Robin Meade Profile
Robin Meade is an American Emmy Award Winning News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, Singer-songwriter, and Author working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in the year 2001.
Robin Meade Education
Meade graduated from New London High School and then attended Ashland University and Malone University. She graduated from Ashland University in the year 1991 with a major in TV /radio production, performance, and programming, and a minor in political science.
Robin Meade CNN, Political Affiliation
Meade serves at CNN as a news anchor of HLN on “Morning Express with Robin Meade.” She serves as the longest-running anchor of a national morning television news show. Before joining HLN, she worked as an anchor and reporter for; WMAQ-TV in Chicago, Illinois; WSVN-TV in Miami, Florida; WJW-TV, Cleveland, Ohio; WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio; and WMFD-TV in Mansfield, Ohio.
Mentioning her notable assignments over the years with CNN, Meade jumped out of a perfectly good plane live on television with President George W. Bush in the year 2009. In 2013, she covered President Barrack Obama’s inauguration. She covered the inauguration of President Donald Trump in the year 2017 on location. In 2011, Meade hosted “Ask Oprah’s All-Stars” at the request of the mogul to help kick off the OWN network.
In 2013, she served as a host of the Daytime Emmy Awards, “Accent Health” with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and CMT’s “Disaster Relief Telethon. Meade’s daily segment, “Salute To Troops,” has showcased military friends and family giving recognition and shoutouts to their loved ones serving across the world, for over 10 years.
Meade feels strongly about such causes or foundations as “Blessings in a Backpack,” “K9’s for Warriors”, “Camp Southern Ground,” “St Jude”, “Shoes That Fit,” “Dress For Success,” and “Fisher House Foundation.” A DIY diva, Meade is a fan of Buckeyes and she is a wanna-be mixologist.
Quick Facts About Robin Meade
|Age||53 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Awards and Recognitions
Throughout her career, she has earned several awards and honors. He won the Miss Ohio in the year 1992. In the year 1995, she won a regional Emmy Award for Fox River Grove bus-train collision coverage. She was one of the Lycos Top 20 most popular TV news personalities in the year 2002. Playboy.com’s online poll voted Meade “Sexiest Newscaster” in the year 2004, with 40% of the vote. For Meade’s achievements in broadcasting in the year 2005, she earned an Ashland University Young Alumnus Award. Meade was inducted into the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame in the year 2005. In the year 2010, she was awarded the prestigious Gracie Award for Outstanding Anchor.
Robin Meade Age / How old is Robin Meade?
Meade is 53 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 21, 1969, in New London, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 21st of April every year.
Robin Meade Height
How tall is Robin Meade? Meade stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m).
Robin Meade Family
Meade was raised with her loving parents, Linro Meade (her father) and her mother whose names are unknown at the moment. Her dad is the last born of his 13 siblings, whose identities are unknown. Meade’s paternal grandparents are Robert (grandfather) and Myrtie Meade (grandmother). Meade has a brother, whose names are unknown at the moment.
Robin Meade Cousin
Meade revealed that Blake Shelton, a prominent American country music singer, and TV personality, is her distant cousin. Blake is 46 years old as of 2022 having been born on June 18, 1976, in Ada, Oklahoma. He is married to her lovely spouse, Gwen Stefani. They tied the knot in the year 2021. Her first wife was Kaynette Gern, whom they married in the year 2003 and divorced in 2006. His previous wife was Gwen Stefani, whom they married in 2011 and divorced in 2005.
Robin Meade Husband, Wedding
Meade is married to her lovely spouse, Tim Yeager. They tied the knot on November 6, 1993. The couple has no children at the moment. They reside happily in Atlanta, Georgia with their 3 rescue pups.
Robin Meade Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN Meade earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Robin Meade’s Net Worth
Meade has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent.
Robin Meade Singer / Singing
Other than being a journalist and author, Meade is also a vocalist. She has belted the anthem to millions at Nascar’s Sprint Cup races in Atlanta (in the year 2016), Sonoma (in the year 2010), Charlotte (in the year 2013), Talladega, and Daytona (in the year 2012). Also, she belted the anthem to millions at MLS Atlanta United (in the year 2017) and the New England game vs the NFL’s Atlanta (in the year 2013). Meade has done performances with Kenny Chesney, David Foster, and Zac Brown Band, just to name a few. On the Grand Ole Opry, Meade won a standing ovation and was featured as a guest performer at the Venetian in Las Vegas for a 2-week Christmas run with “Human Nature.”
In the year 2017, Meade’s holiday original “Ghost of My Christmas Past,” reached #11 on Billboard’s holiday radio charts. Also, Meade’s duet of “Sleigh Ride” with Human Nature reached #14. Meade has 2 albums to her name; “Brand New Day” (her debut album) and “Count On Me” (her recent album). She collaborated with Keb’ Mo’ (blues artist) and Kenny Loggins and others for her recent album, and reached #29. For her debut album, she collaborated with Billy Dean and John Rich (Big & Rich), and others, and reached #24.
Robin Meade Cancer
Meade said she was experiencing panic attacks before getting to anchor her show, “Morning Express with Robin Meade.” The cycle has been continuous for 2 years, and one day she helplessly acknowledged that she had nearly lost her confidence. Her husband then had to persuade her to seek treatment. Ultimately, Meade was diagnosed with a corneal ulcer, which required surgery and may have resulted in blindness. Being surrounded by harsh lights, her left eye began having excruciating discomfort. Eye drops started to become useless, and devices simply made it worse.
Eventually, she returned to work, initially just for 1 hour and later for 2 hours. She was shown how to manage curveballs and keep progressing. Meade was put in isolation in darkrooms for several weeks off-air without knowing the day when her eye would begin to function as normal. She says that she was trying various methods of keeping herself in control after several years of frustration and stress. Meade eventually recovered and returned to work.
Robin Meade Plastic Surgery
Many viewers have a lot of suspicion about Meade because of her difference in appearance. Some rumors say that Meade has undergone a “Boob Job” because her breasts appear to be bigger than before. Some say that she has undergone “Botox Injection” because her face look also doesn’t look like before. When her recent pictures are compared to her late picture, there is truly a difference visible. However, she has not come out publicly and confirmed whether the rumors are true. There will be an update once she confirms or declines it.
Robin Meade House
Meade’s house is 3,500-square-foot and it is located in the suburbs of Atlanta. The house sits on 4.5 acres of magnificent land. The land is filled with mature trees and a two-acre lake full of geese and ducks. It features a sunroom, which is her favorite room in the entire house. The room has a grand piano in there and it is all about the view and the feeling when looking out at the view of the 2-acre lake. Other inclusive features of the house are unknown at the moment but there will be an update as soon as it is available.
Robin Meade Books/Author
Other than being a journalist, she is also an author She has authored 3 New York Times Bestselling books;
- “Morning Sunshine! How to Radiate Confidence and Feel It Too” (in 2009)
- “Fierce Wholeness Companion Journal” (in 2020)
- “Fierce Wholeness: Finding Myself After Childhood Emotional Trauma” (in 2020)