Wolf Blitzer CNN, Bio, Age, Wiki, Wife, Net Worth, The Situation Room, Salary, Political Party, Jeopardy and SNL

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Wolf Blitzer Biography | Wikipedia

Wolf Blitzer is an American Multimedia Journalist, Author and News Anchor currently serving as the main anchor of The Situation Room with Wolf on CNN News based in New York. He also served as a political anchor for CNN News until 2021. Before CNN, Blitzer worked as a broadcast journalist for the Tel Aviv bureau of the Reuters News agency and a correspondent for the English-Language Israel Newspaper.

Wolf Blitzer Education

Blitzer attended Kenmore West Senior High School. He then went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the State University of New York in Buffalo back in 1970. Wolf then graduated with a Master of Arts degree in International relations from John Hopkins University.

Wolf Blitzer Age

How old is Wolf? Blitzer is 73 years old as of 2021. He was born Wolf Isaac Blitzer
on March 22, 1948, in Augsburg, Germany but grew up in Buffalo, New York. His birthday is celebrated on 22nd March every year. His zodiac birth sign is Pisces. ALSO READ: Dana Bash 

Wolf Blitzer Nationality | Ethnicity

Blitzer holds German-American nationality and citizenship by birth. he was born in Augsburg, Germany to German parents who relocated to Buffalo, New York, United States when he was very young. Thus, he has German-Polish ethnicity/heritage.

Wolf Blitzer Height | Weight

Wolf stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.73 m). He also maintains an average bodyweight of around 70 kilograms. However, information regarding his other body measurements is currently not yet available. Blitzer’s hair color is gray and he has a pair of stunning blue eyes

Wolf Blitzer Family

Blitzer was born in the northern suburbs of Augsburg, Germany in Europe as the son of a home maker Cesia Blitzer (mother) and a home maker named David Blitzer (father). His parents were once Polish Jewish refugees who were originally from German-occupied Poland. Wolf’s uncles, two aunts and paternal grandparents died at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Fortunately, His parents moved to Buffalo, New York City when he was still a young boy in middle school. Blitzer once older sister named Helena Blitzer.

Wolf Blitzer Wife

Is Wolf Married? Blitzer is currently married to his lovely wife, Lynn Greenfield. the two love birds met and got married in a private wedding ceremony that was held back in 1973. Wolf and Lynn are blessed with one daughter named Ilana Blitzer Gendelman. The family now resides in Buffalo, New York City, USA.

Wolf Blitzer Daughter

Blitzer and his wife share one daughter Ilana Blitzer Gendelman. Ilana was born in 1981. As of 2021, she is 40 years old and happily married. She got married to her husband and long-time fiance Joseph Orrin Gendelman.

Wolf Blitzer Salary

Blitzer working as a correspondent news anchor and host of The Situation Room on CNN News based in New York City earns an annual salary ranging from $98,000 to $100, 000.

The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer on CNN News

Wolf is well recognized for working as the main host of The Situation Room with Wolf on CNN News. He first joined the station in May 1990 as the cable network’s military affairs reporter. Blitzer hen became a CNN’s White House correspondent in 1992. He would maintain this position until 1999. He even won an Emmy award for covering the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing back in 1995.

Blitzer began hosting his own news show called the Late Edition back in 1998. His program was scene and watched in over 180 countries back then. His first assignment as a news anchor was on a daily newscast show on CNN known as The World Today.

In 2002, he anchored the Blitzer Reports until it was canceled by CNN back in 2005. Wolf has been covering all United States presidential elections since president George Bush was elected in 2004. In 2013, Blitzer became part of the CNN Newsroom hosts and co-anchors In January 2021, CNN changed its programming and shortened Wolf’s show to on;y air for one hour.

Wolf Blitzer Net Worth

Blitzer is an American Journalist and political correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $98,000 to $100,000 per year.

Wolf Blitzer Political Party

Information regarding Wolf’s political affiliation and political party are currently under review des[pite various speculations that he might be favoring the Democrats more than the Republicans and vice versa. nevertheless, more details about his political party will be updated pounce it is confirmed available.

Wolf Blitzer Jeopardy

In 2016, Blitzer easily immerged as the main winner of the final round in the category of Famous Actors during an episode of Jeopardy where he was competing with other media personalities on the Trivia show. He won with a total score of 2000.

Kellyanne Conway Wolf Blitzer

In 2019, Wolf and Kellyanne Conway had a head-to-head discussion and clash after her husband’s Anti Trump commentary clip during the Impeachment Hearing of Donald Trump was aired live on CNN News without her knowledge.

Wolf Blitzer SNL

The Saturday Night Live show is a famous American comedy skit that began airing in 1975. The show airs live from New York and it is really filled with fun satirical news and digital shorts of various media personalities with popular musical acts present. Wolf is a veteran CNN News correspondent who has been impersonated by various actors and comedians on SNL. You can watch some of these famous actors impersonating Wolf on youtube.