Paula Zahn Net Worth

Paula Zahn Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Paula Zahn net worth is
$18 Million

Paula Zahn Wiki Biography

Paula Ann Zahn, a famous journalist and newscaster, was born on 24 February 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA, and is Jewish by birth. She is best known as a journalist, broadcaster, actress, and TV producer.

So just how rich is Paula Zahn? Sources estimate that Paula Zahn’s net worth is over $18 million as of early 2016, most of which has come from her works as a journalist and newscaster, as well as producer of the documentary series the “Investigation Discovery”.

Paula Zahn Net Worth $18 Million

Zahn was raised in Canton, Ohio and Naperville, Illinois, with three brothers and sisters. Her mother was a school teacher and an artist, and her father was a sales executive in IBM. She went to Central High School Naperville for higher education in 1974, and graduated from Stephens College Columbia, Missouri, with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She participated in beauty pageants as a teenager and went up to semi-finals of the 1973 “Miss Teenage America Pageant”.

In 1978, Zahn started her journey in mass media as a journalist and worked for 10 years on different platforms all around the state. She was hired by ABC news in 1987, on which she hosted a weekend show, and from there she embarked on the journey of co-anchoring “World News This Morning” and imparting news segments for “Good Morning America”, which brought more fame in her professional career.

In 1990, Zahn switched to CBS news and co-anchored “CBS The Morning” until 1996. In 1992, she gave coverage to the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France and in 1994, the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. She then started hosting the “CBS Evening News” and “48 Hours”, which took her to nine years with CBS.

In 1999, Zahn joined FOX News and worked with them for two years. In September 2001, she joined CNN, where she spent her first day by covering the terrorist attack on the United States. Zahn also hosted “American Morning with Paula Zahn”. During the Iraq war in 2003, she hosted a two hours program “Live from the Headlines”. She effectively completed many challenging and difficult projects with CNN.

Zahn has won the Emmy Awards nine times in her career and also received the AWRT award. In her successful career, she has interviewed many famous personalities including Presidents Bush and Clinton. These days, Zahn is hosting her News Magazine series “On the Case with Zahn” on the Discovery Investigation Cable Channel.

In her personal; life, in 1987 Zahn married Richard Cohan, and remained in this relationship for 20 years, but then, she finally decided to divorce her husband. The couple has three children.

Full NamePaula Zahn
Net Worth$18 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 24, 1956
Place Of BirthOmaha, Nebraska, United States
Height5 ft 9 in (1.753 m)
ProfessionJournalist, Broadcaster, Actor, Television producer
EducationCentral High School Naperville, Stephens College Columbia, Missouri
SpouseRichard Cohen (m. 1987 - 2007)
ChildrenAustin Bryce Cohen, Haley Cohen, Jared Brandon Cohen
ParentsBetty Zahn, Norm Zahn
NicknamesPaula Ann Zahn
AwardsAWRT award, Emmy Awards
MoviesInvestigation Discovery, On The Case With Paula Zahn, American Morning, NYC Arts, The Edge, The Ultimate Driving Challenge, Nuclear Nightmare: Japan in Crisis, Retirement Revolution, Retirement Revolution: The New Reality
1She lives in New York, New York in an Upper East Side co-op apartment building facing Central Park. This posh building was made famous as being the home of Pale Male (2002), a red tailed hawk who had nested on a ledge there with his mates for over 12 years. [December 2004]
2According to reports in the tabloids, her husband learned of her alleged affair after reportedly finding her sex diaries in August, 2006.
3Leaving CNN. Final program is August 2, 2007 [July 24, 2007].
4When she was at CBS at the same time as Meredith Vieira, they each had a husband named "Richard Cohen".
5Has followed Kathleen Sullivan into a job three times: The Health Show (1987), America This Morning (1982), and CBS This Morning (1987).
6Studied journalism at Stephens College, Missouri.
7Started job at CNN on September 11, 2001.
8News anchor for Houston, Texas CBS affiliate KHOU-TV in the early 1980s.
9Attended college on a cello scholarship; played Carnegie Hall, 1992.
10Daughter Haley Cohen (b. ~1990); sons Jared (b. ~1994), Austin (b. ~1997)


On the Case with Paula Zahn2009-2017TV Series documentary executive producer - 185 episodes
Paula Zahn Now2005TV Series Anchor - 3 episodes


On the Case with Paula Zahn2015TV Series documentaryNarrator
Murphy Brown1991-1996TV SeriesPaula Zahn / Paul Zahn


Paula Zahn Now2005TV Series Anchor - 1 episode


On the Case with Paula Zahn2009-2017TV Series documentaryHerself - Host / Narrator / Herself / ...
American Graduate Day2016TV MovieHerself
15 Septembers Later2016Documentary voice
NYC Arts2016TV SeriesHerself - Host
The View2014TV SeriesHerself
Lessons from the Dust Bowl with Ken Burns2012TV MovieHerself - Host
Nuclear Nightmare: Japan in Crisis2011TV Movie documentaryHost
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries2011TV Series documentaryHerself
Great Performances2006-2011TV SeriesHerself - Introduction
Understanding Ardi2009TV MovieHerself - Moderator
Retirement Revolution: The New Reality2009TV Movie documentaryHost / Narrator
Waging War on Cancer with Paula Zahn2007-2008TV Series documentaryHerself - Host
Retirement Revolution2008TV Movie documentaryHost / Narrator
The Red Dress Collection 2007 Fashion Show2008Video documentaryHerself
Paula Zahn Now2004-2007TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Anchor / Herself - anchor / ...
Anderson Cooper 360°2005TV SeriesHerself - Anchor
CNN Special Reports2004-2005TV SeriesHerself - Anchor / Herself - anchor
Evening at Pops2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The 2004 Annual Matrix Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Daily Show2002-2004TV SeriesHerself
CNN Presents2004TV Series documentaryHerself - Anchor
Living It Up! With Ali and Jack2003TV SeriesHerself
American Morning2002-2003TV SeriesHerself - Anchor / Anchor
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-2002TV SeriesHerself
NewsNight with Aaron Brown2001TV SeriesSubstitute Host (2005-)
People in the News2001TV SeriesHerself - Host
The Edge with Paula Zahn2000TV SeriesHerself - Host
P.S.1997TV SeriesHerself - Anchor (1997-1999)
Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel1997TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent (1997-1998)
Lauren Hutton and...1996TV SeriesHerself
People Yearbook '951995TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
The Walt Disney Company and McDonald's Present the American Teacher Awards1995TV SpecialHerself
The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994TV SeriesHerself
Lillehammer 1994: XVII Olympic Winter Games1994TV SeriesHerself
The Ultimate Driving Challenge1993TV Movie documentaryHost
CBS This Morning1993TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host / Herself (Host)
Mobster Confessions1993TV SeriesHerself (Host)
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1992TV SpecialHerself
1992 Winter Olympics Highlights Video1992Video documentaryHerself
Albertville 1992: XVI Olympic Winter Games1992TV SeriesHerself
America's Toughest Assignment: Solving the Education Crisis1990TV Movie documentary
Donahue1990TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1990TV SeriesHerself
The Health Show1987TV SeriesHerself - Host (1987-1988)
America This Morning1982TV SeriesHerself - Co-Anchor (1988-1990)
Good Morning America1975TV SeriesHerself - News Anchor (1988-1990)

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This Is What Love in Action Looks Like2011DocumentaryHerself
911 Octopus2006Video documentaryHerself
Shut Up & Sing2006DocumentaryHerself
Deliver Us from Evil2006DocumentaryHerself
Fahrenheit 9/112004DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)

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