Jeff Zucker Net Worth
Jeff Zucker Net Worth and salary: Jeff Zucker is the current president of CNN Worldwide who has a net worth of $40 million. Born April 9, 1965 in Homestead, Florida, Jeff Zucker is the former president and CEO of NBC Universal and spent more than two decades at NBC, assuming the top position in February 2007. He headed up the $16 billion global media and entertainment content company, which includes the NBC broadcast network, its news division and all of its cable entities, including MSNBC, CNBC, USA, Bravo, Oxygen and Syfy. He was the president of NBC Universal Television Group from May 2004, rising to CEO in December 2005. Prior to that, he was president of the Entertainment, News & Cable Group since December 2003 and president of NBC Entertainment since December 2000. Under Zucker's leadership, the morning show Today propelled to the No. 1 position and consistently held this ranking throughout his term. Zucker was named executive producer of Today in January 1992 at age 26, making him the youngest executive producer in the program's history. Zucker joined NBC in 1986 as a researcher for NBC Sports' coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. From 1986 to 1988, he traveled the world, compiling and writing background information for NBC Sports commentators and producers. In January 1989, he joined NBC News as a field producer for Today. Prior to joining CNN, Zucker co-created and executive produced Katie, the syndicated daytime show starring journalist Katie Couric. A five-time Emmy Award winner, Zucker graduated from Harvard College in 1986 with a bachelor's degree in American history. He served as president of The Harvard Crimson from 1985 to 1986. In his role as the current president of CNN Worldwide, he oversees its 23 branded news and information businesses, including CNN's U.S. television network, CNN International, HLN and CNN Digital.