Jean Casarez Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Education, CNN, Eyes, Salary, Net Worth

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Jean Casarez Biography

Jean Casarez is an American journalist working as a correspondent for CNN. She is based in the network’s New York bureau where she covers a wide variety of stories for CNN, including legal and crime, investigation and also breaking news. Besides that, Casarez is a lawyer.

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Jean Casarez Age

Casarez was born on April 20, 1960, in Long Beach, California. She is 62 years old as of 2022.

Jean Casarez Height

Casarez stands at 5 feet 4 inches tall.

Jean Casarez Family

Born and raised in Long Beach, California, Casarez’s parents come from Mexico. On the 10th of May 2020, she tweeted on her Twitter account, wishing her mother a happy mother’s day.

Jean Casarez Husband

John Casarez is the husband of Casarez.

Jean Casarez Education

Regarding Casarez’s education, she attended the Education University of Southern California/ Southwestern University School of Law. She then graduated from the university with a Juris Doctorate in political science and government/law.

During her time in law school, Casarez won first place in a statewide Moot Court contest and helped in crafting a Writ of Certiorari for the U.S Supreme Court. To summarize, she also clerked with the Nevada company of Gallagher and Tratos while a law student.

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Jean Casarez is an American journalist working as a correspondent for CNN. She is based in the network’s New York bureau where she covers a wide variety of stories for CNN, including legal and crime, investigation and also breaking news. Besides that, Casarez is a lawyer.

With her overnight reporting from the Vegas strip, Casarez broke the news to the country of 2017’s mass Las Vegas shooting. She also reported the breaking news of New York’s 2016 Chelsea bombing incident; she has been the CNN’s correspondent for the Larry Nassar sexual assault case; sentencing hearing, Bill Cosby’s imprisonment, trial, and conviction for indecent sexual assault; West Virginia’s chemical water spill; and O. J. Simpson’s release from jail. Casarez is presently engaged in reporting the illegal case against Harvey Weinstein.

Casarez discovered and pursued the case of a guy who is amid a 70-year prison sentence for breaking 13 bones of his newborn child. From the first day, James Duncan declared his innocence. Casarez took an in-depth review of the proof, getting interviews with Duncan himself in prison as well as essential players on both parties. Those interviews turned into a prime-time documentary for the network’s “Broken Bones…Shattered Lives.”

The court has now ordered Duncan to have a hearing in December to decide if they should overturn his verdict based on recent proof that his child really had a metabolic bone disease.

Casarez has produced other long-form work for CNN such as the Drew Peterson case, Jon Benet’s Murder, Bill Cosby’s rise and fall along with a forthcoming documentary on the 40th anniversary of the arrest of serial assassin John Wayne Gacy.

Aside from that, Casarez also covered court proceedings concerning Anna Nicole Smith in Florida. Subsequently, she was in the Bahamas, covering the Global legal aspect of Smith’s untimely death.

Back in 2011, Casarez traveled by plane to Lima Peru for the CNN networks to cover the detention of Joran van der Sloot after the killing of a Peruvian college student. During her time there, Casarez alongside her crew could get access to Peru’s maximum-security prison Castro Castro, interviewing both prisoners and Peru’s Director of Prisons regarding the nation’s correctional system.

Jean Casarez Court TV

When Court TV became known as, In Session in 2009, Casarez covered the big-profile trials of Jodi Arias, Conrad Murray, Casey Anthony and George Zimmerman. She gained the early sit-down interview with the Zimmerman security team of both Don West and Mark O’Mara for the CNN networks. She also sat down on the eve of Casey Anthony’s death penalty trial with her lawyer Cheney Mason for a comprehensive review of the challenge before him.

Prior to joining CNN, Casarez served as a correspondent for Turner Broadcasting’s network Court TV, beginning at the network in 2003. In her position, she covered high profile legal proceedings close to the country, for instance, the criminal trial of Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper Brian David Mitchell, Scott Peterson’s sentencing verdict, the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey, the civil rights trial of Edgar Ray Killen, Kobe Bryant and lastly O.J. Simpson’s kidnapping trial.

In the U.S. Southern District Court of Texas, Casarez got certified as an attorney, besides being part of the Nevada and Texas bars.

Before serving at the network standard, Casandez was working as a weekend anchor and reporter for KOLO-TV in Reno Nevada. She previously produced the newsmagazine show First Edition and worked as the City Hall reporter and part-time anchor at KENS-TV based in San Antonio, Texas.

 Jean Legrand Casarez Music

Besides her assignment as a journalist, Casarez has recorded 6 albums of Tejano music in Spanish for the Global divisions of CBS and also Capitol EMI Records. “Jean LeGrand”, is the name she uses and her songs include;

  • Todo Para Ti (EMI Latin, 1994)
  • Enamorada (EMI Latin, 1992)
  • It Takes 2 Duets (EMI Latin, 1991)
  • Jean Le Grand (EMI Latin, 1990)
  • Tirano (CBS International, 1987)

Jean Casarez Eyes

Casarez has blue eyes.

Jean Casarez Salary

Casarez earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.

Jean Casarez Net Worth

Casarez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million.

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