American news anchor Victor Blackwell is known for presenting New Day Saturday, and New Day Sunday that airs on CNN Network.
He was born on 25 September 1981 and was the class president of his high school. For his academics, Victor graduated from the Milford Mill Academy in 1999. As he was interested in media since his young age, Victor attended Howard University, Washington D.C and pursued Bachelor of Arts.
Victor Blackwell's Career Plus Salary
Victor started his career while studying at the Howards University. He worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Victor also worked at WTLV/WJXX TV as an anchor in Jacksonville, Florida. After his splendid performance as a reporter, Victor received Emmy Award in 2009 and was nominated thrice for the award until 2011.
His career as a television personality and anchor elevated after he joined the CNN Network in 2012. He anchored the news of the death of Kendrick Johnson of Georgia in 2013.
In 2014, Victor made a remarkable name in CNN as he was promoted as the co-host of New Saturday and New Sunday with his fellow co-host Christi Paul. Since then, he has been hosting the show.
With his award-winning career as an anchor, who has reached the prominent height of success, Victor earns an average salary ranging from $83k to $872k. His net worth is also added by the 2,300 dollars that he won by playing wheel of fortune in 2001.
Victor Blackwell Is Openly Gay!
Well, Victor is openly gay as social media personality Jackson Krecioch.
Victor, who is of age 27, came out as a gay during an on-air conversation with his co-host Pamela Brown and the guest Jimmy Alexander on 21 December 2013.
He along with his co-host and guest were talking about a GQ magazine that published an interview with Phil Robertson. In the interview, Phil had made an illogical homosexual comment.
But Victor said that he was not really surprised and hurt because of the comments as he did not expect a positive response from Phil. He also revealed his sexuality and claimed to be a black gay man.
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Apart from being an opnely gay personality, Victor is also the godfather of two children. On 21 March 2017, he Instagrammed a picture with the two little munchkins and reflected the bliss of their togetherness.
Victor Blackwell in smiles while posing with his godchildren on 21 March 2017 (Photo: Victor Blackwell's Instagram)
Though Victor, who is 6 feet tall, is open about his sexuality, he has not yet spilled the beans on any of his partners. Instead, he shares pictures with numerous ladies, who are undoubetedly not the figure to be his wife.
So, speculating at his social media, it seems like Victor has not found the one to quote his partner.