Rene Marsh Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth

Rene Marsh

Rene Marsh is an African-American journalist and reporter. She is known to the globe for her constant presence on television, anchoring and reporting for many media sources during her career, most notably for CNN as its government regulatory and transportation correspondent located in Washington, D.C. Since 2000, she has also enjoyed a number of additional accomplishments in her sometimes profitable media career.

Early Life

Rene was born on 17th April 1982 and was reared in her hometown by parents with still-unknown surnames and occupations, both of whom were born in Africa and raised in the United States as African immigrants. Michelle Marsh, her younger sister, is an award-winning journalist. Her sister Michelle Marsh is a well-known journalist and reporter, similar to Rene. Her credentials are remarkable, as she holds a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Michelle has two Emmy wins, one for breaking news coverage and the other for best newscast, which she earned while working as a morning and noon anchor for WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. She first attended an unnamed local high school in her hometown, where she graduated in 1996, before continuing her education at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School to pursue a law degree. Following that, she enrolled at Binghamton University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000. She subsequently moved on to Syracuse University to study journalism and received a Master of Arts degree in 2003.

Rene Marsh Career

Rene went job hunting in September of her senior year of college, with two substantial degrees under her belt. She was immediately hired for a sought position as an anchor and reporter at KTAL in Louisiana. Rene stayed for two years until joining the KTAL team in 2005, at which point she began gunning for a position at WRGB-CBS 6 News, which she eventually got in the same year.

Marsh stayed there until December 2011, then moved on to WSVN-7 News as a news reporter for a year before joining CNN in 2012 as one of the government regulatory and transportation correspondent journalists stationed in Washington, DC. Since then, she’s been reporting on a variety of incredibly critical topics, including information about Donald Trump’s administration’s travel. She still works in this position today.

Rene Marsh Biography

Real Name Rene Marsh
Birth Date 17 April 1980
Age (as of 2021) 41 Years
Birth Place United States
Nationality American
Profession Journalist, Reporter
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Slim


Sister Michelle Marsh


College Binghamton University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Husband Kedric Payne
Children One

Personal Life

Her single known romance story started in 2016 when she met an African-American guy called Kedric Payne, whom she saw twice in the same week, first at church and then at a party at the Howard Theatre in Washington, DC. They started dating on Thanksgiving of that year, got engaged in 2017, and married later that year in a private ceremony with only close friends and family in attendance; information of their wedding plans and the décor they employed can be seen on’s website dedicated to it. Blake Vince Payne, their son, was born on March 16, 2019, to the couple.

Rene Marsh Net Worth

Rene Marsh has 15000+ Instagram followers with 900+ posts and 16.1 thousand Twitter followers. It is estimated that her net worth is around $3 million. Throughout her career, she has made a fortune by providing her journalistic talents to a variety of media outlets, most notably as CNN’s political correspondent since 2012.


  • Marsh has a close relationship with her family.
  • On July 2, 2019, her newborn boy was also nominated for the cutest baby award.
  • Rene Marsh of CNN joins Brianna Keilar to discuss her new children’s book, ‘The Miracle Workers: Boy vs. Beast,’ which she wrote in honor of her son Blake, who died of brain cancer soon after his second birthday.