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How much is "the face of CNN" really worth? Get all the details on how news anchor Chris Cuomo earns his net worth.

The face of CNN: How big is Chris Cuomo’s net worth?

Just like a malfunctioning kitchen sink, American television journalist Chris Cuomo can run both hot & cold for many of his viewers, garnering much praise from his supporters regarding his reporting & interviewing skills but also much criticism given his family’s history in politics as well as his own opinions. 

But just what exactly is Chris Cuomo’s net worth?

We’re here to closely examine the life & achievements of CNN’s Chris Cuomo, dissecting his career and seeing if his impressive net worth truly adds up to his overall accomplishments in the news field. 

Meet the Cuomos

Born on August 9th, 1970, fifty-one-year-old Chris Cuomo is the current host of the CNN weekly news analyst show, Cuomo Prime Time. Originally raised in Queens, New York, Chris Cuomo eventually went on to attend the prestigious Yale University and even earned a J.D. from Fordham University, becoming a licensed attorney by 1995. 

Chris Cuomo’s older brother, Andrew Cuomo, is currently the Governor of New York, having served that position since 2011. The sixty-three-year-old governor is a member of the Democratic Party and also a public figure who has faced much scrutiny during his time serving as the fifty-sixth Governor of New York, especially given his response to the current pandemic in which NYC saw itself as one of the major “epicenters” last May. 

Chris Cuomo’s father, the late Mario Cuomo, was born on June 15th, 1932, having passed away in 2015 from natural causes due to heart failure. Also a part of the Democratic Party, Mario Cuomo served as the Governor of New York from 1983 to 1994. 

Chris Cuomo’s career

Cuomo’s green entry into the world of journalism included appearances on MSNBC, CNBC, and CNN, leading him to earn roles as a political policy analyst for FOX News as well as a correspondent for FOX Files on the same network where he addressed social-related issues. 

Chris Cuomo eventually went on to earn the position of news anchor at Good Morning America, where we covered global breaking news topics from 2006 to 2009. 

In 2013, Cuomo made his debut on CNN as a field anchor, where he finally landed his own show in 2018 titled Cuomo Primetime. Additionally, he began hosting his own radio show in 2018 on the P.O.T.U.S. channel on SiriusXM, called “Let’s Get After It”. With all these gigs, it’s safe to say that Chris Cuomo might have an impressive net worth, wouldn’t you say? 


Chris Cuomo has gone on to receive many accolades throughout his career, including being named one of People magazine’s “Top 50 Sexiest People” in 1997. 

Cuomo has also gone on to receive multiple Emmy Awards, including one for his profile on the twelve-year-old poet Mattie Stepanek on Good Morning America who he met in late 2001, only months after the events of September 11th.  

Cuomo has too been a part of multiple ensemble awards for his work in breaking news throughout the years as well as his live interviews. 

Chris Cuomo’s net worth

With a strong educational background, decades worth of reporting & interviewing for a variety of news’ outlets, and several awards & acknowledgments, what is Chris Cuomo’s net worth? 

The “face of CNN”, who reportedly has a salary of $6 million per year, has an impressive net worth of roughly $12 million dollars. 

In 2011, Chris Cuomo & his wife Christina, a former editor of Gotham Magazine who married Cuomo in 2001, bought a Park Avenue apartment for nearly $3 million dollars. Not too bad, Chris. 

What are your thoughts on Chris Cuomo and his hefty net worth? Do you think he’s worthy of his earnings? Let us know in the comments below. 

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