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Wolf Blitzer Net Worth in 2022, Birthday, Age, Family, Wife, Kids and Salary

What is Wolf Blitzer's net worth and yearly salary?

Wolf Blitzer is a journalist, television anchor, and author who has been reporting for Cable News Network since the 1990s. Currently, he works as a senior anchor for CNN. He hosted The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer and was the network’s lead political anchor until 2021.

Wolf Isaac Blitzer was born on 22 March 1948 in Augsburg, Germany. David Blitzer, his father, was a contractor and home builder, and Cesia Blitzer, his mother, was a housewife. During the German occupation of Poland, Wolff’s parents narrowly escaped Auschwitz camp, while his grandparents, two uncles, and two aunts were murdered there. His parents and older sister, Helena Blitzer, immigrated to the United States in 1948, where the Blitzer family began a new life.

Wolf Blitzer graduated from Kenmore West Senior High School in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in the same city. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1970. During his time at the university, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi. In 1972, he earned a Master of Arts in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. Upon receiving his master’s degree, Blitzer studied Hebrew at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Hebrew is a Northwest Semitic language and belongs to the Afroasiatic language family.

Wolf Blitzer’s Net Worth

Wolf Blitzer is CNN’s highest-paid news anchor, and CNN is his primary source of income. Wolf receives a salary of $5 million yearly from CNN, equating to $416,666.6 per month. Aside from this, he is the author of the 1989 book Territory of lies and the 1985 book Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporter’s Notebook. He has appeared in various movies, including Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Skyfall, and many others. As of 2022, Wolf Blitzer’s highest net worth is $80 million, which makes him the richest person.

Wolf Blitzer Wife

In 1973, at 25, Wolf Blitzer married 23-year-old Lynn Greenfield, and they have been married for 49 years. Blitzer’s wife, Lynn Greenfield, is 72 years old and works as a personal shopper at the Saks Fifth Avenue store in Chevy Chase, Maryland, where Blitzer lives with his wife.

Wolf Blitzer Children

Currently, Blitzer has only one daughter, Ilana Blitzer Gendelman, 41 years old and born on 7 October 1981, in Bethesda, Maryland.

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