Victor Blackwell

Victor was born in 1981 and his exact date of birth is not known. There is no information available his parents or his family background. As per the records he completed his schooling from Milford Academy in 1999 and it is known that he was the class president in the school.

After completing his schooling, he went to Howard University to pursue a course if Broadcast Journalism. The university was located in Washington DC. It is also known that during his college days, Victor worked at WHYT – TV to earn his pocket money. This made it easy for him to manage his expense. He is often associated with USC but as per the records there is no linkage between the two.

After completing his graduation, he started working with WHAG – TV. It is known that later in 2012 he got an offer to join CNN and he didn’t miss the chance to work with the prestigious channel as he knew that the career growth was assured with CNN. Victor also investigated the death of Kendrick Johnson and his report became quite poplar. Because of his hard work, Victor received a promotion in 2014. Victor was also featured in Wheel of Fortune as a contestant and he was able to win 3350 US Dollars in the show. The show was broadcasted on 2001 and he stood third in the episode.

Victor had never been married and so he doesn’t have a wife. It is known that he had never been in any relationship either. Victor once revealed that he is a homosexual and he used to discuss this quite openly in media. It is known that he had also been through a laparoscopic surgery to lose weight. He had trouble losing weight and he always struggled with his weight so he found it easy to get slim through surgical means.

Victor is known to be really hard working and owing to his hard work he was honoured with an Emmy Award in 2009. He was given the award under the category of Outstanding Feature Reporting. It is known that prior to this he was nominated for the award in 2007 and 2008 as well but he couldn’t win the award.

Later in 2011 he was again nominated for the award but he couldn’t win it again. Victor was also honoured with Edward R Murrow Award for one of his report and later in his career, Victor was awarded with Unity Award which was sponsored by Radio Television Digital news Association. He got this award for a coverage of black boy’s graduation rate. He did several reports on black fraternity.

Victor’s annual salary is not known but his net worth is estimated to be 1 Million American Dollars. It is also known that he has a lot of followers on Instagram. Victor is known to be quite active on twitter and his fan follow him there as well. As per an online source, he tweeted for over 6500 until now.

Last Modified: Aug 16, 2021

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