Errol Barnett CBS News, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

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Errol Barnett Biography

Errol Barnett is a British-born American anchor who is currently serving as an anchor and transportation correspondent for CBS News in New York, NY since January 2021. Barnett joined CBS News in June 2016 as a Washington-based correspondent contributing to the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning,” “Face the Nation” and all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. He also covered the 2016 presidential election and the Trump administration for three years while based in Washington D.C.

Prior to CBS News, Barnett served as an anchor/correspondent at CNN from July 2008 – June 2016. During his time at CNN, he was able to travel and work at USA, UAE and South Africa.

Errol Barnett Age

Barnett is 39 years old as of the year 2022, he was born on 3 April 1983, in Milton Keynes, England, UK. His birthday is on April 3rd every year. He is a British-American by nationality and he belongs to a mixed ethnicity.

Errol Barnett Height

Barnett stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m). He also weighs 90 kg (198.41 lbs). He has black hair and a pair of green eyes.

Errol Barnett Education

Barnett attended Garden Lakes Elementary School and Westview High School in Avondale, Arizona. He then joined Santa Monica College in 2002 and graduated in 2006 with AA, Political Science, French, and Statistics. Barnett then joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2006 and graduated in 2008 with a bachelor of arts degree in political science with a focus on international relations.

Errol Barnett Family, Siblings

Barnett was born in Milton Keynes, England by his parents Michael Christie (father) and Pamela, an English woman from Liverpool. His parents divorced due to irreconcilable differences and his mom remarried a US Air Force sergeant, Gary Barnett. However, when Errol was 10 years old; in the company of his mother, his older sister Natalie, and his American stepfather relocated to Phoenix, United States.

However, within a few short and turbulent years, her sister passed away; her mother fell into depression, and her stepfather left the family. Talking about the siblings, he has also an elder brother known as Danny Christie. Barnett has English, German and Jamaican heritage.

Barnett’s grandparents on his father’s side are from Jamaica. Gladstone Christie, his Jamaican grandfather moved to England as part of the “Windrush generation” after WWII because he served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) at the time.

Errol Barnett Wife

Barnett is married to Ariana Tolbert (28) as of 2022. The couple married on May 18, 2019, at Round Hill Resort in Montego Bay in Jamaica in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares no children yet. Barnett and his family reside in Washington D.C, United States.
However, they chose Jamaica as their venue location because Barnett’s grandparents, on his father’s side, are from there. They moved to England as part of the “Windrush generation” after WWII because his Jamaican grandfather Gladstone Christie served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) at the time. There were around 40 guests in total and Errol’s family and friends flew in from London.

Errol Barnett Children

There are no known records of him having any son or daughter. We will update this section once the information becomes available.

Errol Barnett Salary

Barnett 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. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update her exact salary once it is available.

Errol Barnett Net Worth

Barnett’s net worth is estimated to be $3 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.

Errol Barnett CBS News

Barnett is currently serving as an anchor and transportation correspondent for CBS News in New York, NY since January 2021. He joined CBS News in June 2016 as a Washington-based correspondent contributing to the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS This Morning,” “Face the Nation” and all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. He also covered the 2016 presidential election and the Trump administration for three years while based in Washington D.C.

Barnett has also served as a fill-in anchor on the “CBS Weekend News,” “CBS This Morning: Saturday” and on the CBS News Streaming Network.

Barnett joined CBS News in 2016 as a Washington-based correspondent, covering the White House beat on weekends. On his final overseas tour as president, he accompanied President Barack Obama, and during several times at the White House and on Air Force One, he questioned President Donald Trump about threats against journalists and other important topics.

Before joining CBS News, Barnett worked for CNN from July 2008 – June 2016. His most recent position was as anchor of the daily versions of “CNN Newsroom,” which aired on CNN and CNN International. CNN sent Barnett as a general assignment correspondent to Johannesburg, South Africa, and as a midday anchor to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, before she began anchoring from the network’s Atlanta headquarters. Barnett was part of  CNN’s “Arab Spring” coverage, which won a 2011 Peabody Award while anchoring from the Middle East.

He also served as the host of CNN’s weekly “Inside Africa” show, for which he traveled to 22 different African nations in 24 months, including Madagascar, Senegal, and Tunisia. The National Association of Black Journalists honored him with a Salute to Excellence award for his contributions to the program.

Barnett started his journalism career in 2001 with Channel One News, as the Los Angeles-based network’s youngest anchor and reporter at the age of 18. However, during this time; he covered the New England heroin epidemic, the first national speech by then-Senator Barack Obama, and the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Errol Barnett Body Measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: Errol Barnett
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: British-American
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Age: 39 years old as of the year 2022
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Date of Birth: 3 April 1983
  • Place of Birth: Milton Keynes, England
  • Birthday: April 3rd
  • Body Measurements: Under Review
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
  • Weight: 90 kg (198.41 lbs)
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Ariana Tolbert
  • Children: Under Review
  • Net Worth: Estimated to be $3 Million as of 2022
  • Salary: Average annual salary of $76,873

Errol Barnett House

Barnett resides in Washington D.C, United States of America.

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