David Goodnow Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 May, 2017
Facts of David Goodnow
Date of Birth: 1940 , September-4
Age: 79 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name David Goodnow
Birth Name David Clay Goodnow
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Vincennes, Indiana, United States
Ethnicity white
Working For CNN Headline News
Education Vincennes Lincoln High School
Awards Grand Lodge of Indiana
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Synopsis

76 years old David Goodnow has one of the most familiar faces in America television news. This renowned journalist has been a top anchor at CNN News since 1982. Recently he retired from full-time service there.

Early life and Education

David Goodnow was born on September 4, 1940, in Vincennes, Indiana, United States of America.He belongs to American nationality. Ethnicity wise he is white. 

David Goodnow is an only child in the family, so he spent his childhood as the pampered child. He graduated from Vincennes Lincoln High School in 1957. At the age of 15, he became part of a small group of boys. He holds an Honorary Doctorate in broadcasting from Vincennes University.

Professional career

After completing his graduation, David Goodnow began his broadcasting job in Illinois and Indiana, where he worked as a corporate public relations director in banking for six years. After having a basic experience of journalism, he moved CNN Headline News in October 1982, as one of its original anchors at the Atlanta International headquarters.

David Goodnow reported from the anchor desk for more than 18 years. During that time he covered the major and highlighted stories of the 1980s and 1990s. He live reported the Gulf War as well as the death of Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev.

At the end of 1999, David Goodnow retired from CNN Networks News. Addition to his journalism career he is also a writer who wrote the book called How Birds Fly. Moreover, he has also made his appearance in short movie Cheyenne Days and his role impressed everyone.

Personal life and Affair

The CNN anchor David Goodnow has been married to his longtime girlfriend who is a Christian. His wife grown up in a Christian Tennessee family. The couple has one son and daughter. He is living happily with his wife as a graceful family. 

According to some other sources, he was previously married to Beverly whom he met at the Vincennes University. However, the marriage did not last longer and later she was married to Ken Ross.

David also active on Facebook and Twitter where he posts the latest news and other pictures.

Net worth and Body measurement

David Goodnow is an active anchor in CNN News. CNN is popularly known for paying a heavy salary to their employees. Even though we donít know his actual figure of salary and net worth, looking at the other workerís salary from CNN who works in the same position as David, his salary can be around $500 thousand annually.

David has a medium height of 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 69 kg.

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