David Begnaud – Wiki

CBS journalist David Begnaud

David Begnaud Biography

David Begnaud (age 39) is an American journalist who presently anchors CBS News Radio’s Reporter’s Notebook and serves as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS This Morning. He has won a handful of awards including the coveted George Polk journalism award. The Louisiana native joined CBS News in 2014 and formerly worked at Entertainment Tonight as an entertainment correspondent.

David Begnaud Age

He was born on 13 June 1983 in  Lafayette, Louisiana. Begnaud is 39 years of age as of 2022 and will turn 40 come 13 June 2023. He celebrates his birthday on 13 June and is a member of the zodiac/ star sign Gemini.

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David Begnaud CBS News

  • David presently anchors CBS News Radio’s Reporter’s Notebook and serves as the Lead National Correspondent for CBS This Morning. He joined the CBS News broadcast team in 2015.
  • Begnaud has extensively reported for CBS News on CBS Sunday Morning, CBS Evening News, 48 Hours, CBS Sunday Morning, and more. He has done extensive coverage of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, the shooting at Pulse Nightclub,  the earthquake in Ecuador in 2016.
  • Additionally, he has reported about Hurricane Irma in Florida, Hurricane Harvey in Houston, among others. He is a well-known and adept journalist due to the experience he has gained over the years at KLFY, KOVR, and CBS News.
  • Begnaud began his journey to being a news correspondent in Lafayette, Los Angeles. He worked as a multimedia journalist for KLFY-TV between 2001 and 2005.
  • He extensively reported for KSLA TV between 2005 and 2007 while stationed at Shreveport, LA. Begnaud also worked as a reporter for CBS News affiliate KOVR between 2007 and 2010.
  • He also worked as a reporter for KTLA based in Los Angeles between 2010 and 2012. Begnaud joined Ora TV in 2012 and subsequently worked as the executive producer/ creator/ host for NewsBreaker.
  • He worked as an entertainment correspondent for a year at Entertainment Tonight.

David Begnaud Partner – Husband – Wife – Married

David is openly gay since coming out of the closet on 24 June 2018. Begnaud is currently enjoying a love affair since he started dating Jeremy in 2011. His partner/ boyfriend Jeremy is an American who has decided to keep his personal life private.

Nevertheless, the two love birds have appeared in public together confirming the existence of their romantic relationship. The two lovers have not shared information about their wedding, nevertheless, as soon as they share the news we shall bring you all to speed.

Additionally, Begnaud and his future husband do not have any children yet, however, they own a Looziana guard dog.

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David Begnaud Family – Parents – Nationality

Benjamin Hall (father) and Connie Despanie (mother) born their son David and nurtured him in Louisiana, USA. Begnaud’s family belongs to the white ethnicity and holds American nationality.

His father was a house-dad whereas his mother influenced him to pursue journalism. Information about his siblings is not available which makes us believe he was raised as an only child.

Begnaud pursued a college degree in general studies between 2001 and 2005 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Additionally, he served as an evening news anchor for Eyewitness News while still in College. Moreover, David went to Teurlings Catholic.

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David Begnaud Salary

David receives an average salary of US$60,000 annually as a CBS News Anchor in New York. This is per our reliable sources at Glassdoor that quotes a CBS News Anchor’s annual salary to be around US$32K – US$88K.

Additionally, Begnaud receives an average salary of US$43,829 annually as a CBS national correspondent in New York. This is per our reliable sources at Payscale that quote a CBS reporter’s annual salary to be around US$28K – US$79K.

He has been on CBS payroll for almost a decade which also explains his huge net worth. Begnaud has not revealed his exact salary, nevertheless, being on CBS payroll, he definitely receives a good amount that enables him to lead a comfy life.

David Begnaud Net Worth

David Begnaud’s Net Worth is estimated to be between US$1 Million and US$5 Million. This is a mere approximation of his lucrative career as a journalist since he has not revealed any information about his assets, liabilities, or wealth.

Regardless, we shall update it once he shares his net worth.

David Begnaud Height

David has not revealed his actual height, nevertheless, an average American man measures 5’ 9” / 1.75 m in height. Thus his height is around this figure. Furthermore, Begnaud has grey hair and brown eyes.


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