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 $60 million. He spent more than two decades at NBC, serving as President from 2007 to 2010. When he stepped down, Jeff received a $30 – $40 million payout from new parent company Comcast. In 2013 he became President of CNN Worldwide.
He was born on April 9, 1965 in Homestead, Florida. 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. 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. Zucker was named executive producer of Today in January 1992 at age 26, making him the youngest executive producer in the program's history.
Under Zucker's leadership, the morning show Today propelled to the No. 1 position and consistently held this ranking throughout his term.
He was named President of NBC Entertainment in December 2000. In 2003 he was promoted to President of the NBC Entertainment, News & Cable Group. He was the president of NBC Universal Television Group from May 2004, rising to CEO in December 2005. 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.
After leaving NBC, Zucker co-created and executive produced Katie, the syndicated daytime show starring journalist Katie Couric. 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.
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Apr 9, 1965 (55 years old)|
|Profession:||Television producer, Businessperson|
|Nationality:||United States of America|