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The Lavish Life Of American Journalist Wolf Blitzer: Know His Salary, Net Worth, And All The Assets He Owns

Updated On 29 Dec, 2018 Published On

One of the leady TV personality of the current time, Wolf Blitzer made his way into journalism in 1972. The American journalist, television news anchor and also an author Wolf has been associated with CNN as a reporter since 1990. In fact, the journalist is one of the highest paid CNN reporters. He receives a good salary for his works and his net worth has also improved significantly over the years.

Moreover, the 70-years-old reporter is widely appreciated as the host of Wolf and The Situation Room. Blitzer also serves as the network's lead political anchor.

Born to Cesia Blitzer, a homemaker and David Blitzer, a home builder, the local guy from Augsburg, Germany went to be one of the best in the business. His popularity and fame have cashed him million. Here, we are to discuss his net worth, salary, and all the assets he owns like his cars, house, and more. 

American Journalist Wolf Blitzer's Net Worth & Salary

American journalist Wolf Blitzer, committed to wife Greenfield, enjoys a whopping net worth of $16 million, by 2018. Wolf's million-dollar fortune can be attributed to his over-the-top successful journalism career.

 
CAPTION: CNN journalist Wolf Blitzer SOURCE: HyperActivz

Wolf has been with the CNN for the majority of his life, since joining the channel in 1990. Over his on-going four-decades-long career, the veteran journalist has appeared in around 10 TV shows.

His mostly credited shows include The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer, CNN Newsroom, Wolf Blitzer Reports, and Wolf. Three of the first shows are still on the air. The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer is among the top 5 CNN shows. The show averages 784,000 viewers a month.

 
 
 
 
 
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Garnering more and more viewership bring anchors to ease in negotiating hefty paychecks. No wonder, Wolf cashes in a huge salary from CNN. Though the exact figures of his earnings aren't issued, sources claim he earns a seven digits figure.

As per answers.com, Wolf earns around $5 million per annum as one of the leading political journalism at CNN.

Wolf Blitzer Is One of the Highest Earning Journalist In terms of Net Worth & Salary

Needless to mention, but Wolf is regarded as one of the highest earning journalists. As we have already mentioned, at the age of 70, as of 2018, the homes a total asset worth $16, also including his bank balance.

And in the same regard, an acclaimed source, cheatsheet.com has ranked him at number 12 in the list of Richest TV News Anchor. In this scenario, he just lags behind other TV personalities like Gayle KingCharlie RoseShepard SmithRobin Roberts, and a few other who owns a net worth of $20 million, $20 million, $25 million, and $35 million.

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Wolf Blitzer' Properties: House, Real estate

Speaking of Wolf Blitzer's properties, not much hasn't been issued. Though, he is reported to own a few luxurious homes and expensive cars.

 
CAPTION: Journalist Wolf Blitzer' Bethesda, Maryland house SOURCE: Washingtonian

Wolf owns a two-storied home in Bethesda, Maryland, which he bought back in 1989 for $710,000. The house is currently worth over $1.34 million. 

The winner of the American Veteran Awards' Ernie Pyle Journalism Award lives in his Bethesda home with his wife and their only child, daughter Ilana Blitzer Gendelman.

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