John King net worth: John King is an American journalist with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars. Born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, John King graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Journalism. He began working for the Associated Press in the mid-80s as a writer. He was promoted to chief correspondent and head of election coverage for the Associated Press in 1991, while also winning the premier AP reporting prize for his coverage of the Gulf War. Six years later he began working for CNN, and subsequently became their chief White House correspondent until 2005. In 2005 he was promoted to chief national correspondent, and has continued in this capacity since then. In addition to his correspondence work, and regular appearances on "The Situation Room" and "Anderson Cooper 360″, he also hosted his own show, "State of the Union" from 2009-2010, and then, "John King, USA", from 2010-2012.