John Vause Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Daughter CNN, Awards, Net Worth

John Vause

John Vause Biography

John Vause is an award winning media personality serving as the co-anchor of CNN Newsroom from 12-2am ET on CNNI based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. Previously, he was based in Los Angeles.

John Vause Age

Born in 1968, he celebrates his birthday every 22nd of August. He is 52 years old as of 2020.

John Vause Height and Weight

He is 5 feet and 5 inches tall. He also weighs approximately 72kgs.

John Vause Nationality

He is an Australian national. He was born in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

John Vause Education Background

For years 1981 to 1985 he was tasked to complete his high school levels. At the time he attended Brisbane Boys College and successfully completed high school.

After successfully completing his basic education he got invited to Queensland University to study American History. He completed his degree program and successfully graduated with a bachelor’s degree in American History.

John Vause Parents and Siblings

Little is known about his family. He comes from a humble family of four. His parents are Warren Vause and Jan Vause. He also has a sister although she is unknown to the public.

John Vause Wife and Children

Vause is a married man. He is married to Tushka Bergen, an Australian actress, since 2003. In 1988, Tushka was nominated for the AACTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini Series for her role in Always Afternoon. She has also worked in Australia, England, Germany and the United States.

His wife was born in 1969 in London and she is the daughter of Beverley Bergen, an opera singer and scriptwriter and Anthony Hose, a conductor and pianist.

The couple have a daughter, Katie Vause, born in 2004.

John Vause CNN

Vause is the co-anchor of CNN Newsroom from 12-2am ET on CNNI based at the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. For the past 25 years he has traveled the world, reporting from more than 30 countries, and has been based in Atlanta, Beijing, Jerusalem, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Canberra and Los Angeles. He has also seen firsthand the devastation caused by some of the world’s biggest natural disasters: Earthquakes in Haiti and China, bush fires, floods and typhoons. He was one of the last reporters to interview former Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto, returning to Karachi after she was assassinated.


Previously, John was based in Los Angeles. He has anchored some of the biggest stories in recent years on both networks including the Arab Spring, the Japan earthquake and tsunami, the death of Kim Jung Il and the U.S. government shutdown. He also continues to report from the field, most notably covering the Israel-Hezbollah war from both Gaza and Jerusalem in 2014.

Prior to Los Angeles, he served as CNN’s correspondent in Jerusalem followed by an assignment as senior international correspondent based in Beijing. While in Beijing, he was responsible for covering China and the region.

When the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was killed by a U.S. airstrike in 2006, Vause was the only international reporter who visited the scene. He spent months traveling through Iraq at the start of the U.S.-led invasion, but unlike many reporters he was not embedded with coalition forces and was one of three anchors for CNN International based in Kuwait in the months leading up to the invasion. John was also one of the few journalists who reported from New York on the 9/11 attacks, then traveled to Pakistan and then to Afghanistan for the fall of the Taliban.

Vause has been there for Presidential inaugurations, Democratic and Republican National Conventions, Bill Clinton’s impeachment, the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr., mass shootings in U.S. schools and gala awards from the Oscars to Grammys. He’s interviewed Presidents and Prime Ministers, movie, music and sporting stars but mostly ordinary people who do extraordinary things.

John Vause Awards

  • Vause won an Asia TV award for his reporting on the controversy surrounding the Beijing Olympics.
  • He won an Edward R. Murrow award for his reporting on the Israel-Hezbollah war in 2006.
  • In 2003, he was the winner of the “Journalist of the Year” award from the Atlanta Press club.

John Vause Salary and Net Worth

He earns approximately $250k per annum. He also has an estimated net worth of about $4 million.

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