Bianna Golodryga Biography
Bianna Golodryga (born Bianna Vitalievna Golodryga) is an American anchor/reporter working for CNN. She serves as a senior global affairs analyst at CNN. She joined the network in September 2017.
Bianna Golodryga Age
Golodryga is 43 years old as of 2021. She was born on 15 June 1978 in Causeni, Moldova. She celebrates her birthday on the 15th of June every year.
Bianna Golodryga Height
Golodryga stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Bianna Golodryga Family
She was born as the only child of Zhanna and Vitaly Golodryga. Golodryga was born to a working-class family of Bessarabian Jews. In 1980, her family left the Soviet Union as political refugees, each with $75, when she was 18 months old. After initially moving to Galveston, Texas, they settled in Houston, Texas.
Since then, she has returned to Moldova only once, visiting her grandparents and cousins in 1988. Her grandmother joined them in Houston the same year. Her mother is Phillips 66’s Chief Digital and Administrative Officer and previously served as Hess Corporation’s Chief Information Officer and her father, a mechanical engineer, was a contractor for DuPont.
Bianna Golodryga Husband
Golodryga is married to Peter R. Orszag, the former Director of the Office of Management and Budget for the Obama Administration and the CEO of Financial Advisory at Lazard. They tied the knot in September 2010. Together, the couple has been blessed with a son Jake Spencer Orszag and a daughter Maia Isabel Orszag born in 2016.
Bianna Golodryga Net Worth
Golodryga has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $ 5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Bianna Golodryga Salary
Golodryga earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Bianna Golodryga Career
Golodryga serves at CNN as a senior global affairs analyst, a role she has held since September 2019. Golodryga joined CNN partially as a contributor in 2017. Her expertise in financial news and Russian political affairs contributed to the coverage by CNN of everything from the volatility of the stock market, the historic 2018 President’s Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin, to the Mueller investigation.
Prior to joining CNN full-time, Golodryga served as co-anchor for “CBS This Morning”. In that role, she led the network’s coverage of the funeral of President George H.W. Bush and conducted numerous news-making interviews, including an exclusive with Huawei’s CEO, his first with a U.S. journalist. She had previously filled in on the CBS Evening News and appeared on other network broadcasts, including the 24/7 digital streaming network of the division, Sunday Morning, Face the Nation and CBSN.
Golodryga reported from her hometown of Houston as a correspondent for CBS in August 2017, where she covered the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. She has covered such major breaking news on CBS News as the shooting of the Las Vegas concert and the funeral of First Lady Barbara Bush.
Golodryga has worked as a Yahoo News’ news and finance anchor, and before that, she co-anchored the weekend edition of “Good Morning America” as well as served as ABC News’ Business Correspondent. She began her television news career in 2001 as a New York Stock Exchange bureau producer for CNBC, a cable news channel.
Golodryga worked in the financial services sector prior to her television career. Golodryga has received several awards and recognition, including the Keystone Policy Center Leadership Award, the University of Texas at Austin Pro Bene Meritis Award, and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program, Good Morning America.
When coming to her education, Golodryga graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she received a bachelor’s degree and a minor in economics in Russian/Eastern European and Eurasian Studies. She is fluent in Russian.
Bianna Golodryga CNN
Golodryga is working at CNN where she works alongside other famous CNN anchors and reporters including;
- Anderson Cooper
- Guillermo Arduino
- Carl Azuz
- Jeffy Zeleny
- Julian Zelizer
- Jeff Zucker
- Vanessa Yurkevich
- Ryan Young
- Jasmine Wright
- Fareed Zakaria
- Fredricka Whitefield
- Whitney Wild
- Coy Wire
- Ben Westcott
- Nick Watt
- Bill Weir
- Ben Wedeman
- Hines Ward
- Ivan Watson
- Clarissa Ward
- Brooke Baldwin
Bianna Golodryga Social Media Platforms
Golodryga is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 165.6k followers on Twitter, over 34k followers on Instagram, and over 32k followers on Facebook.