David Begnaud CBS News, Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Wife, Daughter, Salary and Net Worth

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David Begnaud Biography

David Begnaud is an American journalist who currently serves as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS This Morning and Anchor of CBS News in New York, NY since 2014. Prior to CBS News, David was a reporter at KTLA in Los Angeles from 2010 – 2012 and host at Ora TV from 2012 – 2013.

David Begnaud Age

David is 39 years old as of the year 2022, he was born on 13 June 1983, in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America. Her birthday is on June 2nd every year. He is an American by nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.

David Begnaud Height

David stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m).

David Begnaud Education

After his elementary education, David attended Teurlings Catholic High school and was an altar boy and Eucharistic minister. He then joined The University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2001 and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in general studies.

However, David began his career as a journalist after high school by working as a reporter for KLFY TV 10 in Lafayette, LA.

David Begnaud Family

David was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States of America to his parents Connie Despanie and Benjamin Hall. However, David revealed that he was raised by a single parent after his parents divorced and he had to stay with one of them who belonged to a Colombian Family. Details regarding his siblings are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.

David Begnaud Husband, Wife

David is in a relationship with his partner Jeremy Tardo who is a Hollywood hair colorist and editorial stylist. In 2018, Begnaud reported to Washington Blade that he and his partner, Jeremy, of Los Angeles had been together for almost 7 years.
David is openly gay. However, he came out publicly on June 24, 2018, by posting a picture with his partner after seeing pride celebrations in New York City. The couple has been together since 2011. David had come out to his family 10 years earlier before revealing it publicly in 2018. Coming from a strictly religious background, David’s parents really had trouble reconciling their religious beliefs with their very own son’s sexuality.
His partner Jeremy has styled celebrities like Jared Leto, Miley Cyrus, Miranda Kerr B, and Katie Cassidy, and also a few more. Tardo has also contributed to lifestyle and fashion magazines like Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar. David resides in Manhattan.

David Begnaud Daughter

When it comes to children, there are no known records of him having any son or daughter. There is also no news of him adopting children. However, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

David Begnaud Salary

David earns an average annual salary of $76,873, but the range typically falls between $61,654 to $101,376. This is according to CBS News anchor/reporter salaries in NY. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update his exact salary once it is available.

David Begnaud Net Worth

David’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $3 Million – $5 Million as of 2022. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses he has invested in.

David Begnaud CBS News

Begnaud currently serves as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS This Morning and Anchor of CBS News in New York, NY since 2014. He also served as an anchor of “Reporter’s Notebook” at CBS Radio from June 2019 – June 2021·  Prior to CBS News, David was a reporter at KTLA in Los Angeles from 2010 – 2012 and host at Ora TV from 2012 – 2013.

However, in his career, David has made stops in KOVR-TV/CBS in Sacramento, CA where he served as a reporter from 2007-2010 and KSLA TV in Shreveport, LA where he served as a reporter from  2005 to 2007. David began his journalism career right away after high school. He started as a part-time reporter at KLFY TV 10.

However, three months later he was hired as the weekday evening reporter. Six months later, he was promoted to anchor and host of the inaugural weekend morning show. Four months later David became the evening anchor for Eyewitness News at 6 & 10, anchoring both weekend shows while attending college during the week.

David Begnaud Tourette

As a child, Begnaud was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome when he was 6 years of age. Tourette’s generally emerges in childhood and is marked by recurrent, uncontrollable movements and vocal tics. The tics typically begin to manifest between the ages of 2 and 15, and males are three to four times more likely to develop the disorder than females.

Tics can range from very minor movements like shrugging or blinking the eyes to uncontrollable vocalizations like blurting out words or phrases. However, Begnaud hadn’t spoken about his diagnosis publicly until December 2018 after a writer from his alma mater, the University of Louisiana Lafayette, asked him about it during an interview. According to David, his parents never allowed him to use it as an excuse for not succeeding, and a lot of his success in journalism could be attributed to his perseverance and determination in the face of having Tourette’s. His tics, which are mainly nonvocal, include sniffing.

As a child, Begnaud changed elementary schools five times as manifestations of his symptoms made him a target for bullying. Even his teachers were cruel at times. Although there is no known treatment for Tourette syndrome, it can be managed. Tics are a lifelong condition, however, they can sometimes lessen with age.

Two-thirds of people with Tourette syndrome as children continue to have some tics throughout their lives. While some are milder, others continue to be very severe into adulthood. Begnaud talked about the tics he still has, such as the frequent sniffing. Begnaud experienced bullying as a child, which he attributed to both having Tourette’s and being gay.

David Begnaud Body Measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: David Begnaud
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Puerto Rican
  • Sexual Orientation: Gay
  • Age: 39 years old as of the year 2022
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Date of Birth: 13 June 1983
  • Place of Birth: Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Birthday: June 13th
  • Body Measurements: Under Review
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)
  • Weight: Under Review
  • Marital Status: Dating
  • Partner/Spouse: Jeremy Tardo
  • Children: None
  • Net Worth: Estimated to be in the range of $3 Million – $5 Million as of 2022
  • Salary: Average annual salary of $76,873

David Begnaud House

David resides in Manhattan, NY, United States of America.

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