Paula Zahn
Paula Zahn
Real Name/Full Name Paula Ann Zahn
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Paula Zahn
Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 February 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 166 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 5”
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Not Known
Mother – Not Known
Siblings: 3
School: Naperville Central High school
College: Stephens College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Richard Cohen (m. 1987–2007)
Kids/Children Name: Haley Cohen, Jared Brandon Cohen, Austin Bryce Cohen
Profession: Newscaster, Journalist
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Paula Ann Zahn, the host of the documentary series On the Case with Paula Zahn, currently broadcasted on the Investigation Discovery Channel, is an American journalist and Newscaster. She started her profession as a journalist in 1973, and in her early years, she was an anchor at ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, and CNN.

Well, how well do you know about Paula Zahn? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Paula Zahn’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Paula Zahn to date.

Biography and Early Life

Paula Ann Zahn was born on 24th February 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. She never revealed the names of his parents but has shared their occupations. Her mother a school teacher/artist, and his father was an IBM sales executive. She was a pageant girl and has participated in many beauty pageants during her young age. She even made it through the semi-finals of Miss Teenage America Pageant in 1973. She, however, didn’t make this her career and chose a completely different path.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Paula Zahn in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Paula Zahn’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 24 February 1956. Though, she is 5’ 5” in feet and inches and 166 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Her father moved a lot because of his job, so they moved to Canton, Ohia, where she grew up, and then again was forced to Naperville, Illinois, where she attended high school. She was first enrolled in Washington Junior High School but soon changed school, took admission in Naperville Central High School, and graduated from there in 1974.

She was then admitted to Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. They got into this college on a cello scholarship. She took the job of an intern at WBBM-TV in Chicago, where she got educated on the new business. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1978.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Paula married her ex-husband Richard Cohen in 1987 and has three children, namely Austin, Jared, and Haley. Her ex-husband was of the Jewish faith, and they raised their children in the same. The couple was married for 2O years, and they called it quits in 2OO7.

Many rumors surfaced about their divorce; many speculated that Zahn had an affair with Paul Fribourg, a businessman. But these rumors were never approved by both the parties and were dismissed shortly. However, Zahn blamed Cohen for mismanaging her career earnings for 20 years and even filed a lawsuit about it, which the New York state court rejected as it was a marital dispute.

Is Paula Zahn Lesbian?

No, she is not a lesbian as she was married for 20years to Richard Cohen and even has three children with him. Thus, it must be concluded that her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Her first job was at ABC News which she joined in 1987. Initially, she was an anchor at The Health show; then, she was shifted to co-anchor the ABC’s early morning newscast, World News This Morning.

She then joined CBS News in 199O, where she anchored shows like CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News, 48 hours, Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel, and CBS News Sunday Morning. She spent nine years in this network and left in 1999 to join Fox News Channel. She launched her program The Edge with Paula Zahn in this network.

She then joined CNN on 11th September 2001, where she found her morning news program American Morning with Paula Zahn. She was also a part of WNET from 9th November 2008 as a co-host of SundayArts. She is also the host of the documentary series On the Case with Paula Zahn, which is currently broadcasted on the Investigation Discovery channel and was premiered on 18th October 2009. She also hosted the annual “ From Vienna: the New Years’s Celebration” on New Year’s Day 2011.


She has no awards or achievements in her name to date. She, however, was a part of many networks and has also done some fantastic news pieces and has hosted some very famous shows or news broadcasts.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paula Zahn in 2024

Paula Zahn Net Worth
Paula Zahn Net Worth

As of 2024, she has a net worth of $20 million. She has earned this by working in the media and being part of some major news channels. She has been part of the media family for the past 10 years, and she has hosted some very famous shows and been a part of networks like CNN, ABC, FOX News, and many more.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She is an accomplished Cellist, and has played at Carnegie Hall, and is also a member of the honorary board of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Paula Zan is a budding journalist who has been a part of many famous networks such as CNN, FOX News, CNN, ABC, and many more. She has hosted many shows under these networks and has also starred in her own shows. She is currently a host of the show called On the Case with Paula Zahn. She also plays the cello and works for charity too.


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