Ed Lavandera  Wikipedia, Wife, Children, CNN Salary, Net Worth, Parents, Weight Loss

Ed Lavandera Wikipedia, Wife, Children, CNN Salary, Net Worth, Parents, Weight Loss

Written by cara | Updated a month ago

Ed Lavandera is a correspondent for CNN. He has been working with CNN for more than 20 years.


Let’s get to know more about Ed Lavandera through his bio.


Ed Lavandera Wife & Children


Ed Lavandera is married to Janine Calandra. He has been married for 21 years . The two tied the knot on March 10, 2001.


Lavandera’s wife, Janine, was born on July of 1973 and is 49 years old. 


Lavandera has kept his marriage away from the public eye. He has three children- a son and twin daughters.


Ed Lavandera Net Worth & Salary


Ed Lavandera now has worked for more than 20 years on the leading Television network- CNN and is estimated to have a net worth of $ 2.6 Million. He has amassed most of his net worth through his works as a journalist.


Ed Lavandera Age & Birthday


Ed Lavandera was born on the 19th of April in 1973. As of 2022, Lavandera is 49 years old.


Ed Lavandera Family


Ed Lavandera was born in a Cuban family and raised in Mexico. 


Ed Lavandera’s Education


Ed Lavandera graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also fluent in Spanish.


Ed Lavandera Career


Ed Lavandera is currently a correspondent at CNN. Prior to this, he was a correspondent with WFAA-TV in Dallas. He was also a news reporter at KVUE-TV and an anchor and reporter at KOSA-TV in Texas.
Ed Lavandera joined CNN in 2001. He was most notable a part of the Peabody Award-winning team that covered the BP oil spill on the Gulf Coast. He also reported on the Aurora movie theater shooting, the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Texas, destruction caused by Oklahoma tornados, and many more cases.

In 2005, Ed Lavandera reported from President George W. Bush’s ranch in Texas during the anti-war protest that was led by Cindy Sheehan. He had earned a Katie Award from the Dallas Press Club as well as an Emmy nomination for his work on a Hispanic news magazine program at WFAA-TV.


Ed Lavandera’s Weight Loss Journey


Ed Lavendera had lost 45 pounds when Hurricane Katrina struck and his weight loss stalled. Soon he found out that he would be fathering twin girls.
It was difficult for Lavandera to manage his work and personal life. As a result, he did not have enough time to exercise. In 2007, he was approached by CNN’s medical producers about Fit Buddies. He then shared that since he started the Fit Nation adventure in April, he had lost 30 pounds and had learned new eating habits.


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