Evan Pérez Biography
Evan Perez is an American journalist currently serving as CNN Senior Justice Correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. Bureau. Prior to holding his current position, he led Justice coverage at the Wall Street Journal and also worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in Miami.
Evan Pérez Age
Evan was born on July 1, 1976, in Belize City, Belize in the United States. He is 45 years old as of 2021.
Evan Pérez Height
He boasts of a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m) tall.
Evan Pérez Parents
Evan was born and raised by members of Corozal community of Sarteneja village in northern Belize. However, he has not disclosed the identity of his parents and it’s also not known if he has any siblings.
Evan Pérez Wife
Perez is a very private person when it comes to his personal life, thus he has kept his love life off the public eye and it’s therefore not known if he is married, dating or single.
Evan Pérez Education
Perez graduated from John’s College High School and went on to the University of South Florida in Tampa to study journalism.
Evan Pérez CNN
Evan joined CNN in 2013 as a Senior Justice Correspondent based in the Washington, D.C. Bureau, where he covers legal, criminal justice, and national security matters. Perez is primarily responsible for the Russia investigation and assists in the leadership of the team that oversees the Department of Justice. Perez was the first to report on CNN when prosecutors filed criminal charges against US Senator Bob Menendez and the first charges against the mastermind of the attack on the US diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya.
Prior to joining CNN, he worked for the Wall Street Journal’s Washington Bureau, where he covered justice, crime, and national security. His team broke the story about the complaint that led to a federal inquiry into former CIA Director David Petraeus and the removal of an FBI agent involved in the case.
Perez’s team also released information on crucial investigation discoveries following the Boston bombings, such as the probable source of explosives and materials used to make the bombs. Real estate, airlines, cruise lines, and the building business were among the topics he addressed. He also worked for the Associated Press in Miami as a reporter.
Evan Pérez Awards
For their coverage of the 2004 Florida hurricane season, his team was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Perez and his CNN colleagues Jake Tapper, Carl Bernstein, and Jim Sciutto were awarded the Merriman Smith Award in the broadcast category by the White House Correspondents Association in 2017 for their report on how the intelligence community believed Russia had compromising information on Donald Trump.
Evan Pérez Weight Loss
Despite speculations that Evan had shed some weight, he has remained silent about the matter. Some of his supporters then inquired if he had dropped any weight.
Evan Pérez Salary
His annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Evan Pérez Net worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.