Suzanne Malveaux Biography
Suzanne Malveaux is an award-winning television journalist currently working as CNN’s national correspondent, covering politics, national news, culture, and international events. Previously, Malveaux co-anchored CNN’s Around The World and editions of CNN Newsroom. In addition, she has also served as a CNN White House Correspondent and primary substitute to Wolf Blitzer on The Situation Room.
Suzanne Malveaux Age|Birthday
Malveaux was born on February 21, 2008, in Lansing, Michigan, the United States of America. She is 54 years old as of February 2020. In addition, she celebrates her birthday every 21st day of February. Her birth name is Suzanne Maria Malveaux.
Suzanne Malveaux Parents|Family|Siblings
Suzanne was born in Lansing, Michigan to her father, Flyod Joseph Malveaux, and mother Myrna Maria Ruiz. Her father Joseph was a doctor who later became the dean of the college of Medicine at Howard University, founder of the Merck Childhood Asthma Network, and founder of Howard University’s National Human Genome Center. On the other hand, her mother is a retired schoolteacher.
Her parents have roots of French, Spanish, and African descent. However, she considers herself black. She has further stated that different members of her family are either white biracial and/or black.
Suzanne has three siblings namely; Suzette M. Malveaux (her twin sister and associate professor at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America), Courtney M Malveaux (the assistant attorney general for the state of Virginia), and Gregory F. Malveaux (an associate professor of Eglish at Montgomery college).
Suzanne Malveaux Education
Malveaux attended Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland. She then proceeded to Havard University where she received her B.A. degree in sociology. Later on, she joined the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism where she got her M.A. degree in Journalism. During her gap year, she spent time in Africa, doing documentaries in Kenya and Eqypt where she lived.
Suzanne Malveaux Husband|Partner|Married
Malveaux is married to her partner, Karine Jean-Pierre, an American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, author, and lecturer at Columbia University.
Suzanne Malveaux Daughter
Malveaux is a proud mother of her daughter Soleil.
Suzanne Malveaux Career|CNN
Suzanne began her career as a general assignment reporter for WRC-TV, WFXT-TV, and the New England Cable News based in Boston. She then headed to work as a correspondent for NBC News based in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Working for the station, she traveled through the country covering breaking news for MSNBC.
In May 2002, Suzanne joined CNN where she notably reported the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the plea deal of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and White House personal changes.
Later in September 2005, she returned to her hometown of New Orleans, reporting on the devastation and recovery following Hurricane Katrina. She was also part of the team that earned CNN a Peabody Award for its Katrina reporting.
Suzanne was recognized by Columbia University’s Graduate School for her covering on then-Senator Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. This was through a 90 minutes craft on Senator Barack Obama. She later served as a panelist questioning the candidates in the Democratic Presidential Primary Debate in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In September 2011, she accompanied the U.S troops in Afghanistan for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 where she led breaking news coverage of the Taliban’s terrorist attack on the U.S Embassy there.
Suzanne Malveaux Net Worth
Malveaux is currently estimated at a net worth of between $3 – $5 Million.