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

By MD writer | Updated On: 01 Apr, 2021
Nia-Malika Henderson Married, Lesbian, Wife, Ethnicity, Salary, Bio

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1974-07-07
Nationality American
Profession Reporter
Marital Status Married
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain Yes (Lesbian)
Ethnicity Asian
Social Media Twitter
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height N/A
Education Duke University, Columbia University, Yale University

Nia-Malika Henderson is a senior political reporter who has been working for CNN since 2010. 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 2020. Her interest in covering political and LGBTIQ+ news describes her as a proud lesbian.

Nia-Malika Henderson Parents, Ethnicity

Nia-Malika Henderson was born on 7 July 1974, according to her bio.

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Talking about her education, she completed her high school by graduating in 1992 from Lower Richland High School in Hopkins, South Carolina.

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

Nia has also included the first two years of President Obama`s administration for Politico. 

Nia-Malika Henderson works at CNN (Photo:

Nia-Malika Henderson’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million, according to sources. Her estimated salary is about $1 million in a year. She is an American national, and she belongs to the black ethnicity.

At the age of 44, Nia has a tall height and measures 5 feet and 9 inches. 

Nia-Malika Henderson And Her Wife

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

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She first revealed her dating status through an interview on Politico Magazine. The political reporter shared how she loved being together doing a lot of activities together with her girlfriend. Nia shared her marriage through an Instagram post in Newyear with a #newlywed.