How much does journalist Lynne Russell earn in a Year? Find out her Net Worth and Salary

News by Clarence Published on 06 Feb,2017 Updated on 21 Dec,2017

Lynne Russell is an American former journalist and author best known as the host of CNN Headline News. She hosted the program from 1983 to 2001 for 18 years.

She is also the first woman to solo anchor a prime time network nightly newscast. She is popular among the people for her work on CNN and CNN Headline News.

Lynne Russell’s Net worth, salary, and Income Source

Lynne Russell is yet to reveal her net worth and any details related to it. However, we can assume that she might have the several million net worths as she has worked for one of the best broadcasting networks for many years.

Our dear, dynamic friend Pat Clawson (on rt in photo) passed on today. Pat, we miss you. You'll always be with us.

— Lynne Russell CNNHLN (@LynneRussellCNN) October 30, 2015

Lynne is not working for CNN and any other networks at present. However, her salary during her tenure at CNN could be about $300-$400 thousand per year checking the salary of other employees. She was very dedicated to her work as a result of which she remained in the network for those long years.

Lynne Russell


The main source of Lynne Russell’s net worth is her earnings from CNN. CNN pays very good salary to its employee which earned her that net worth.

She has worked as a host of CNN Headline News like other hosts such as Robin Meade, Chuck Roberts, Christi Paul.

She is yet to reveal the other sources of her net worth. She is currently married to Chuck de Caro and lives with him. She is yet to disclose other properties of her including her house and car.

Gunman killed trying to rob Lynne Russell

Former CNN reporter and husband of Lynne Russell, Chuck De Caro killed a robber inside a New Mexico motel. The gunman was known to be Tomorrow Walton, who was trying to rob the former CNN reporter, Lynne Russell. De Caro is former special forces officer and currently works as national security strategist. There was also a rumor describing the incident as a hoax.

The couple was staying in the motel where the robber followed Lynne from the parking lot. De Caro was shot three times when he shot in return and killed the robber. Both husband and wife have licensed firearms and experienced shooters.