Erica Hill

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Journalist (1976)
Fri Sep 06 2019
By   Selena

The award-winning Journalist, Erica Ruth Hill-Yount, is widely known as Erica Hill, who is popular for journalistic skills as a news presenter. She is currently working for CNN(Cable News Network) as a correspondent and serves as a news anchor with the network HLN. 

Early Life of Erica Hill

The award-winning American journalist was born on 20th of July 1976 as Erica Ruth Hill in Clinton, Connecticut. She is the younger daughter of the parents, father Steve Hill and father, Cheryl Hill. Hill is of American citizenship with white ethnicity. Added to her family members, she has one elder whose identity is not known.

Academic Background & Career

Concerning her education, Hill completed her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Journalism from Boston University in 1998. 

After graduation, she started her professional life by working for PC Week Radio as a production assistant in 1998. Since the, she was associated with renowned news Channels such as CBS News, NBC News, and HLN. Just like Scott Mcgrew and Adrienne Elrod, Erica has a very successful career. 

Husband-David Yount

The love life of Erica Hill is easy and straightforward. Till date, she has always been engaged in a single marriage relationship. She is now in a marital relationship with her husband David Yount who is a lawyer. 

Wedding Ceremony, Date and Venue

Hill met Yount for the first time in the year 2004. And then after dating for 12 months, the couple exchanged marriage vows on the 15th of October 2005. Their wedding ceremony took place on a beach in Atlanta, Georgia where their closed ones attended. 

On 15 October 2005, Erica Hill and David Yount exchanged their marriage vows
Pic: Erica Hill and David Yount exchange wedding vows on  15 October 2005

Blissful Marital life of Erica Hill

Since then, CNN reporter seems to be enjoying the perks of wedded life with her soul mate. Their marriage has been going on for more than 19 years and still seems to be getting stronger as the years go by. Till date, no extra-marital affairs and divorce news from the couple has been heard. Seems like, they are enjoying their wedding life at an optimum level.

Apart from that, Erica Hill is fairly active in social media, where she frequently uploads pictures of her husband, sons, and family on Instagram. Recently on 14th February 2019, she wished 20th year valentine day her husband via Instagram.

Erica Hill wished her husband, David, 20th year Valentine's Day
Snap: Erica Hill wished 20th year valentine day to her husband, David

This 5th September 2019, Weston and Sawyer, who currently completed their seventh and fourth grade are spending their holiday with parents cheering on New York City FC. 

Children-Weston Robert Yount & Sawyer Steven Yount

Therefore, Erica's frequent post associated with her family actually shows that she has a good bond with her husband, David, and two children.

Yes, this lovely couple is the parents of two sons. Erica welcomed their child son Weston Robert Yount on 25 November 2006 and then gave birth their second child, a boy  Sawyer Steven Yount on 23 March 2010.

Erica Hill with her husband and children
Image: Erica Hill with her whole family

Moreover, Hill and Yount co-parenting their two children as a happy couple and also traveling around the globe as often as possible. Currently, the Yount family reside in New York City. Besides, Erica is very supportive of her family alongside managing her professional journalist life.

Net Worth-$4.5 million

Erica Hill has an incredible career as a journalist, anchor, and correspondent. As of 2019, Hill has a net worth of $4.5 million. Well, her ability to engage the audience in the easiest manner and produce the most complex news has gained her tremendous fame and regard in TV worth. 

Erica Hill with Chris Knierim and Chris Knierim, National Pair Champions and Medalist
Image: Erica Hill with National Pair Champions and Medalist Chris Knierim and Chris Knierim

 Erica has actively given her charm to the news industry as a renowned news anchor and correspondent. Her notable career in journalism has brought her enormous fame and money for more than a decade.

Salary at CNN

On April 19, 2018, Hill joined CNN. She is currently in CNN's lead fill-in anchor role and domestic correspondent. As of now, she reflects with the astronomical annual salary of $700,000 at CNN. Now, CNN reporter is enjoying lavish life in her new house in a Suburb of New York.

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