Multi-talented Wolf Blitzer is a famous journalist and television news anchor from the United States. He is also known for being an actor and producer. He is popular for hosting the shows like The Situation Room and Wolf.
Wolf Blitzer Childhood & Education
Wolf was born as Wolf Isaac Blitzer on March 22, 1948, in Augsburg, Germany, to Cesia (Zylberfuden) and David Blitzer, Wolf was raised in a Polish-Jewish family. He is an American and is of Polish descent.
Wolf finished his high school from Kenmore West Senior High School. Following this, in 1970, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Is He Married? His Wife & Children
As a married couple, they welcomed their only child in 1981. Their only daughter Ilana Blitzer Gendelman is 38 years of age, as of 2019.
Apart from his wife, there are no reported affairs from his side.
Professional Life & Career Details
Wolf began his professional journalism career in the early 1970s. During his early professional days, he worked for Reuters news agency and then he became the Washington correspondent for the English language Israeli newspaper.
He got his rose in fame after he interviewed Jonathan Pollard, an American Jew spying for Israel. Since 1990, he has been working for CNN.
Blitzer joined CNN as a cable network's military affairs reporter, but in 1992, he was promoted in the post of CNN's White House correspondent, where he served until 1999.
Likewise, in 2013, he started hosting CNN Newsroom and was the host of the show until it was renamed to WOlf in 2014. As of 2019, he is still with CNN.
Wolf Blitzer Salary & Net Worth
In 2009, for his role in The Situation Room, he earned the salary of $3,000,000 annually. His net worth is said to be around $16 million dollars, as in 2019.
When it comes to social media, Wolf is active on Twitter. As of July 2019, he has over 1.43 million followers on his Twitter account.
The American-German journalist mostly posts his political ideologies on his Twitter and also sometimes gives a sneak peek into his life.
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