Manu Raju Bio, CNN News, Age, Height, Wife, Salary And Net worth

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Manu Raju

Manu Raju Bio

Manu Raju is an American well-known journalist who serves as the Chief Congressional Correspondent at the news network CNN. He covers the United States Congress and campaign politics. Manu joined CNN in September 2015. Prior to joining CNN, Manu was a regular guest on many networks and programs. Some of these networks include NBC’s Meet the Press and CBS’ Face the Nation. When Manu was hired by CNN, Erik Wemple of The Washington Post called the move a “towering get” for the network.

In 2016 for CNN Manu was the network’s lead correspondent covering Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign. He then covered widely the GOP establishment’s struggle with Donald Trump and broke big news in high-profile Senate races, including in New Hampshire. The following year, Raju was featured on the cover of the India Abroad newspaper. He was dubbed the “King of the Hill” for reporting on key decision-makers in the United States and on Capitol Hill.

Manu became more popular for asking tough and pointed questions to leaders of Congress. Speaker Nancy Pelosi grew testy during a one-on-one interview in 2019. The interview was based on the issue of impeaching then-President Donald Trump. Manu was broadcasting inside the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, during the attack on the building, reporting in real-time events as they were unfolding nearby him. In 2021 Raju was promoted as the network’s Chief Congressional Correspondent.

Raju has won several journalism awards for his reporting on D.C. and his coverage of campaign politics. One of the awards he received in 2015, where was awarded first prize by the Society of Professional Journalists in D.C. for beat coverage of the 2014 midterm elections. He received a Folio Eddie Award for a feature profile he co-authored on Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Manu Raju Age

Raju is 43 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 9, 1980, in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America. Manu celebrates his birthday on 9 February every year and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Manu Raju Height

Raju stands tall at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches ((1.68 m) and has moderate weight.

Manu Raju Wife

Is Manu Raju married? Yes. Manu is currently a married man. He is married to his lovely wife Archana Mehta and together are parents of twins, a boy and a girl, born in 2015. Raju has a brother, known as Sharat Raju who is a film and TV director.

Manu Raju Salary

Raju earns an annual salary of $100,000 from his career as the Chief Congressional Correspondent at the news network CNN.

Manu Raju Net worth

Raju has an estimated net worth of $5 Million as of 2023. This includes his assets, money, and income, he has garnered all this huge amount from his successful career as a journalist.