Omar Jimenez (CNN Reporter) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, CNN, Arrest, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

Omar Jimenez (CNN Reporter) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, CNN, Arrest, Wife, Salary and Net Worth


Who Is Omar Jimenez? : Omar Jimenez Biography and Wiki

Omar Jimenez is an American journalist based in Washington, D.C. He is currently a national correspondent for CNN Worldwide. In 2012, Jimenez served as a Republican National Convention Runner for NBC News. His duties included attending to and escorting guests set to be on The Cycle, Andrea Mitchell Reports, or NBC Nightly News. Throughout 2013m he was an NBC News Network Intern.

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From March 2014 to June 2014, he continued his career as a general assignment reporter for WGEM-TV in Quincy, Illinois. Jimenez later operated as a reporter for WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. He broadcasted a variety of topics including breaking news, politics, and natural disasters. In June 2014, Jimenez originally started out on CNN as an intern, working for CNN International and with the CNN affiliate desk.

Omar once used his skills to win a rap competition on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Jimenez also speaks fluent Spanish. You can catch up with him on numerous social media platforms, especially on Twitter and Instagram.

He previously reported with the Chicago Innocence Project, where he investigated possible wrongful convictions together with other journalism and law students across Chicago, Illinois. Between 2017-2019, he held the position of National Correspondent for CNN Newsource. Jimenez has remained a National Correspondent for CNN Worldwide, from August 2019.

Omar Jimenez Arrest

On May 29, 2020, A CNN crew was arrested by police while reporting live in Minneapolis, where the crew was covering ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd. George Floyd was an African American man who was identified as the man seen in a now-viral video showing a white Minneapolis police officer kneeling on his neck.

The crew, including correspondent Omar Jimenez, were handcuffed and detained as Jimenez gave a live report on a Minneapolis street. Police told the crew they were being detained because they were told to move, and didn’t, one member of the CNN crew relayed to the network.

How Old Is Omar Jimenez? : Omar Jimenez Age and Birthday

Jimenez was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. However, he was born on 27 November 1993. He is 26 years old as of 2019.

Omar Jimenez Height and Weight

The famous journalist stands tall at a height of 6-1 inches or 1.85 m. He weighs 93 kg or 185 lbs.

Omar Jimenez Reporter Nationality

Jimenez is of Hispanic descent. Although he holds an American nationality.

Omar Jimenez Education

Moving on to his academics, He was a student at Kennesaw Mountain High School where he worked for the school’s television station, “KMTV,” Between 2011-2015, Jimenez attended Northwestern University receiving a degree in journalism. During his time in college, Jimenez played basketball on the NCAA men’s varsity team.

Omar Jimenez Parents Nationality

Jimenez is the son of Jayne Middlebrooks and Omar Jimenez. Jimenez’s parent’s divorced when he was in sixth grade. He grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia. His father is a Colombian native who also resided in Atlanta for some time but recently relocated to Denver. Jimenez and his 2 brothers often visit him during Holiday breaks.

Omar Jimenez Family

His grandmother played tennis and basketball at Spelman College. While his grandfather played basketball at Morehouse College.

Omar Jimenez Wife : Is Omar Jimenez Married?

Jimenez likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating life is not available. It is therefore not known whether he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Omar Jimenez Basketball

Jimenez played varsity basketball for three years. He later moved on to the basketball team at Northwestern University where he played for two years. Apart from journalism, Jimenez has been the host of both the 2013 and 2014 Big Buck Hunter World Championships.

Omar Jimenez Salary

The average anchor at CNN is making about $58,432 annually. Although Jimenez has not shared with the media the actual figure of his salary.

Omar Jimenez Net Worth

As of 2020, He has an estimated net worth of $1.1 Million.

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