Alexandra Wilkes (maiden name Alexandra Cecilia Smith) is a fresh face in political journalism, who is currently reporting across many major television networks.
Personal Life & Family Background :
- Alexandra is married to Charles “Charlie” Wilkes. The couple tied the knot in August 2018 at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Church.
- Charlie too is a lawyer and received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, graduation magna-cum-laude.
- The couple lives in North Jersey.
- Alex Wilkes Maiden Name : Alexandra Smith
Early Life and Education :
- Growing up, Alex was simply fascinated by politics. Any chance she had to watch “Meet the Press” or listen to the radio, she did. Her parents were news junkies and liked to keep interesting books around. Her parents were conservative, but they always persuaded Alex to pursue her own views, defend her positions, and explain the findings.
- Alexandra attended the Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart between 2003 and 2007. It is a private Roman Catholic school for girls, based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
- She went on from here to the Catholic University of America where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics. While here, she joined the College Republicans.
- Law school was Alexandra’s next stop. She attended Seton Hall Law School, from where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree.
Career, Income, Salary & Net Worth :
- From 2007 (when she was in high school) to 2008 (when she just entered college), Alex interned for Michael Smerconish.
- Alexandra became the National Chairman of the College Republican National Committee. Based in Washington D.C, Metro Area, she held this position for four years from 2013 to 2017. Surprisingly, she was the first woman to hold this position.
- Later, she became the Executive Director for America Rising PAC for one year before becoming Senior Vice President for America Rising Corporation. The organization exists to promote Republican policies with a view to defeating the Democrats.
- Her views are often sought on TV, her first appearance was on ‘Cavuto on Business,’ back in 2014.
- She has made regular appearances on ‘CNN Newsroom’ since 2017. These appearances have led to more TV credits with her views sought on shows like ‘Fox and Friends First,’ ‘Outnumbered’, ‘Fox News @ Night,’ and ‘Kennedy Live.’
- Alexandra is a licensed attorney with authority to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.
Trivia & Interesting Facts :
- Alexandra loves the music of Frankie Valli.
- She is a fan of ‘Philly Sports.’
Alexandra Wilkes Measurements :
- Eye Color : Brown
- Haircut / Hair Color : Black
- How tall / Height : No confirmed information available.
- Feet / Legs / Shoe Size : No confirmed information available.
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Married? : Yes
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American