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Jim Defede Wiki, Bio, Age, Married, Husband, Kids, Net Worth

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Jim Defede is an American Award-winning Journalist currently working as an investigative reporter at the CBS4 News in Miami & host of ‘Facing South Florida’ on Sunday mornings. Let’s find Jem Defede Wiki, Bio, Age, Married, Husband, Kids, Net Worth, etc.

Jim Defede Wiki:


He is born and raised by American parents in Brooklyn, New York. He has not revealed the whereabouts of his parents and family members.

Date of Birth:

He is born on August 11th, 1962 and he celebrates his birthday along with his family members by cutting the birthday cake in their presence. Also, his social media fans wish him a happy birthday via their social media accounts.

Place of Birth:

He is born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.


How old is Jim Defede? Jim Defede is 59 years old as of 2021.


His nationality is American.


His ethnicity is white.


His nickname is Jim.

Zodiac Sign/ Sun Sign:

His zodiac sign is Leo.

Physical Measurements:

Jim Defede Height:

How tall is Jim Defede? Jim Defede stands 5 feet and 7 inches tall.


He has had weight issues in the past and it has impacted ill effects on his health. He has undergone emergency surgery to remove built-up fluid around his heart which is found during a routine checkup by his family doctor.

Hair Color:

He has brown color hair.

Eyes Color:

He has dark brown eyes.

Shoe Size:

His shoe size details are not available.


It is currently not known, if whether he has any siblings or not?


Jim went to Colorado State University and he left the university before completing his graduation.


By profession, he is a journalist and host.


He started to work at the CBS4 News as an Investigative Reporter and host for Facing South Florida on Sunday Mornings in the year 2006.

He is the winner of five Emmy Awards for his work as a journalist, writer, and author while working on numerous projects at CBS4 News.

Before joining CBS4 News, he has worked in a number of news networks and newspapers including the Miami New Times as a staff writer, as a reporter at the Spokesman-Review, as a columnist at the Miami Herald metro.

Moreover, he has also covered the Presidential election campaign taking interviews of politicians including Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, and Marco Rubio.

Also, he worked as a producer and researcher for the TV Program named Everglades: Where Politics, Money, and Race Collide and it’s aired on CBS4 News in August 2017.

Later, he also worked as a writer for the Talk Magazine Columb by Tina Brown. While, he has been featured in publications including Key West Magazine, Newsday, Miami Monthly, Loft, Mother Jones, The New Republic, radar, The London Independent, etc.

Moreover, his work as an author is highly appreciated for his book ‘The Day The World Came To Town: 9/11 and won a Christopher Award in 2003.

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Marriage/ Wedding:

The famous journalist has not revealed the details about his wife, wedding, and other details pertaining to it.

Wife/ Spouse:

We will update the information, once it will be publicly available.


There is no information available about his kids.


He has multiple Instagram accounts and unverified, and does not know which is his original one?


On his Twitter account @DeFede, he has more than 16k followers at the time of writing this article. His tweets are more related to news surrounding the political arena.


One can found him on Facebook as @jim.defede.

Net Worth:

How much is the net worth of Jim Defede? The famous Emmy Award-winning journalist is successful in acquiring a handsome salary and must have accumulated a huge net worth through his years of work at CBS4 News. The exact information pertaining to his net worth is under review.