Ana Cabrera is an Emmy award-winning American journalist and television news anchor. She is currently the host of the weekend prime-time programme, CNN Newsroom. Since working with CNN, she has made some impressive reporting and uncovered several happenings that have brought her recognition. Is Ana Cabrera married? Does she have any kids? Who is her boyfriend/husband? What is her salary/net worth? These and more you will find answers to as you read on.
Short Bio – Age, Nationality
Ana Cabrera was born on May 13, 1982, and raised in Denver, Colorado. She was born in a Mexican American family. Her parents are Ronald Cabrera (father) and Judith Cabera (mother). She grew up with her other siblings – Angelina Cabrera, Matthew Cabrera, Nathan Cabrera and John Cabrera. Her youngest brother, John battled with cancer while he was age 10 and survived it. Looking at her parents’ occupation, her father works with an educational firm as the executive director while her mother serves as a counsellor. Ana Cabrera belongs to white ethnicity and her nationality is American. There is no information about the high school she attended but the CNN journalist graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication in the Washington State University, Pullman, Washington with a bachelors degree in Communication, Foreign Languages and Culture.
Ana Cabrera’s CNN Career
Ana Cabrera is widely known for her outstanding career and exploits with the globally known news giants, Cable News Network (CNN) but her career as we’ve come to know it today didn’t start there. She started her career as an intern with KCNC-TV (affiliated to CBS) and KMGH-TV upon grading from the Unversity before joining KHQ-TV (affiliated to NBC) and KAYU-TV (affiliated to FOX) in Spokane, Washington in January 2005. She served there as an anchor and also as a reporter until July 2009 before leaving for her hometown in Denver to join ABC-affiliated KMGH-TV as host of their daily morning news show on Channel 7. While working there, she and her team covered both local and national news and some events in 2012 such as the Presidential Debate which took place in the University of Denver and subsequent elections, the shooting in a movie theatre in Aurora and the High Park fire. The High Park fire reporting earned herself and her morning news team an Emmy Award. They also won the Associated Press TV and Radio Association’s Annual Mark Twain Award for Best Morning Show Broadcast in 2013.
Ana Cabrera joined CNN afterwards in August 2013 as a Denver correspondent while also serving as an investigative journalist with the CNN Investigative team. In March 2017, Ana succeeded Poppy Harlow as host of the CNN Newsroom, a weekend prime-time programme. Her work in CNN has seen her report on the Arapahoe High School shooting, the unrest that followed the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson as well as doing an extensive coverage of the historic legalisation of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado. Ana’s detailed pesticide reporting also led to the recall of several pot products in Colorado. Still on Colorado, Ana Cabrera also uncovered the devastation and deaths that occurred as a result of September 2013 floods.
Besides her work as a journalist, Ana Cabrera currently serves on the board of the Mi Casa Resource Centre as a director having previously served in the same capacity at the American Cancer Society. She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She aspires to be a banker and a chef.
Ana Cabrera’s Salary, Net Worth
The salary of the American media personality is not confirmed but it is assumed that judging from the progress she has made in her career as a journalist, the figure she would earn will be pretty impressive (put by some online profile sites at $150,000). However, even though her actual annual salary is not known at the moment, Ana Cabrera is estimated to have a net worth of $3.6 million. And as can be seen on her social media accounts, she loves to travel and go on adventures with her family.
Body Measurement – Height, Weight, Feet
Ana Cabrera is an elegant and beautiful lady who has a slim body build stand with a height perfect for her age and career endeavour. She has a banana shape that can fit into a size 4 dress (US size) and also her height is 5ft 4in (1.63m). Her weight is and slim body with about 118 pounds (54kg). She is able to maintain her body shape despite having given birth to two children because of her healthy dietary routine and daily exercising. Her body measurement is 34-25-35 inches (breasts-waist-hips), her hair colour is brown and her eye colour is Hazel. Her feet size is not available.
Is Ana Cabrera Married? Husband
There have been several rumours as regards this beautiful news reporter mostly because she keeps a private life and keeps her personal matters private. It was once said that she was a lesbian and at another time, it was speculated that she was having a secret affair with an unnamed boyfriend. All those rumours were quashed when it was revealed that Ana Cabrera was a married woman and also a mother of two. She is married to her long-term boyfriend Benjamin Nielsen after meeting him during an official trip to Washington. They are known to have been married on September 11, 2005, in a private ceremony with few friends but the actual venue of the event is not known. Together, herself and Ben have a son, whose name is given as Jackson Nielsen (b. December 2012) and a daughter, born January 5, 2016, whose name is given as Maria Nielsen. They are still leaving together and are not separated nor divorced. The family have a dog called Lola.