Nia-Malika Henderson Married, Lesbian, Wife, Ethnicity, Salary, Bio

Nia-Malika Henderson is a senior political reporter who works for CNN who was born on July 7, 1974. She reported broadly on the 2016 campaign for CNN's digital and television platforms, with a special focus on identity politics which explored the dynamics of race and religion, demographics and also reporting on the groups of people who have helped shape national elections.

Nia-Malika Henderson Married, Lesbian, Wife, Ethnicity, Salary, Bio

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Nia-Malika Henderson is a senior political reporter who has been working for CNN since 2015. She is popularly known for the Democratic National Convention and Democratic primary race news coverage. The reporter got married to her long-time girlfriend in 2019. Her interest in covering political and LGBTIQ+ news describes her as a proud lesbian.

Nia-Malika Henderson And Her Wife

Nia and her wife. (Photo: Nia`s Instagram)

She first revealed having a girlfriend through an interview on Politico Magazine in 2017, where she mentioned her plan to spend her birthday with her girlfriend in London; however, she did not mention the name. Further, in conversation in an interview, the journalist mentioned her wife was a dedicated doctor. 

The political reporter shared how she loved being together doing a lot of activities together with her girlfriend. Henderson took to Instagram to reveal her newly wedded wife on the occasion of the new year of 2020. 

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Henderson was born on 7 July 1974, in South Carolina, U.S.A.

She finished high school in 1992 at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins, South Carolina, and received a bachelor's degree from Duke University in literature and cultural anthropology. And further accomplished her master's degree from Yale University and Columbia University.  

She started her career by writing for The Baltimore Sun, and then she wrote for Newsday`s national staff. There, she was a lead reporter covering the 2008 campaign for Obama, the Democratic primary race, and the Democratic National Convention.

The reporter also covered Politico for the first two years of President Obama's administration. 

Nia-Malika Henderson works at CNN (Photo:

Through her successful career in journalism, Henderson is estimated to have accumulated around 5 million dollars, as a source reports, along with an estimated salary of about 100 thousand dollars annually. 

The 46-years-old is an American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity.