Erica Hill

American Journalist

Erica Hill

Facts of Erica Hill

Name Erica Hill
Birth Name Erica Ruth Hill-Yount
Date of Birth July 20, 1976
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Gender Female
Birth Country Clinton, CT, USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession American journalist
Net worth $5 Million
Salary $114,310
Marital Status Married
Spouse David Yount (m. 2005)
Children Weston Robert Yount, Sawyer Steven Yount
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Height 5 ft 8 in / 173 cm
Weight 128 lb / 58 kg
Body Measurement 33-24-35 in
Father Steve Hill
Mother Cheryl Hill
Education Boston University


American journalist, Erica Hill is playing an important role in making the headlines powerful with valuable news for the readers. She has the ability to take the challenge of highlighting the reality behind the story with creativity.

Erica was born as Erica Ruth Hill on 20th July 1976 in Clinton, Connecticut, United States. She is the second child of Cheryl Hill and Steven Holmes Hill. Unfortunately, her father, Steve passed away at the age of 62 on 8th May 2020 after facing sickness.

Erica has a sister, Whitney Hill Champarnaud, who is currently residing in Paris, France. Other than that, he enrolled at Boston University in 1994. He later received Alpha Epsilon Phi honor with earning a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Journalism degree in 1998.

Salary & Net Worth

Erica Hill pursued as a news anchor and full-time reporter for TechTV News channel in 2000. She then joined CNN in 2003 and began to serve in various news programs, including Prime News Tonight, Anderson Cooper 360°, etc. She also worked as an anchor for world-leading news networks, like CBS News, NBC News, HLN.

Erica has been leading the daily news as a fill-in-anchor and national correspondent at CNN since after rejoining in 2016. So, her yearly salary is comparable to CNN’s national correspondents per annual remuneration, which is $114,310 from the lower and higher percentile of $104,762 to $122,979. She currently boasts a net worth of $5 Million in 2020. Also, read about Robin Meade‘s net worth and status.

Relationship Status

The 43-year-old, Erica is living a happy married life with an American lawyer, David Yount, who is also the CEO and founder at LicenseLogix license-filing firm. The couple eventually had their first meeting in 2004 and soon after they started dating on a regular basis.

Erica Hill Family
David Yount and Erica Hill Family

After dating for over fourteen months, the duo became engaged and then married in a glorious ceremony on 15th October 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia. During their nuptials, the bride wore a white lace off-the-shoulder gown, and the groom donned in a slim-fit black tuxedo.

Following a year of marriage, Erica gave birth to her first child, a son, Weston Robert Yount on 25th November 2006. Four years later, the family of three members turned out to be four when they welcomed their second son, Sawyer Steven Yount on 23rd March 2010. They are raising their children in a lavish home based in the greater New York area.


The prize-winning journalist, Erica has a lot of affection towards animals. She currently possesses a pet dog, Dakota, which is a Bernedoodle dog breed. She and her family adopted Dakota as one of their important members at their house.

Erica Hill and pet dog, Dakota
Erica Hill and pet dog, Dakota
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As in the current time, the price of a Bernedoodle dog breed ranges from $2,500 to $5,000. Nevertheless, it can be found at a reasonable price for $4,000 from any local pet shop through a good breeder.

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