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Sara Sidner Salary | Net Worth

Sara Sidner Salary | Net Worth

Facts of Sara Sidner

Full Name:Sara Sidner
Annual Salary:$60,000+
Monthly Salary:$5,139
Net Worth:$3 million
Date of Birth:May 31, 1972
Birth Place:Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
Height:5 feet 9 inches
Weight:90 kg
Profession:American journalist, Anchor, Reporter  
Education:Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School, University of Florida
Star Sign:Gemini
Awards:Emmy Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, Telly Awards

What is Sara Sidner Salary?

American journalist, Sara Sidner earns an annual salary of $60,000+ or £46,4741+ as a Co-host of “CNN News Central“. Sidner also anchors the famous CNN+ program titled, “Big Picture with Sara Sidner” and earns $5,139 or £3,1341 per month and $29.65 an hour.

Through her multiple other news reports and interviews, Sara Sidner earns an additional income of $500k or £3881 annually. Previously, Sara worked at a famous TV station known as, “KTVU” in Oakland, California as a news reporter.

Sidner also co-anchored the popular two shows titled, “KTVU Channel 2 News at 6″ and “The Ten O’Clock News” and used to earn an average salary of $45,000+ or £35,0301+ per year.

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What is The Net Worth of Sara Sidner

Sara Sidner has been working in the media field since 2000. As of 2023, Sara has earned an estimated net worth of $3 million or £2,335,356 as a former Senior National & International Correspondent, and CNN’s News anchor/host.

For the past 22 years, Sidner has built up a successful career and has earned huge respect and wealth in the journalism field. Previously Sarar appeared on multiple American radio stations such as ‘KFVS-TV’, ‘WINK-TV’ etc as a reporter.

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Caption: Sara Sidner, Co-anchor of the ‘CNN News Central’ ( Photo: Instagram)

Salary & Net Worth of Related American Journalist

Journalist  Salary  Net Worth  Position 
Marina Hyde Annual: $74,560+ Monthly: $ 621.33 $5 million American Journalist and newspaper columnist
Charissa Thompson Annual: $700,00+ Monthly: $50,000+ $3 million News Sportscaster of the American Tv-channel, “Fox Sports
Emily Compagno Annual: $3 million Monthly: $30,000+ $5 million Co-host of Outnumbered on ‘Fox News Channel‘ (FNC).
Taylor Rooks Annual: $44,062 Monthly: $3,671 $5 million Thursday Night Football’s sportscaster
Ainsley Earhardt Annual: $6 million Monthly: $2 million $3 million Co-host of the “FOX & Friends First” channel

Early Life

Senior National and International Correspondent, Sara Sidner was born on May 31, 1972. Her hometown is located in an incorporated town in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. According to her birthday, Sara’s zodiac sign is Gemini.

Sara Sidner belongs to mixed ethnicity, her father holds both African-American nationality while her mother is British. Whereas, Sidner holds an American nationality and follows Christianity. Similarly, Sara Sidner recently celebrated her 51st birthday on May 31.


Independent and well-educated journalist Sara Sidner completed her elementary and high school at Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School. The school was initially established in 1971, located at 7977 West Twelfth Avenue in Hialeah, Florida, United States.

After graduating high school, Sara Sidner enrolled at the public land-grant research university known as, the University of Florida. Later, Sidner graduated with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications.

While she was completing her course, Sidner also played on the women’s volleyball team and played in multiple college matches. In her last year, Sidner and her team made the final four in a youth national tournament.

Sara Sidner, Net Worth
Caption: Sara Sidner with American restaurateur, Guy Fieri
(Photo: Instagram)

Personal Life

American correspondent, Sara Sidner is long-term married to her loving husband. Although she hasn’t mentioned his identity, she is living a blissful life with her husband in Florida, United States. Similarly, Sara also hasn’t mentioned any children of her own in the media yet.

In an interview with a TV Newser in 2015, Sara mentioned she began her wedding planning while reporting from Libya. She must have been married in 2015 in the state of Libya, a country located in the Maghreb region in North Africa.

Career-Beginning Journalism

After graduating, Sara Sidner began pursuing her career as an on-air reporter. She first worked at the famous television station known as WUFT-TV in Gainesville, Florida, United States.

Moreover, Sara slowly gained stardom after appearing on multiple American radio stations such as KFVS-TV, WINK-TV, KDFW-TV, etc. For three years, Sara Sidner worked as a consumer reporter and anchor at KDFW. Later, Sara also covered the Feb 1, 2003 ‘Space Shuttle Columbia disaster’.

Similarly, in Jan 2004, Sara joined the famous TV station known as, KTVU in Oakland, California. There she served as a weekend co-anchor of the “KTVU Channel 2 News” and “The Ten O’Clock News“.


Previously, Sara Sidner served as a national and international correspondent for CNN in Los Angeles. She also covered numerous news in Jerusalem, Abu Dhabi, and New Delhi, which were broadcasted on CNN’s Channels.

Sidner gained fame after covering multiple news subjects including, ‘the 2011 Libyan civil war’, ‘the launching of India’s first unmanned lunar probe’, ‘the Mumbai terrorist attacks’, and many more.

On Sunday, May 31, 2020, Sidner also conducted a newsmaking live interview with the city’s police chief, Medaria Arradondo about the murder case of George Floyd.

Current Works & Awards

Following her success, in Jan 2023 CNN announced that Sara Sidner will be co-hosting the new CNN program titled, “CNN News Central” along with John Berman and Kate Bolduan.

Later on April 3, 2023, the show officially debuted and started broadcasting on CNN news channel from 9 a.m. until noon.

Through her multiple media contributions, Sara Sidner has won a regional ‘Emmy Award’,Edward R. Murrow Award’, and several other ‘Telly Awards’.

Sara Sidner, Salary
Caption: Sara Sidner with her crew on “Big Picture with Sara Sidner” show (Photo: Instagram)

Sara Sidner News about COVID-19

American correspondent, Sara Sidner covered a report on CNN’s News channel about the coronavirus pandemic live on air. Sara breakdown in the show and started crying during her interview with the host of the show, Alisyn Camerota. Sara said she remember the previous report she covered in  South Los Angeles and commented:

“I’m sorry. I cried on Tuesday, “I’m trying to get through this. “This is the tenth hospital I’ve seen, and it breaks my heart to see how these families must proceed with their lives and the depth and breadth of their suffering… It’s quite challenging to accept.

American correspondent, Sidner also interviewed the socialite, Juliana Jimenez Sesma, who lost her mother and stepfather to the coronavirus 11 days apart. At her mother’s funeral, CNN crews were at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital parking lot to maintain social distancing. Sidner commented:

It just isn’t right. What we’re doing to one another is not acceptable. These families shouldn’t have to go through this”. “This shouldn’t be happening to any family. So please pay attention to what this family has to say. Avoid being this person. Do everything in your power to prevent this from taking the lives of your loved ones, friends, teachers, and firefighters”. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Sara Sidner Height & Weight?

⇒ Sara Sidner has a perfect height of 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and an average body weight of 90 kg (198 lbs).

What is Sara Sidner famous for?

⇒ Sara Sidner is famous as CNN’s Senior National and International Correspondent. She is also co-anchor of CNN’s News Central on weekdays from 9 am-12 pm ET.

Did Sara Sidner leave CNN?

⇒ No, Sara Sidner did not leave CNN. She is still serving as a host of CNN+’s podcast ‘Big Picture with Sara Sidner‘. She also co-anchors “CNN News Central’ which airs every weekday in the morning.

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