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Vinnie Politan is a Memorial Journalism Award-winning reporter and anchor famous for creating real American stories. Vinnie Politan is the creator and the host of the hit program After Dark on HLN. In recent times, he co-anchors In Session which airs in the cable network truTV. Despite being in a limelight for a long time, Vinnie is successful not to reveal his salary as well as his net worth to anyone.

Quick Info:

  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Birthday: 1975 (age 43 years)
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Attorney, Journalist

Vinnie Politan Family and Personal Life

Vinnie Politan married his girlfriend Dolly Politan in 2002. Vinnie and Dolly together are the proud parents to their three children. His wife is very supportive of his work and takes care of the family very well.

Quick Info:

  • Parents: Nicholas H. Politan
  • Wife: Dolly Politan (m. 2002)
  • Children: 3
  • Marital Status: Married

He was born on 1975.to father, Nicholas H. Politan who was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He also has a brother who is a corporate attorney.

He graduated in 1993 from West Orange High School which is located at West Orange, New Jersey. There he was made the captain of the basketball team because of his awesome playing skills and a robust body.  

Later he joined Stanford University in Palo Alto, California to pursue an AB in Communication. Then he joined Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey.

Vinnie Politan – Professional Career


His degree in Law helped him to work as a prosecutor in Bergen County, New Jersey. During his tenure as a prosecutor, he also worked in the private legal sector, including a post at the Carella-Byrne law firm in New Jersey in different positions.

He also worked fearlessly in criminal defense cases including malpractice claims at the world’s largest insurance company named as AIG, as a litigator, intellectual property cases and also worked as in charge of labor disputes.

Not to forget, he also worked in a large national supermarket chain as in-house counsel for Grand Union.

Meanwhile, he initiated his television career by handling general news, covering legal stories, and moderating political debates at a small cable station Channel 10 News in New Jersey. Later his experience made him produce and host a weekly legal program, Bergen County Justice with Vinnie Politan.

After gathering a huge experience in New Jersey, he moved to Orlando, Florida and there he started to work for Central Florida News 13. There he used to work as a reporter and anchor and he is also responsible for covering live local breaking news.

At CFN 13, he used to work as a correspondent for Time Warner and used to cover both Democratic and Republican National Conventions and the recount during 2000. After this, in 2001 he joined Court TV which is later replaced by In Session on the truTV network as a correspondent and host.

His legal and broadcasting experience helped him a lot to cover many high-profile cases likes the murder trials of Casey Anthony, Jodi Arias, Trayvon Martin, Scott Peterson, and actor Robert Blake.

He also covered Michael Jackson acquitted of child molestation, the legal troubles of other celebrities, sexual assault accusations against Kobe Bryant and Lindsay Lohan’s run-ins with the law.

He also hosted a national radio show on Sirius XM radio for several years. In the beginning, the first hosted “Court TV Morning” and later he joined “Me and Vinnie Show” broadcasting on Sirius 108 and XM 139 weekdays from 6 am to 9 am and repeating 9 am to noon. Besides these all, he is also actively engaged in the field of music and sports.

He also used to find and produce new artists for Metropolitan Recording Corporation in 1989 working as A&R Director. Later he also worked for the Ultimate Sports Association basketball leagues which are now presented a part of Hoop Heaven. 

After gathering his experience in live coverage, political issues, murder cases, he joined CNN/Turner to host 2 daily TV shows.

Besides this, the handsome hunk has also the experience of acting. He acted as a detective on Law & Order on Broadway for a production of Twelve Angry Men.

He also anchored the famous show on HLN and HLN Special Report “Prime News with Vinnie Politan”, daily trial coverage program Bloom & Politan: Open Court with co-host Lisa Bloom, Both Sides with co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle.

His first job at New Jersey made him. While working with Central Florida News 13 in Orlando, he was also one of the Award-winning reporters.

He has interviewed by many famous celebrities and his interview style is praised by industry insiders as well as outside of the industry.

He is a fearless anchor and host who has covered his news in the harsh situation due to which he is not shamefully fired from his workplace.