Samantha Vinograd is a commentator of American foreign policy who serves as a National Security Analyst at CNN. She initially started as a high-level government official under the Obama administration and then started working with Goldman Sachs till now as a National Security Analyst for CNN.
Samantha Vinograd Bio; Age, Early Life, Parents, Ethnicity
Samantha Vinograd was born in Connecticut, the U.S. Her mother is Barbara nee Lefkowitz and her father is Serge G. Vinograd. Both of her parents are Jewish and her father was a victim of the Nazi’s brutal Holocaust and he is a survivor from France.
Samantha was born on February 19, 1983. And she is currently 37 years old as of 2020.
Samantha Vinograd Education Details
Vinograd graduated from Hopkins School in 2001 which is located in New Haven, Connecticut. It is a private school. She got a B.A. degree in Asian and Middle Eastern in 2005. From the University of Pennsylvania. Which is an Ivy League university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university was founded in 1740.
Samantha Vinograd got her M.A. in Security Studies from Georgetown University. Which is a private research university founded by Bishop John Carroll in 1789, in Washington, D.C. Previously, the university was known as Georgetown College in 1789.
Samantha Vinograd Career Details
Samantha Vinograd started her career working as a Deputy attaché to Iraq at the U.S. Treasury Department in Baghdad during the George W. Bush administration. She worked in multiple posts starting in 2009 during the Obama administration, including as the advisor to the National Security Council as the Director for Iraq, as the Senior Advisor to National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon, and as the Director for International Economics.
She began to work for Goldman Sachs in 2013 focusing on public-private sector partnerships. She works as a Senior Adviser to the Biden Institute at the University of Delaware. Which a private research university in Newark, Delaware. She works as an advisor to the US fund for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
At a non-governmental discussion group named Trilateral Commission, she was named a David E. Rockefeller Fellow there. She also serves as a Millennium Fellow at the Atlantic Council as on the board of Women’s Foreign Policy Group.
Samantha co-founded a geopolitical risk and policy advisory firm known as the Global Opportunity Advisors with Morgan Ortagus. He is a Republican who works in the Trump administration State Department.
Later in 2013, Samantha led Global Public Policy at Stripe. She is engaged in social impact work very deeply and serves in UNICEF. She also was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Public Policy Institute.
Vinograd writes a weekly column on CNN.com which is the Presidential Weekly Briefing. She has published in several outlets including the New York Times, Daily Beast, Washington Post, Politico, Harper’s Bazar and Marrie Clair.
Fellow Journalists have said that Vinograd is “One of the next-generation pioneers” because she had demonstrated her ability to handle some of the most complex challenges in national security and diplomacy during her short time in the public and private sector.
Samantha has written articles for magazines like POLITICO which revolve around important economic, social and political issues such as President Trump’s relation with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin and the dangers of terrorism in the modern world.
Samantha Vinograd Salary
Samantha Vinograd among many other CNN news anchors earns an average salary of 33,774 thousand dollars to 112,519 thousand dollars. There is no exact salary mentioned anywhere on the internet. However, her salary during the Obama administration working as a top-level government official has not been disclosed till now.
Samantha Vinograd Net Worth
Samantha’s Net Worth is estimated to be ranged between 1 million dollars to 5 million dollars. This net worth estimation includes her assets, money and her income. Her career as a News Personality is her primary source of income. She prefers to live a modest life even though she has been able to accumulate a good fortune.
Samantha Vinograd Husband
Samantha has not disclosed any information regarding her marriage or relationship. Samantha would not find it hard for her to find a partner considering her beautiful looks.
Back in 2018, Samantha tweeted on her Twitter account “I hope my future husband is not marrying me based on my cooking skills!”
Samantha Vinograd Siblings
Samantha Vinograd grew up with two sisters named ArianeVinograd and Cassandra Vinograd. She also has one brother named Benjamin Vinograd.