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Jim Sciutto Biography & Net Worth

Jim Sciutto Biography & Net Worth

Popular Name: Jim Sciutto
Real Name:
James Ernest Sciutto
Birth Date: March 10, 1970
Birth Place:
United States
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Height: 190cm
Weight: 85kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s):
Gloria Riviera
Children: 3
Profession: News Anchor, Journalist
Years active: N/A
Net Worth: $3 Million
Last Updated: 2021

Jim Sciutto is a reputed American journalist and news anchor. He currently serves as the chief national security correspondent for CNN network, reporting and providing analysis on various aspects of America’s national security, including the military, terrorism, foreign policy, and the intelligence community. Before taking on this position in September 2013, he served as Chief of Staff to United States Ambassador Gary Locke at the United States Embassy in Beijing from 2011 to 2013. Jim was formerly a senior foreign correspondent for ABC News based in London. In addition, he is the author of several bestselling books including the likes of ‘The Madman Theory: Trump Takes On the World’, ‘Against Us: The New Face of America’s Enemies in the Muslim World’, and several others.

Jim Sciutto’s Biography & Career

James Ernest Sciutto was born in the United States on March 10, 1970. At this moment, we cannot mention the names of his parents and siblings, or talk about their identities; as such information has not been made available in the media. However, we do know about his educational history. He attended Saint Ignatius Loyola School for some years after which he enrolled in Regis High School in Manhattan. He majored in Chinese history and graduated from Yale University in 1992.

After completing his education, Jim Sciutto started working as the producer and moderator of the television program titled ‘The Student Press’. It was a weekly public affairs show directed at college students.

Jim also worked as the Hong Kong correspondent for Asia Business News where he covered the return of the nation to China in 1997. He also covered stories in Vietnam, Singapore, China, Mongolia, Laos, and South Korea.

In 1998, he joined ABC News and worked in Chicago before transferring to Washington, D.C. to cover the Pentagon. Eight years down the line, Jim was elevated to the rank of Senior Foreign Correspondent, and was to work as ABC’s lead reporter on foreign stories.

Jim Sciutto Net Worth
Jim Sciutto

He was also appointed to office during the Obama administration, serving as the chief of staff and senior advisor to the United States Ambassador to China Gary Locke.

In his career so far, Jim Sciutto has traveled to and covered stories in more than 50 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including several assignments each Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He was the only American press officer to embed with the United States Special Forces during the Iraq invasion, to cover happenings from Myanmar during the government crackdown in 2007, and to report from Zimbabwe during the April 2008 election crisis.

In addition to being a top journalist, Jim Sciutto is also a reputed author who has written a couple of books including ‘The Madman Theory: Trump Takes On the World’, ‘Against Us: The New Face of America’s Enemies in the Muslim World’, and ‘The Shadow War: Inside Russia’s and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America’.

Awards & Achievements

In his career so far, Mr. Sciuto has managed to receive the following honors and accolades:

  • An Edward R. Murrow Award for his work in Iran during the 2009 election protests
  • A George Polk Award for TV Reporting in 2007, received  for his reporting inside Myanmar
  • Emmy Awards in 2004 and 2005 for his reporting in Iraq
  • An  Emmy Award nomination in 2005 for his work in Beslan, Russia during the school siege, and another in 2008 for his work as a reporter in Myanmar
  • Named Fulbright Fellow in Hong Kong in 1993
  • Named Associate Fellow of Pierson College in Yale University
  • Selected as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in 2008

Personal Life & Family

Jim has been married to American journalist Gloria Riviera since 2006. She was married to William Hughes III for a number of years before they got divorced. She works as an ABC News correspondent in Washington D.C., and is tasked with covering a wide array of breaking, analytical and feature stories for ABC News’ flagship broadcasts Nightline, Good Morning America, and World News. Furthermore, she is also a regular contributor to ABC News Radio and ABC News Digital.

In total, SCiutto has three children, including a daughter named Elizabeth, and two sons named Tristan James and Caden Charles.

Jim Sciutto Net Worth

Having spent many decades actively working in the media industry, Jim Sciutto has been able to bag a good net worth. He is a reputed American journalist and news anchor. He currently serves as the chief national security correspondent for CNN network, reporting and providing analysis on various aspects of America’s national security, including the military, terrorism, and the intelligence community. Before taking on this position, he served as Chief of Staff to United States Ambassador Gary Locke at the United States Embassy in Beijing from 2011 to 2013. He was formerly a senior foreign correspondent for ABC News, and is the author of several bestselling books. His current position at CNN fetches him an estimated salary of about$80,000 per year according to an ongoing contract. His net worth at this time is approximately $3 million, and we expect this figure to continue to rise along with his reputation and growing list of accomplishments.

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