Leif Coorlim Biography

Published On Jan 22, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1979 , August-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
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Leif Coorlim started working for CNN in 2008 and since then has produced several award-winning documentaries and featured in programs dealing with human trafficking and other evil of society. His 2010 documentary 'Innocence for Sale' was able to win a Golden Cine Award. Besides, he is an award-winning journalist and political interviewer.

Leif is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He married Isha Sesay, a British journalist in 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S at the age of 34. The couple was romantically involved in an affair for a long time before their marriage. The boyfriend turned husband of Isha, Leif Coorlim stands firm in terms of money. However, no exact figures regarding his net worth have been disclosed by the CNN journalist yet but seeing the CNN's pay grade and his recent position we can conclude that he is living a celebrity life in style from his career as a journalist.


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Born in Berkeley, California, United States

August 20 , 1979

Leif Coorlim is an American journalist and a television editor. He was born on August 20, 1979, in Berkeley, California, United States. Leif Coorlim is currently working as the executive editor of CNN and has produced various documentaries on human trafficking. 

Joined CNN


After joining CNN in 2008, Leif engaged himself in several programs and shows dealing with the evils of society. Besides he has also produced a number of documentaries dealing with such issue like  "Be the Change," "Witness to War," and "Sumatra: Paradise Lost?".

Won CINE Golden Eagle Award


As an award-winning journalist, he has also produced several documentaries. However, in 2010, he produced a documentary named 'Innocence For  Sale' which won a Cine Golden Eagle Award. Most of his documentaries deal with issues regarding human trafficking. 

Married Isha Sesay


Leif Coorlim got married to a British Journalist named Isha Sesay in 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The couple was in a relationship even before the marriage, however, it was only in 2013 they officially tied a knot together.