Know About Dan Merica; CNN, Wife, Wedding, Age, Salary, Real Name

Published Date: 28 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 28 Aug, 2019 By Celebs Podium

When Dan Merica met his future in August 2016, they were competitors as much as they were friends. They are married now and both husband and wife are actively involved on their related profession.

Dan Merica is an American journalist, who currently works as a political reporter for CNN. Based in Washington, D.C., he is involved in covering the 2020 election and the Trump administration.

Dan Merica Wiki; Parents, Education, Height

Dan was born in 1988 to American parents in Las Vegas and celebrates his birthday on 7 August. He was raised along with his sister Michelle by his mother Diane Dickerson.

Merica with an average height graduated from Bentley University with a degree in global studies at the age of 22. Furthermore, he received a master’s in journalism and public affairs from the American University.

His Career; CNN, Net Worth

At the beginning of his career, Dan worked as a newsroom intern for NBC-affiliated KVBC and ABC-affiliated and WCVB until 2009. He then worked as an intern executive producer of intern edition on National Public Radio from 2010 to 2011. During that time, he also worked as a rotating editor and writer for The American Observer.

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In June 2011, Merica joined CNN and began to cover religion and the 2012 presidential campaign. In 2016, he became the political reporter for the network. He is based in Washington, D.C., and now involves in covering the 2020 election and the Trump administration.


Dan Merica is the political reporter for CNN based in Washington, D.C. (Picture: Dan’s Instagram)

Well, the reporter is likely to earn a six-figure salary from his work on CNN. His earnings from the journalism stint make his net worth in millions so far.

Wife Is From Related Profession

The 31-year-old is currently married to journalist Monica Alba. The couple exchanged the wedding vows on 27 July 2019 at West Shore Cafe and Inn in Homewood. Monica, aged 32 is a political reporter at NBC News.


Dan Merica with his wife Monica Alba on their wedding day in July 2019 (Picture: Brides)

Dan and Monica first met while working in August 2015. They were covering Hillary Clinton‘s 2016 presidential run for their respective networks. After dating for several years they got engaged in February 2018.

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Some Interesting Facts About Dan Merica

  • His maternal grandfather George Dickerson served in the United States Navy during World War II. He died at the age of 96 on 15 February 2019.
  • Dan’s sister Michelle graduated from the American University in 2014.
  • His real name is Daniel. He often enjoys Washington Nationals baseball when not in work.
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