• Reena Ninan is a journalist and correspondent for CBS, and an anchor for CBSN.
• She has an estimated net worth of over $3 million and a yearly salary of $180,000.
• Reena is of part-Indian ancestry, and graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelor’s degree in politics communications.
• She has covered stories from Washington, the Middle East and Indonesia, and was featured in “Women of the Front Lines”.
• She is married to Kevin Peraino, a former reporter of Newsweek, and has two children.

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Short Info

FactCBS News correspondent and anchor [2016].

Who is CBS Journalist Reena Ninan?

Reena Ninan was born on 30 April 1979, which makes her 39 years old, in Tampa, Florida USA, and is best known as a journalist who works for CBS as a correspondent, and also as an anchor for CBSN, a digital streaming news service. Due to her hard work, Reena is widely recognized among audiences and her colleagues, as she has reported on events from Washington to the Middle East and Indonesia, and as a consequence of her efforts, Ninan has been featured in a “Women of the Front Lines” story.

Net Worth and Salary

So just how rich is Reena Ninan as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, this journalist and correspondent has net worth of over $3 million, with her wealth being accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned fields. She reportedly makes around $180,000 on a yearly basis. Information regarding any assets hasn’t been disclosed.

Wiki, Parents, Statistics

Although born in the US, Reena’s family is also of part-Indian ancestry. Reportedly, she grew up in a friendly environment, and was encouraged by her parents to pursue a career on television. She is 5 feet 4 inches (155cms) tall and weighs about 120 lbs (54 kgs), which are the perfect proportions for her body type. She has dark hair, brown eyes, and with what has been described ‘glowing skin’.


Born in Tampa where she completed high school, Reena was subsequently a student of George Washington University, and having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in politics communications, she began working as an anchor for the world news Now. Subsequently, she worked for “America This Morning” and besides that as a reporter for “Good Morning America”, one of the more widely recognized television shows in the US. In addition, she made reports on the 20/20 Nightline, and broadcasts she made for the ABC network. In 2007, Ninan began working as the Middle East correspondent for the Fox Channel, ultimately finishing with her work there five years later, in 2012. Throughout that period of time, she covered the stories regarding the trial of Saddam Hussein, and made reports on the rise of Al Qaeda in Maghreb and on the so-called Arab Spring, and plus interviewed Mahmoud Abbas, the president of Palestine.


The dark haired beauty has also worked for the ABC channel, and filed reports on occurrences in places such as Lebanon, Jordan, Libya and Israel. Her work for the previously mentioned channel began in 2012, when she began covering for the White House and State Department, and she went on to achieve success in the field. Subsequently, Reena shifted to New York, where she worked for “Good Morning America”, serving as a foreign correspondent which required her to again travel abroad. Later on, Ninan began working for shows such as “World News Now” and “America This Morning” as the co-anchor.


Ninan then joined CBS, travelling with President Obama to Asia, and later on to the Middle East with then Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. In addition, she was a Washington-based producer at Fox News, and in that position she covered stories such as the Iowa caucus, the New Hampshire primary and the Republican and Democratic conventions in 2004.

 Wedding and Husband

When it comes to her marital status, Ninan is married to Kevin Peraino, a former reporter of Newsweek, who is as popular as she is. The couple met through social connections, but having also having a common line in their careers. Their relationship was crowned with marriage, covered by the media and their fans, and has so far resulted in two children, a son named Jack and a daughter named Kate.

Social Media

Being active in the entertainment business, Reena is naturally also active in social media as well, and is followed by 18,000 people on Twitter and more than 5,000 on Instagram. Some of her latest posts on the latter are photos of her and her colleagues, captured at work. Besides that, she posted a photo of her son, Jack with the caption ““The Force will be with you. Always. (Especially on St. Patty’s) — Obi-Wan Kenobi”.


1CBS News correspondent and anchor [2016].
2ABC News correspondent [2012].
3Fox News correspondent.



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CBS This Morning2016-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - CBS News Correspondent
CBS This Morning: Saturday2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess
Good Morning America2012-2016TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Good Morning America Weekend Edition2012-2015TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
20/202014TV Series documentaryHerself - Correspondent (segment "Inattentive Lifeguards")
World News Now2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Substitute Co-Anchor
The Lookout2013TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Fox Report2006TV SeriesHerself - Reporter
Fox News Live2006TV SeriesHerself - Reporter
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