Quick facts
Birth date 26 Jul, 1983
Age 36 yrs
Occupations Journalist
News presenter
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Indiana
Education George Washington University
Gender Female
Description American journalist · TV-News anchor · Event presenter · Author
Spouse Michael David Gershenson

Who is Kate Bolduan?

Kate Bolduan is known as an American television journalist. She is most famous for her work on CNN. Her father and mother were medical professionals. She grew up with three siblings. She graduated from George Washington College with a degree in journalism. Kate was the university’s volleyball player and a talented stage actress.

Kate’s mom was sentenced to a 12 months jail time for nearly killing a man after crashing into him with her car while drunk driving. 20 years earlier, she was charged with reckless driving and killing a nine-year-old girl and injuring a 10-year-old boy. She had to pay a penalty of one million dollars to the affected family.

Marriage and Divorce

Kate Bolduan married Michael David Gershenson. Bolduan got converted to Judaism, prior to her marriage.

Her husband, Michael David Gershenson is a real estate expert in an investment firm called Carlyle Group. His investments are worth 2 billion dollars. When Bolduan got pregnant, her fellow female CNN staff members got agitated after the network replaced her while she was on maternity leave. Alisyn Camerota was just expecting to be briefly filling in for Bolduan's role close by Chris Cuomo and Michaela Pereira. CNN declared that Bolduan would be supplanted by Ms. Camerota forever.

CNN defended their choice by saying New Day had ratings boost with Camerota. CNN additionally felt Bolduan lacked chemistry with her co-anchors. A large number of the female staff members felt CNN ought to have waited until Bolduan came back from maternity leave before rolling out any improvements. They felt it was discourteous to females to settle on that kind of a choice while another mother is attempting to slip into another life.


Kate Bolduan's journalism career began when she joined NBC News and MSNBC in Washington. She was then assigned as the general assignment reporter on WTVD TV. She started her career at CNN when she was 24 years old and was later made the congressional correspondent and co-anchor of ‘The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer’ show.

During her career with Newsource, she covered the 2008 presidential election, Minneapolis bridge collapse, OJ Simpson armed robbery case, and NASA launches. Her wide range of story coverage also includes the 2009 Christmas bombing attempt, the gun rights in McDonald's, and the 2009 Government stimulus plan.

Kate Bolduan became a star reporter at CNN. She is a co-host along with Michael Pereira and Chris Cuomo. She even reports on congressional events, the legislative process, and other events as a member of the Capitol Hill unit of CNN. She is the youngest co-host of any network morning show.

During her career, Bolduan was associated with a debate concerning the Supreme Court administering on President Obama's health care reform. Wolf Blitzer had based his report on the findings done by Bolduan. She had incorrectly reported that the law was removed, however, the court order didn't remove the law and it remained there. CNN adjusted it's reported immediately and apologize for Bolduan's error.

Last Modified: May 29, 2020

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