Frederik Pleitgen – CNN International Net Worth


Frederick Pleitgen is an award-winning journalist with an estimated net worth of $1 million. He is the Senior International Correspondent at CNN’s London office and previously worked as a political reporter for Germany’s ZDF and N-TV. He also has experience reporting on events in Berlin and Europe. In addition, he has worked as an executive producer for RTL and TV Berlin. Although he is not married, his net worth is likely to increase.

A former student of journalism at the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Campus in Bonn, Pleitgen also completed his master’s degree at the Free University of Berlin and earned a fellowship from the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in the San Fernando Valley in the United States in 2004. His parents are Gerda Lichtenberg and Fritz Pleitgen, who are journalists at the West German Broadcasting. While Frederick has not revealed his relationship status, his net worth is more than $10 million.


During his college days, Frederik Pleitgen worked in the political unit of the German ZDF. After completing his studies, he was named a Fulbright Scholar and received a fellowship from the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in the United States. During his time at the ZDF, Pleitgen also served as a director at the West German Broadcasting Corporation and a journalist at the ZDF. After graduating, he joined CNN in 2006. His first big break came after he won a scholarship from CNN International. Currently, he earns $ 71,213 annually.

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