Fredricka Whitfield Biography and Wiki
Fredricka Whitfield is an American journalist and news personality currently working as the news anchor for the weekend edition of CNN Newsroom from CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta. She previously served as a correspondent for NBC News as well as an Atlanta-based correspondent for NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, and Dateline NBC.
Fredricka Whitfield Age and Birthday
Fredricka was born on May 31, 1965, in Nairobi, Kenya. She is 56 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Gemini. Whitfield turns 57 years old on May 31, 2022.
Fredricka Whitfield Height
Whitfield stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (Approx 1.8 meters)tall.
Fredricka Whitfield Education
Fredricka attended and graduated from Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Maryland in 1983. She later enrolled at Howard University’s School of Communications where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1987. Whitfield was named the Howard University School of Communications Alumna of the year 2002.
Fredricka Whitfield Family, Parents, Siblings
Whitfield was born in Nairobi, Kenya, to his parents Malvin Greston Whitfield (father) and Nola Whitfield (mother). His father was an American Athlete and Olympic-medalist who later became a career U.S diplomat. Unfortunately, her father passed away on November 18, 2015. She grew up in Maryland alongside her two siblings named Nyna Konishi and Lonnie Whitfield. More details regarding her family background will be updated soon when revealed.
Fredricka Whitfield Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed news anchor is happily married to her loving husband, John Glenn, who is the director of photography at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The romantic duo became espoused in 1999 in a romantic wedding attended by family members and friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partners’ details soon.
Fredricka Whitfield Kids
Fredricka and her husband, John are blessed with three kids, a son born in January 2005 and fraternal twins Nola and Gilbert born in November 2012.
Fredricka Whitfield Salary
According to CNN estimates, Whitfield receives an average annual salary ranging from $63,400 to $122,500. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Fredricka Whitfield Net Worth
Fredricka Whitfield has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $3 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Fredricka Whitfield CNN
The Cable News Network (CNN), is a multinational news-based pay television channel headquartered in Atlanta, United States. It is owned by CNN Worldwide, a unit of the WarnerMedia News & Sports division of AT&T’s WarnerMedia. She joined CNN in 2002 and has covered several major stories. Fredricka was the first anchor to break the news of the death of Ronald Reagan as well as reported the devastating Asian tsunami which occurred in December 2004. She previously worked at WPLG-TV in Miami, News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C., KTVT-TV in Dallas, WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut, and WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina.