Jamie Gangel Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CNN, Salary, and Net Worth

Jamie Gangel is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia since August 2015.

Jamie Gangel Profile

Jamie Gangel is an American Emmy Award-winning Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in August 2015.

Jamie Gangel Education

Mentioning her education, Gangel graduated from The Dalton School and then attended Harvard University in 1976, where she studied International Economics. Gangel is also a 1977 alumnus of Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Jamie Gangel Career

Gangel serves at CNN as a special correspondent. She covers CNN’s both TV and digital platforms and often appears on the network’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, The Lead with Jake Tapper, and AC360. Before she joined CNN, she worked for NBC News for 32 years and 7 months (February 1983 – August 2015). There she served as a National Correspondent for TODAY, where she covered various issues, from hard news to popular culture.

At NBC News, she became widely known for her long-format features and interviews, where she profiled celebrities, presidents, and ordinary people with extraordinary stories. She has conducted exclusive interviews with George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, just to name a few. Also, she has conducted interviews exclusively with numerous prominent newsmakers such as first lady Barbara Bush, Dick Cheney (Vice President), Hillary Rodham Clinton (Secretary of State), and Donald Trump, just to name a few. 

Gangel has also made headlines with multiple other exclusive interviews including Rush Limbaugh (radio host), William Rehnquist (Chief Justice of the U.S.), Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ross Perot (businessman), and many others. In the arts, she has conducted interviews with rock legends Keith Richards and Eric Clapton as well as Mikhail Baryshnikov (ballet star), and many others. Gangel has profiled numerous actors, artists, and singers such as Barbara Streisand, 50 Cent, Frank Zappa, Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, and Larry Flynt, just to name a few.

For TODAY at NBC News, Gangel has covered stories from across the globe, from South America to Africa to Europe. She reported on the Iran-Iraq war in the year 1987 as part of the Pentagon pool in the Persian Gulf. She reported on stories in Central America in the year 1986, covering the war between the Nicaraguan government and the Contras. Gangel reported on the presidential campaigns of Gary Hart, John Glenn, and Jesse Jackson, as well as Geraldine Ferraro’s vice-presidential campaign in the year 1984. 

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Gangel’s features have included swimming with sharks in the Caribbean, traveling to the Arctic Circle to observe polar bears, and profiling the significant athletic stars of the Olympics. Throughout her career, she has earned several Gracie and Associated Press (AP) awards, Clarion Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and an Emmy Award.

Jamie Gangel Age / How old is Jamie Gangel?

Gangel is 67 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 2, 1955, in New York City, New York, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of November every year.

Quick Facts About Jamie Gangel

Full Name Jamie Gangel
Age 67 years old as of 2022
Nationality American
Spouse Daniel Silva
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Jamie Gangel Height

How tall is Jamie Gangel? Gangel stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Jamie Gangel Family, Parents

Gangel was raised in New York City. She was born to her loving parents, Richard I. Gangel (father) and Phyllis Gangel-Jacob (mother). Her parents are both natives of New York and they divorced 11 months after Gangel was born. Gangel’s dad, Richard, is an investor and her mom is Jewish and she is a retired justice of the New York Supreme Court.

Jamie Gangel Siblings

Information regarding Gangel’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Jamie Gangel’s Husband

Gangel is married to her lovely spouse, Daniel Silva, a New York Times bestselling author. He is the best-selling author of 21 espionage and thriller novels. Daniel is the son of Richard Silva and Carol Silva, who were teachers in the Merced school system in Merced, California. Gangel and Daniel first met while they were both working as correspondents in the Middle East. Daniel Silva converted from Catholicism to Judaism.

Jamie Gangel Wedding, Marriage

Gangel and her husband, Daniel Silva, tied the knot on October 8, 1988, at the Mayflower Hotel. Their wedding was officiated by Judge Stanley S. Harris of the Federal District Court in Washington DC.

Jamie Gangel Twin Children/Kids

Gangel and her husband take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 identical children, Nicholas (son) and Lily (daughter). Gangel enjoys spending her leisure with her children and husband. The family lives happily in Florida.

Jamie Gangel Salary

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

Jamie Gangel’s Net Worth

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

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