Paula Zahn Biography

Paula Zahn Zahn
( 1956 - )
September 16, 2018
First published on:November 30, 2017

Facts of Paula Zahn Biography

Date of Birth: 1956 February 24
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Gender: Female

Paula Zahn is one of the famous American journalist and newscaster. She is widely known for her work at the broadcasting company such as CBS News, ABC News, CNN, and Fox News. Similarly, she is also recognized for hosting and producing the true crime documentary series, On the Case with Paula Zahn.

 

Paula Zahn married a handsome man Richard Cohen in 1987. They have two sons, Jared, Austin and a daughter, Haley Cohen from their relationship. The couple divorced after 20 years of marital relationship. 

Paula Zahn Early Life and Education

Paul Ann Zahn was born on 24th February 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska to American parents which include his father, Norm Zahn, and mother, Betty Zahn. She grew up with her three siblings in Canton, Ohio.

Paula Zahn young age photoPaula completed his elementary education from Washington Junior High School before graduating from Naperville Central High School. At that time, she also participated in several beauty pageants. She became semi-finalist of the Miss Teenage America Pageant in 1973.

Later on, Paula joined at Stephen College in Columbia and while studying there she worked as an intern for WBBM-TV. She completed her education with a bachelor degree in journalism in 1978.

Paula Zahn Journalism Career

Paula Zahn worked for 10 years in local stations such as KFMB-TV, KPRC-TV, WHDV-TV, and KCBS-TV. She made her professional journalism career in 1987 at ABC News anchoring health and medical issues. After working for three years for ABC, she joined CBS News where she co-anchored CBS This Morning with Harry Smith.

Youtube: Paula Zahn on CBS News. 

Following her passion, Zahn then worked with CBS, Fox News, and CNN. Besides, she also hosted New York City PBS stations WLIW and WNET.

Paula Zahn Current Activity

Currently, Zahn is busy with her true crime documentary series, On the Case With Paula Zahn. This show is displayed on the Investigation Discovery cable channel. Apart from that, she has not been involved in any other works.

Paula Zahn Married, Children, Affairs, Divorce, Wife

The beautiful and talented journalist, Paula Zahn married a handsome man Richard Cohen in 1987. They have two sons, Jared, Austin and a daughter, Haley Cohen from their relationship.

Former wife and husband, Paula and Richard

The couple divorced after living together for almost 20 years. According to several tabloids, it was believed that the reason for their divorce was Zahn having an affair with an American businessman, Paul Fribourg. Later, it was revealed that it was nothing but a rumor. While the actual reason might be, Richard mishandling 20 years career earnings.

According to sources, it is confirmed that Richard was using dating websites a lot. As of matter of fact, former Miss USA, Julie Hayek said, she met Richard on the dating website, Match.com with a username of Flyboyny5987.

Since her divorce from Richard, Paul has not been involved in any relationship. Neither any love rumors of her are heard of. Currently, she lives with her children and is busy with her professions.

Paula Zahn Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Being a news anchor for multiple broadcasting company such as ABC, CNN, CBS, and Fox News Paula Zahn has collected a handsome money. According to sources, the average salary of ABC anchor is around $83,300 annually.

Youtube: Paula Zahn's show On the Case with Paula Zahn.

Besides anchoring, Paula also makes decent money from her hosting and producing the true crime documentary series, On the Case With Paul Zahn. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is estimated that Paula Zahn current estimated net worth is around $12 million.

September 16, 2018
First published on:November 30, 2017
by dd-rabin


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