Whitney Wild Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Kids, CNN, Net Worth

Whitney Wild

Whitney Wild Biography

Whitney Wild is a television personality serving as CNN law enforcement correspondent based in Washington, DC. She joined the network in 2019 and was formerly a correspondent for CNN Newsource. She was also a special assignment unit reporter for WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C.

Whitney Wild Age

Wild was born on January 21, 1988 in Michigan, United States. She is 33 years old.

Whitney Wild Height

She is 5 feet and 4 inches tall.

Whitney Wild Nationality

She holds American citizenship.

Whitney Wild Education

A 2010 graduate of the University of Michigan, Whitney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Literature. She also received a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2012.

Whitney Wild Family

Little is known about her childhood. She is the daughter of Teri Wild, although her father’s name is unknown. She grew up in the United States with her brother Trevor Wild.

Whitney Wild Husband

Wild is married though her husband’s name is unknown.

Whitney Wild Kids

She has three children with her husband; a daughter, Audrey born on October 15, 2016 and two sons, Philip born on December 18, 2018 and Paul Steven born on September 15, 2020.

In May 10, 2019, Whitney published an article saying, ‘I quit breastfeeding. It was the best decision I’ve ever made.’ In her article she was advocating for parents to decide for themselves and take pride in whatever choice they make. She went further to say that she was not advocating for women to stop breastfeeding. Wild stopped breast feeding her son Philip at three weeks.


Whitney Wild CNN

Wild is a CNN law enforcement correspondent based in Washington, DC. She joined the network in 2019 and she covers law enforcement agencies, including the Capitol Police and Secret Service. Previously, she was a correspondent for CNN Newsource, delivering live reports and digital content for Newsource’s 1,000+ local news partners.

Wild joined CNN Newsource from WUSA 9 in Washington, D.C., where she was on the investigative team. She earned a National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter Emmy Award for her reporting on discriminatory property advertising and rental practices affecting federally subsidized housing voucher holders. Following her reporting, lawmakers in the nation’s capital expanded efforts to combat housing discrimination based on source of income.

Previously, Wild was a reporter and anchor for 9NEWS in Denver where she broke dozens of stories, and she earned a Heartland Chapter Emmy Award for her reporting on the anniversary and the chance meeting of two survivors of a plane crash during Operation Babylift, President Gerald Ford’s plan to rescue thousands of children from war-torn Vietnam in 1975. She began her career at WJLA/NewsChannel 8 in Washington, D.C. as a multimedia journalist, where her reporting also prompted the U.S. Marshals to arrest a child sex predator.

Whitney Wild Salary

She earns an average salary of $113,467 per year.

Whitney Wild Net Worth

Wild has an estimated net worth of $2.4 million.

Whitney Wild Instagram

She has a private Instagram account.

Whitney Wild Twitter


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