Kate Bolduan Biography and Wiki
Kate Bolduan (Katherine Jean Bolduan) is a media personality working as the co-anchor of CNN News Central, airing weekdays from 9 am-12 pm ET. Previously, she was the anchor and host of CNN’s At This Hour. She also hosted State of America on CNN International and co-anchored New Day and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
Kate Bolduan Age
Bolduan is 39 years old as of 2023. She was born on 28th July 1983 in Goshen, Indiana, United States.
Kate Bolduan Height and Weight
She is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weighs 56kgs (123 lbs). Her body measures 34-26-36 inches (Burst-Waist-Hips). She also has blonde hair and hazel-brown eyes.
Kate Bolduan Nationality
She is an American citizen.
Kate Bolduan Education
Bolduan studied at Goshen High School, a public high school in her home city. Later on, she joined George Washington University. In 2005, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a minor in Political Science. At the University she participated in volleyball and acted in the student theatre organization. She also spent time in Madrid, Spain during her studies where she learned to speak Spanish.
Kate Bolduan Parents and Siblings
Born in Goshen, Indiana, Kate is the daughter of Jeffrey Bolduan, a medical doctor, and Nadine Bolduan, a nurse. She was raised alongside her three sisters and she is the third born.
In 2013, her mother was sentenced to one year in jail for ‘nearly killing Paul Fought’ after crashing into him while drunk driving. However, she asked for forgiveness from Fought who suffered a concussion, three brain bleeds, and broken bones in his arm and legs.
‘I know how much pain Mr. Fought was in. I’m sorry and I beg your forgiveness. I don’t expect to receive forgiveness,’ she said in court.
Fought also testified and explained how he had lost his job and suffered constant pain following the accident.
‘I almost died that day. I lost my job after 26 years and I am in constant pain. Nadine, I do forgive you. We did pray for you, Nadine. We continue to do so,’ he said.
Her driver’s license was also revoked for five years after she was released from jail.
Previously, Nadine was charged with reckless homicide after her jet ski struck two children, killing a nine-year-old girl and injuring a 10-year-old in 1995.
However, the charges were dismissed after the court’s prosecutor said he believed the actions were negligent, but did not constitute recklessness.
The case moved to the civil courts in Elkhart County and Nadine and her husband Jeffrey were ordered to pay the victim’s family more than $1 million.
Kate Bolduan Husband and Daughters
Is CNN’s Kate Bolduan still married? Yes. Bolduan has been married to David Gershenson since May 2010. Her husband works for The Carlyle Group, a company that specializes in corporate real estate transactions. He is also the son of Bruce Alan Gershenson, a real estate developer.
Just like Kate, David is also a graduate of George Washington University. The couple has two daughters, Cecelia Eve born in September 2014, and Delphine Esther born on December 23, 2017. They also belong to the Park Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan.
Bolduan is left-handed but plays all sports with her right hand. She loves ketchup, belly dancing, cereals, and can waterski barefoot.
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Kate Bolduan CNN
Why is Kate Bolduan leaving CNN? Bolduan is not leaving CNN. She is the co-anchor of CNN News Central, airing weekdays from 9 am-12 pm ET. Previously, she was anchor and host of CNN’s At This Hour, where she went behind the headlines to bring viewers critical live events as they happen, smart analysis of hot topics, and news-making interviews with key players in politics and beyond.
Bolduan also hosted State of America on CNN International and co-anchored New Day and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Bolduan played an instrumental role in the network’s historic coverage of the 2020 Presidential Election amid the coronavirus pandemic, reporting live from the pivotal battleground of Pennsylvania that Joe Biden had secured enough votes to win the presidency.
In 2019, Bolduan conducted the first television interview with Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten. That year she also secured an exclusive interview with the Syrian defector identified only by the codename Caesar about the human rights abuses he documented and smuggled out in secret. It was an interview credited by members of Congress as contributing to the passage of a sanctions package that bears Caesar’s name. In 2018, Bolduan reported from Afghanistan with an exclusive interview with the top U.S. commander there and secured CNN’s first interview with Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes on his call to break up the social media giant.
Previously, Bolduan served as a CNN congressional correspondent covering the activities of the U.S. House and Senate. She also served as a general assignment correspondent, helping to lead the coverage of and was in the room for the historic Supreme Court arguments over the Affordable Care Act and also led the network’s coverage of other Supreme Court cases like the Chicago gun rights case McDonald v. the City of Chicago, the fight over religious freedom in Salazar v. Buono, the death penalty, violent video games, and campaign finance.
How long has Kate Bolduan been on CNN? Bolduan has been on CNN for 16 years as of 2023. She joined CNN in 2007 as a national correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and feature reports for more than 800 CNN Newsource affiliates. During her time with Newsource, Bolduan covered the 2008 presidential election and traveled throughout the United States covering other national headlines. Before joining CNN Newsource, Bolduan was a general assignment reporter for WTVD-TV in Raleigh, N.C. She began her television career as a production assistant for NBC News and MSNBC in Washington D.C. She is based in the network’s New York City bureau.
Kate Bolduan Haircut
On August 8, 2013, she wrote on her Twitter page, “Happy Haircut Thursday. @Michael20Sparks to the rescue! Grt seeing u! #thebest.”
— Kate Bolduan (@KateBolduan) August 8, 2013
Kate Bolduan Twin
There is no information on whether she has a twin or not.
Kate Bolduan Salary and Net Worth
What is Kate Bolduan’s salary? Kate earns an average salary of $200,000 per month (Approximately $2.4 million annually). She also has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2023.
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