Randi Kaye Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Jul, 2018
Facts of Randi Kaye
Date of Birth: 1967 , November-19
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Randi Kaye
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For CNN
Salary $400 Thousand
Eye Color dark brown
Hair Color Blonde
Awards Emmy Award
Online Presence Twitter,Wiki
Siblings 2
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Emmy Award-winning Randi Kaye is one of the prominent faces in the field of media. She came to limelight after her work at CNN. The media personality currently serves as an investigative reporter for Anderson Cooper 360°. She previously worked for WFAA-TV as a reporter and as an anchor for KMSP-TV.  She has won a number of prestigious accolades for her great contribution in the media filed. 

Early Life And Education Of Randi Kaye 

Randi Kaye was born on November 19, 1967, he did her schooling from Ramsay High School. She grew up with her two siblings in Florida as her father died when she was a child. It is said that her dad committed suicide because of depression.

In 1989 from Boston Universtiy she got her degree in broadcast journalism. She belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she is White. 

Randi Kaye's Professional Career 

Randi Kaye started her television career at ABC where she worked for Nightline. She also worked for Peter Jennings. After moving to KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas, she joined another TV channel WFAA-TV in Dallas where she worked as a reporter as well as an anchor.

Kaye also hosted Everyday Living in KMSP-TV in Minneapolis. Similarly, she likewise worked for WWOR-TV in New York. Therefore she has experience of working in different TV networks as a reported as well as an anchor.

Finally, Kaye joined CNN in December 2004. After joining CNN, she started reporting about the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina exclusively. Her new ways of the coverage gave new look at storm’s fury and aftermath to the viewers in New Orleans and Biloxi. She also covered the story of the drop in food supply which she did from the air and from the ground.

In the year 2006, Kaye covered another tragedy of Sago Mine. From the interviews of the victimized family, she gave the outstanding report. She was made one of the desired anchor of CNN because of her outstanding coverage of Barrack Obama’s Champaign and political issues which she did in AC360.  Previously she anchored 1-2 pm weekday slot on CNN Newsroom. She got her permanent job as an anchor after several changes of the morning anchor T.J Holmes. In 2013 due to her hectic schedule at AC360, she left CNN Newsroom.


For her reporting on black market infertility, Kaye got an EMMY for outstanding Coverage of a Current Business News Story in 2006. The story was about how infertile couples choose different risky ways which are illegal as well to have babies. This was related to the soaring cost of in-vitro medications. The story was also broadcasted on Anderson Cooper 360 which hosted by veteran journalist Anderson Cooper

Randi Kaye's Net Worth And Salary 

Randi Kaye has earned an impressive amount of money from her career. As per estimation made by various online sources her net worth is believed more than $1 million. 

According to some sources, Kaye's annual salary is around $400. 

Randi Kaye's Personal Life And Affair 

Due to her secretive nature, it is difficult to say Randi Kaye is married or not. Also there is no news about her dating someone. We don’t have any clue any either her husband or her boyfriend. But her lovely personality has raised different kinds of feelings to the man and we can find many fan following of her. 

The media personality is also engaged in different charity helping people suffering from AIDS, depression and many more. 

Kaye is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Facebook. 

In the year 2015, Kaye was criticized by Donald Trump and some of his supporters for what they claimed was bias in the manner in which she reported a campaign event organized by Trump during the 2016 Presidential election primary campaign in South Carolina.