Background Information / Wiki Biography
- Buck Sexton is an American political commentator and radio host.
- He is also a former intelligence officer for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Personal Life : Family and Education
- Buck Sexton was born James Buckman Sexton on December 28, 1981, to parents Mason Speed Sexton and Jane Buckman Hickey of New York City.
- Buck has three siblings: two brothers, Mason Speed Sexton Jr. and Keats Sexton, and a sister, Daisy Sexton.
- Buck grew up on the Upper East Side in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
- He attended St David’s School, followed by the prestigious Regis High School, a private all-boys Catholic preparatory school.
- Following his stint at Regis High School, Buck went to Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, from 2000 and 2004. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
- He is in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend, Molly.
Work, Career, Salary & Net Worth :
- Buck worked for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from September 2005 to March 2010. During his time there, Buck was an intelligence officer and part of the Counterterrorism Centre, as well as the Office of Iraq Analysis. He was on tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. When he returned to the United States, Buck also worked with the New York Police Department’s Intelligence Division.
- In July 2011, Buck started working for The Blaze. He was initially a national security editor, then a Real News co-host, and currently the host of The Buck Sexton Show.
- Since January 2015, Buck has also been a political commentator for CNN. He also frequently appears as a political contributor on Fox News.
- Since February 2017, Buck has been the nationally syndicated radio host of Buck Sexton with America Now.
- Buck is also the author of Occupy : America Spring, a book charting the Occupy Wall Street movement and studying its roots and goals.
Interesting Facts, Height & Trivia :
- Buck loves dogs, particularly bulldogs. Currently, he has a bulldog called Talu.
- He is also a big fan of strong coffee and reading old books.
- On his paternal side, Buck is descended from the Mason family of Virginia that settled in America in the seventeenth century. One of his ancestors, George Mason IV, is the Father of the Bill of Rights alongside James Madison. He, therefore, achieved high status as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
- Buck’s mother, Jane, is a trained ballet dancer who worked with the American Ballet Theatre. His father was a stockbroker.
- After his career in intelligence, the switch in his professional life was aided by Glenn Beck, who hired Buck as a writer for his website.
- Buck is also passionate about history, and he has a podcast dedicated exclusively to discussing historical events and figures called Shields High.
- He supports the work of many Catholic Charities.
- Buck is a huge music fan, and he listens to many illustrious bands such as Radiohead, The Black Keys, and Bloc Party.