Alex Marquardt Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Alex Marquardt Profile

Alex Marquardt is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He re-joined the network in May 2017.

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Alex Marquardt Career

Marquardt serves at CNN as a Senior National Security Correspondent based in the network’s Washington bureau. This is her second stint at the network. Her first stint was from November 2007 to January 2009, when he worked as a news reporter. After his first stint, he went to work for ABC News in Beirut, Moscow, London, and Jerusalem, as a Foreign Correspondent for nearly 8 years (June 2009 – April 2017). Before Marquardt joined CNN in his first stint, he served at Channel One News in Washington as a full-time news anchor for 1 year and 2 months (June 2006 – July 2007). Before that, he worked for NBC News in New York for 10 months. 

Since Marquardt rejoined CNN in the 2nd stint, he has been assisting in leading both international and domestic breaking news coverage on multiple stories, such as the intelligence community; the Black Lives Matter protests in Washington; election security; the capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021; and the national security issues around coronavirus.

At ABC News, Marquardt was on the front lines of the wars and uprisings in the Middle East as well as covering the migrant and refugee crisis. He was one of the 1st correspondents in Cairo as there was an explosion of revolution. He traveled to Syria multiple times to cover the war from both the rebel and regime sides. Marquardt provided the live-on-scene report from Gaza during the wars with Israel in 2014 and 2012 and made a trip to Ukraine as Russia’s military invaded.

Prior to Marquardt’s international posts, he embedded with CNN as a reporter during the presidential election of the year 2008. He has traveled with and reported on several candidates such as then-Senators Clinton and Barrack Obama, and Governors Huckabee and Romney.

Marquardt holds an Emmy Award, a Gracie award, and an Edward R. Murrow, notably for an undercover investigation of underage sex trafficking in the Philippines. He began his journalism career at NBC Page. Marquardt is a proud grad of Georgetown University. He graduated from the university in the year 2004 with a degree in Science, Technology, and International Affairs.

Quick Facts About Alex Marquardt

Full Name Alex Marquardt
Age 40 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Amanda McClements
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Alex Marquardt Age, How old is Alex Marquardt?

Marquardt is 40 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 10, 1981, in Bahrain, Asia. He celebrates his birthday on the 10th of August every year.

Alex Marquardt Height

How tall is Alex Marquardt? Marquardt stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Alex Marquardt Family

Marquardt was raised in Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg with his loving American parents, Robert Marquardt (father), and his mother whose names are unknown at the moment. His parents live in London. Marquardt has 3 siblings; Dana (sister), Will (brother), and Nicholas (brother).

Alex Marquardt Wife

Marquardt is married to his lovely spouse, Amanda McClements. She works at The Sun Room, Salt & Sundry, and Little Leaf. Marquardt proposed to Amanda in the year 2021 and engaged that very day. Information regarding their wedding is unknown at the moment. Marquardt has no children at the moment.

Alex Marquardt Salary

Being one of the top journalists for CNN, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Alex Marquardt’s Net Worth

Marquardt has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter.

At CNN Marquardt works alongside;

  1. Phil Mattingly
  2. Suzanne Malveaux
  3. Patrick Oppmann
  4. Ryan Nobles
  5. Paula Newton
  6. Chad Myers
  7. Jeanne Moos
  8. David McKenzie
  9. Oren Liebermann
  10. Miguel Marquez
  11. Athena Jones
  12. Laura Jarrett
  13. Kristen Holmes
  14. Paula Hancocks
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