David Axelrod has a CNN Net worth of $16.5 million. He first joined the network in September 2015 after working at MSNBC and NBC News. He is currently a senior political commentator, and also co-hosts a podcast called The Axe Files. His career as a journalist began with a journalism internship at the Chicago Tribune, which he later left to join CNN permanently. He covers national, state, and local politics.
The political consultant and senior political adviser to President Obama, David Axelrod has a high net worth. Born in New York City, he grew up in a Jewish family and was raised as a secular Jew. His parents, Myril Bennett, was a journalist at the Times in the 1940s and worked at Young & Rubicam. His father, Joseph Axelrod, was a psychologist who was a devoted baseball fan. He was raised in a small family and attended public school.
Axelrod joined CNN as Senior Political Commentator in 2015. Prior to joining CNN, he had been a political analyst at the Chicago Tribune and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. He is married and has three children. His youngest child, Lauren, was born with epilepsy and was mainstreamed in school. The exec has a net worth of $12.5 million, which is considered a moderately successful person.