The net worth of Ben Wedeman, CNN international correspondent, is reported to be $1.7 million. The American has been working for the network since 1994, when he started his career as a fixer, producer, and sound technician. In 1995, he became the Amman Bureau Chief and was responsible for covering the evolving relationship between Jordan and Israel following the signing of the 1995 peace treaty. He also covered the war in Iraq and the election of Pope Francis. Born on September 1, 1960, Wedeman is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds.
Wedeman’s career in journalism began when he was hired by ICARDA’s STIP department. His first job at CNN was as a local Jordanian employee. In this role, he assisted reporting staff in navigating checkpoints and other issues. Eventually, he rose to become the Amman Bureau Chief and later moved to Cairo. He was also the head of CNN’s coverage of the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, and he is a multi-award winner.
In 2004, Wedeman married Yasmine Perni, a journalist from Lebanon. His wife is supportive, and they have three children together. His net worth is estimated at $1 million to $5 million, and he earns an annual salary of $45,000 to $ 110,500. His career has included covering the military-backed overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, as well as the civil war in Syria.