Jeff Zucker Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Height, Instagram

Jeffrey Zucker, also known as Jeffrey Adam Zucker, is a well-known American media executive and television producer who grew up in Homestead, Florida.

He is currently the Chairman of WarnerMedia News & Sports at CNN Worldwide. He joined the CNN team in 2012 and served as the station’s President.

Previously, Zucker was the President and CEO of NBC Universal.

CNN, CNN International, HLN, and CNN Digital are all under Jeffrey’s control. 

Before his current responsibilities, he served as President and CEO of NBCUniversal and as an executive in residence at Columbia Business School.

Jeff Zucker Profile

Before moving any further, let’s take a look at Jeff Zucker’s profile. 

Jeff Zucker Profile
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Full nameJeffrey Adam Zucker
Common nameJeffrey Zucker
Date of birthApril 9, 1965
Place of birthThe United States, Homestead, Florida 
Age 56 year old 
Zodiac signAries
Nationality American
EthnicityNot known
Father nameMatthew
Mother nameArline
SiblingsNot known
Sexual orientationStraight
Marital statusDivorced
Relationship statusSingle
WifeCaryn Stephanie Nathanson ( Ex-wife)
Marriage dateMarried 1996 – divorced 2017
Current residenceManhattan, New York City, New York, USA
UniversityHarvard University
ProfessionMedia Executive and Television Producer
Years active1986-present
Social media presenceNone 
Salary6.3 million dollars on average annually.
Source of income Media Executive and Television Producer
Net worth60 million dollar

Jeff Zucker Age, Nationality, Religion and ethnicity

Jeffrey Zucker was born in the United States on April 9, 1965, in Homestead, Florida. He is 56 years old. Every year on April 9, he celebrates his birthday. His zodiac sign is Aries. 

He is an American who follows Christianity. There is no information regarding his ethnicity.

Jeff Zucker Height and Weight 

Jeff Zucker Height and Weight 
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Zucker’s height is 5 feet 7 inches or 1.73 meters tall and weighs approximately 148 lbs or 67 kg. There isn’t information publicly available about his body dimension i.e., chest, waist, and biceps size. 

 But don’t worry, if you want to know more about him, we will update you as soon as the information is available. He is bald and has brown eyes.

Height5 feet 7 inches or 1.73 meters
Weight148 lbs or 67 kg
Body dimensionNot available
Hair Bald
Eye colorBrown

Jeff Zucker Family 

Jeff Zucker was born in Homestead, Florida, near Miami, to a Jewish family. His father name is Matthew, he is a Cardiologist, and his mother Arline is a school teacher

The information about his other family members is still publicly available. As a result, it is unknown if he has any siblings. When this information becomes publicly available, we will update you. 

Jeff Zucker Wife and Children

From 1996 to  2017, Jeff was married to Caryn Stephanie Nathanson, a Saturday Night Live supervisor. The pair met at NBC, where they both worked. Caryn was a supervisor at “Saturday Night Live,” and Jeff was an executive producer on NBC’s “Today” show.

In 1996, the couple tied the wedding. Rumors surfaced in January 2017 that they were divorcing. Following their 21-year marriage, they announced their split, and they divorced in 2017.

Zucker and his ex-wife Stephanie Nathanson had four children together. More information regarding his children has not been made available to the public; however, we are keeping track and will update this information as soon as it becomes available.

Jeff Zucker Health History 

He has a terrible medical history, battling colon cancer and Bell’s palsy.

Zucker was diagnosed with colon cancer at the ages of 31 and 34. He underwent surgery twice and chemotherapy following the first surgery with success. He had to leave CNN’s leadership in July 2018 to recover from a heart attack.

In late 2018, Zucker underwent elective heart surgery. Zucker made a full recovery after that. 

Jeff Zucker Education

Jeff was a tennis captain and a freelance reporter for the Miami Herald while attending North Miami Senior High School.

Later, he enrolled in Northwestern University’s National High School Institute’s journalism program.

Zucker earned a Bachelor’s degree in American history from Harvard in 1986. Jeff was President of The Harvard Crimson during his senior year.

Jeff Zucker Career

On January 1, 2013, Zucker was named head of CNN Worldwide.

In December 2013, Zucker indicated that the channel’s mission was to provide viewers with “attitude and a perspective,” with a greater emphasis on reality-style documentary shows.

Jeff Zucker Career
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Zucker worked with Katie, a daytime discussion show for Disney-ABC Domestic Television, with fellow NBC News graduate and former Today host Katie Couric.

On the other hand, Zucker departed the show to become the head of CNN Worldwide.

Zucker will take over as chairman of WarnerMedia’s news and sports division, controlling Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, and AT&T SportsNet while continuing to lead CNN, according to a restructure announced in March 2019.

Zucker Resignation from CNN

On February 2, 2022, Zucker resigned from CNN. In his resignation letter, Zucker stated that when his romantic involvement with Allison Gollust, CNN’s Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, began, he did not reveal it.

The relationship was made public during the network’s probe against Chris Cuomo in early January 2022.

Jeff Zucker Net Worth and Salary

Jeff Zucker Net Worth and Salary
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Zucker’s net worth is estimated to be $60 million. This includes his property, funds, and earnings.

His job as a media executive and television producer provides him with most of his income. Jeff’s annual income is expected to be $6.3 million on average.

Jeff Zucker Social media presence

Zucker’s seems to be not very fond of social media and is not available on any social media.