Natalie Allen - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 30, 2022

Natalie Allen
Profession: TV host, Anchor, Journalist
Best Known For: CNN Newsroom (TV news program)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 11, 1962 (age 60)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Natalie Allen
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Lawrence Allen
Mother's Name: Betty Allen
Siblings: 1

Susan Davis (sister)

University: University of Southern Mississippi, University of Memphis
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: April 25, 2021
Husband's Name: Jeff Rosensweig

Fedrick Wright 

Children: 1

Nicholas Starr Wright (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.72 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 60 kg (132.28 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 24
Cup Size: B

Table of contents [Hide]

Who is Natalie Allen?

Natalie Allen is a CNN correspondent, News anchor, journalist by profession, and an American by nationality.

Natalie Allen – Age, Parents, Siblings

Natalie Allen’s birth took place on 11th August 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.  Allen has managed to keep her family background away from prying eyes. 

Thus there is limited information available on her parents, siblings, and childhood except that her father’s name is Lawrence Allen and her mother's name was Betty.  Allen is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling- a sister named Susan Davis.

Source: Instagram (Natalie Allen with her father and sister)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, in 1979 she attended the University of Southern Mississippi and graduated from the same with a degree in radio, Television, and film in 1983. She then attended the University of Memphis in 1986 and graduated with a master’s degree in Political science in 1988.

Her ethnicity is not known.

Also read: Lynda Kinkade - Reporter, Jounalist, Anchor of CNN Today, CNN Newsroom 

Natalie Allen – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Natalie Allen was a married woman. Her husband’s name was Fedrick Wright and the two had wed in May 1997. She has a son named Nicholas Starr Wright (born in December 1998). Nicholas Starr Wright, who uses the name Nicholas Allen is now a model.

Nicholas might be her only child and may not have a daughter. She had uploaded the picture below on Instagram with the caption "My son and his beautiful sister" but did not mention her as a daughter.

As of 2019, Natalie Allen seems to have divorced her husband. 

In October 2019 she announced her engagement to Jeff Rosensweig, whom she had interviewed 20 years ago. The pair married on April 25, 2021.

Also read: Zain Asher - Reporter, Journalist, Anchor of CNN Newsroom 

Source: Instagram (Natalie Allen, Jeff Rosensweig married in 2021)

Natalie Allen – Career

Starting her career at WREG in her hometown, Natalie Allen has been in broadcast journalism for more than 25 years. She has worked for NBC News, WFTV’s Daybreak, The Weather Channel’s Forecast Earth, ESPN (1992-2001), and MSNBC before finally joining CNN. 

Allen currently anchors CNN Newsroom Thursday through Sunday and has anchored The Newsroom (2012), and CNN NewsCenter (2012).

Over the years, Natalie Allen has covered stories on CNNI  such as Syria's ongoing civil war, unrest in Ukraine, the death of Nelson Mandela, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Oklahoma City bombing, the O.J. Simpson murder trial, death of both Princess Diana and Mother Teresa.

Also read: Maria Bartiromo - Journalist, Author, Host 

Source: Instagram (Natalie Allen with CNN co-anchor)

Natalie Allen – Awards, Nominations

During her time at WFTV, Natalie Allen has won a regional Emmy Award and Edward R. Murrow Award while also being voted Favorite Morning Personality by Florida Today newspaper.

Natalie Allen – Net Worth, Salary

Allen has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million while there have been estimates on her salary. 

Natalie Allen – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

She is active on social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and loves to feature her children on them.

Also read: Jeanne Moos - News correspondent 

Fact Check

We endeavour for accuracy. If you believe our content has any misinformation, violates your copyright, or you want to propose an update, please feel free to contact us.

Tags : CNN CNN Newsroom Nicholas Starr Wright American Journalist Anchor Natalie Allen anchor journalist


  1. imdb
  2. cnn
  3. instagram