Net Worth: $20 Million
- Source of Wealth CNN, NBC
- Birth Place Homestead, Florida, U.S.
- Marital Status Married (Caryn Stephanie Nathanson)
- Full Name Jeffrey Zucker
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth April 9, 1965
- Ethnicity Jewish
- Occupation Businessman, CEO
- Education Harvard College
- Children 4
About Jeff Zucker
Best recognized as CNN Worldwide’s President, Jeffrey Zucker is an American business executive with an estimated net worth of $20 million in 2012. He started working as President in January 2013. In the past, he has also served as Chief Executive Officer of NBC and a business executive at Columbia Business School.
After finishing his degree from Harvard University, Zucker contemplated attending Harvard Law School. However, he was not admitted. He then started working as a researcher for NBC where he was tasked to seek information for the station’s 1988 Summer Olympics coverage.
It was in 1989 when he became Today’s field producer. In 1992, he became the executive producer of the show. Eight years later, he became the president of NBC Entertainment. In December 2005, he was promoted to NBC Universal Television Group’s Chief Executive Officer. That time, Robert Charles Wright was serving as NBC Universal’s CEO and Chairman, as well as General Electric’s Vice Chairman.
In February 2007, he replaced Wright as the Chief Executive Officer and President of NBC Universal. The position was held by Bob Wright for 21 years. It was in November 2012, when he was officially announced to become the next president of CNN Worldwide effective January 2013.
Currently, Jeff Zucker is married to Caryn Stephanie Nathanson with whom he has four children. Zucker was born on April 9, 1965 in Homestead Florida.