Wolf Blitzer Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement

Wolf Blitzer Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement.

Wolf Blitzer Net Worth – German-born Wolf Blitzer is an American journalist, television news anchor, and author. He is best known for his work as the host of the ‘The Situation Room’ and ‘The Wolf Blitzer program’. He is also known as a reporter for CNN since 1990 and also serves as the network’s lead political anchor.

Early Life, Family and Education:

Born as Wolf Isaac Blitzer in Augsburg, Germany on March 22, 1948, and raised in Buffalo, New York. He was the son of a homemaker Celia Blitzer and a home builder David Blitzer. His parents were the survivors of Holocaust. He is born with the mixed ethnicity of German, Polish and Jewish and has German nationality.

For his schooling, he attended Kenmore West Senior High School and joined the State University of New York-Buffalo where he received a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1970. Then he studied at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies to receive Master of Arts in international relations.

Personal Life:

Talking about the relationship status of Wolf Blitzer he is married to Lynn Greenfield. He married his love of life Lynn Greenfield after dating for several years in 1973. They have been married for more than 40 years and still, they are living a happy life together.

He neither has any extra affair nor rumor on the separation of their happily married life. The couple is blessed with one daughter whom they named Ilana Blitzer Gendelman in 1981.

Career and Achievement:

After his graduation, he began his career in journalism and joined Tel Aviv bureau of the Reuters news agency. Seeing his work he was hired as a Washington correspondent for English Language Israeli newspaper by the Jerusalem Post editor Ari Rath.

In 1986, he became the first journalist to interview Jonathan Pollard, an American Jew who was charged with spying for Israel. In May 1990, he started working with CNN as the cable network’s military affairs reporter.

While being on CNN, he and his team have covered the first Gulf War in Kuwait which made him a household name and won a ‘CableACE Award’. Soon he became the CNN’s White House Correspondent for which he had won an Emmy Award for the coverage of Oklahoma City bombing.  In 2000, he started hosting his own show ‘Wolf Blitzer Reports’.

Besides his journalism and television personality, he is also an author who has published articles for several Israeli –based newspaper.

In 1985, he published his first book ‘Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporter’s Notebook’. He has even appeared on the documentary ‘Back Door Channels: The Price of Peace’ in 2009. His success in his career has paid him well financially. Although it’s hard to put up an actual annual salary in figure his net worth is said to be $16 million as of 2020.

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