Victor Blackwell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Aug, 2018
Facts of Victor Blackwell
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Victor Blackwell
Nationality Ameriacan
Ethnicity Black
Profession Journalist
Net Worth $1 million
Married to Not Yet
Education Howard University
Awards Edward R. Murrow Award
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Victor Blackwell is one of the best journalists in the world if not the best. He has conquered it all as a TV news anchor, and his presence in the television can really make a difference for the news channels. After being so popular and so successful he is a darling of the journalism industry and his cute smile can be worth watching the show for.

Early Life And Education Of Victor Blackwell

He was born in the year 1981 and at this age, he has already reached the peak of success and this is because he started early. Winners always start early and he is and always will be a winner. He was born in America and this makes his nationality which makes him an American citizen.

He is ethnically black. He has struggled a bit during his career and after working hard he has managed to overcome all the obstacles in the field. He is known worldwide for his intelligence, presentation skills, and confidence level.

He went to the Milford Mill Academy for his education. He got his degree in the field of Broadcast Journalism from Howard University. 

Victor Blackwell's Career

He is currently working for CNN and the name of his show in CNN is New Day Saturday and Sunday. Before joining CNN he used to work for WHUT-TV, WHAG-TV, and WPBF.  He worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, MD.

He also worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the first black main anchor at WPBF in West Palm Beach, Florida.

He joined CNN in 2012, where he worked as a correspondent, based at CNN's southeast bureau. His exclusive reporting in 2013, on the mysterious death of Georgia teenager Kendrick Johnson led to investigations by the Office of Secretary of State of Georgia and the US Attorney for Georgia’s Middle District. He was promoted to co-host of New Day Saturday and Sunday with Christi Paul in January 2014.

Victor Blackwell's Net Worth And Salary

He gets paid a very healthy salary by CNN and this always boosts his net worth. According to some sources he has a wonderful net worth of 1 million dollars and in near future, it will surely increase. He looks like a tall man but his exact height is not available at this time. 

Victor Blackwell's Personal Life

He is openly gay and has never had a wife or children. He has not revealed anything on his partner at this time. It does not look like he has been divorced either. It takes real guts to accept sexual preference in front of everyone and he had that guts and this is really a very commendable job. He also has had some serious troubles losing his weight but he managed to do it after a laparoscopic surgery.

A lot of information on him and his amazing bio can be grabbed from popular wiki sites such as Wikipedia and IMDb. He is also active in social networking sites such as Twitter and enjoys a fair bit of time using the site and addressing his fans.

He has been pretty engaged in the site as he has already tweeted more than 6400 times on the site. He has a very impressive 8163 followers on the site and the numbers have always been on increasing. His Twitter account is verified and this means he is the one using the account.

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