Wolf Blitzer Biography
Wolf Blitzer is a celebrated American journalist working as a news anchor and general assignment reporter for the Cable News network. He is renown for hosting The Situation Room and the Wolf program. He became famous while working as a lead political reporter and newscaster.
Wolf Blitzer Birthday and Age
Wolf was born Wolf Isaac Blitzer on March 22, 1978, in Augsburg, Germany. His birth sign is Aries.
Wolf Blitzer Family
Wolf was born and raised by both parents in Augsburg in Germany, and he is a son to David Blitzer, the father, and Cesia Blitzer, the mother. He was raised in Buffalo, New York, in the United States after her parented relocation. He has not revealed details, including names, age, and occupation of his brothers and sisters to the public domain. However, we are reviewing this section, and we shall upload the data once it is available from our sources.
Wolf Blitzer Height and Weight
Blitzer has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.78m) and weighs 172lbs (72 Kg).
Wolf Blitzer Marriage
Wolf is a married man as of 2021 database records. He is married to his longtime girlfriend, fiancée, and companion Lynn Greenfield. The couple dated before engaging and wedding in 1973 in a dazzling wedding ceremony where they exchanged the marriage vows. The couple lives happily in Bathsheba, Maryland, United States.
Wolf Blitzer Children
The marriage between Wolf and Lynn is blessed with one child Ilana Blitzer Gendelman.
Wolf Blitzer Education
Wolf acquired his education in New York in the United States of America. He obtained his elementary and high school education from Kenmore West High School. He then joined the State University of New York, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History. He later attained a master’s degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University. He further learned the Hebrew Language from the University of Jerusalem.
Wolf Blitzer Career
Wolf began his professional journalism career when he secured his first employment with Reuters News Agency as a reporter in 1970, based in Tel Aviv. He joined the Washington Post as Jerusalem correspondent and reporter, where he broadcasted on the Middle East developments. He reported for the famous newspaper in English.
He later secured employment with Near East newspaper, where he published many articles on the Israel-middle East news. He then joined Al HaMishmar and Yedioth Ahronoth Newspapers.
In 1990, he joined CNN as a newscaster and reporter. He was made a Whitehouse correspondent in 1992, where he reported significant developments and news making headlines.
1998, he was made the host for the Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer for CNN. He introduced and hosted the program Wolf Blitzer reports. He is remembered for covering the US Elections in 2004.
Later in 2005, he was announced the host for CNN The Situation Room. He was declared the host for CNN Newsroom in 2013.
Wolf Blitzer Awards
- Journalist Pillar of Justice Award
- Daniel Pearl Award
- American Veteran Award
- Ernie Pylie Journalism Award
- International Platform Association Lowell Thomas Broadcast Award
- Emmy Award
- Golden ACE Award
Wolf Blitzer Salary
Wolf is approximated to receive an annual salary of $120,000 from his journalist profession.
Wolf Blitzer Net Worth
Wolf is estimated to have a net worth of $17 million, including his investments, and assets.