American presenter, John Berman, has carved out a niche for himself in the broadcasting industry. He is popularly known for his role on Early Beginning which he presents alongside Christine Romans, on New Day with Alison Camerota and has worked alongside two others on CNN.
Berman is also known to have a happy home as he enjoys a happy married life with his wife and their twins.
Biography of CNN’s John Berman
John Berman is an American by nationality whose ethnicity has been recorded as white but of Jewish ancestry. He was born to Gerry Berman and Jane Lewis on March 21, 1972 in Carlisle, Massachusetts, USA, and he has a sister named Mindy.
Berman received his primary education at Philips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, then went to Harvard University, where he joined the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, of which he became the leader.
In 1995, shortly after graduating from Harvard, John Berman got a job with ABC News as an office assistant and after a short stint of just 2 years he rose to a higher level in the organization. He then became Peter Jennings’ lead writer for World News Tonight and worked alongside Peter reporting on the Columbine School shooting in Colorado and covering the Pope’s tour of Cuba.
Berman’s growth and expertise was quite rapid. As is known, he was transferred to the White House to cover the inauguration of the President of the United States, George W. Bush. He spent about six months in the White House before his transfer to New York. It was notably during his stay in New York that the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 ended in terrorist attacks. He had the privilege of covering the counter-terrorism invasions of Iraq and Lebanon, which he described as a positive, terrifying, risky and stressful experience.. John Berman and Peter Jennings also covered President Clinton’s impeachment proceedings.
It was in 2012 that he got his current position at CNN and so far he is doing well and his excellence in the craft cannot be overlooked as he has received several awards for his contribution to the broadcasting niche, including the Edward R. Murrow Award for his contribution to the team of News of the World Tonight, the show that won Best Show in 2004 and in 2010 he also received another from the James Beard Awards in the category television.
Family information: who is his wife?
The veteran journalist met his wife Kerry Voss back in college through the Hasty Pudding Theaters that Berman once ran at school. They started a relationship in 1993. Their relationship flourished for many years and eventually resulted in a marriage which was formalized on July 20, 2001.
His wife, Kerry Voss, is barely seen in mainstream media and John Berman chooses to go private, especially when it comes to his wife’s details. However, he credits his career as a journalist with being moved by his wife; who was then his girlfriend, and expresses how lucky he is to have her as his wife.
The couple are also known to have twins which they welcomed in 2008 and from our observation they are living a happy life as a family with no rumors of a split.
Net Worth and Salary
John Berman received a good amount of money for his role in ABC News and even earns a better salary at CNN. His salary is said to be very attractive and his net worth is $1.9 million.
Berman is also known to contribute to charity as he is only recorded once he played a Peril! with other stars for $50,000 which he won and donated to charity.
Other facts about the journalist
1. John Berman and Poppy Harlow slammed Ted Lieu for insulting Attorney General Jeff Sessions on social media; the controversy ended quietly, however.
2. Sources have also claimed that Berman is gay, although the rumor has been dismissed as he is happily married and has remained straight for years with no evidence of a sex scandal.
3. The journalist is also renowned for his large following on social media, with over 101,000 followers on Twitter and over 29,000 followers on Facebook.