Erica Orden Wiki; CNN, Husband, College, Age, Twitter, Facts

Published Date: 27 Apr, 2020 Updated date: 27 Apr, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Behind the media lenses, Erica Orden seems to be blissfully cherishing on her personal life. She is often seen enjoying vacations and outings with the man, who probably feels like her husband— or a boyfriend, at least!

Erica Orden is a New York-based reporter for the CNN network. Prior to joining CNN, she was a reporter at The Wall Street Journal for nearly nine years.

Erica Orden Bio & Family: Wiki, Age, Parents, Siblings, College

The charming and talented media personality was born in a family of six. Though her actual birth date and age remain confined on wiki sources, we know that she celebrates her birthday on 30th November every year. As of her parents’ details, her mother’s name is Mannie Orden.


Erica Orden wishes Mother’s Day to her mom with a throwback picture on 11 May 2014 (Picture: Erica’s Instagram)

Erica shares a sibling bond with her three sisters and one brother. She has one elder sister and one younger sister. Her younger sister’s name is DP Orden (as seen on Instagram) and her younger brother goes by the name Michael Orden.

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Speaking about her education, Erica received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Barnard College. Subsequently, she earned a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Her Media Career: CNN, The Wall Street Journal

Erica commenced her career as a reporter at The New York Sun. After a while, she joined as a reporter at The Wall Street Journal. There, she worked for almost nine years covering the special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

After that, Erica joined the CNN network in 2018, as a New York-based reporter. Since, she has reported on high-profile stories such as the prosecution of President Donald Trump‘s former personal attorney Michael Cohen and the case against former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig.

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Furthermore, she reported on the sex-trafficking charges against multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein and also the investigation of his alleged co-conspirators. Her other major works are reporting the indictments of celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti, the prosecution of Rudy Giuliani‘s associates, and the federal inquiry concerning Giuliani himself.

Does She Have A Husband?

Well, looking at her social media profiles, we strongly feel that Erica is a married woman. She often caught spends cozy moments and enjoys vacations together with a handsome man, who goes by the name Wesley Erdelack. In the meantime, looking at his Linkedin profile, it is known that Wesley was an adjunct professor at New York University from January 2014 to September 2014.


Erica Orden pictured with her possible husband on 26 December 2019 (Picture: Erica’s Instagram)

Erica and Wesley often catch up together on the former’s Instagram account as they frequently take off on holidays and vacations. The two were seen spending quality time together in Athens on 7 September 2019. Moreover, Erica was seen thanking Wesley for the best birthday weekend on 4 December 2018.

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Looking at the pair’s togetherness on social accounts, we strongly feel that they are tied in the wedding vows. Otherwise, they are at least dating and look so happy with one another.

Some Interesting Facts About Erica Orden

  • Erica covered beats including white-collar crime in New York during her tenure at The Wall Street Journal.
  • During that time, she worked as the paper’s New York state politics reporter and covered the state legislature and the governor’s office.
  • Besides, Erica covers federal law-enforcement and courts in New York, focusing on the Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York.
  • She is very close to her nephew, Oscar, and timely mentions him in her Instagram account.
  • Erica is also an avid animal lover and pets a dog with her better half.
  • Erica is active on Twitter with over 61.4k followers.  
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