Victor Blackwell

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Victor Blackwell Bio, Wiki, Net Worth
Victor Blackwell Picture credit: CNN

Victor Blackwell Wikis

Real NameVictor Blackwell
Birthday25 September 1981
BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, the U.S.
Zodiac SignLibra
Salary/Income$79k-99k annually
Net WorthUnder review
ParentsNot Disclosed

Victor Blackwell is an American Television news anchor who serves in the CNN Center headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. He is famous for serving in the 10 am Saturday hour of CNN Newsroom and New Day Weekend. he is also known for covering top stories like the Orlando Pulse Shooting, a protest following the death of Freddie Gray, and Hurricane Harvey, and Irna.

Victor Blackwell was born in Baltimore in 1981. His birthday falls on the 25th of September with the zodiac sign of Libra. He holds an American nationality with African-American ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Victor began working at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Then, he served at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida as a reporter and anchor. He also became the first black main anchor to serve at WPBF in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Victor Blackwell Net Worth, Salary, Income
Victor Blackwell began working at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland as a reporter and fill-in anchor| Source: CNN

Eventually, his career got the limelight by joining CNN in 2012. There, he became a correspondent which is based at CNN’s southeast bureau. he also got the opportunity to cover some of the top stories like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (2017), the Orlando shooting at Pulse Nightclub (2016), protests in his hometown of Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray (2015), exclusive reporting on Superstorm Sandy recovery (2012) and the death of Georgia teen Kendrick Johnson (2013).

Throughout the career, he won a Regional Emmy Award for Outstanding Feature Reporting. Victor also got nominated three times for Regional Emmy in 2007, 2008, 2011. Along with that, He received the Unity Award and a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

As of 2020, Victor’s net worth remains estimation but he earns a salary between $79k-99k annually.

Dating or Married Life – Partner?

Victor hasn’t gushed about his love life and partner in public. However, he confessed to being gay with his co-host, Sandy brown, and guest, Jimmy Alexander on the 21st of December 2013. He said,

I am a black gay man.

Victor Blackwell Dating, Gay, LGBT, Boyfriend
Victor Blackwell also became the first black main anchor to serve at WPBF in West Palm Beach, Florida.| Source: NY Post

Furthermore, Victor hasn’t been linked nor rumored with any boyfriend/partner to this date. Likewise, there isn’t any news of him having children but he is the godfather of two children. On the 21st of March 2017, he shared a picture with two kids.

Victor Blackwell Married, Son
Victor Blackwell playing with his godson| Source: Instagram

Parents, Family, and Sibling

Talking about his educational background, Victor was a class president at Milford Mill Academy in 1999. Then, he graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. during that time, he served at Howard University’s public television station WHUT-TV.

He has a solid bond with his family. Once he gushed about his close-knit bond with her mother.

 37 years and this is the first time (my uncle confirms the years I can’t remember) that my mom and I are in a pool/sea/ocean together. #happythanksgivng #familyvacation #parentsanniversary

Victor Blackwell Mother, Parents, Family
Victor Blackwell enjoying his time with his mother| Source: Twitter


Body Measurement: Height and Weight

Victor’s height and weight remain unknown at the moment. He has a black eye.

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