Jim Axelrod CBS News, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Children, Salary and Net Worth

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Jim Axelrod Biography

Jim Axelrod is an American journalist who currently serves as the Chief Investigative Correspondent for CBS News and reports across all CBS News programs and platforms. He reports for “CBS Mornings,” the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS Sunday Morning,”  and other CBS News broadcasts.

Axelrod has been recorded as the top American journalist with a wide range of local and global stories presenting the conflict in Iraq and the US attack on Afghanistan.

Jim Axelrod Age

Axelrod is 59 years old as of the year 2022, she was born on 25 January 1963, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America. His birthday is on January 25th every year. He is an American by nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.

Jim Axelrod Height and Body Measurements

Axelrod stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m). He also weighs 77 kg (169.75 lbs). He has grey hair and a pair of blue eyes in color.

Jim Axelrod Education

Axelrod attended Highland Park High School. He then joined Cornell University and graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree in history and his master’s degree in 1989 from Brown University, also with a major in history.

Jim Axelrod Family

Axelrod was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the United States of America to his parents. He grew up in Highland Park, New Jersey, where he spent his young life. He grew up together with his three siblings. His father died in 2000 from prostate cancer. However, further details regarding his parents and siblings are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.

Jim Axelrod Wife

Axelrod is married to Christina Axelrod. The couple married in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares three adorable children. Axelrod and his family reside in Montclair, New Jersey, United States.

Jim Axelrod Children

Axelrod together with his wife are blessed with three children namely; Emma Axelrod, Will Axelrod, and Bobby Axelrod. However, he has not disclosed the ages, and gender of his children. We are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

Jim Axelrod Salary

Axelrod earns an average annual salary of $77,871. This is according to CBS News correspondent salaries. 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.

Jim Axelrod Net Worth

Axelrod’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 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.

Jim Axelrod CBS News

Axelrod currently serves as the Chief Investigative Correspondent for CBS News and reports across all CBS News programs and platforms. He reports for “CBS Mornings,” the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS Sunday Morning,”  and other CBS News broadcasts.

He joined CBS News in 1996 as a Miami-based correspondent and later joined the Dallas Bureau where he served from 1997-1999 and New York Bureau from 1999-2006. He also worked as CBS News chief White House correspondent from 2006-2009 and was named a CBS News national correspondent in 2009. Axelrod was the anchor of the Saturday edition of “CBS Evening News.” from 2012-2016,

Prior to CBS News in 1996, Axelrod served as a political reporter at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina from (1993-1996). Before that, he was a reporter for WSTM-TV in Syracuse, New York from (1990-1993); and at WUTR-TV Utica, New York (1989-1990). Axelrod started his career as a broadcast journalist at WVII-TV Bangor, Maine, in 1989.

Jim Axelrod related to David Axelrod

No. The two are not related at all. They both share their surname and people tend to think the two are related. David Axelrod is an American political consultant and analyst and former White House official. He is best known for being the chief strategist for Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns. After Obama’s election, Axelrod was appointed as Senior Advisor to the President. David was born on 22 February 1955 in Lower East Side, New York, United States.

Jim Axelrod Book

Axelrod, a national correspondent for CBS News, is the author of “In the Long Run: A Father, a Son, and Unintentional Lessons in Happiness.” which was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2011. However, Axelrod states that nearly a decade after his father’s death, his father had taught him a crucial lesson. Any lasting sense of happiness is a matter of setting your own pace.

Jim Axelrod Body Measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: Jim Axelrod
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Age: 59 years old as of the year 2022
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Date of Birth: 25 January 1963
  • Place of Birth: New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Birthday: January 25th
  • Body Measurements: Under Review
  • Height: 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m)
  • Weight: 77 kg (169.75 lbs
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/Spouse: Christina Axelrod
  • Children: Three
  • Net Worth: Estimated to be in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2022
  • Salary: Average annual salary of $77,871

Jim Axelrod House

Axelrod resides in Montclair, New Jersey, United States of America.

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