Natalie Allen - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 22, 2020

Natalie Allen
Profession: CNN correspondent, Anchor, Journalist
Best Known For: CNN Newsroom
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 11, 1962 (age 59)
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: N/A
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend 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, a journalist by profession and 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 the 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 Policial 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 the only child of hers and may not have a daughter. She had uploaded the picture below on Instagram with the caption "My son and his beautiful sister."

Source: Instagram - posted May 2018 (Nicholas Allen)

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.

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

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),  CNN NewsCenter (2012).

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

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, Oklahoma City bombing, the O.J. Simpson murder trial, death of both Princess Diana and Mother Teresa.

Also read: Maria Bartiromo - Journalist, Author, Host 

Natalie Allen: Awards, Nominations

During her time at WFTV, Natalie Allen has won 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 estimated net worth of $1.5 million while there have been estimates on her salary. 

Natalie Allen: Social Media

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

Related Biography