Brooke Baldwin is an American journalist who hosted CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin. She will be leaving CNN in mid-April after working more than 10 years with the Network. As of 2021, Brooke Baldwin net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.
Early Life and Husband
Born on July 12, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia, Baldwin went to The Westminster School. She then did her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of North Carolina and journalism from the Hussman School of Journalism and Media.
Regarding her personal life, she is married to James Fletcher. They got engaged in July 2017, and married in May 2018.
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Brooke Baldwin’s Career & Net Worth
Brooke Baldwin started her career in journalism in 2001 at WVIR-TV in Virginia. After some years, she joined WTTG in Washington as a lead reporter for the 10 p.m. newscast.
In 2009, she joined CNN and worked at Atlanta headquarters till 2014. After 2014, she moved to New York City where she started anchoring ‘CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin’. On July 8, 2011, Baldwin covered the final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis from Kennedy Space Center.
During her time at the CNN, Baldwin has covered several major events including President Obama’s second inauguration in January 2013 from Washington, D.C., President Trump’s inauguration in 2017, and also reporting the victims and survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
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Baldwin’s documentary on ‘To Catch a Serial Killer’ won a Silver World Medal for the best investigative report at the New York Festivals in 2012. In 2014, she received an Emmy nomination for her coverage of the death protests in wake of Eric Garner’s death. Likewise, Baldwin was also a Peachbody Award finalist following the hosting a town hall in Washington on gun violence.
Baldwin has been also a face of several newspaper platforms. In 2015, Variety featured her in “Brooke Baldwin Gives Surprising Boost to CNN”. In 2016, Elle magazine featured her as one of the female correspondents during the 2016 election year. Likewise, Variety magazine featured Baldwin on “Women Surge to Top of TV News in Face of Sexism” in 2017.
Brook Baldwin’s primary net worth comes from her contribution at CNN but also as a key speaker in many events, including the commencement address at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on May 14, 2017.
During the COVID outbreak, on April 2020, Baldwin was diagnosed with COVID-19, a few days after CNN colleague Chris Cuomo was also diagnosed.
On February 16, 2021, Baldwin surprisingly announced that she would leave CNN in mid-April. She hasn’t explained yet what made her to take that big decision.
Brooke Baldwin Net Worth: $10 Million
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Brooke Baldwin’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $10 million. She earned a majority portion of that money as a journalist and television host. It is reported that she earns around $4 million per year from CNN.