Chris Cuomo is an American journalist who currently works at CNN in a regular weeknight show Cuomo Prime Time. Cuomo is also known for his work at CNN.
Chris was born in 1970 in Queens, New York to Mario Cuomo and Matilda Cuomo. His father was a former governor of New York and his brother, Andrew Cuomo, is the current Governor of New York.
Chris completed his primary education at The Albany Academy which is a private university Preparatory school located in Albany, New York. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Yale University. Cuoco obtained his Juris Doctor from Fordham University and is a licensed attorney.
The Career of Chris Cuomo
Despite having a license and a degree Cuomo found law unsatisfactory and shifted his focus towards Journalism related to social and political issues. He served as a political analyst for the Fox News Channel. Also, he has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, CNN and then became a correspondent. As a co-Anchor of 20/20 in ANC Chris started covering Haiti Earthquake, Child Custody, bullying, and homeless teens.
Chris was a Fox News Channel correspondent before he joined ABC where he covered a wide range of issues focusing mainly on controversial social issues and also served as a political analyst.
#MemorialDay so many have given everything for the rest of us. Today we remember the fallen and their families. Thank you for your service! This flag was given to me by soldiers who kept my team safe after and IED attack in Iraq. I cherish it as a symbol of their devotion. pic.twitter.com/pUMCpIB7SF
— Christopher C. Cuomo (@ChrisCuomo) May 28, 2018
Chris also worked as a co-host of Good morning America for a short period of time where he covered the war on terrorism embedded on multiple occasions in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Chirs was promoted to a more prominent role on 20/20 co-hosting Alongside Elizabeth Vargas in 2009.
Cuomo joined ABC News where he interviewed important personnel like Madoff Mack, Dharun Ravi, and Aaron Fisher. He had also covered Hurricane Sandy, the defendant in Tyler Clement bullying trial and The CT school Shooting. Cuomo has done some intensive investigations that have really made a change in the large companies.
He started working in CNN form February 2013 as a co-host of the morning show. Cuomo covered the noreaster and the CNN’s morning show new day as a co-anchor. He covered the Papal resignation, Boston Marathon attacks 2013 State of the union and Christopher Dorner manhunt. Cuomo has received multiple awards for his reports and investigations. He has been nominated multiple times for Emmy Award as well. Cuomo has received Polk and Peabody Award for breaking news coverage.
In the Personal Life of Chris Cuomo
Chris is married to Christina Greeven Cuomo. Christina is an editor of Gotham magazine. The couple got married in 2001. They had a Roman Catholic Ceremony in South Hampton. The couple is blessed with two daughters Bella, and Carolina and a son Mario. There are no rumors of their divorce. They Live in Southampton, New York.
Chris Cuomo’s Net Worth
The career that Chris chose has paid him well. He has an estimated net worth of$ 7 million. He earns $2.5 million annually which makes him one of the highly paid journalists of CNN.
Facts about Chris Cuomo
- Cuomo was the youngest correspondent to receive News Emmy for his ‘Good Morning America’ profile of inspiring 12-year- old poet, Mattie Stepanek.
- Some media stated that Cuomo was in error after he claimed on Twitter that ‘hate speech’ is unprotected by the first amendment. He later clarified the misunderstanding and proved himself right.