An American broadcast journalist and political commentator, Alisyn Camerota is known for hosting CNN Tonight from 10 pm to 12 am. She is also famous as the host of New Day, CNN Newsroom, as well as a presenter at Fox News. Her work at CNN Special Reports made her receive the nomination of Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Report at the 2019 Nominee Emmy.
Some of her hit and popular news reports are Tipping Point: Sexual Harassment in America and The Hunting Ground: Sexual Assault on Campus, and many more.
Early Life of Alisyn Camerota
Alisyn Camerota was born Alisyn Lane Camerota on June 21, 1966, in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, in the United States of America. This makes Camerota 57 years old as of now. Camerota loves to celebrate her birthday every June 21 with her friends and family. She falls under the Cancer Sun sign.
Her parents are Michael Margolis (father) and Elaine Camerota (mother). Michael is her stepfather and was a retired political scientist while her mother graduated with a master of arts in English and American literature in 1964. Her step-siblings are Karen Margolis, Jen Margolis, Abby Margolis, Nicky Margolis, and Max Margolis.
One of her brother is an abdominal surgeon. Alisyn holds American nationality and belongs to Italian ethnic background. She has faith and belief in the Christian religion. Alisyn graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from American University. She also studied at the American University School of Communication.
Her husband is Tim Lewis. Tim is a Partner of Southfield Capital. They married at private equity firm Southfield Capital in 2002. They tried to conceive a baby right after their marriage and spent three years struggling to conceive.
She has two miscarriages and three rounds of failed IVF, they eventually gave birth to Alessandra Lewis and Francesca Lewis on March 25, 2005. She again got pregnant naturally after 15 months of her first delivery and gave birth to Nathaniel Lewis on January 4, 2007.
When she was trying to conceive a baby via IVF they couldn’t have it for three years which made her mentally sick. She is also a mental health activist and shared how two miscarriages and three rounds of failed in vitro fertilization led her to mental health struggle.
Alisyn Camerota’s Net Worth
As of 2023, Ariana has a net worth of $8.5 million which she earned from her career as an American television news anchor. She received an annual salary of $3 Million from CNN.
She bought a UWS apartment in Westport, Conn at $1.79 million in 2007. It has a two-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op on the Upper West Side for a massive, shingle-style abode which she sold at $1.65 million.
Her Controversy With Jeff Zucker
She left Don Lemon’s house in the Hamptons by holding hands with former CNN Chief Jeff Zucker on July 22, 2023. They came out together just a minute after Jeff’s girlfriend left the party so, Alisyn received the title of fame thirsty and tacky. CNN staff reported that nothing is going in between them and are each other best friends only.
Alisyn Camerota Charges Roger Ailes With Harassment
She has worked under the CEO Roger Ailes at CNN. After joining CNN, Alisyn started complaining about Roger’s harassment. She shared that she was harassed by Roger in an interview with CNN saying:
“Yes, Roger Ailes did sexually harass me. It feels as though, if I take the Murdochs at their word, they really want to know what was wrong there and what the culture was like,”
Some of the other reporters like Julie Roginsky and Gretchen Carlson, have also filed a complaint against him.
Professional Career of Alisyn Camerota
- Alisyn began her career by working at WHDH in Boston and WTTG in Washington D.C.
- Then, she joined Fox and has worked at Koppel Communications for Ted Koppel‘s primetime documentaries.
- After joining Fox News in February 1998, she worked as a correspondent for its Boston bureau.
- She also worked on Fox News Channel‘s website called In The Greenroom in October 2007.
- Camerota even hosted Bill Hemmer on America’s News Headquarters from Monday to Friday.
- She also worked with Clayton Morris and Dave Briggs for Fox & Friends Weekend until September 28, 2013.
- Then, she started working as a TV anchor at CNN and CNN International on July 14, 2014.
- She became the permanent co-anchor of New Day, after anchoring it from July 25, 2014.
- She and co-host, Victor Blackwell worked together in CNN Newsroom from 2-4 pm on April 19, 2021.
Awards & Nominations
- In 2019, she received the nomination for Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Report for the show, CNN Special Reports at the Emmy Awards.
- She received the nomination of Outstanding Breaking News Coverage for, Battle for Mosul at Emmy in 2013.
FAQs of Alisyn Camerota
How tall is Alisyn Camerota?
Alisyn stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. She has a body weight of 56 kg. Ariana has brown eyes and blonde hair. She has a body measurement of 34-25-36 inches and wears a bra size of 38B.
Did Alisyn Camerota write a novel?
Yes, Camerota wrote a novel. The title of her novel is Amanda Wakes Up which she started writing after interviewing the 2012 presidential election.
Does Alisyn Camerota still have a show on CNN?
Yes, still has a show on CNN. She is a regular host from 10 pm – 12 am ET on CNN Tonight, Weekdays.
Is Alisyn Camerota married to John Berman?
No, she is not married to John Berman. Both of them are news anchor and has hosted teh show, New Day together.