• Sunlen Serfaty is an Emmy award-winning national correspondent with CNN based in Washington, DC.
• She grew up in Richmond, Virginia, USA in a working-class family.
• She began her career in journalism at local news stations before working at ABC News and CNN.
• She is married to Alexis Leigh Serfaty and they have one child.
• She is estimated to have a net worth of over $2 million.


Ever heard about Sunlen Serfaty?

If you are up-to-date with news pertaining to politics, especially in the USA, then you are probably already familiar with the name Sunlen Serfaty. She is a renowned national correspondent with CNN, and is based in Washington, DC. Her dedication and astounding work ethic have made her successful in the field of journalism, and also garnered her a lot of popularity as well as dedicated fans. The Emmy award- winning journalist is well-known for her robust experience in the world of political journalism, particularly reporting from the White House, and on the US Presidential election campaign.

To know more about Sunlen Serfaty, continue reading this article as we go in depth into her personal life and achievements.

What was growing up like for Sunlen Serfaty?

Born on 6 April 1981, in Richmond, Virginia, USA, under the Aries star sign, Sunlen Mari Miller was surrounded by the care and support of her working-class parents. She is an American and a Caucasian by ethnicity. Her father, William N. Miller works in Virginia as a mediator and an independent arbitrator. Her mother, Denise M. Miller, also a hard-working woman, had to shuffle between managing her home and working as a communications manager for a French transport company, also in her home state.

Asides from the careers of her parents, Sunlen has not volunteered any other information on whether or not she has any siblings, and other relatives.

Sunlen Serfaty’s career roadmap to CNN

Sunlen received her Bachelor’s degree in International relations from George William University, specializing in Media and Communications. She then proceeded to work a couple of jobs involving reporting at local news stations, like MSN, MSN Canada, WRAL-TV and many others. She developed a lot of skill writing and reporting, and then went on to grab more significant opportunities, including working as an associate producer for The Washington Post’s radio and television projects, which she did from May 2003 to September 2004.

Soon after that, she was contracted to work at ABC News, where she was mainly tasked with covering congressional proceedings.

Sunlen also covered breaking news and was featured on “World News with Charles Gibson”, “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”, the network’s News Now’s “Politics Live”, other news programs and feature stories. The highlight of her career there was covering the news and events revolving around President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Her hard work was not in vain as she was soon noticed by the News Giant CNN, and offered a position to work with them, and began working there in 2013 at age 37.

Together with their news source, Sunlen has since covered over 800 reports on political matters pertaining to the White House. She has become distinguished over the years for her impressive news anchorage, which include the covering the 2016 Presidential election campaign, and was also credited with being the first reporter to cover Jim Jordan, an Ohio politician’s declaration to contest for the oval office in 2019, which came after Paul Ryan, House of Representatives term ended.

Sunlen won an Emmy award for her outstanding endeavour in the field of political journalism in the USA.

Are you curious about Sunlen Serfaty’s love life?

Sunlen was introduced to Alexis Leigh Serfaty, by mutual friends. According to The Washington Post, Alexis is the chief of staff and vice president of the U.S-UAE Business Council.

Sunlen Serfaty

He obtained his master’s degree in political science from Paris Institute of Political Studies, and was working at the Department of Transportation, Washington.

His father, Simon H. Serfaty, is a senior professor at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, and also holds an Emeritus Chair at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. His mother, Gail F. Serfaty, had an impressive work history at the State Department in Washington, from where she retired from her role as the Director of Operations and was in charge of the conduct of affairs at the reception rooms. She was also charged with the smooth running of affairs at Blair House, the presidential guest house.

Sunlen and Alexis met in 2006 through friends within the same circle but lost contact during the period when Sunlen was doing media coverage for the 2008 Barack Obama’s Campaign. This period lasted for about two years, and then they later reconnected, were drawn to each other, and saw each other frequently. They went on their first date at Firefly in DuPont. continued dating, and with time, fell in love and decided to share the rest of their lives with each other.

Sunlen and her long time partner Alexis were joined together in Holy Matrimony by an Episcopal priest on the 3 August 2013, at Rose Park in Washington, conducted in the presence of friends, family and well-wishers.

They have since enjoyed about seven years of a scandal-free marriage. In 2017, the couple had their first child Roosevelt Jolie Saferty. A verified source, stated that the name was given to their daughter as a tribute to the beautiful memories they share at the Rose Park where they first met and later wed.

Is Sunlen Serfaty’s a wealthy woman?

The beautiful journalist has enjoyed quite a successful career in journalism over the years. CNN reporters typically take home about $125,000 annually, and Sunlen’s net worth is estimated by sources at over $2 million, as of late 2020. From these figures, one could say that Sunlen Serfaty is anything but broke.

Sunlen Serfaty’s stunning physical features

The beautiful journalist is said to be endowed with physical attributes which could give a supermodel a run for her money. She stands above the average female American at a height of about 6ft (1.83m), her weight is unknown but she has a trim figure, with blond hair, blue eyes and (apparently)beautiful feet. All these features complement her immense talent.

Where can you find her?

She is quite active on social media with about 15,000 fans following her. You can reach her through her twitter handle @SunlenSerfaty. Her Instagram page is however restricted to private mode.

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