- Full Name John Berman
- Occupation News anchor, Correspondent
- Nationality American
- Birthplace USA
- Birth Date Mar 21, 1972
- Age 49 Years, 10 Months
John Berman | BiographyFormer correspondent at ABC News
Following George W. Bush's inauguration in 2001, Berman was assigned to cover the White House for ABC News. During the first week of his reassignment to New York, he reported on the September 11 attacks. Berman then reported from Iraq as a general assignment reporter, embedded with a Marine combat battalion in al-Nasiriyah at the start of the war as an on-air correspondent.
John Berman is a news anchor who presently co-anchors CNN's New Day with Brianna Keilar.
Who is John Berman?
John Berman is an American news correspondent and anchor. Berman received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1995. He also served as president of Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Haward.
Upon graduating, Berman began his professional journalism career with ABC News in November 1995. While there, he contributed to all of ABC's broadcasts, including World News with Diane Sawyer, Good Morning America, Nightline, and 20/20, as well as ABCNews.com.
He began as a junior staffer on ABC News. Berman gradually rose through the ranks to become a chief writer for Peter Jennings, the long-time anchor of ABC World News Tonight. Then, from 1997 to 1999, Berman was the head writer for ABC World News Tonight.
Following George W. Bush's inauguration in 2001, Berman was assigned to cover the White House. During the first week of his reassignment to New York, he reported on the September 11 attacks.
He then reported from Iraq as a general assignment reporter, embedded with a Marine combat battalion in al-Nasiriyah at the start of the war as an on-air correspondent. "It was an incredible personal experience, absolutely terrifying, risky and physically grueling. As a reporter, you always want to be covering the biggest stories, despite the risks," Berman said about his experience.
On 13 May 2015, Berman appeared in an episode of Celebrity Jeopardy! where he won $50,000 for his charity. To win the prize amount, he defeated celebrities like Mo Rocca and Wendi McLendon-Covey.
How Old is John Berman?
Born on 21 March 1972, John Berman grew up in Carlisle, Massachusetts. As of December 2021, he is 49 years old.
After working for over 16 years in ABC News, Berman joined CNN in June 2012. He was appointed as the morning show Early Start anchor with co-host Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin. Later, Berman also co-anchored CNN Newsroom in 2018 with Poppy Harlow and At This Hour with Kate Bolduan.
Since joining CNN, Berman has been at the forefront of the most pressing news events, including the COVID-19 epidemic, the 2020 election, and the Trump presidency.
As of December 2021, he is the co-anchor of New Day alongside Brianna Keilar. He has been in the position since March 2018 after CNN anchor Chris Cuomo signed off for his analysis show Cuomo Prime Time.
Salary and Net Worth
While Berman's exact salary has not been disclosed, the average salary for a CNN employee is around $66K per year.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Berman has a net worth of $5 million as of December 2021. His major source of earnings is through his decades-long career as a news anchor at ABC News & CNN.
Wife and Children
Berman married his long-term girlfriend, Kerry Voss, in 2001. Berman and his wife met at Harvard while performing in a drag show in the mid-1990s, where they were members of Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The couple eventually started dating in 1993.
They are parents of twin sons born in 2008.