• Jeff Zeleny

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    Jeff Zeleny



  • Facts of Jeff Zeleny

    Name Jeff Zeleny
    Birth Name Jeffrey Dean Zeleny
    Date of Birth June 10, 1973
    Zodiac Sign Gemini
    Gender Male
    Birth Country Exeter, NE, United States of America
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Correspondent
    Net worth $1.2 Million
    Salary $14,3852
    Marital Status Single
    Hair Color Dark Brown
    Father Robert Dean Zeleny
    Mother Diane Naomi Yeck
    Education University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1996)

    Jeff Zeleny is renowned as the CNN White House Senior Correspondent and is also a Pulitzer Prize recipient. Throughout 2000 and 2012, he also covered significant presidential elections.

     He won public support when he told President Obama how, during his first days in office, he was “surprising, disturbed, enchanted and humbled.”

    Jeff’s Family And Education

    Jeff was born on June 10, 1973, as Jeffrey Dean Zeleny, to Diane Naomi Zeleny and Robert Dean Zeleny in Exeter, Nebraska, USA. Jeff spent his two older brothers, James Robert Zeleny and Michael Jon Zeleny, most of his childhood days. 

    Jeff was an intelligent boy who wanted to pursue journalism and understand political dynamics. Jeff is white and of American nationality.

    Jeff continued to fulfill his vision of pursuing journalism by studying journalism and political science at Nebraska University. In 1996 he completed his studies.

    Jeff’s Relationship Status   

    Jeff was not interested in other relationships, such as other prominent persons and TV personalities. Jeff has no long history of dating, which may be due to his journalism career. 

    Jeff is unwilling to speak to the media about his personal life. Zeleny lives a single entity, according to credible sources.

    Jeff has rumored to be a lesbian. Around three years ago, people began to talk about their sexual orientation, but the senior correspondent did not answer the speculation.

     Later he came out from the closet and reported the theory that he was gay. Although he admitted that he was a gay male, he still did not disclose who he is and who his new boyfriend is.

    Jeff’s Career

    During his studies at the University, Jeff was assigned the editor of the newspaper Daily Nebraskan. Then Jeff began to work for the Des Moines Register. He quickly switched to the Chicago Tribune.

    Jeff Zeleny at CNN
    Jeff Zeleny at CNN
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    He was then employed by The New York Times to cover various political topics. Jeff dealt with the 2012 presidential race. In 2013, ABC news hired Jeff as its senior correspondent in Washington. During that time, he did an outstanding job.

    In March 2015, he was soon appointed to become CNN’s senior correspondent. On CNN, Jeff did incredibly well. He’s known for his excellent work. He was named the Senior White House Correspondent in January 2017. Read about Jim Acosta, Soledad O Brien, and Ana Cabrera biography.

    Total Fortune

    Jeff has a net worth of around $1.2 million as of 2020. The journalist has earned a pretty good name and fame throughout his victorious profession. 

    For over three years, Jeff has been working as a senior correspondent at CNN

    The average salary for the correspondent for CNN is $100,000 which means that Jeff’s salary is estimated to be more than $14,3852.

     In ABC, Zeleny got $105,000 a year. Besides, the reporter is still involved in the industry, which would increase his net worth soon.

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