Suzanne Malveaux Biography

Suzanne Malveaux is an American personality who is a journalist by profession and working as a correspondent for CNN. She covers both national and international news with cultural events, however, with the recent position of her partner Karine Jean-Pierre as the 35th White House Press Secretary on May 13, 2022, Suzanne is expected to have a change in her position where she will not be covering the politics section.

Malveaux started her career in the media industry as a general assignment reporter and worked for many media outlets covering the assignments based in Washington, D.C, and Boston. She has worked with WRC-TV, WFXT-TV, and New England Cable News before finally landing her most recent job at CNN. Malveaux has consistently worked on many of her projects including the production of documentaries in Egypt and Kenya. She has also worked on a one-hour-long documentary made on the Great Depression with Boston-based Blackside Inc.

Early Life

Suzanne Malveaux was born on 4th December 1966 in Lansing, Michigan. She enrolled herself at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She was brought up along with other three siblings including an identical twin sister Suzette M. Malveaux (who is a professor at the Columbus School of Law), Courtney Malveaux (who is Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry), and Gregory F. Malveaux (who is working as an associate professor of English at Montgomery College). She is also related to one of her distant siblings named Julianne Malveaux, who is her distant cousin and works as a columnist and former Bennett College president.

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Suzanne Malveaux Career

Before joining CNN, Suzanne worked as a correspondent for NBC News based in Chicago and Washington, DC. Malveaux joined CNN back in May 2002 and began her journey with CNN as the network’s co-anchor for the show Around The World. She has worked at least for a decade and presented herself as the White House Correspondent while covering the news based on Presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and George W. Bush. In the wake of covering the latest and breaking news, she has traveled around the world.

Malveaux has worked as a CNN correspondent and has covered various national level and international level news with the coverage of cultural events. Before becoming a part of the media outlet in 2002, she worked for NBC in Chicago and DC.

Rise to Fame

With the announcement of the new role of Jean-Pierre, with whom Suzanne is living and pursuing her romantic relationship and also shares an adopted daughter with her, she will not be covering the politics avoiding the conflict with her partner. It is said by the department that Suzanne Malveaux will continue in her role as CNN National Correspondent and will continue to cover national or international or even breaking news in different departments but will not cover politics, Capitol Hill, or the White House while Karine Jean-Pierre is serving as White House Press Secretary.

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While working as a White House Correspondent, Suzanne has taken the interviews of many high-profile personalities including the former presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and the first lady Laura Bush. Her coverage of the topics of the White House has taken her on various trips overseas including places like Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, the Balkans, and others.

Suzanne Malveaux Biography

Real Name Suzanne Maria Malveaux
Birth Date 4 December 1966
Age (as of 2022) 55 Years
Birth Place Lansing, Michigan, United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Average


Father Floyd J. Malveaux
Mother Myrna Maria Ruiz
Sister One (Suzette M. Malveaux)
Brother Two (Courtney M. Malveaux & Gregory F. Malveaux)


School Centennial High School
College Harvard University, Columbia University

Relationship Status

Marital Status In Relationship
Is she a Lesbian? Yes
Who is her partner/spouse? Karine Jean-Pierre
Children One (Soleil Malveaux Jean-Pierre)

Personal Life

Jean-Pierre and Malveaux are romantically linked with each other and they have adopted a daughter to whom they have given the name Soleil Malveaux Jean-Pierre. The girl is reportedly living in her teenage years and is around 7 years old. While both of the romantically linked partners have a well-defined social media profile, they prefer to keep their family photos and identity off the cameras. On 3rd June 2014, it was announced that Suzanne Malveaux has adopted a girl whom she shares with her living partner, Karine Jean-Pierre. The family is reported to be living in New Orleans and from where the family moved to Howard County, Maryland.

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Suzanne Malveaux Net Worth

It is for sure that Suzanne Malveaux is earning a good amount of money because of her only profession of journalism. She is reported to have a renowned journalism career and a family that supports her throughout her ups and downs. For the moment, Malveaux’s estimated net worth is somewhere around $3 million, which is enough to provide her moderate cum luxurious lifestyle.

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