Is Clarissa Ward of CNN Married, Who is The Husband? Here are Facts You Must Know

They say some marriages are made in heaven and can only be described by the word blissful, the beautiful CNN foreign reporter Clarissa Ward and her handsome husband Philipp von Bernstorff seem to have taken the word bliss to a whole new level as the couple appear to be enjoying a kind of marital bliss that is rare and elusive.

Clarissa Ward, an American television journalist is a Two-Time Emmy Award winner who is currently working with CNN as a senior international correspondent based in London.

Is Clarissa Ward of CNN Married, who is the Husband?

The relationship status of the CNN correspondence has always been a mystery because the popular television personality seems to be taciturn with her personal affairs but all that changed in November 2016 when the beautiful reporter and Philipp von Bernstorff, a German Count tied the nuptial knot in a London wedding. According to the available records, Clarissa and Philip met way back in 2007 at a dinner party in Moscow and the attraction was instant.

It was obvious from the social media posts that Clarissa Ward shared after the wedding ceremony that the couple was very happy to be exchanging vows and to live together for the rest of their lives. They threw a grand party aside in favor of an intimate and simple wedding ceremony at Chelsea Old Town hall which was followed by lunch for 46 guests at their home in Notting Hill.

Clarissa Ward


Reports have it that when they were dating, the lovebirds were adorable together and now that they have made it permanent through marriage, the bond seems to have become even stronger. Clarissa is somebody who is known for excellence in her professional life and when it comes to her private life, she is no less successful. Even with the beautiful reporter having to often to stay away from home, the couple still gets to share wonderful moments with each other virtually. Thanks to modern technology, Clarissa Ward and her husband would always have a means of staying connected.

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Here are Facts You Must Know about Clarissa Ward

  • Educational Institutions Attended

The veteran journalist graduated with flying colors from Yale University. She is a veritable multilingual who is reputed to be proficient in several languages which include English, Spanish, French, Russian, Mandarin, Italian and Arabic. In the year 2013, the world acclaimed polyglot received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Middlebury College in Vermont.

  • Career Path

Clarissa began her career in journalism in 2003 as an overnight desk assistant at Fox News. From October 2007 to October 2010, the talented journalist worked at ABC News as a correspondent based in Moscow. Her career as a foreign news correspondent started in October 2011 at CBS where she took the coverage of several foreign stories which include the Ukrainian revolution which took place in 2014, the Syrian Uprising, the period when Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng stayed at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing as well as the subsequent United States-China negotiations. The veteran journalist joined CNN on the 21st day of September 2015 and has remained with them till date.

  • Awards

The renowned reporter has received multiple awards for excellence which include; George Foster Peabody Award which she received in New York City on the 21st day of May 2012 for her journalistic coverage of inside Syria at the time of the Syrian Uprising. It was announced by Washington State University in October 2014 that Clarissa Ward would receive the Murrow Award for International Reporting. She got the award in April 2015. The beautiful journalist is also a two-time Emmy Award winner and the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association has also awarded her honors in the past.

  • Net Worth

Clarissa’s annual salary is pegged at $200,000 but her actual net worth is still not revealed to the public. Taking her annual salary, her bonuses and incentives into consideration, her potential net worth was estimated to be in the neighborhood of a few million dollars. Apart from her journalistic prowess and her flair for languages, the popular journalist also has a business acumen. She has made several investments in the stock market and in the media business.

  • Body Statistics

Clarissa Ward is a tall and elegant lady, she stands at an admirable height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 63kg which is good for her height. Her body statistics can be summarized as follows 35-24-36 inches.


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