Robyn Curnow Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CNN, Leaving, Salary, and Net Worth

Robyn Curnow is a South African News Reporter/Anchor who is well known for having worked at CNN International in Atlanta, Georgia.

Robyn Curnow Profile

Robyn Curnow is a South African News Reporter/Anchor who is well known for having worked at CNN International in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined CNN in the year 2001 and left in the year 2022.

Robyn Curnow Education

Curnow first graduated from St Mary’s School for Girls, Waverley in South Africa, and then attended the University of KwaZulu in Natal in 1992. In the year 1994, she graduated from the university with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government.

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Robyn Curnow

She enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1998, and in the following year, she graduated with honors, with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government. In the year 2000, Curnow joined the University of Cambridge and graduated from there in the subsequent year with a Master of Philosophy Degree in International Relations.

Robyn Curnow Career / Robyn Curnow Political Affiliation

Curnow recently served at CNN International as an anchor of CNN Newsroom at 6 PM and 7 AM every Friday. She anchored the 2 am newscasts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Joining CNN, she used to be based in London, where she covered the Europe and UK. Recently, she was based in Atlanta, where she worked at the network’s World headquarters. 

Curnow has worked for CNN as a correspondent based in Johannesburg, Africa. There, she covered various significant stories such as the football World Cup, the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and political scandals that involved Boko Haram and Jacob Zuma (South African President). Curnow traveled extensively in Africa and did coverage from Zimbabwe on corruption and human rights abuses.

Based in South Africa, she was the leading reporter for CNN’s coverage of Nelson Mandela’s health and death and provided live reports from his funeral. Curnow was associated with Nelson Mandela, conducting interviews with him several times after and during his presidency. Her last interview with him was on his 90th birthday. 

Quick Facts About Robyn Curnow

Age50 years old as of 2022
NationalitySouth African
SpouseKim Norgaard
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Curnow has reported on Oscar Pistorius after and before he was convicted of murdering Reeva Steenkamp (his girlfriend). Her coverage was featuring exclusive footage and interviews with Pistorius. In October 2016, Curnow anchored the coalition forces that launched the Mosul offensive in Iraq.

The coverage contributed to CNN’s Documentary and News Emmy nomination. Curnow also anchored the fall of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s longtime leader. She traveled to Havana for Fidel Castro’s death and President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba in the year 2016. 

Curnow has conducted interviews with George W. Bush (former United States President) and his wife, Laura. In the interview, George W. Bush called Edward Snowden (an American former computer intelligence consultant) a traitor.

Curnow has also interviewed Bill Clinton (former United States President), First Lady Michelle Obama, and Oprah Winfrey, just to name a few. Before Curnow joined CNN, she worked for the BBC and for the South African Broadcasting Corporation during the Mandela era as a news reporter.

Other than being a journalist, Curnow is also a writer. She has written for 2 magazines; Marie Clare magazine and Vogue magazine, and a New York Times newspaper; The International Herald Tribune. She is an advocate for people who stutter and has written about her family’s struggles with a speech impediment for the Washington Post.

Robyn Curnow Leaving CNN

Curnow posted a pic on her official Instagram Page on May 3, 2022, where she announced her departure from CNN. She said that it was her decision to resign from CNN and that she had plans for her career. She also expressed her profound thanks to all her CNN colleagues and friends across the globe.

Robyn Curnow Age / Date of Birth

How old is Robyn Curnow? Curnow is 50 years old as of 2022. She was born in the year 1972 in Australia. Her month and date of birth are not identified therefore it is difficult to know when she celebrates her birthday.

Robyn Curnow Height, Measurements

How tall is Robyn Curnow? Curnow stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).

Robyn Curnow Family

Curnow is a granddaughter of Syd Curnow, a famous South African cricketer. Information regarding Curnow’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Robyn Curnow Husband, Children/Kids

Curnow is married to her lovely spouse, Kim Norgaard. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children, Hella and Freya.

Robyn Curnow Salary

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

Robyn Curnow’s Net Worth

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

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