Quick Facts Victor Blackwell

  • NameVictor Blackwell
  • NationalityAmeriacan
  • EthnicityBlack
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Net Worth$1 million
  • EducationHoward University
  • AwardsEdward R. Murrow Award

Among the list of talented and gentle personality in TV media, Victor Blackwell is one of the exceptional examples who has set the pace and good platform for the newcomers. Being in the broadcasting field for a long time, he is very dear to all the networks that he has worked for. Being famous and setting the perfect illustration of loyalty, honesty and working class hero, he is simply the charm of the broadcasting business.


The young and calm persona was born in the account of 1981 gain huge popularity along with high name, fame and jaw breaking amount of net worth. Victor was born in America which automatically makes his nationalism American while he follows Christianity as religion and falls under the Black Ethnicity.

Having the sharp mind and intelligent brain, he attended Milford Mill Academy and graduate from there. Later he went to Howard University where he got his degree in Broadcast Journalism. During his time in Milford Academy, he used to serve as class president and was active in most of the field. While studying in Howard he got his golden opportunity to work as a reporter in public television station WHUT-TV which change his mind and perspective in the field of journalism. He was more addicted and fun loving towards his job.

Victor Blackwell bio includes his job history from WHAG-TV where he fulfills the role of anchor and reporter. At the meantime, he was also associated with WTLV/WJXX, Jacksonville, Florida as a reporter. Victor also became the first black man to work in WPBF, West Palm Beach, Florida as a reporter and anchor. After having several years of experience in prior news channel he finally went to CNN in the year 2012. It was one of the best decision that he has ever taken in his life.

He officially joined CNN for the post of correspondent in CNN Southeast bureau but later promoted as co-host of New Day Saturday and Sunday with Christi Paul. The promotion was solely based upon his hard work and determination which he showcases in the year in the news and investigation of the mysterious death of Georgia teenager Kendrick Johnson. During his tenure in CNN, he has covered most of the influential news for which he is receiving a handsome amount of salary. Thought Victor Blackwell salary has not been disclosed yet, however, according to some sources, Victor Blackwell net worth is $1 million which will boost up in coming years as he is still young and there is a lot to come from his side.

Covering his personal life section and physical appearance, he is a very tall man with good body physics. He is also the example of a heavyweight to lose weight which was only possible after his surgery. Regarding Victor Blackwell’s girlfriend and marital status, he doesn’t have any girlfriend as he is gay. The news was quite shocking to the whole world but we must appreciate his guts to open his sexuality in front of the whole world. While there is no news and rumors about his married life and about his partner.