Shimon Prokupecz Biography

Shimon Prokupecz is a Brooklyn, New York-based personality who is an Emmy award winner and has been working for CNN for years. He is currently working in the position of crime and justice correspondent for CNN, based in New York.

Early Life

Shimon was born on 4th February 1978 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He mentioned that he celebrated his birthday with her grandmother who turned 90 and it has always been his favorite part to celebrate the things with full traditions and customs. Shimon Prokupecz, who is a successful crime and justice correspondent, says that he never intended to work in the field of journalism. Indeed, he planned to go into the law profession and gain some experience in the field. However, while growing up he started gaining experience in the field of journalism.

He did his graduation and gained some certificates from internships and as required to complete his education. Once, Shimon saw an advertisement for the requirement of an intern at WABC-TV, but it had passed the date of the application. Still, Shimon called the coordinator of the office and asked if anything could be done to get him involved in the company. At first, the coordinator said no and said that she would keep him posted for the position in case anything would come in the way. And all by the grace of God, he got a call and received the message like “someone has dropped off, so can you come for an interview”.

Shimon Prokupecz Career

At that time, Shimon was pursuing a job at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, where he had his internship turned into a full-time job. But, Shimon left the job and got ready for the interview at WABC-TV. Later, he was hired at the assignment desk, worked weekends and overnights, and earned the best experience of his life. This way, he started falling in love with new channels and developed a passion for his designation. Soon, he was called by CNN in 2013 and he was hired as a producer. Six years later, he became a correspondent covering the news and he himself became passionate about working for the breaking news and criminal justice system. Now, Shimon works with CNN covering the breaking news at the national level and related to law enforcement.

Previously, Shimon was based in a network’s job in Washington, D.C, where he used to play an integral role while covering the news of Russian meddling in U.S elections. Shimon has worked consistently with CNN Network, covering the news on the Mueller investigation, the Justice Department and the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting, and many more. He has also covered various law enforcement agencies in the Northeast U.S. previous to his job at CNN network, Shimon has worked as a producer and an assignment editor at WNBC based in New York City. he has also worked as a paralegal in the Brooklyn-based District Attorney’s Office. Shimon is a graduate student of Hunter college and belongs to Brooklyn, New York.

Shimon Prokupecz Biography

Real Name Shimon Prokupecz
Birth Date 4 February 1978
Age (as of 2022) 44 Years
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic




College Hunter College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair  No
Who is his girlfriend?  None

Personal Life

Shimon Prokupecz has not given insights into his life story, including his parents’ names, what they are doing currently, his wife’s name, and children’s names. It is not sure whether he is married or not, but it seems he is happily involved in the job at CNN network.

Shimon Prokupecz Net Worth

Shimon Prokupecz’s estimated net worth is nearly $3 million, which is enough to provide him with a luxurious lifestyle. He has tried different professions including his job at an attorney’s office, a working profile at WABC-TV, and a job profile at CNN.


  • Shimon Prokupecz became part of an Emmy-award-winning team that captured the FBI raid on Roger’s home back in 2019.
  • He loves to spend his time reading novels and working on books. He has read about Ronan Farrow’s ‘Catch and Kill’, where he liked the way the whole process of the story has been described.
  • Shimon has been widely inspired by the book Catch and Kills.
  • Shimon came to know Lev Parnas, who was at CNN for his interview with Anderson Cooper, and discovered that Lev grew up in the same building in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, where Shimon had his apartment.
  • For the first time, two personalities spoke in Russian, met each other, and spent some quality time together. Even though the two (Shimon and Lev) grew up on the different floors of the same building, they discovered different paths in their life.

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