Ben Wedeman (CNN) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Fiancé, Family, Salary and Net Worth

Ben Wedeman
Ben Wedeman

Ben Wedeman Biography and Wiki

Ben Wedeman is an award-winning American journalist. He is currently working as a war correspondent for CNN since 1994.

Ben Wedeman Age and Birtday

Wedeman was born on September 1, 1960, in Washington, United States of America. He is 61 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Virgo. Ben turns 62 years old on Sept 1, 2022.

Ben Wedeman Height and Weight

Ban appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height and has a moderate weight. Details about his full body measurements are currently under review and will soon be updated.

Ben Wedeman Education

Wedeman is quite a learned individual. He attended Texas University and later graduated with a Master’s degree in journalism.

Ben Wedeman Family

Ben was born and raised in Washington, United States of America by his parents. Unfortunatly, details about the actual identities of his parents and siblings are currently under review and will soon be updated.

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Ben Wedeman Fiance

Wedeman is happily married to his gorgeous wife Yasmine Perni. The couple has managed to stay together for quite a long time.

Further information about their children is currently under review and will soon be updated.

Ben Wedeman CNN

Ben has had quite an impressive career, He is CNN’s senior international correspondent based in Beirut. Prior to this posting Wedeman was based in Rome, Italy, from where he covered the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis, a series of Italian crises, and the migrant crisis. Outside of Europe Wedeman has covered the civil war in Syria, the military-backed overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, the Gaza war of 2014, the war against ISIS in Iraq, and the failed Turkish coup d’état in July 2016.

He was previously based in Cairo, where he led the network’s coverage of the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. He was the first western journalist to enter Libya shortly afterward and spent many months covering the effort to bring down the regime of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.

Prior to that, he was based out of CNN’s bureau in Jerusalem, where he focused on Palestinian affairs. Wedeman was the first reporter to break the news of the release of kidnapped BBC journalist Alan Johnston in Gaza in July 2007. He was also the first western reporter to enter Gaza from Egypt during Israel’s late 2008-2009 offensive.

Ben Wedeman Salary

According to CNN estimates, Ben receives an annual salary ranging from $27,700 – $75,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released

Ben Wedeman Net Worth

Wedeman has a net worth of $200,000. This amount is from his extensive career among other investments.

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