John Berman Biography and Wiki
John Berman is an award winning media personality working as the co-anchor of New Day” with Brianna Keilar. Previously, he served as co-anchor of CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow, CNN’s “Early Start” with Christine Romans and “At This Hour” with Kate Bolduan.
John Berman Age
He was born on March 21, 1972 in Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States.
John Berman Height and Weight
He is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs 70kgs.
John Berman Nationality
Berman is an American citizen.
John Berman Education
In 1990, John graduated from Phillips Academy Andover, an independent co-educational, boarding and day, university-preparatory school in the town of Andover in Massachusetts. He continued with his studies and enrolled at Harvard University in 1991. In 1995, he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies.
John Berman Parents
Born in Carlisle, Berman is of Sephardic Jewish descent. He is also the son of Gerry Berman and Jane Lewis. His parents however divorced in 1978.
He has an older sister named Mindy Berman.
John Berman Wife and Sons
Berman is married to Kerry Voss. The couple tied the knot on July 20, 2001. In an interview Berman joked that the 2000 presidential election made him postpone his proposal. Berman who was working as a reporter for ABC at the time had been embedded with George W. Bush’s campaign. “I had always planned to ask my then-girlfriend to marry me after the election. Then, there was a freaking recount!” He proposed once Bush had been declared the winner.
Berman and his wife met while attending Harvard University in the mid-1990s. In 2017 in an interview with Westchester Magazine, he mentioned that he met Voss through theater. “I’m one of the few people who can say they met their wife while doing a drag show.”
They were both members of Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard. Berman joined the theater club as an actor while Voss worked on costuming. Drag show was their first show together.
The couple have twin sons. Their sons were born in 2007.
Berman currently lives with his family in Armonk, New York.
John Berman CNN
Berman joined CNN in June 2012 as an anchor. Currently, he is the co-anchor of New Day” with Brianna Keilar. Previously, he served as co-anchor of CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow, CNN’s “Early Start” with Christine Romans and “At This Hour” with Kate Bolduan.
Since joining CNN, Berman has been at the forefront of today’s most pressing news events, including most recently the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 election and the Trump presidency.
Prior to joining CNN, he worked at ABC News since 1995, and has appeared on television there since 2001. He was a regular contributor to all of ABC’s broadcasts, including “World News with Diane Sawyer,” “Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” “20/20” and contributed to ABCNews.com.
Berman helped lead GMA’s coverage of the GOP primaries in 2012 and covered the 2008 presidential campaign, following Republican candidates Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during the GOP primaries, as well as, then-Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in the general election. In 1999 and 2000, Berman worked as an off-air reporter for ABC News covering George W. Bush’s presidential campaign. He logged more hours with then-candidate Bush than nearly any other reporter, following Bush to 45 states from his early fundraisers through his first months in the White House.
Berman has covered stories ranging from the war in Iraq to the best way to catch catfish barehanded. He has interviewed newsmakers from Barack Obama to Lionel Richie, from the Prime Minister of Iraq to MC Hammer. He was an embedded reporter during the invasion of Iraq and reported on the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 2006. Berman also covered the Indian Ocean tsunami from Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and the steroids scandal in American sports.
From 1997 to 1999, Berman was the head writer for “World News Tonight With Peter Jennings.” He traveled with Jennings to the Columbine school shooting in Colorado, and to Cuba for the pope’s historic visit. He also worked with Jennings throughout the impeachment hearings of President Clinton. Berman started at ABC News as a desk assistant working the overnight shift in 1995.
John Berman Awards
- Berman was part of the “World News Tonight” team recognized with a 2004 Edward R. Murrow award for best broadcast.
- He was awarded a James Beard Award in 2010.
John Berman Jeopardy!
On May 13, 2015 he made an appearance in the show “celebrity Jeopardy”. He was a contestant among other celebrities such as Mo Rocca and Wendi McLendon-Convey. He was able to win $50,000 for his charity. The question he was asked was who is James Cameroon and he was able to answer.
John Berman Salary and Net Worth
Berman earns an average salary of $250K annually. He also has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.
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