Alexandra E. Witt is a news anchor working for the MSNBC Network. She hosts the TV show ‘Weekend with Alex Witt’ on MSNBC. She has been a part of the network since 1999.
Witt was born in Paris, France. Her father is a famous surgeon in the city of Los Angeles. The family resided in the Hancock Park area.
Her schooling was done in the Marlborough School for Girls, Los Angeles. For her university studies, she majored in Journalism and International Relation from the University of Southern California.
Her first journalistic job was serving as a Field Producer for the “Today Show” of NBC in California. What followed were on-air assignments for various channels including KCBA, KCBA, KNBC and KABC, all around the Los Angeles location. She then served as field reporter from 1990 to 1998 for KCBA (1990 – 1992) and WNYM-TV (1996 – 1998)
From 1999, Witt is the anchor for the weekend show “Weekends with Alex Witt” on MSNBC. For MSNBC, she is also contributing Anchor for MSNBC Live. She is also a co-host alongside Fred Grandy for the Daily Cafe series on Retirement Living TV.
Alex Witt – Husband
She is married to Bill Sorensen, TV producer. There were rumors of a breakup leading to a divorce between the two, but they have been laid to rest.
She is a relation to the first President of America, George Washington. It is apt that she is a member of the National Society of Washington Family Descendants. She is also in a band called Mrs. Robinson.
In 2011, she was in the news for being sued by her best friend Stephanie Jones, for failing to repay the loan of $65000. So caught in debt-trap was Witt that she had to abandon her condo in Westchester, New York. She approached her friend who lent her the money at a 7.5 percent interest rate.
Alex Witt – Salary and Net Worth
She draws a salary of $500,000 annually, and her net worth is $2 million.