Joe Johns Bio, Age, Wife, Divorce, Family, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 08 Oct, 2018
Joe Johns Bio, Age, Wife, Divorce, Family, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth April 17, 1978 Age 43 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Correspondent
Marital Status Single Wife/Spouse Michelle Bernard (?-?)
Divorced/Engaged Yes (Once) Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity African-American Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Twitter Children/Kids One Son
Height N/A Education Marshall University

Joseph Eduardo "Joe" Johns is an American Senior Washington Correspondent for CNN, based in the Washington, D.C. bureau. He grabbed the position in 2014 and is responsible for covering a wide range of political and breaking news stories for the network.

Besides, his career accomplishments, Joe was once married to an MSNCB TV journalist and a lawyer.

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Joe Johns was born as Joseph  Eduardo Johnson 17 April. As per a post on his Twitter, it has come to the light that Joe was born in around 1978. His age per his surfaced year of birth implies that he is 40-years-old. 

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The veteran journalist grew up in the United States of America and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He attended West High School in Columbus, Ohio and was a four-year scholarship track and field athlete at Marshall University.

He has a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Marshall University and a law degree from American University. While studying at the Marshall University, Joe was a  track and field athlete and had earned a  four-year scholarship for being a sports student. He also made in the Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003. 

Joe began his TV career as a reporter and anchor in 1980 at WSAZ-TV, in Huntington, West Virginia. Later on, Johns moved to Washington, D.C., in 1983 and subsequently joined WRC-TV, an NBC affiliate.

Serving at WRC-TV, he bagged an Emmy for his reporting on the violent tactics used by the Nation of Islam to rid a district neighborhood of drugs. Before joining WRC-TV, Johns was a reporter at WSOC-TV, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Joe Johns currently works as an American Senior Washington Correspondent for CNN, based in the Washington D.C bureau. It has not been that far ahead of him holding to this position as he was promoted in this post only in 2014. Before joining a prestigious organization like CNN, he served for NBC News

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Joe’s media earning without any doubt must be very lucrative because he is already successful in his career. With a successful career as an active correspondent, Joe surely has amassed a hefty net worth that might sum up to millions. Though her net worth is yet to be confirmed, Joe's salary is estimated to range between 87K dollars to 188K dollars as per wiki.

Dubious Married Life with Michelle Bernard!

The famed media personality, Joe Johns, was basking on quality time together with his wife, Michelle Bernard until they both decided to part the ways in 2008.

Joe married Michelle Bernard, an MSNCB TV journalist and a lawyer, for several years.

Unlike the regular wedding, Joe and Michelle have an interesting story of their marriage. Well, the pair eloped and tied their wedlocks in Middleburg United Methodist Church in Virginia wearing casual jeans.

Joe always shared the career as well as personal ups and downs with his wife who meanwhile, returned the same favor.

Joe Johns with his ex-wife Michelle Bernard (Photo:

More than that, the togetherness of media pair got brightened up with the arrival of their two children. However, all the love and companionship went in vain as they both decided to put an end to a beautiful journey.

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Though the actual reason for their divorce never surfaced on social media, Michelle made the separation was evident with a new found relationship with her newly married husband. However, details about her new husband is still a mystery to the public. As of now, she is blissfully enjoying the family life with her partner and her children from first marriage.

Though Joe and Michelle parted their ways, Joe still had a soft corner for his children as he timely talked about them on his Twitter. For instance on 22 June 2013, he replied to a tweet to George Lopez stating how much his son and daughter admired George and Justin Beiber.

As of now, Joe seems to be leading a single life as he has never opened up about his current love life after his failed first marriage. He seems to be focusing on his career rather than searching for a wife at the moment.