Ana Cabrera is a journalist who is best known as a television news anchor for CNN in Manhattan. Ana Cabrera has reported on various high profile events in the country throughout her career. She has a versatile personality and is also an aspiring chef, traveler as well as a banker.
Table of Biography
Early life and Parents
Ana Cabrera whose birth name is Ana Marie Cabrera was born on May 13, 1982, and is currently 38 years old. She raised in a Mexican-American family in Denver, Colorado, USA. Her father is Ronald Cabrera worked at an educational firm as the executive director. Similarly, her mother, Judith Cabrera, was a counselor.
She has four siblings named John Cabrera, Matthew Cabrera, Nathan Cabrera, and Angelina Cabrera. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at the Washington State University with degrees in Foreign Languages and Cultures and Communication.
After school, she worked for NBC affiliate KHQ-TV in Spokane, Washington. She then returned to her hometown to work as the morning news anchor at KMGH-TV Channel 7 News in Denver. There she covered local and national news including the 2012 Denver Presidential Debate and the Aurora movie theatre shooting. Similarly, she also worked as a reporter and anchor for NBC affiliate KHQ-TV and FOX affiliate KAYU-TV, from 2005 to 2009. In 2013, she joined CNN, a top-ranked channel in The United States of America, as a correspondent in Denver and then served on the CNN Investigative team.
Since joining the network, she has reported on several major issues including Colorado’s legalization of marijuana for recreational use and the Arapahoe High School shooting. Also, she also reported on the September 2013 floods.In the year 2014, she reported on the undocumented kids who crossed the border unaccompanied. Besides these, she reported on the death of an unarmed teen Michael Brown from Ferguson.
She was named anchor of CNN’s weekend prime time news program, CNN Newsroom, succeeding Poppy Harlow in March 2017. Ana is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists based in Washington, D.C. and she serves on the board of directors of Mi Casa Resource Center. Previously, she has also served on the board of the American Cancer Society, dedicated to eliminating cancer.
Awards and Net worth
She earned an Emmy Award for her in-the-field reporting as part of a news team covering the High Park fire in 2012.cIn 2013, she also won the Associated Press TV and Radio Association’s Annual Mark Twain Award for Best Morning Shoe Broadcast. Her estimated net worth is $3.6 million.
She is married to Benjamin Nielsen and they are blessed with two children. They welcomed their son, Jackson Nielsen in December 2012 and their daughter, Maria Nielsen on 5th January 2016. Their dog, Lola is also a cute member of this beautiful family.
There are lots of rumors of her being a lesbian and having an extramarital boyfriend. However, none of these rumors have even been known to be true.
Body Measurements and Social Media
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 cm) and weighs about 54kg (118 pounds). Her body measurements (breast-waist-hip) are 34-25-25 inches and her bra size is 34B. She has beautiful hazel eyes and brown colored hair. Regarding her body shape, she has maintained it very well despite being the mother of two children. She follows a healthy diet and exercises on a daily basis to stay fit.
Ana maintains a close relationship with her fans through her social media accounts. On her Twitter account (@AnaCabrera) she has 66k followers. She also has a Facebook page with the username @AnaCabreraNEWS which has 24k followers but she doesn’t have an Instagram account.