Net Worth: $16 Million
- Source of Wealth Journalism, Television
- Birth Place Augsburg, Germany
- Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
- Marital Status Married (Lynn Greenfield)
- Full Name Wolf Isaac Blitzer
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth March 22, 1948
- Ethnicity Jewish
- Occupation Journalist
- Education University at Buffalo (BA), Johns Hopkins University (MA)
- Children 1 (Ilana)
About Wolf Blitzer
Wolf Blitzer was born on March 22nd 1948 in Augsburg, Germany. He is an American journalist and a television news anchor with a net worth of $16 million. His fame and wealth is from his career as a reporter, as a host of the talk show “Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer”, and as a military affairs reporter. He has been a reporter for CNN since 1990. He is currently the host of “The Situation Room”. Wolf previously hosted the “Wolf Blitzer Reports as well.
After joining CNN in 1990, he spent one month in Moscow, and was one of the first Western reporters to visit the KGB headquarters. Wolf’s team coverage of the first Gulf War in Kuwait won him a CableACE Award, and made him a household name.
In 1992, he became the White House correspondent of CNN. He was in this position till 1999. He also won an Emmy Award for his coverage of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. In 2000, Wolf started anchoring his own show called the Wolf Blitzer Reports. CNN selected Blitzer to anchor their coverage of the 2004 presidential elections. He was also selected to do the 2008 presidential elections. Blitzer won the 2004 Journalist Pillar of Justice Award and the 2003 Daniel Pearl Award.
In 1994, the American Journalism Review said that he and CNN was the reader’s choice for the Best in Business Award for network coverage of the Clinton administration. Wolf appeared as himself in the 2012 James Bond film “Skyfall”. His role was to report on the films events on CNN. He lives with his wife Lynn Greenfield in Bethesda, Maryland. They have one daughter, Ilana, who was born in 1981.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2009
Annual salary from The Situation Room