Omar Jimenez’s birth date is 27 November 1993, born in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, is a CNN Journalist and working as a News Anchor in America.
Before Joining the Chicago Innocence Project, he worked in Atlanta, CNN Affiliate Content Center.
He Covered Top Most Breaking News like Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris that happened from 15 April 2019 to 16 April 2019 and the 2017 Las Vegas Strip shooting.
On 12 April 2015, Freddie Gray was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department and died on 19 April 2015; Jimenez also covered up the news. Omar also presented the report of that moment to the whole world.
As per Minneapolis news, on Friday Morning at near 5 am when Omar Jimenez went to cover the story of people who stand up for getting justice for George Floyd in Minneapolis, the police arrested him, his Team member Bill Kirkos and Leonel Mendez for some reason.
Although the police did not reveal the reason for the arrest of CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez, he was released after 1 hour when he proved to be a news media member.
Early Life, Family & Bio
Omar Jimenez Mother, Jayne Morgan, gave him Birth on 27 November 1993 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; Omar Raised With his two brothers in Kennesaw, Georgia.
He completed his Schooling Education at Kennesaw Mountain High School; he also loves to play basketball; and Once in High School, Jimenez back was fractured, so in that case, he didn’t play basketball for 8 Months.
After completing High School, Omar Went to Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he studied broadcast journalism.
|Full Birth Name||Omar Fernando Jimenez|
|Family Name||Omar Jimenez|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 27, 1993|
|Age (As of 2020)||26 years old.
|Weight||Kilograms: 93 Kg.
Pounds: 205.03 Lbs.
|Height||Feet & Inches: 6' 1".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Net worth.||$300K to $500K US Dollars.
|Social Media Accounts||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/omarcnn (50.7 K + followers).
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OmarJimenez (296.4K+ Followers)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OmarJimenezCNN (8K+ Followers )
|Parents||Mother: (Jayne Middlebrooks) Jany Morgan.
Father: Not Known
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status (Present)||Unmarried.|
|Highest Qualification||Broadcast journalism.|
|Alma Mater.||University of Mississippi.
|School||Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.|
|Last Modified||1 June 2020 (©️ Copyright- Celebsweek.com )|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Omar Jimenez
- Omar started his career at NBC News Chicago, working as an Intern Journalist.
- When he was six years old, his parents had divorced; since that day, he has live with his mother.
- He was a player of the Northwestern Wildcats men’s basketball team player, who played at Northwestern from 2011 to 2013 after successful walk-on try-outs.
- Omar is also fond of singing rap and hip hop songs.
- In July 2015, he released his Song “OJ Tropicana-‘Let it Flow'” Video Song on YouTube and European online audio distribution platform Soundcloud.
- In 2013, he also became a part of the Battle of the Instant Rappers.
- His time changed when he worked as a multimedia journalist at WGEM-TV in Quincy, Illinois.
- From July 2015 to June 2017, Omar Jimenez worked at WBAL-TV as a Field Anchor and reporter.
- He was individually nominated for the Emmy award when he worked at WBAL-TV.
- While Studied at Northwestern University, He won a Bronze award from the National College Emmys in the newscast category and many other awards for his best performance and reporting.
- The 26-Year Young age Omar Jimenez Net worth is approx $300K to $500K that he makes through his Journalism Career.
- While studying at his school, he also worked in the school’s television station, “KMTV,” as well.
- Omar also had been a senior student journalist at the Medill School at Northwestern University in the days of learning.
- At Northwestern University, Omar Played Basketball for two years.
- Apart from that, He hosted two seasons (2013 and 2014) of “Big Buck Hunter World Championships.”
- He is active on a social media platform such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
- On Twitter, over 247.8K Followers Peoples follow him.
- Recently, he tweeted a video on Twitter, in which Omar showed that Protest is happening across the country for George Floyd.
- Omar has also won the competition on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon by his Rape and Singing Skills.
- The handsome African-American nationality person Omar Jimenez Height is 6 feet 1 inch and weighs about 93 kilograms.
- He doesn’t share his Love Relationship life in public.
- Omar has two younger brother’s nothing can be said about that his brothers are studying or working.
- He also has a grandmother; he did not mention anything more about her.