Omar Jimenez- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Ethnicity

Omar Jimenez

Omar Jimenez is a journalist from the United States. He is a CNN international national correspondent.

Quick Facts

Real NameOmar Jimenez
Nick NameOmar
Date Of BirthNovember 27, 1993
Age29 years old
BirthplaceNew York City, United States
Height6 feet 1 inches
Weight93 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colorBrown
Net Worth$1.1 million

Omar Jimenez Age & Early Life

Omar Jimenez was born Omar Fernando Jimenez on November 27, 1993, in Worcester, Massachusetts. His age in 2023 is 29. He was born to Omar Jimenez (father) and Jayne Morgan (mother). His father is Colombian, while his mother is African-American. He is one of his parents’ three sons. Jimenez grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia. When he was in sixth grade, his parents split and he moved in with his mother. His ethnicity is Afro-Latino.

Jimenez attended Kennesaw Mountain High School. He used to play basketball for his high school squad. Unfortunately, he damaged his back and was unable to play for eight months. He then attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He majored in broadcast journalism at the university. In addition, following a successful walk-on audition, he played on the men’s varsity basketball team from 2011 to 2013.

Omar Jimenez Height & Weight

Omar Jimenez stands at 6 feet 1 inch tall. He weighs around 93 kg. His hair is black, and his eyes are dark brown.

Omar Jimenez

Omar Jimenez’s Net Worth

How much is Omar Jimenez’s net worth? As of December 2023, Omar’s net worth is $1.1 million. Similarly, no information regarding his pay is available. A CNN journalist makes between $93,330 and $204,107 per year on average.


Omar Jimenez began his media career as an intern at NBC News’ Chicago office. He then worked as a multimedia journalist on-air at WGEM-TV in Quincy, Illinois. Later, from July 2015 until June 2017, he served as a fill-in anchor and reporter at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland. Omar won an individual Emmy nomination for general assignment reporting while working at WBAL-TV. Jimenez has been with CNN since 2017. CNN Newsource reports that he began his career in Washington, D.C.

Since then, he has covered breaking news for over 900 CNN affiliate news stations around the nation. He is now located in Chicago as a CNN journalist. When he isn’t reporting, Jimenez enjoys basketball and listening to hip-hop music. He also rapped under the alias “OJ Tropicana” in high school. He has twice co-hosted the Big Buck Hunter arcade game world championships. In addition, he has been on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, rapping in a segment titled “Battle of the Instant Rappers.”

Omar Jimenez Girlfriend & Dating

Who is Omar Jimenez dating? Omar Jimenez seems to be single right now. He has kept his personal life private and has not discussed his dating past. On his social media pages, he typically shares photographs about current events rather than his personal life.