Wolf Blitzer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Aug, 2018
Facts of Wolf Blitzer
Date of Birth: 1948 , March-22
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Wolf Blitzer
Birth Name Wolf Isaac Blitzer
Father David Blitzer
Mother Cesia Blitzer
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Augsburg
Ethnicity Ashkenazi Jewish
Profession Journalist
Working For CNN
Net Worth 16 million US dollars
Hair Color Gray
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Lynn Greenfield (m. 1973)
Education Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
Movies Skyfall
TV Show CNN Newsroom
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Wolf Isaac Blitzer is an American journalist, TV news anchor, and author. She has been working as a reporter for CNN since 1990. He has worked as a host for Wolf and The Situation Room and also works as the network's lead political anchor.

Early Life And Education Of Wolf Blitzer

Wolf Isaac Blitzer was born on March 22, 1948, in Augsburg, Germany as the son of mother Cesia Blitzer who was a housewife and his father David Blitzer was a house builder. His parents were Jewish evacuees who were originally from Poland.

Born in Germany, his family later moved to the United States of America and settled down in Buffalo, New York. He was raised in a Jewish tradition and is an American by nationality. He belongs to a white ethnicity.

Growing up in New York, he studied at the local Kenmore West Senior High School. He was a student of art and was very good at music as well He took part in many art competition and won many awards. Along with his talents, he was also a good student in academics.

After graduation, he studied at University at Buffalo and graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts as well as History. Then in 1972, he received his Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Master of Fine Arts. He also studied the Hebrew language from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Wolf Blitzer's Career

Starting his career in the early 70s from the Reuters news agency he also worked for the Jerusalem Post in 1973. He remained there till 1990 and covered all sort of stories from the politics in America to the Middle East news.

He had also worked briefly as an editor at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). As he was good in the Hebrew language too, he wrote many articles in the newspapers of that language, but covered his identity under the name “Zev Blitzer”.

In 1985, he published his first book Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporter's Notebook. His work had been accepted and appreciated by many around the world and he has a wide range of fans from many places.

Wolf Blitzer's Net Worth And Salary

Wolf Blitzer's net worth is $16 million USD at present. He has enjoyed a high yearly salary in his career. He earned $5 million per year from his work.

With his fame and popularity, he has enjoyed, one can guess how much successful career he has had and enjoyed. In order to stay connected with his latest updates, you can follow him on his Twitter account. 

Wolf Blitzer's Personal Life

Wolf is a good looking man, who was more dashing during his youth. He is a fair looking man, has got blonde short hair, green eyes, and a good physique. He has got an average height and has a fairly athletic body which he maintained doing a workout in his youth.

He is a very jolly person and is very self-confident, the smile on his face always shows that. He is a very down to earth person and is of a simple nature, which has made it easy for him to make a lot of fans and friends. He is a married person and has been with his spouse Lynn Greenfield since 1973. The couple who have got once children together.

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