Roland Martin Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Roland Martin Bio, Wiki

Roland Martin is a seasoned  American Anchor/ Reporter working for CNN  serving the station as a columnist, commentator, and contributor. He has been working with this station since 2007. 

Roland Martin Age

Martin is 54 years old as of 2022, he was born on November 14, 1968, in Houston, Texas, in the United States of America.

Roland Martin Height

Martin stands a the height of 5 feet  10 inches tall.

Roland Martin Education

Martin attended Jack Yates High School, where he discovered his passion for communication. At that time, he was part of the magnet program in communications at the school. In 1987, he joined Texas A&M University to study journalism. Still, at college, Roland worked for the Bryan-College Station Eagle and KBTX station channel 3. Furthermore, he attended the National Association of Black Journalists convention. Roland also received a master’s degree in Christian Communications from Louisiana Baptist University. He has received honorary degrees from Florida Memorial University and the University of Maryland.

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Roland Martin Career

Martin works at CNN based in Chicago where he serves as a contributor and a key member of CNN’s “Best Political Team on Television.”  Since joining the network in February 2007, he has hosted a variety of programs including the “What Would Jesus Really Do?” series and, most recently, a three-part series on the issues presidential candidates avoid addressing as Election Day nears. Additionally, he is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate.

In addition to that, Roland recently served as executive editor of the Chicago Defender, the nation’s largest black daily newspaper. Moreover, he is a commentator for TV One Cable Network and a senior analyst for the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Aside from that, Martin is the author of Listening to the Spirit Within: 50 Perspectives on Faith and Speak, Brother! A Black Man’s View of America. Additionally, he has appeared numerous times on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Court TV, BET Nightly News, BBC News, National Public Radio, The Word Network, and America’s Black Forum.

Roland Martin WVON/1690AM

Prior to joining CNN, Roland served as a host of The Roland S. Martin Show on WVON/1690AM in Chicago. In addition to that, he is the former founding editor of, owned by nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner and Radio One. He is also the former founding news editor for Savoy magazine. Before that, Martin served as the managing editor of the Houston Defender and the Dallas Weekly. Moreover, Roland also worked as the owner/publisher of Dallas-Fort Worth Heritage, a Christian monthly newspaper. Additionally, Roland also worked for KKDA-AM in Dallas, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, KRLD/1080AM, and the Austin American-Statesman. In addition to that, in  October 2008, Martin was inducted into Texas A&M’s journalism “Hall of Honor” for his journalistic accomplishments.

During his journalism career, he has won more than 20 awards, including a regional Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. Martin also received several first-place awards from the Dallas-Fort Worth Association of Black Communicators. Additionally, he was awarded two citations from the National Associated Press Managing Editors Conference. Aside from that, he received the top sports reporting award in 1997 from the National Association of Black Journalists and honors from the Houston Press Club. In addition to that, he is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and the American Society of Newspaper Editors.

Roland Martin’s Net Worth

In Martin’s career as a columnist, commentator, and contributor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

How Much Does Roland Martin Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Roland Martin’s Parents and Siblings

Martin was born and raised in the United States, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Roland Martin Wife/ Spouse

Martin married his wife, Jacquie Hood Martin since the year 2001. However, he was earlier married to Deborah Duncan in 1993 until their divorce in 1999. Martin and his family reside in Leesburg, Virginia, in the United States of America.

Roland Martin Kids

Martin manages to keep information regarding whether he has any children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Roland Martin CNN

Martin works at CNN where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann 
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Alex Marquardt

Roland Martin unfiltered

This is a daily show broadcast from Washington, DC, that focuses on news, politics, culture, entertainment, social justice, sports, education, business, and finance.

Roland Martin’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 698k  followers, around 26k followers on his  Facebook page, and about 668k followers on his Instagram account.