Yodit Tewolde Biography

Yodit Tewolde is a well-known criminal defense attorney and journalist famously known for her frequent appearances over several major news channels. She is a true example of a strong and opinionated woman who has contributed immensely towards the legal system, justice, and understanding of law.

Early Life

Yodit Tewolde was born in Eritrea, Africa on 10th December 1982 and later shifted to the USA. She spent her childhood days in Dallas, Texas. She was born in a family of black ethnic background but has not shared any details about her parents and family members. Yodit completed her bachelor’s of arts degree from Texas A&M University in English and Communication in 2005. Later, she also went ahead to pursue a Doctor of Law degree in 2006and graduated in 2009.

Yodit Tewolde Career

At the initial phase of her career, she worked as a clerk in the office of Honorable Irma Ramirez at Northern District of Texas state court. She started off as a lawyer in 2011 when she worked as Assistant District Attorney at Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. Yodit worked there for almost 3 years and represented the state in several trials, pre-trials, and also oversaw around 75 trials as the first chair. She also worked on legal research and interpreted laws and regulations. Yodit started working as a criminal defense attorney at her firm Law office of Yodit Tewolde, PLLC where she started providing her expertise over criminal cases and also worked for Criminal justice reform.

In 2016, she was included in the list “Female Success Factor Top 25 Women of Dallas” by Rolling Out Magazine. She was also among the 12 Influential Young Pan African women to watch as released by Face2Face in 2017. Later she left her practice as a criminal attorney in 2019. Throughout her career, she has actively been seen over media platforms like CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and many others where she provides legal analysis over situations and discussions. Currently, she is working as the host of the show Making the case on the BNC news channel.

Social Media

Yodit currently has 55.5k followers on her Instagram account where she actively posts about her career, discussions and also expresses her views. She is also active on her Twitter handle since 2013 when she currently has 11.3k followers.

Yodit Tewolde Biography

Real Name Yodit Tewolde
Birth Date 10 December 1982
Age (as of 2022) 39 Years
Birth Place Khartoum, Sudan, North Africa
Nationality American
Profession Attorney
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Slim




College Texas A&M University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her husband? None

Personal Life

Yodit has never opened up about her personal life and relationships but it is believed that she is currently married. There are no particular details available about her spouse or even about her year of marriage. Other than this, she is known to have a pet dog named Miles.

Yodit Tewolde Net Worth

Yodit Tewolde has been active in her career as a lawyer and has earned a lot of wealth over the years. her annuals earnings can be estimated to be around $60k and are known to lead a generous lifestyle. Her net worth has not been officially reviewed but it can be estimated to be around $2million.


  • Yodit was the editor-in-chief of her University journal of Race, Gender and Poverty.
  • She received the 2018 Balck Women In Media Honour.
  • In 2015, she was included in the list of 10 most beautiful women in Dallas by D Magazine.
  • She was also included in the Nation’s Best Advocate 40 lawyers under 40 list by the National Bar Association in 2016.

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