Alan Colmes was an American television host, blogger, author and commentator best known as the host of “The Alan Colmes Show” distributed by Fox News Radio. He was of American nationality. His net worth had been amassed from his hard work for years. Many wonder what happened to Alan Colmes. He died at the age of 67 years in 23rd September 2017. The very reputed, and talented Alan Colmes bio is given below.
Alan Colmes was born on 24th of September, 1950 in New York City, New York. He was born to Jewish parents. He attended Hofstra University and graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the year 1971. Before joining university, Alan went to local public schools and Ithaca College.
Career and Path
Alan started his career as a stand-up comedian. But, his career as a radio host took off when he was hired by WABC for the morning drive time slot. Fox News CEO, Roger Ailes, hired him to co-host a show Hannity & Colmes in 1996. But, he was criticized for being less charismatic than Sean Hannity. Soon after that, he kept his own show entitled The Alan Colmes Show.
His first non-fiction book was Red, White & Liberal: How Left is
Right and Right is Wrong. The book tackles issues as the war on terror, civil rights, and the perceived liberal media bias. Al Franken criticized him for his book, Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them. Franken commented that Alan refused to ask tough questions.
He continued to work as a commentator for Fox News. Alan brought up the death of Santorum’s and his wife’s newly born but was criticized by some commentators. Later, he apologized to Rick and his wife, Karen who accepted his apology.
Who is Alan Colmes Wife?
Alan was married to Dr. Jocelyn Elise Crowley. His spouse is a professor of public policy at Rutgers University. He was living a happy married life with Jocelyn. Unfortunately, he died at the age of 66 on 23rd of February, 2017. It has been reported that the cause of death was lymphoma.
Alan Colmes stood tall with a height of six feet. His net worth was estimated to be $12 million. His net worth had been accrued from his vast yearly salary of $2 million. He also ran the Liberaland blog and contributed to AOL news. The very talented Alan Colmes’ bio can be found on various social sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook and more.