Paula Zahn

Inside Biography

The former American journalist and newscaster Paula Ann Zahn worked as a host at many News channels, including ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, and CNN. Ann Zahn was a successful news anchor who launched her prime-time news program.

Ann Zahn is out of the media these days; she has not engaged with any news agency since her resignation in 2007. On the Discovery channel, she hosted the true-crime documentary series On the Case with Paula Zahn on the Investigation. All the viewers love her realistic and convincing way of reading the news. She was married to Richard Cohen from 1987 to 2007. They have three children.

How Old Is Paula Ann Zahn?

Paula Ann Zahn was born on February 24, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska, and was raised in Canton, Ohio. As of 2023, she is 67 years old. Paula Ann Zahn has three siblings.

Zahn, along with her family, relocated to Naperville, Illinois. She was enrolled in Washington Junior High School while in Naperville. Later in 1974, the lady enrolled in Naperville Central High School, graduating there. 

CAPTION: Paula Zahn during her early age SOURCE: Instagram @ paulazahn

Educational Details

While in high school, Ann Zahn took part in numerous beauty contests and made it into the semi-finals of the Miss Teenage America Pageant in 1973.

She joined Stephens College in Colombia, Missouri, on a cello scholarship, where she acquired much knowledge of the news business by working as an intern at WBBM-TV in Chicago. In 1978, the media personality graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Her Journey As A News Journalist

The American journalist then started working in local stations around the country, including WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas, KFMB-TV in California, WHDH-TV in Boston, KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, and KPRC-TV in Houston. Zahn was finally given the offer to work at ABC News in 1987.

She then began anchoring The Health Show. Zahn began co-hosting the network's early morning newscast, World News This Morning, and news segments on Good Morning America. She took the offer of CBS News and began co-hosting CBS This Morning with co-anchor Harry Smith. She then began working in the Saturday edition of the CBS Evening News.

Joined Fox News Channel

The veteran tv personality began contributing reports to programs on CBS counting 48 Hours, Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel, and CBS News Sunday Morning. Then, she went on to help in the cover story of the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, and the 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway. Zahn worked for a total of nine years for CBS News.

Zahn launched "The Edge with Paula Zahn, "her prime-time news program. The tv-personality joined Fox News Channel (FNC) and anchored Fox Report. She worked for almost two years with Fox Channel, after which Fox discovered that she was in a secret negotiation with CNN, and thus they fired her as it was a breach of her contract.

Joined CNN

Ann launched her CNN Morning news program titled "American Morning with Paula Zahn" in January. As expected, the former news anchor joined CNN on September 11, 2001, and worked in the coverage of that day's terrorist attacks. Ann earned her honorary degree from Dowling College based in Oakdale in May 2003.

The same year, she returned to prime-time news and began hosting the two-hour Live show from the Headlines related to the Iraq War on August 2, 2007.

Co-anchor of SundayArts 

Paula became the news co-anchor of SundayArts on New York City PBS stations WNET and WLIW on November 9, 2008.

Then Zahn entered a development deal for a true-crime documentary series. On October 18, 2009, Ann Zahn launched On the Case with Paula Zahn on the Investigation Discovery channel.

Paula Zahn, an American journalist and television anchor, left CNN in 2007 after being with the network for six years. Her departure was a mutual decision between her and CNN management, as her contract ended at the end of the year.

Following her departure from CNN, Zahn continued to work in television; hosting shows on Investigation Discovery and the Discovery Channel. Her final "Paula Zahn Now" broadcast aired on August 2, 2007.

Net Worth

 Zahn's net worth is estimated to be around $18 million. However, some tabloids claimed she has a fortune in the $100k- $1 million range.

She is one of the richest journalists in America. Her net worth was $12 million in the last days of her journaling career. . She currently hosts her newsmagazine series, "On the Case with Paula Zahn," on the Investigation Discovery Cable Channel.

Worked as a co-anchor for World News This Morning

She was co-anchor for "World News This Morning" and provided news segments for "Good Morning America."

The veteran news reporter undoubtedly has enough money to cherish a luxurious life. She worked for Fox News for two years before joining CNN in 2001. She covered terrorist attacks on the U.S. on her first at CNN.T undoubtedly

Body Measurements And Plastic Surgery

Zahn stands 5 feet 9 inches tall with slender legs and perfect body measurements. She has brown eyes and brown hair. She weighs around 60 kg. Once, there was a rumor regarding her plastic surgery. 

The journalist was believed to have gone through the knives for a facelift and injected botox. However, there is no confirmation about her plastic surgery. Even in her late sixties, her gorgeous looks made people believe her surgery.

Zahn's Ex-Husband

Zahn is currently single. Previously, she married New York real estate developer Richard Cohen. The couple has three children. You can get to know about the relationship status of the journalist Jamie Little.

She was married to Cohen for 20 years before she announced in April 2007 that she was expecting a divorce from her husband. There were rumors that the news anchor was allegedly having an affair, and it was due to this infidelity that the divorce happened.

CAPTION: Paula Zahn enjoying an outing with her friend SOURCE: Instagram @ paulazahn

Paul Zah is leading a single life and not sharing a married life with anyone. No information about Zahn sharing a romantic life with anyone searching in the public domain has been available. 

Rumors

All the rumors vanished into thin air when Zahn filed a lawsuit against Cohen, stating that he mismanaged her 20 years' worth of career earnings. Consequently, the lawsuit was dismissed by the New York state court. 

Furthermore, the tv personality is an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, aiming to create general cancer awareness.

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by monika, 16 Aug, 2022

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