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MSNBC's Journalist Alex Wagner Married Life With Husband Of Three Years, Sam Kass

Updated On 26 Jul, 2018 Published On 26 Jul, 2018
MSNBC's Journalist Alex Wagner Married Life With Husband Of Three Years, Sam Kass

Age 40, American journalist and anchor Alex Wagner is married to Sam Kass who is the personal chef of Obama family and a nutrition analyst currently. Shares a son Cy Kass born in 2017. Alex Wagner's Life.

Everyone desires to have a memorable wedding as it is one of the most beautiful things happing to one's life and the presence of President of the United States takes the wedding to a whole new level.

The same happened for the MSNBC's journalist, Alex Wagner. She tied the knot to Barack Obama's personal chef, Sam Kass, and the former president was present with his entire family. What is the story behind the anchor's love story with the famous chef? Wanna know more? Check out the article below!!   

MSNBC's Journalist Alex Wagner Married Life With Husband Of Three Years, Sam Kass-Their Wedding Details      

The famous author is married to former president Obama's chef Sam Kass. Sam has been cooking for the Obama family since the 2000s. While she was working with MSNBC, she attended White House events very often and met her future husband.  

Reports claim that Kass invited one of his MSNBC's friend to a party where he could introduce him to Wagner. Things hit off really quickly as Kass and Wagner discovered many similarities between them after their first date.

 Alex Wagner

Alex and Sam had a beautiful wedding with the presence of former president
Source: Pinterest

Thing went really fast since their first date but the couple managed to keep it low-key as possible. They were quietly dating in 2012 and the speculations began when she wore an engagement ring on her show in 2013.

The couple tied the knot on 30 August 2014 according to The Washington Post in Pocantico Hills, New York and America's former president Barack Obama was present at the wedding with wife Michelle Obama and their two beautiful daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama.

Obama's plan to attend the wedding was an open secret for days but was confirmed when he showed up at their wedding at 7 p.m. accompanied by his entire family.

 Alex Wagner

Barack Obama and his family to attend Alex's wedding
Source: Malay Mail

The couple shares a son, Cy Mindon Kass.


Is there a luckier man in the world? Pretty sure the answer to that is no. @alexwags

A post shared by Sam Kass (@samkassdc) on

Sam confirmed on his twitter about their child Cy who was born on July 21, 2017.

Sam is active on his Instagram and often uploads pictures with his son and Alex. 


One turn around the sun. Happy bday my little man.

A post shared by Sam Kass (@samkassdc) on

He also shared a picture of his adorable son holding a beer bottle. Looks like the father should be a little concerned about his 1-year-old son as he is trying to drink from a beer bottle at 7 in the morning. 

While Kass was cooking for the Obamas, he was also employed as Obama's Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy but left the White House in last 2014 and was employed as a senior food analyst at NBC by 2015.

Alex Wagner's Rise To Stardom

The 40-years-old American journalist is the host of MSNBC's "NOW with Alex Wagner" since 2010. 

She was the executive director of Not On Our Watch which is an advocacy and non-profit organization founded by actors Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, George Clooney and Don Cheadle from 2007 to 2009.

Alex Wagner

Alex has been profiled by several magazines
Source: Elle

Previously, she worked as an editor-in-chief of The Fader Magazine where she covered cultural movements around the globe from 2004-2007.

She made her last appearance on CBS This Morning Saturday on 17 March 2018 confirming that she would be leaving the show to co-host The Circus for Showtime.

Alex Wagner

Alex will be co-hosting The Circus
Source: Observer

The beautiful anchor is praised for her thoughtful analysis and ability to average political discussions. She has also been profiled by Details, Elle and Glamour and called her one of the best political consultants to watch.

Alex Wagner: Quick Facts

Alex Wagner

Source: NYMag
  • She was born on 4 December 1977 on Washington.
  • Attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated from Brown University.
  • Her husband was the executive producer for Let's Move! which was Michelle Obama's campaign.
  • Her birth sign is Sagittarius.
  • Estimated net worth is about $3 million.

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