Early Life and Education

Vinnie Politan was born in 1975 in New Jersey, United States. He is known as a former journalist and attorney. He is also known for hosting After Dark on HLN. His father’s name is Nicholas H. Politan who is a federal judge and a prosecutor in Bergen County, New Jersey. His birth name is Vincent Politan.

He also has a brother who as a profession is a corporate lawyer. Vinnie studied at West Orange High School in West Orange, New Jersey. While he studied at high school he was captain of the school’s basketball team. He also joined Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Before studying at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey he received an AB in Communication from Stanford University.


Vinnie started his prosecutor career in Bergen County, New Jersey. While working as a prosecutor he also worked in a private legal sector including the Carella-Byrne law firm situated in New Jersey. Later he was appointed as an attorney in-house counsel for the supermarket chain Grand Union. He as an attorney had a great experience and did a great job having good knowledge of the legal sector. From the beginning, he had an interest in journalism due to which he as an anchor and reporter worked for Channel 10 News in New Jersey.

He has reported news on different topics like legal stories, political debates, and general news. He has worked for several television networks and gathered many experiences. He also has co-hosted In Session on the cable network truTV. He has also reported famous cases like Casey Anthony, the murder trial of Michael Jackson, Jodi Arias, the Zacarias Moussaoui trial, Trayvon Martin, Dr. Conrad Murray, Kobe Bryant rape case from Court TV, the Scott Peterson murder trial, etc. By covering these reports he has got his life promoted. He worked for the HNL network and left in July 2014. He then worked as the lead anchor at Atlanta’s local NBC affiliate WXIA: 11 Alive for the morning weekdays news.

Personal Life

In 1989 he also co-founded Metropolitan Recording Corporation with the responsibility of finding new artists. He is also the founder of Ultimate Sports Association basketball leagues. Vinnie was in a relationship with Lisa Fray. She later got married to Dolly Politan in 2002. They have been in a marriage relation more than 12 years and are living a happy life. He is very protective about his personal life so there is no information about his personal life. There is news that he has 3 children. The couple is very supportive towards each other and has no sign of divorce or separation.


Vinnie is now (2015) 39 years old. He has a great personality as he is tall and handsome. He is also a very talented person and is paid with handsome salary. He is a very active and energetic person. He has a number of fan followers on his social networking sites. All the programs are watched by his fans. We can also get his details on Wikipedia. His official Twitter account name is @VinniePolitian. His photos can also be found on his Instagram accounts. He is very connected with his fans through his social networking sites.