Elie Honig Eye Injury, Net Worth, CNN, Wife, and Height

Elie Honig Wikipedia

Elie Honig is a well-known American attorney and legal commentator. He is currently working as the senior legal analyst for CNN since September 2018. Between 2004 to 2012, he was an assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of New York. While there, he was appointed deputy chief of the Organized Crime Unit in 2010.

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Elie Honig’s Facts

Birthday: April 3
Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey, USA
Age:   49
Wife: Rachel Hoing
Height: 5 ft 9 in or 1.75m

Family

Elie Honig was born to his loving parents on April 3, 1975, in Camden, New Jersey, in the United States. Elie holds American nationality. His father is Murray Honig while his mother is Leni Honig. His father Murray worked as a lawyer. Growing up, he knew firsthand how taxing the legal profession can be.

His grandfather Lazar Nuchem Honig was a Polish Jew who lived in Krakow, Poland in the 1930s, and his grandmother was Gusta. Both of his grandparents are Holocaust survivors who came to the United States from Poland in 1949. Moreover, he grew up with his younger brother Ben Honig.

Wife

Honig is hitched to Rachel Hoing. Rachel was born in 1974 in Downers Grove, Illinois. She first worked as a Judicial Law Clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 1999. She then became a Litigation Associate at WilmerHale and later joined the United States Attorney’s Office. Rachel returned to the United States in 2018 as the First Assistant U.S. Attorney. The duo are parents of two children Aaron and Leah Hoing.

Wedding

Honig has been married to Rachel Hoing for over a decade. However, has not shared details regarding their wedding and the events that took place.

Education

He is an educated man who earned his high school diploma from Cherry Hill High School East in 1993. Honig then joined Rutgers University where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree in 1997. In addition, he received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

CNN

He has worked as a senior legal analyst for CNN since September 2018. Honig also serves as the Special Counsel of Lowenstein Sandler LLP. In addition, he works as Executive Director, of the Rutgers Institute for Secure Communities. He is also a contributor and host of Up Against The Mob at CAFE. Moreover, Honig joins Preet to discuss his new book “Untouchable” which documents the similarities between top mafia bosses and Donald Trump.

Before that, he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2004 to 2012. In his position, Honig was prosecuting and trying federal cases involving organized crime, human trafficking, public corruption, and violent crime. From 2012 through 2018, he was Deputy Director, and then Director, of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.

Some of Hoing’s colleagues at CNN include:

Lauren Fox – Congressional Correspondent

Kristen Soltis – On-air Political Contributor

Camila Bernal – National Correspondent

Priscilla Alvarez – Correspondent

Eye Injury

Honig has not shared any details regarding having an eye injury as well as him being blind.

Ethnicity

Honig is Jewish and he had a bar mitzvah ceremony at Beth Jacob-Beth Israel before it closed in 1990.

Metuchen Nj

Honig resides in Metuchen, New Jersey along with his wife and two children.

Political Party

Honig has not shared his political party. However, he ran for Garden State’s Division of Criminal Justice in 2012. Hoing then became the deputy director of the Division of Criminal Justice and worked under five attorney generals who were both Democrat and Republican. his position as director, he supervised a staff of more than 500 and oversaw thousands of cases a year. In 2017, he led the division’s bail reform initiative.

Nationality

He holds American nationality as he was born in Camden, New Jersey, in the United States.

Attorney

His career kicked off as an associate at Covington & Burling LLP in September 2000 until April 2004. Between September 2010 and May 2018, he was Assistant Attorney General at the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice. During his time, he oversaw a staff of over 500 law enforcement professionals and approximately 1,000 cases per year. Additionally, he worked as an Assistant United States Attorney, in the Southern District of New York.

Salary

He has been working as a senior legal analyst for CNN since 2018. Honig’s salary is $800,000 per annum.

Net Worth

Hoing has earned a decent fortune from working as a professional attorney and legal commentator. His net worth is $6 Million.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Old Is Elie Honig?

Honig is 49 years old born on April 3, 1975, in Camden, New Jersey, in the United States.

Is Elie Honig Blind?

Honig is not blind and he has not shared details regarding having any eye-related problems.

Who Is Elie Honig?

Honig is a 49-year-old working as a senior legal analyst for CNN since September 2018. Between 2004 to 2012, he was an assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of New York. Between September 2010 and May 2018, Honig was Assistant Attorney General at the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.

Is Elie Honig Married?

He has been married to Rachel Honig and they share two children a son Aaron and a daughter Leah.

Who Is Elie Honig Wife?

Honig’s wife Rachael A. Honig is a lawyer who served as United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 2021.

Social Media Account

Twitter – @eliehonig

Instagram – eliehonig