Christi Paul CNN, Salary, Net Worth, Husband, Bio

By Oshil Pokhrel | Published On: 23 Sep, 2018
Christi Paul CNN, Salary, Net Worth, Husband, Bio

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 01, 1969 Age 52 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Peter Paul (M. 2002 - ), Rob Koebel (? - 1995)
Divorced Yes (Once) Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Children/Kids Three Height 5 Feet 3 Inches (1.6 Meters)
Education University of Toledo

CNN anchor Christi Paul despite believing in the virtue of marriage got verbally and emotionally abused by her ex-husband. She penned about her ex-hubby in her memoir Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt, where the American journalist described his accusations of infidelities and vulgarities.

Christi has worked for various channels like KTVB and CNN affiliate KTVK. She is known as the weekday news anchor of HLN and weekend anchor of CNN's News Day.

How Much Is Christi Paul Salary And Net Worth?

Christi, 49, summons her net worth from her career as an American journalist. According to, the news anchor of CNN earns an average salary of $85,757, and their payrolls range between the amount of $50,555 to $106,896. She works as the weekday news anchor for CNN affiliated American news channel, HLN and weekend anchor for CNN's News Day.

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She began the milestone of her journalism career as an anchor/reporter of WDTV in Clarksburg. Christi then served as an anchor and weathercaster in Phoenix. At the age of 34, the Bellevue native arrived at CNN affiliated channel HLN where she became the weekday news anchor.

Addressed Abusive Ex-Husband In Memoir

In her memoir Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt, Christi Paul discussed her journey towards overcoming emotional and verbal abuse heaped by her first spouse. She penned the journal in 2012, and the book became the Amazon's top 20 best-selling books. In her autobiography, the CNN anchor referred her former's husband name as 'Justin.' 

The book fueled her ex-husband Rob Koebel, who got arrested for allegedly urinating outside Apple store in Wisconsin in September 2012. Her former better half blamed the incident towards her book that set him up in 'a three-day drinking binge' leading him to police arrest.

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Even though Christi did not mention Rob's name in her memoir and stated her ex-husband's name as 'Justin,' the Channel 15 reporter claimed that she talked about him in Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt. Rob further elaborated that his ex-wife was upset due to his alcoholism and he is working towards his alcohol problem. Christi and former KNXV-TV Channel 15 reporter, Rob divorced in 1995.

Three Children With Husband

After Christi's divorce with Rob Koebel, she met her husband Peter Paul and inaugurated a romantic relationship with him. Peter purposed her on Washington Square Park, and the duo tied a knot in June 2002. The Hope Award-winning journalist and her husband Paul rejoiced the birth of their three children. The couple went to celebrate Christmas Eve with their three daughters in December 2017.

Christi Paul and her husband, Peter Paul with their three daughters celebrated Christmas on December 2017 (Photo: Instagram)

The family of five also went to a rock sliding adventure in July 2018. They enjoyed the majestic views of the landscape of Tallulah Gorge State Park in Georgia.

Short Bio

Born on 1 January 1969, Christi Paul is a native of Bellevue, Ohio. She grew up in a midwestern U.S. state in Ohio with her parents, The American journalist has the height of 1.60 meters (5' 3") and possesses proper body measurements. At the age of 24, Christi became a third runnerup of the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program. 

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The CNN anchor received an honorary of 'Outstanding Alumni' from the University of Toledo's Department of Communication. Christi graduated from the University of Toledo with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, as per wiki.