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

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.

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

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth May 31, 1965
  • Age 56 Years, 4 Months
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Journalist
  • Marital Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse John Glenn
  • Gay/Lesbain No
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Net Worth $3 million
  • Social Media Twitter, Facebook
  • Children/Kids A son, and twins: Nola Amanda Glenn and Gilbert James Glenn
  • 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-five years of age, Fredricka Whitfield is an American news anchor for CNN who hosts the weekend daytime edition of the CNN Newsroom program. Alongside her career achievement and a hefty sum of net worth, she highlights her controversial reports.

Fredricka Whitefield's Wiki - Age, Ethnicity 

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. But sadly, her father died on 18 November 2015 at the age of 91. Carrying American nationality, Whitfield belongs to African-American ethnicity.

Fredricka attends her fathers funeral alongside her son John Glenn Jr. on 8 June 2016 (Photo: gettyimages)

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 a campus radio station called WHUR while attending Howard.

Fredricka Career - Salary & Net Worth

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.

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Whitfield worked at WPLG-TV in Miami before joining NBC. 

Being in the field of journalism since 1990, Fredricka is indeed a prominent journalist, and there is no doubt that she enjoys a large sum of net worth with massive earning of salary. As an anchor of CNN, she draws an average salary of $85K. Her estimated net worth is $3 million.

Besides being professionally active, she also has an attractive personality. She has a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches. There were rumors about her being a lesbian once, but it was a false rumor.

Married - Husband, Children, Divorce

Fredricka is happily married to John Glenn. Her husband is a veteran photographer with experience ranging from corporate and event photography to editorial and Olympics coverage. His career includes positions at the Atlanta Journal-constitution, Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, USA Today, Gannett News Service, and the Airline Pilots Association magazine.

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However, there is no information on how and where Fredricka met her husband; she has also not revealed her wedding date to the public. In their married life, the couple shares three children, including fraternal twins. Despite having a busy schedule, she respectfully has her wife and mother’s responsibility. 

There are no rumors about her divorce. Also, there is no news about her past relationships and boyfriends.