CNN Samantha Vinograd Wiki: Husband, Age, Family, Salary, Facts

Published Date: 17 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 17 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

One of the talented journalists, Samantha Vinograd is a familiar face on CNN. Apart from her media work, she is involved in social welfare works through various social organizations.

Samantha Vinograd is an American journalist, who is now a national security analyst on CNN. She served on President Barack Obama‘s National Security Council from 2009 to 2013.

Samantha Vinograd Bio; Family, Education

Samantha Erin Vinograd was born on 19 February 1983 to parents Serge G. Vinograd and Barbara Lefkowitz Vinograd. She has three siblings; two sisters, Ariane, Cassandra and a brother named Benjamin Vinograd.  She grew up in a Jewish family.


Samantha Vinograd pictured with her parents and sister on her mother’s birthday in November 2019 (Picture: Samantha’s Instagram)

Earlier, Vinograd attended Hopkins School in New Haven, Connecticut. She then completed her high school education from East Ridge High School in 2001. Afterward, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Pennsylvania at the age of 22. Moreover, she holds masters’ in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from Georgetown University.

Career; CNN

After graduation, Samantha started working for the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Baghdad under President George W. Bush. From 2009 to 2013, she held various positions while working for the administration of Barack Obama. It includes an advisor to the National Security Council as the Director for Iraq, as the Director for International Economics, and as the Senior Advisor to the National Security Advisor.


Samantha Vinograd serves as a national security analyst on CNN (Picture: Samantha’s Instagram)

Vinograd served as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, focusing on public-private sector partnerships from 2013 to 2016. She joined CNN in 2017 and now works as a national security analyst. Besides, she is the Co-Founder and Managing Director at Global Opportunity Advisor, based on New York.

Salary & Net Worth

The multi-talented journalist makes remarkable earning from numerous projects on her hand, apart from CNN.

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As a CNN analyst, she is likely to make more than an average salary of $71,619 per year. It looks like she enjoys a remarkable net worth from multi-professional ventures so far.

Who Is Samantha Vinograd’s Husband?

Well, the 36-year-old journalist is currently unmarried. Moreover, it looks like she is not involved in romantic relationships so far.

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Samantha is active on both Instagram and on Twitter. She regularly shares pictures on her Instagram, amassing more than 6k followers. However, she has not revealed her possible boyfriend or husband to the date.

Some Interesting Facts About Samantha Vinograd

  • Samantha also serves as a board member for Paradise Fund that works in providing emergency relief natural disaster-affected areas.
  • She works as a senior adviser at the University of Delaware’s Biden Institute, which is not affiliated with the Biden campaign.
  • Her father is a Holocaust survivor and he hails from France. He celebrated his 90th birthday on 24 July 2019.
  • She has great experience in public policy and strategic communications and is fluent in Arabic, French, and Hebrew.
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