Born on September 21, 1957, Mark Reed Levin is best known as the host of the radio show, “The Mark Levin Show“. He is an American lawyer, author, and radio personality. He was born and brought up in Philadelphia by his father, Jack E. Levin, and his mother, Norma Levin.
After completing high school studies at Cheltenham High School, he went to the Temple University Ambler to pursue a B.A. degree in political science. Later, he followed the law.
Read below to know more about his Life, Relationship, Son, Daughter, Disease, Tragedy, Books, and much more information.
|Real Name||Mark Reed Levin|
|Nickname||The Great One|
|Profession||Lawyer, Author & Radio Personality|
|Date of Birth||21 September 1957|
|Age (As of 2022)||65 Years|
|Hometown||Pennsylvania, United States|
|School||Cheltenham High School|
|College/University||Temple University Ambler|
|Educational Qualification||B.A. in Political Science|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in feet inches- 6'0"
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 84 kg
in pounds- 185 lbs
|Awards||National Radio Hall of Fame|
|Books In Order||Check Here|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Current Wife||Julie Prince|
|Parents||Father- Jack E. Levin
Mother- Norma Levin
|Children||Son- Chase Levin
Daughter- Lauren Levin
|Net Worth [approx.]||$50 million|
Early Life, Biography, and Family
Mark Levin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., to Jack E. Levin and Norma Levin. His father was a published author, and it was his influence that made Mark Levin a renowned writer.
In his childhood, he grew up with two brothers in Erdenheim and Elkins Park. He started his early education in the elementary schools located in that area.
As time passed by, he worked as a legal advisor and lawyer in the government sector and the private sector. He appeared on several shows and specialized in conservative talks. Over time, he has authored several books that are quite popular all across the world today.
In 2006, he launched his own radio show named “The Mark Levin Show“, and his popularity soared with the show. Apart from that, he has worked for President Ronald Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese. Read the article till the end to know more about Mark Levin.
Mark Levin excelled in his studies and graduated from Cheltenham High School after three years, in 1974. He skipped his senior year of high school and pursued higher studies at Temple University Ambler.
He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Political Science in 1977 at the age of only 19. He chose this stream out of his sheer interest and had conservative views from the very beginning of his career.
Later that year, he won the election to the Cheltenham school board on a platform of reducing property taxes. In 1980, he earned a J.D. degree from “Temple University Beasley School of Law”, and by 1981, he had already started working for Texas Instruments.
Mark Levin first worked for Texas Instruments, however, gradually, he started his political career too. He served as an advisor to the politicians in President Ronald Reagan’s cabinet. He also contributed significantly to laying the foundation of “ACTION”, a federal domestic volunteer agency.
Then, he started working for the Republican Party and was hired as the chief of staff to Edwin in the Reagan cabinet. After a few years, he left the government sector and began working in the private sector.
Later in 1997, he was chosen as the president of a law firm named, “Landmark Legal Foundation”. Under his presidency, the law firm filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission in 2000.
The complaint alleged the National Education Association not disclosing their expenses on political activity for which he was awarded the Ronald Reagan Award. According to the reports of 2014, Mark Levin was earning at least $300,000 annually as the president of Landmark Legal Foundation.
In his career, he has appeared on a number of shows and shared his conservative views on TV. Soon, he became a regular guest on “The Rush Limbaugh Show” and “The Sean Hannity Show”.
Inspired by this, he started his own show in 2006 – The Mark Levin Show, which featured him as a right-wing Nationalist. In November 2018, he was inducted into the ‘National Radio Hall of Fame’.
Apart from that, Levin has authored several books where he promoted his conservative ideology. He also criticized Democratic Party in some of his books.
His best works include ‘Men in Black: How the Supreme Court is Destroying America’, ‘Liberty’ and ‘Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto’. He also wrote ‘Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover’s Story of Joy and Anguish’, in which he narrated his real-life experience with a dog.
In 2019, he authored the book, ‘Unfreedom of the Press’ which was listed at the top of ‘The New York Times Best Seller’. However, the media criticized this book as it lacked concrete facts.
Relationship, Wife, and Children
Mark Levin was first married to Kendall Levin. However, they divorced, and he is currently married to Julie Prince. He has two children, Chase Levin [son] and Lauren Levin [daughter].
Mark Levin is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 84 kg. He has brown eyes and an active personality.
Mark Levin has generated wealth from various sources. His radio show, published books, and philanthropic works have pushed his net worth to $50 million.
Interesting Facts about Mark Levin
- Levin is known for his angry rants on TV shows.
- He consistently criticized liberals and democrats on The Mark Levin Show.
- According to Politico, in May 2009, Levin pronounced “almost daily” that Obama “was a failure, a liar, and a ‘statist’ who is trying to destroy individual freedom”.
- In 2016, he supported Ted Cruz as the ‘Republican’ presidential candidate instead of Donald Trump.
- He has also criticized Paul Ryan, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, and Mitch McConnell.