Stephanie Elam Bio, Age, Family, Children, Career, CNN, Salary and Net Worth

Stephanie Elam Biography

 American journalist, Stephanie Elam, is currently working for CNN based in Los Angeles as a correspondent.

Stephanie Elam Age and Birthday

Elam was born on January 23, 1974, in California, USA. She grew up in Saratoga, California. She is 47 years old as of 2021. Therefore,  celebrates her birthday on January 23rd every year.

Stephanie Elam Family

There’s no much available information in regard to Elam’s parents. However, we will update this as soon as we have clear details. She is of Bissau-Guinean ethnicity.

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Stephanie Elam Husband

Elam is happily married to beloved husband Jeff Rush, who is an investment banker. Together with her husband,  Jeff, they met in January 2007 and started dating.  The two later tied the knot on August 2, 2008.

Stephanie Elam Children

Elam and Jeff welcomed their daughter, Simone on May 29, 2010. She is 11 years as of 2021.

Stephanie Elam Height

Elam’s height is estimated to be 5 feet and 6 inches, which is approximately 1.7 meters.

Stephanie Elam Education

Elam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Howard.

Stephanie Elam Career

Elam started as a copy editor for Dow Jones Newswires in New York before joining Bridge where she helped coordinate seamless 24-hour news coverage among the organization’s newsrooms worldwide. In addition, she covered corporate earnings for PBS’s “Nightly Business Report” and WebFN.


Elam joined CNN from August 2003 to April 2011. She covered various stories that defined an era from the worst financial period in decades to the death of Michael Jackson. Also, She worked for CNN as a business news correspondent before moving to California with her husband. She joined CNN’s Money Team and filed reports throughout the financial era of the Subprime calamity in 2008 and the impending failure of many corporations. In addition, she has co-hosted a program known as “Black Enterprise Report” from January 2005 to March 2007.

Elam has also reported from the scene of notable events including Pope Benedicts XVI’S visit to New York City and covered Captain Richard Phillip’s family in Vermont. The journalist has also reported for Headline News as well as CNN International. Additionally, she once worked as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter at NBC4 Los Angeles (KNBC) from August 2011 to November 2012 before returning to CNN in 2013.

Stephanie Elam Salary

Elam’s estimated salary is around $ 72,507 per year.

Stephanie Elam Net Worth

Elam’s net worth is around $ 2 million.