media personality from Colorado, USA.
• She is the great-granddaughter of US President Herbert Hoover.
• She is the host of the PBS show "Firing Line" and the author of the best-selling book "American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party."
• She is a strong advocate for gay rights, including gay marriage and is the co-chair and founder of the group Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $5 million.
Known for movies
|Fact||Great-granddaughter of Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. A member of the Board of Overseers for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and serves on the board of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association.|
Who is Margaret Hoover?
Margaret Claire Hoover was born on 11 December 1977, in Colorado, USA, and is a political commentator and strategist, activist, author and media personality, best known for being the host of the PBS show entitled “Firing Line”. She is also the author of the best-selling book “American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party.”
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Media Appearances and Other Work
In 2008, Hoover started working on the show “The O’Reilly Factor” and was a Fox News contributor for four years, often jousting with the host Bill O’Reilly on a wide range of topics. While working in that capacity, she participated in an IQ Squared Debate held at New York University, against Howard Dean. She also joined Stanford University’s Hoover Institution Board of Directors. Other organizations she is a board member of include the Belgian American Educational Foundation, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association, and the American Foundation for Equal Rights.
Hot talkers up next on @cnn @sunnyhostin @sallykohn @mel_robbins
Posted by Margaret Hoover on Saturday, December 13, 2014
In 2012, she moved to CNN to become a political contributor for the network, and also served on various other networks, frequently appearing as a guest in HBO’s “Real Time”. Other shows she frequented include “Good Morning America”, “Today”, “The Early Show”, and various C-SPAN programs. In 2013, she founded the American Unity Fund, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the cause of gay and lesbian Americans. The following year, she was the host of the Toyota Solutions Studio at the Women in the World Conference held at the Lincoln Center. She is also working on various projects aimed at publicizing the legacy of her great-grandfather as humanitarian, along with his many other achievements.
Margaret is known as a strong advocate for gay rights, including gay marriage, with the main argument that conservative values consist of individual freedom and marriage. She is known to have testified on behalf of gay marriage, and was an active contributor for the battle for gay marriage in New York. She has encouraged not to repeal the freedom to marry and as a result has been asked to work with the Advisory Board of the American Foundation for Equal Rights.
She also serves as the co-chair and founder of the group called Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry. Margaret has been termed as one of the people spearheading guaranteed rights which transcend from left versus right. She is also the president of American Unity PAC which supports Republican Congressional candidates who are pro-LGBT. She supports the American Unity Fund and was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief in support of same-sex marriage.
For her personal life, it is known that Hoover is married to CNN contributor John Avlion, and they have two children. John worked as a speechwriter for Rudy Giuliani, and was also a former Editor-in-Chief of “The Daily Beast”, and is a senior columnist for “Newsweek”. Her husband mainly works with CNN as a Senior Political Analyst and a fill-in anchor. He has also authored several books including “Independent Nation: How Centrists Can Change American Politics”, “Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America”, and “Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father’s Warning to Future Generations”. The couple are very active on social media due to their work that mainly concerns politics or activism, and they are often featured on numerous videos due to the programs they appear in.
Counting my blessings #grateful @johnavlon https://t.co/B4o2P2R8Vm pic.twitter.com/49Iv50s9hX
— MargaretHoover (@MargaretHoover) November 22, 2018
The Net Worth of Margaret Hoover
How rich is Margaret Hoover? As of late-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $5 million, earned through success in her numerous endeavors. She’s also been featured on numerous news television shows, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
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|1||Loves to rollerblade.|
|2||Daughter of Jean W. Hoover and Andrew Hoover of Littleton, Colordao and daughter-in-law of Dianne P. Avlon and John J. Avlon of Charlestown, South Carolina.|
|3||She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.|
|4||Former aide to Karl Rove.|
|5||Worked as Deputy Finance Director to Rudy Giuliani's 2008 Presidential Exploratory Committee.|
|6||American conservative feminist, political commentator, Republican strategist and blogger.|
|7||Former Bush/Cheney 2004 campaign advisor and was the Deputy Press Secetary to Florida Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart on Capitol Hill.|
|8||Former Bush White House appointee and served as a senior advisor to the Deputy Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.|
|9||With her brother's fiancée and other friends, went to the opening of the movie Sex and the City (2008) on May 30, 2008. Her brother's wedding was the next day.|
|10||Great-granddaughter of Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover. A member of the Board of Overseers for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and serves on the board of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association.|
|11||Raised in Colorado, has lived and worked in Taiwan, Bolivia, Mexico and China.|
|12||Speaks fluent Spanish and is a contributing student of Mandarin Chinese.|
|13||Received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish Language Literature with a minor in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College in 2001.|
|14||A Fox News contributor.|
|Real Time with Bill Maher||2010-2016||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Guest / Herself - Panelist|
|Point Taken||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|Steve Harvey||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield||2016||TV Series||Herself - Political Commentator|
|TakePart Live||2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|The View||2007-2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Co-Host|
|Piers Morgan Tonight||2013||TV Series||Herself|
|Anderson Cooper 360°||2013||TV Series||Herself|
|Erin Burnett OutFront||2012||TV Series||Herself|
|Up to Us||2012||Short||Herself|
|The O'Reilly Factor||2007-2012||TV Series||Herself - Republican Consultant / Herself (segment "He Said, She Said") / Herself / ...|
|Red Eye w/Tom Shillue||2011-2012||TV Series||Herself - Guest Panelist|
|Overheard||2011||TV Series||Herself - interviewee|
|The Early Show||2011||TV Series||Herself|
|Landslide: A Portrait of President Herbert Hoover||2009||TV Movie documentary||Herself - Great-granddaughter of Herbert Hoover|
|At This Hour||2016-2017||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|The Lead with Jake Tapper||2016-2017||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|Media Buzz||2015||TV Series||Herself - CNN Political Commentator|
|The O'Reilly Factor||2008||TV Series||Herself (segment "He Said, She Said")|
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