Suzanne Malveaux Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Suzanne Malveaux Bio, Wiki

Suzanne Malveaux is an American Anchor/reporter working for CNN serving the station as a national correspondent. She has been working with this station since 2002. 

Suzanne Malveaux Age

Malveaux is 56 years old as of 2022, She was born on December 4, 1966, in Lansing, Michigan, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday every 21st day of December.

Suzanne Malveaux Height

Malveaux stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

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.

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Suzanne Malveaux Career

Malveaux is an Award-winning journalist serving as a network’s national correspondent at CNN. Where she covers politics, national news, international events, and cultures. Prior to that, she co-anchored CNN’s Around The World and co-anchored the network’s Emmy-winning coverage of the revolution in Egypt. Additionally, Suzanne co-anchored the network’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the Arab Spring. In addition to that, she has anchored in the White House for more than 10 years as a White House correspondent. Where she covered Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama traveling to Europe, and Africa. She has interviewed all 5 living Presidents and several First Ladies.

In March of 2012, Malveaux returned to Rwanda to cover the former civil war-torn African nation. Where she had covered 14 years ago with then-President Clinton and updated the reconciliation efforts. Later in October, she traveled to South Africa where she interviewed the family of Nelson Mandela and covered Soweto “36 years out of the student uprising”. Moreover, Malveaux the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., and President Obama’s 2013 inauguration in Washington, D.C.

In September 2005, Suzanne returned to her family’s hometown of New Orleans. Where she reported on the devastation and recovery following Hurricane Katrina. She was part of the coverage team that earned CNN a Peabody Award for its Katrina reporting and a duPont Award for CNN’s coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia. Among the stories Malveaux has broken for CNN are: the plea deal of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, White House personnel changes, and the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Suzanne Malveaux NBC News

Prior to Joining CNN, Suzanne worked at NBC News based in Chicago and Washington, D.C. serving as a correspondent. During her time at the station, she traveled the country covering breaking news for MSNBC reporting on 9/11, the Pentagon, politics, the 2000 Ballot recount, and Clinton’s impeachment trial. Previously, she worked as a general assignment reporter for WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., and WFXT-TV and New England Cable News in Boston. Before getting into the news business, Malveaux produced documentaries in Egypt and Kenya and worked on a one-hour documentary on the Great Depression with Boston-based Blackside Inc. Moreover, Malveaux was recognized by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism for covering “One of the Top 50 Stories of the Century” for her reporting on then-Senator Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. During that time she reported and crafted a 90-minute documentary on Senator Barack Obama.

Suzanne also served as a panelist questioning the candidates in the Democratic Presidential Primary Debate in Charlotte, North Carolina. She also played a key role in CNN’s Emmy-winning election coverage of 2006 and 2004. Furthermore, she has been named an Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow,  and an Aspen Global Leadership Network fellow. Additionally, Suzanne has participated in numerous panels at the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival and Brainstorming summits. She serves on the Board of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Malveaux was awarded a Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in May for her 2013 ALS series. She has also been recognized as “One of America’s Most Powerful Players Under 40” by Black Enterprise. In addition to that, she has been recognized as Ebony’s “Outstanding Women in Marketing & Communications”. The 100’s “Most Influential Young African Americans”, and Essence Magazine’s “2009 Journalist of the Year”. She is personally dedicated to promoting awareness and research for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). In her free time, she enjoys participating in marathons and triathlons.

Suzanne Malveaux’s Net Worth

In Malveaux’s career as a national correspondent, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $4 Million.

Suzanne Malveaux Salary

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

Suzanne Malveaux Parents and Siblings

Malveaux 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. Additionally, 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. Moreover, 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/ Spouse

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

Suzanne Malveaux Kids

Malveaux adopted a baby girl in 2014 named Soleil.

Suzanne Malveaux CNN

Malveaux works at CNN where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

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

Suzanne Malveaux Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 103k followers, around 17k followers on her Facebook page, and about 3k followers on her Instagram account.