Fredricka Whitfield Wiki, Married, Husband, Divorce, Salary and Net Worth

Date: 01 Jul, 2017

Fredricka Whitfield Wiki, Married, Husband, Divorce, Salary and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1965-05-31
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse John Glenn
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth $500 Thousand Dollars
Social Media Twitter, Facebook
Children/Kids Nola Amanda Glenn (Daughter), Gilbert James Glenn (Son)
Height 6 feet 2 Inches
Education Howard University
Siblings Malvin Lonnie Whitfield, Ed Wright (Brother), Nyna Konishi (Sister)
Parents Mal Whitfield (Father), Nola Whitfield (Mother)

Fifty-two years of age Fredricka Whitfield is an American news anchor for CNN who hosts the weekend daytime edition of CNN Newsroom program. She was born on May 31, 1965. She is the daughter of Mal Whitfield who was an Olympian. Fredricka has a younger half-brother named Edward Whitfield Wright.

Whitfield attended graduated from Paint Branch High School in Burtonsville, Maryland in 1983. In 1987 she earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Howard University’s school of communications. She served as a news anchor for campus radio station called WHUR while attending Howard.

Fredricka started working when she was studying at Howard University. At first, she worked as a news anchor for the Howards radio station called ‘WHBC.' After graduating from University, she began her professional journey by starting to work on various television stations. Fredricka’s early work experience came at Dallas-based television station called ‘KTVT-TV’ and Miami-based television station ‘WPLG-TV.'

Before joining CNN Whitfield was a correspondent for NBC news and she also served as an Atlanta-based correspondent from 1995 to 2001 for NBC Nightly News. She also worked for other news programs at NBC such as The Today Show. Besides that, she was also a morning and afternoon anchor and an assignment reporter.

Whitfield worked at WPLG-TV in Miami before joining NBC. She also worked for WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina, KTVT-TV in Dallas. WTNH in New Heaven, Connecticut and News Channel 8 in Washington D.C.

Whitfield has reported many major stories since she joined CNN in 2002. She was the first anchor to break the news of the death of US President Ronald Reagan. She has also reported the devastating tsunami in Asia which occurred in December 2004.

Fredricka worked for NBC News from 1995 to 2001 for six years. She has also worked as anchor and reporter for NBC’s other various television shows.

Whitfield belongs to African American ethnicity. She earns an annual salary of $400,000 from CNN, and her net worth is estimated to be $4 million dollars. She has an attractive personality. She had a good figure when she was young and was called a hot and sexy lady. She has a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches. She was also rumored to be a lesbian once, but it was a false rumor.

Whitfield is a married woman. She is married to John Glenn. Her husband was formerly the Director of Photography at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. They have three children. The couple has a son who was born in January 2005. She also gave birth to fraternal twins in November of 2012, daughter Nola Amanda Glenn and son Gilbert James Glenn. There are no rumors about her divorce. Also, there is no news about her past relationships and boyfriends. Her bio can be found in wiki pages and other sites.