William McGurn Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Fox News, Husband, Net Worth, and Twitter

William McGurn is an American political writer and television personality working for FOX News Channel as a news writer.

William McGurn Biography

William McGurn is an American political writer and television personality working for FOX News Channel as a news writer. He joined the FOX News Channel team in 1992, after previously working as the chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush.

William McGurn Career

McGurn received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame in 1981. He then went to Boston University, where he received his master’s degree in communications. McGurn started out at the American Spectator as the managing editor. He became the Washington Bureau Chief of National Review in 1989 and remained there until 1992. McGurn was the senior editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review from 1992 to 1998. He afterward joined The Wall Street Journal as Chief Editorial Writer. In February 2005, he started working as a speechwriter for the White House. In 2006, he became President George W. Bush’s Chief Speechwriter. He left to take a visiting fellow position at Hillsdale College in February 2008. McGurn began working for News Corporation as a speechwriter for CEO Rupert Murdoch in early 2009. News Corporation acquired The Wall Street Journal in August 2007.

He started working as the New York Post’s Editorial Page Editor in December 2012. In April 2015, he returned to The Wall Street Journal, where he currently writes the Main Street column and holds an executive position at the publication’s parent company. Two days following the 2023 Monterey Park Shooting, on January 23, 2023, McGurn authored an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal opinion section headlined “Are There “Too Many Asians”?” The title garnered backlash from the public due to the apparent racism and insensitivity of the choice of words.

The article was later retitled “China and the Population Bomb That Wasn’t” in reaction. The article criticized the long-term Western policies and viewpoints that were crucial in shaping the Chinese “one child” policy, in spite of the public’s outcry over the title. The article’s conclusion bemoaned the fact that it took 50 years for people to realize the dangers that such a program posed.

William McGurn Salary

McGurn earns an annual salary of about $47,000-$120,000.

William McGurn Net Worth

McGurn has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a political writer and television personality.

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William McGurn Age

McGurn was born on December 4, 1958, in San Diego, California, United States. He is 65 years old as of 2023 and he celebrates his birthday on the 4th of December every year.

William McGurn Height and Weight

McGurn stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters) tall. He has not disclosed his weight. However, this information will be updated when available.

William McGurn Family

McGurn likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.

William McGurn Wife and Children

McGurn is married to Julie Hoffman. The couple previously lived in Hong Kong where they adopted three daughters, Maisie, Lucy and Grace. The family currently resides in Madison, New Jersey.

Is William Mcgurn Ill? | William Mcgurn Health

On March 3, 2022, Mcgurn suffered a minor stroke and he disclosed the information via a post on Twitter. He also assured his fans that he was recovering and he requested them to continue praying for him. Mcgurn is currently in good health.

William McGurn Social Media Platform

McGurn is very active on his Twitter and Facebook pages. He has 19.2k followers on Twitter and 4.5k followers on Facebook.


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