Jessica Yellin Biography

Updated On Feb 07, 2019 Published On Sep 18, 2015
Facts of Jessica Yellin
Date of Birth: 1971 , February-25
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Jessica Yellin
Birth Name Jessica Sage Yellin
Nick Name Jessica
Father Adele Marilyn
Mother Ira Edward Yellin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City California
Ethnicity White
Profession Anchor,Reporter,Journalist
Net Worth $5 Million USD
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Reporting
Married Unmarried
Children No Children
Education Harvard University
Awards Yellin Award
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Jessica Yellin is an American journalist, who is best known for being the White House Correspondent for the news channel, CNN. During the course of her career, Jessica has interviewed many renown political figures like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton to name a few.

Jessica Yellin's early life

Jessica Yellin was born as Jessica Sage Yellin on the 25th of February, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of parents Ira Yellin and Adele Yellin. She also has a brother named Seth Yellin.

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She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is Jewish. Jessica Yellin attended St. Augustine-by-the-sea school situated in Santa Monica. She later enrolled at The Westlake School for Girls and graduated from Harvard College with magna cum laude.

Jessica Yellin's career

Jessica Yellin started her broadcast career as a general assignment reporter for Orlando’s 24-hour cable news channel.

Her outstanding work led her to MSNBC Channel network, WTVT Network and then towards ABC New where she served as White House Correspondent.

Firstly, Jessica Yellin started at CNN as Capitol Hill Correspondent and later served as Chief White House Correspondent also as National Political Correspondent.

She has covered several political, cultural events and traveled different places frequently.

Jessica also has interviewed Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Laura Bush etc. Her diligent work earned her Gracie Award for Outstanding Hard News and also Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage.

Jessica Yellin's personal life

Moving towards her personal life, Jessica Yellin hasn’t married yet and doesn’t have any children. Information regarding her affairs and boyfriend is completely mysterious and hasn’t been exposed in any media and site.

Jessica Yellin's net worth

Jessica Yellin earns a huge amount of from her professional career. She earns the handsome amount of money from her anchoring career by which it has been estimated her current net worth is $15 million.       

Jessica Yellin facts on timeline

Born in Los Angeles, California

February 25 , 1971

Jessica Yellin was born to Adele Yellin and Ira Edward Yellin in Los Angeles. She also has one brother named Seth. She belongs to Jewish family background. Yellin graduate from Harvard College with journalism degree and was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa while studying there.

Began her Career

1998

Jessica Yellin began her career as a general assignment reporter in Orlando's 24-hour cable news channel in 1998. She started working as anchor from 1999 and was named morning anchor. She worked there for two years and later joined MSNBC.

Joined MSNBC

2000

Jessica Yellin began her career as a general assignment reporter in Orlando's 24-hour cable news channel in 1998. She then was overnight anchor and correspondent at MSNBC. She covered news about Iraq while working there. She left MSNBC and joined ABC in July 2003. 

Joined ABC

2003

Jessica Yellin joined ABC in 2003 and cover on politics and culture for programs like Good Morning America and Nightline. She interviewed Presidents Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush. She then served as White House correspondent for ABC News.

Joined CNN

2007

Jessica Yellin left ABC and joined CNN as a Capitol Hill correspondent in August 2007. She then serves as chief White House Correspondent. Prior to this she serve as National Political Correspondent at CNN and travel all over country covering news about 2008 and 2012 election coverage.

Won Gracie Award

2010

For her hard work and special coverage, Jessica Yellin won Gracie Award in 2010. The report was on women and politics make her eligible for the award. The report focuses on the role of women in politics and examining whether they are treated differently on the national scene versus men.

Current Net worth.

2017

Jessica Yellin earns the huge amount of money from her professional career. She earns the handsome amount of money as an anchor in different News Network. It has been estimated that her current net worth is around $ 15 Million till now.