Suzanne Malveaux (Karine Jean-Pierre Partner) Bio, Age, CNN, Net Worth

Suzanne Malveaux
Suzanne Malveaux

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 Education

Malveaux attended Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland. She then proceeded to Harvard 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 Egypt, where she lived.

Suzanne Malveaux Age

How old is Suzanne Malveaux? Suzanne is 57 years old as of 2023. She was born Suzanne Maria Malveaux on December 4, 1966, in Lansing, Michigan, in the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday every 21st day of December.

Suzanne Malveaux Family

Suzanne was born in Lansing, Michigan to her father, Floyd 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, the founder of the Merck Childhood Asthma Network, and the founder of Howard University’s National Human Genome Center. On the other hand, her mother is a retired schoolteacher.

Her parents have roots in 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. (the assistant attorney general for the state of Virginia), and Gregory F. Malveaux (an associate professor of English at Montgomery College).

Suzanne Malveaux Husband | Partner

Malveaux is married to her partner, Karine Jean-Pierre, an American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, author, and lecturer at Columbia University.

In an interview regarding her work as an openly-gay staffer in the Obama White House, she said: “What’s been wonderful is that I was not the only; I was one of many. President Obama didn’t hire LGBT staffers, he hired experienced individuals who happen to be LGBT,” she says. “Serving and working for President Obama where you can be openly gay has been an amazing honor. It felt incredible to be a part of an administration that prioritizes LGBT issues”.

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 coverage of then-Senator Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. This was through a 90-minute 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 has an estimated net worth of between $3 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a broadcast journalist.

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