Jessica Yellin

Jessica Yellin

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Updated On April 1, 2022
California, USA
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California, USA

Jessica Yellin is an American Journalist, Anchor, and correspondent. Jessica Yellin is best famous as one of the most influential women in Washington. Likewise, she was also the chief white house correspondent for CNN.

Early Life

Jessica Yellin was born in the year 1971 and celebrates her birthday on the 25th of February every year. Likewise, the journalist is 51 years old at the moment. Jessica was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. Moreover, Yellin belongs to American nationality and was born under the star sign Pisces.

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Caption: A birthday poster for Jessica(source: Instagram)

Moving on to her family, she was born to Jewish parents. Her parents are Ira Yellin and Adele Yellin. Similarly, Jessica’s father Ira was a prominent real estate developer and also the former president of the American Jewish Committee. Similarly, she has a brother named Seth Yellin. The Journalist grew up with her brother in California. As a kid, Jessica was very lively, outgoing and loved to try new things.


Jessica Yellin went on to attend St. Augustine by the Sea elementary school. The school was located in Santa Monica, California. Later on, she attended The Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles. Likewise, she later enrolled herself in Harvard College. Jessica graduated from Harvard College Magna Cum Laude where she was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Career and Professional Life

Jessica Yellin is a journalist, anchor, and correspondent from the USA. Before the year 2004, she worked as a late-night anchor and correspondent for MSNBC, Likewise, she also covered the 2000 recount in Florida as a general assignment reporter for Orlando’s 24-hour cable news channel. After her time at MSNBC, she joined ABC in July 2003. Jessica started working as a White House Correspondent for ABC news.

The Journalist joined CNN as a Capitol Hill correspondent in August 2007. Similarly, As the Chief White House correspondent, she conducted an interview with President Barack Obama. The interview aired throughout the Democratic Convention and helped shape the network’s coverage. Likewise, before serving as Chief White House Correspondent, Yellin served as National Political Correspondent at CNN.

The journalist traveled the country covering hotly contested races throughout the network’s 2008 and 2012 ‘America Votes’ election coverage. Moreover, the American journalist has also covered significant policy debates in Washington. She has also covered the push to reform the financial regulatory system.

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Caption: Jessica on a talk show(source: Instagram)

Furthermore, Jessica’s work has been published in many famous newspapers and magazines. Some of the newspapers that have published her work are The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Details magazine, and Entertainment Weekly. Before, working as a correspondent she served as a front-of-the-book editor at Los Angeles Magazine. During her time at the magazine she contributed and edited stories on politics, Hollywood, and cultural issues.

Awards and Net worth

Jessica has received a couple of awards throughout her journalism career. In the year 2010, she won a Gracie Award for Outstanding Hard News Feature for Outstanding Women.

It was a report on gender disparity in politics. Similarly, Jessica won a Peabody Award for Best Political Team on Television while at CNN. The journalist later won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story. Jessica has certainly earned a hefty deal of wealth throughout her career. The journalist enjoys a net worth of $5 million as of now.

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Caption: Jessica on a news panel(source: Instagram)

Relationship status

Jessica has not revealed any details regarding her relationship status. It is very possible that she might or might not be in a relationship at the moment. However, she is single.


Jessica herself has not knowingly involved herself in any scandals. However, on May 28, 2008, Jessica admitted to having been pressured by her former employer, MSNBC, to avoid negative reporting and to report favorably on the war in Iraq in the run-up to it.

Body measurements and Social media

Jessica is in her early 50s. As for Jessica’s height, she stands tall at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 55 kg. Likewise, her body measurements(chest-waist-hips) are 34-25-35 respectively. The journalist has brown hair and a pair of blue eyes.

The journalist is active on Twitter and Instagram. Jessica had 482k followers on her Instagram and 112k followers on her Twitter account.