Wolf Blitzer Net Worth is $16 Million (as of 2020)
It has been claimed that the overall sum of Wolf Blitzer net worth reaches 16 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest people in media. In addition to his high net worth, his annual earnings are from 2 million to 5 million dollars, and thus such sum has also served as an important source of Wolf Blitzer net worth. He has earned a huge part of his net worth because of his career as a news show host and journalist.
Wolf Blitzer’s Salary: $5 Million Per Year
|Net Worth:||$16 Million|
|Age:||72 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Date of birth:||Mar 22, 1948|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Journalist, Presenter, Actor, Newscaster|
He was born in 1948 in Augsburg, Germany. His parents survived holocaust and moved to New York to live. Wolf Blitzer was studying in foreign countries and even learnt the Hebrew language at Johns Hopkins. In Tel Aviv Wolf Blitzer began to work as a journalist when he was hired by the Reuters news agency. He was hired to be a Washington reporter for an Israeli English language newspaper. In 1986 he became a huge success when he covered the news of the Jonathon Pollard trial. In 1989 he published his first book which was even titled as one of the most Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times. Thus, the sales of the book have also added up a lot to the overall amount of Wolf Blitzer net worth.
In 1990, he got a position with the CNN company which hired him to cover their war news reports. He spent some time in Moscow as a part of this team and also traveled to Kuwait, where he stayed during the Gulf War. In 1992 he was appointed to be the CNN White House correspondent, as well. In 1995 he covered the story about the Oklahoma City bombering, and for his work he was awarded with the Emmy Award. In 2004, 2008 as well as 2012, he covered the news about presidential elections for CNN. Thus, all of these reports made his name more known and also added up to the overall sum of Wolf Blitzer net worth.
In 2005 he was chosen to be a host of the show called “The Situation Room”. Also, he was a host of “CNN Newsroom” and this show in 2013 was renamed to “Wolf”. Together with his team, Wolf Blitzer covered the news about Hurricane Katrina and for such work the whole team was awarded with the George Foster Peabody Award. Wolf Blitzer is a recipient of many honorary Doctorates from various institutions, such as the University of Hartford, George Washington University, Penn State University, Howard University and Niagara University.