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Natalie Allen is a correspondent and an anchor associated with CNN International. Natalie Allen currently anchors ‘CNN Newsroom’ Friday through Sunday. Starting her career from WREG, she has anchored and covered many important events that have happened in the past 2 decades.

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  • Birthday: August 11, 1961 (age 56 years)
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Correspondent

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Family and Personal Life

Natalie Allen married Fredrick Wright, an investment advisor in 1997 and together is blessed with a baby boy.

Natalie Allen was born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi majoring in Radio, Television, and Film from 1973-1983.Not only that, she again got enrolled at the University of Memphis to study Political science from 1986-1988.

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  • Parents: N/A
  • Husband: Fredrick Wright
  • Children: Nicholas Starr Wright (b.1998)
  • Marital Status: Married

Natalie Allen married Fredrick Wright, an Investment advisor in May 1997. The following year, they welcomed their first child named Nicholas Starr Wright in 1998.

She is married to her husband for more than 2 decades but has successfully maintained her private life. She doesn’t like to show off her personal moments and keeps it private. Allen has kept her Facebook relationship status: Single which creates speculations about her relationship with her husband.  However, she is not yet found in any controversies and hopefully will avoid all the rumors in future too.

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Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Natalie Allen has a curvy figure and well-maintained body measurement. Natalie Allen wears the perfect figure-hugging outfits that reveal her long slender legs.

Standing tall at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches, Natalie has perfectly balanced her weight. She possesses a pear-shaped body with 34-26-35 inches figure. The 56-years-old correspondent is very much conscious about her physique and doesn’t miss her daily exercise regimen.

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  • Height: ‎5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Body measurements: 34-26-35 inches
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A

Whenever she is not working and is free, she likes to spend time with her husband and her son. She manages time to visit exotic places and visit her family time to time.

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Professional Career

Natalie Allen began her television journalism career from WREG-TV. There, she co-anchor for the 10 pm News of the WREG.

In addition, she had an opportunity for the coverage of Kennedy Space Center at WFTV in Orlando, and, also served as a co-anchor for the highest-rated “Daybreak” Morning News Show. She also served to the MSNBC as a reporter and news anchor and was featured live on “The Nightly News”, “The Today Show” and CNBC as a correspondent and presenter of the NBC.

Career Timeline:

  • 1992: She served as a reporter for ESPN.
  • 2001: She anchored the live coverage of Oklahoma bombing incident.
  • 2003: Allen was recruited into the Hair Fan’s Hall of Fame.
  • 2010: Natalie worked as reporter and producer of CNN freedom project.
  • 2013: She reported the news of Ukraine crisis.

She had a unique opportunity to face poignant moments due to the Oklahoma City Bombing, the 2000 Presidential Election and US 9/11 tragedy as a CNN anchor and reporter during her professional journalism career in a decade. 

In her long working tenure, she has an opportunity to cover various important issues including coverage of 2004 Presidential Inauguration to the MSNBC and broadcasted live funeral of the former President Ronald Reagan in Washington, D.C. as a landmark historical milestone achievement in her professional journalism career and life-achievement.

She was the first individual to be appointed as an anchor and a reporter without any background and experience in weather and meteorology sciences, in the Weather Channel. Being a primary anchor of the weekly news program entitled “Forecast Earth”, she had an opportunity to travel across the country to undertake numerous interviews among pioneering environmental leaders for the green movement campaigns. 

In addition, she joined to sail with Sir Robert Swan, a famous Arctic Explorer and to dive with Dr. Sylvia Earle, a renowned Oceanographer, and other professional experts. Also, Allen had contributed to preparing profiles to the CEO for the country’s Greenest, Green venture capitalists and the NFL Greenest tea, etc. that have been presented to the Local Green Innovators in the “Forecast Earths” segment; “Grassroots Green” and “Eco-Extreme”; and shared the passion and commitment of the public or people to create awareness for environmental protection and conservation.

In order to continue such initiatives, she had carried out several interviews with Weather Channel Climatologists, environmental and atmospheric scientist, and meteorologist forecaster and reporter about the environmental innovative research and weather prediction of climate science.

Besides that, she had contributed numerous reports, scientific data and regular weekly blog for the WeatherChannel.Com, and broadcasted it on The Weather Channel on “Forecast Earth Eco-Updates” segment in daily nights. 

Currently, she serves as a correspondent for the CNN International and is based in Atlanta. She has anchored a number of breaking news including the Crisis in Ukraine, death of Nelson Mandela, the Arab spring and Syria’s ongoing civil war. At present, she is serving as an anchor of CNN Newsroom.

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Net Worth and Salary 2018

Natalie Allen net worth and salary is in million. In her long working tenure, she has successfully amassed a good amount of fortunes. However, the exact figure of her net worth is not yet revealed.

She was honored with prestigious awards, i.e., Emmy Award and Edward R. Murrow Award for her decade of extraordinary contribution for news reporting on “Forecast Earth Eco-Updates” program.  In addition to that, The Florida Today Newspaper voted her as “Favorite Morning Personality” in honor of her lifetime professional achievement on television journalism career.

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The Atlanta Magazine featured her entitled “The Green Queen” in 2008. Similarly, the magazines such as The Commercial Appeal’s Mid-South, Chicago Tribune, and Jezebel Magazine’s “Most Beautiful Atlantans” have published about her charismatic personality and truly professional journalism career.

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