How Much is Jeff Zucker's Net worth?Know about her Career and Awards

Updated On 24 Jul, 2017 Published On

Jeffrey Adam "Jeff" Zucker is the current president of CNN. He previously served as president and CEO of NBC Universal. Zucker has also served as an executive in residence at Columbia Business School.

Jeff Zucker is the renowned name in the field of journalism. He has worked in numbers of popular channels like NBC, ABC, and CNN as a producer, president, chief executive officer, and a researcher. His works are commendable but what about his income? People always wonder about how much Jeff accumulated in his bank account. We are pretty sure he has made in millions. Let's get to know his net worth as of 2017. Also his career and awards he has received from his hardships in detail!

Jeff Zucker's net worth

Jeff runs a $16 billion worth global media and entertainment company which includes the NBC broadcast network, MSNBC, CNBC, USA, Bravo, Oxygen, and Syfy.

He has traveled around the world being a researcher for NBC Sports commentators and producers.


Currently, he is the president of CNN Worldwide controlling over the 23 branded news and information businesses, including CNN's U.S. television network, CNN International, HLN and CNN Digital.

In 1986, he was chosen by NBC as a researcher for the 1988 Summer Olympics. Afterward, his works started getting attention from the public and he began receiving a big break in his career.

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According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Jeff's current a net worth is estimated as $40 million. That's a whooping amount of money. Let's look at his career and awards as well.

Know Jeff Zucker's career and awards in detail

There's a story behind how Jeff emerged into a successful person. Zucker, an active student and president of his sophomore, junior, and senior classes, running on the slogan: "The little man with the big ideas." was always a hard working individual who finally made his dream turn into a reality.

In 1986, he was chosen by NBC as a researcher for the 1988 Summer Olympics. Afterward, his works started getting attention from the public and he began receiving a big break in his career.

Jeff Zucker is the current president of CNN

 Jeff Zucker is the current president of CNN


Subsequently, the next year, he became a field producer and an executive producer for Today show. After his entry, the show propelled to the number one position.

Then in 2000, he was the president of NBC Entertainment where he negotiates several top shows including the series Friends. His time being on NBC earned the channel from $532 million the year he took over to $870 million in 2003.


Zucker got promoted on NBC as a Chief Executive Officer after the success of the morning show. In 2007, he became President and CEO of NBC Universal, where his responsibility added up to look after every section of NBC.

If you guys are curious to know Jeff personally, here's the video of his interview!

Jeff also worked in Disney-ABC where he worked alongside NBC alum, former Today host Katie Couric.

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Jeff after his accomplishments with ABC joined CNN Worldwide as a president in 2013. According to the report, CNN is ranked the No.1 most-trafficked news outlet.

Jeff Zucker, five-time Emmy Award winner

 Jeff Zucker, five-time Emmy Award winner

 Source: Business Insider

Zucker is also the five-time Emmy Award winner. The words get less if we have to talk about his magnificent professional life.

Hats off to Jeff for making uncountable success throughout his life. He is a true example of a hard working and intelligent individual.