Tom Foreman Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Kids, CNN, Book, Net Worth

Tom Foreman

Tom Foreman Biography

Tom Foreman (Thomas James Foreman) is an award winning journalist serving as a correspondent for CNN and author of My Year of Running Dangerously. He joined the network in 2004 and he is based in Washington, D.C. bureau. Previously, he worked as a correspondent for ABC News based in Denver.

Tom Foreman Age

He was born on December 6, 1959 in the United States.

Tom Foreman Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Tom Foreman Nationality

Foreman is an American by nationality.

Tom Foreman Education

In 1981, Foreman graduated Magna Cum Laude from Troy State University in Troy, Alabama, with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Dramatic Arts. He also received Honorary Doctorate from Quinnipiac University.

Tom Foreman Family

He has managed to keep his parents out of the limelight. It is also not clear as to whether he has siblings or not.

Tom Foreman Wife

Foreman got married to Linda Foreman in 1986. Linda is a pharmacist from New Jersey. The couple share the same birthday.


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Tom Foreman Kids

He has two daughters, Veronica(Ronnie) Foreman and Alison(Ali) Foreman. His first born, Veronica graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. She also received a Masters Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Veronica is an aerospace manufacturer. Previously, she was a scientific collaborator at NASA.

His last born daughter, Alison graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology. She is an entertainment reporter at Mashable, a digital media website.


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Tom Foreman CNN

Foreman is a CNN Correspondent based in the network’s Washington, D.C. bureau and he joined CNN in 2004. He covers a wide-range of topics for the network and reports for programs across the spectrum, from The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer to Anderson Cooper 360ยบ. He has also pioneered much of CNN’s work in new media, by playing a key role in the development of an immersive, 3-D Virtual Studio which has taken viewers into space to study satellites, travels onto distant battlefields to promote better understanding of dangerous conflicts and takes a deep dive analysis on the 2016 election cycle.

In addition, Foreman writes a weekly newspaper column, penned more than 1400 open letters to President Obama on, and anchors CNN’s year-in-review show on New Year’s Eve.

His experience spans more than three decades and touches virtually every major news story in that time period. He has traveled to all 50 U.S. states and more than twenty countries to report on, among many topics, CNN’s America’s Choice 2016 presidential campaign cycle, the Paris terror attacks, the disappearance of passenger plane MH370 and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He also leads the network’s fact checking initiative and in 2013 Foreman and the fact checking team were awarded the Walter Cronkite/Brooks Jackson Award.

Tom began his reporting career at a small radio station in Alabama while he was still in high school. After college, he worked for WSFA in Montgomery, Alabama, and then for WWL-TV in New Orleans, La. For 10 years, he worked as a roving reporter for ABC News from its Denver bureau. He moved to Washington in 2000 to become the senior anchor for National Geographic and managing editor for Inside Base Camp, for which he won his second Emmy Award as best interviewer.

Tom Foreman Book

Foreman is an avid ultra-marathoner, frequently competing in races of 50 miles or more. Most recently, he wrote about his journey through four half-marathons, three marathons and one 55-mile race in his book My year of Running Dangerously.

In this book, he narrates what started as an innocent request from his daughter which quickly turned into a rekindled passion for long-distance running, for the training, the camaraderie, the defeats and the victories. Told with honesty and humor, Foreman’s account captures the universal fears of aging and failure alongside the hard-won moments of triumph, tenacity, and going further than you ever thought possible.

Tom Foreman Salary

He earns an average salary of $91,213 per year.

Tom Foreman Net Worth

He has a net worth ranging between $1 to $5 million.

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