Jean Ann LeGrand Casarez, born April 20, 1960, is an American lawyer and news correspondent for CNN as well as HLN. Casarez previously worked for truth until the network dropped daytime trial coverage. As part of daytime trial coverage, Casarez took part in reporting on courtroom trials across the US. Casarez also took on the job of a TV anchor for CourtTV’s hourly Newsbreak.
Quick Facts and Information on Jean Casarez
|Full Name / Real Name||Jean Ann LeGrand Casarez|
|Birthday / Date of Birth||April 20, 1960|
|Born Country||The United States Of America|
|Hometown||Long Beach, California|
|Profession||Lawyer, News Correspondent|
|Education (High School / College / University)||University of Southern California|
|Wife / Husband||John Casares|
|Children (Son, Daughter)||Not Disclosed|
|Social Media||Twitter / Instagram|
|Net Worth & Salary||$1 million|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
Jean Casarez’s Parents / Family / Education
Jean Casarez, age 60, was born in Long Beach, California. There isn’t much information available on Jean Casarez’s parents. However, it is a fact that Jean’s parents are both from Mexico. She considers herself Mexican-American as both of her parents were born and raised in Mexico, even though she is technically American based on nationality.
Jean Casarez got her education from the University of Southern California as well as Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California. Due to her education at the University of South California, Jean was able to pursue career paths other than law.
During her law school studies, Jean won the first place in the Moot Court Competition held state-wide. She also assisted in the preparation of a Writ of Certiorari for the US Supreme Court. She is a member of both Nevada and Texas bars, and she has registered her license in the Southern District of Texas Federal Court.
Jean Casarez’s Career
Jean Casarez started her career at the “Gallagher and Tratos” firm in Nevada, where she worked as a clerk. Jean’s career as a journalist took place in the year 2003 when she started working for “Court TV” till the moment in which that network eliminated the daytime trial coverage.
She was really versatile, and she covered many positions in that TV station, working as a news anchor and also in the capacity of a legal reporter at “KOLO-TV”, in Reno, Nevada. In the meantime, Jean also produced a news magazine called “First Edition”.
She also worked for a short period at “KENS-TV” situated in San Antonio, Texas, as a fill-in anchor. For a brief period, Jean worked also as a “City Hall” reporter. She serves nowadays as a news correspondent for “CNN” and its sister network “HLN”, based in New York City.
Jean Casarez’s Career In Music
Jean is a multitalented person who, under the name “Jean LeGrand”, has also recorded six Spanish albums published by Capitol EMI Records and CBS. She has toured all over Mexico and America for her albums. Her Discography (partial) includes “Tirano” (CBS International, 1987), “Jean Le Grand” (EMI Latin, 1990), “It Takes 2 Duets” (EMI Latin, 1991), “Enamorada” (EMI Latin, 1992), and “Todo Para Ti” (EMI Latin, 1994).
Additionally, Casarez has toured the U.S. and Mexico performing. CBS International was purchased by Sony Music Entertainment in 1988 for $2 billion. EMI Latin was renamed Capitol Latin in 2009 when the company moved from Miami, Florida to Los Angeles, California.
Jean Casarez’s Married Life
Jean Casarez is married to her boyfriend turned husband, John Casares. Due to her secretive nature, she keeps her wedding details private. The couple is now living a happy life together in New York City and rarely spotted in public events and functions. The TV correspondent and her partner, John, are yet to welcome their child.
Jean Casarez has been happily married to John Casares over a few decades now. However, there have been absolutely no signs from Jean nor her husband about kids. Even if they do have any children, there is no way to know as of now, unfortunately.
Jean Casarez’s Net Worth
Jean Casarez is an experienced correspondent of CNN. Hence, she undoubtedly makes a good amount of money through her association with the popular network. Moreover, Jean Casarez makes an additional amount by monetary accomplishments.
Her salary is estimated at around $113 thousand as a news anchor and $65 thousand as a lawyer per year. Of course, let’s not forget the revenue she makes from her songs.
Overall, Jean Casaerz’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million or more.