June 5, 2023
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Yodit Tewolde

According to her official LinkedIn profile, “Yodit Tewolde is a well-respected trial lawyer, former prosecutor & journalist. Having worked in the criminal legal system for over a decade, Yodit’s depth of experience and knowledge of its inner workings made her invaluable in her role as Host and Managing Editor of “Making the Case”, her primetime show on The Black News Channel (“BNC”). She also served as the resident legal expert on the reboot of the iconic, “America’s Most Wanted” which debuted in March 2021. Yodit was also a former Court TV host, anchoring her show with live gavel-to-gavel courtroom coverage of the nation’s most compelling trials.

With an established career as a trial attorney and staunch advocate for reform, Yodit’s legal expertise has been an asset to media outlets. She frequently appears on networks such as CNN, MSNBC and others to provide legal analysis on high-profile cases and hot-button issues. Yodit was also an Opinion Contributor for The Hill and theGrio.”

General Biography 

Yodit Tewolde is a well-respected trial lawyer, former prosecutor, and journalist. She has extensive experience working in the criminal legal system, which spans over a decade. Yodit’s in-depth knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the legal system have made her a valuable asset in her various roles.

One of her notable positions was as the Host and Managing Editor of “Making the Case,” a primetime show on The Black News Channel (BNC). In this role, Yodit utilized her expertise to provide insights and analysis on legal matters. She also served as the resident legal expert on the reboot of the iconic television show “America’s Most Wanted,” which premiered in March 2021. Yodit’s contributions helped shed light on important criminal cases.

Yodit Tewolde’s career extends beyond television. She was a former Court TV host, where she anchored a show featuring live gavel-to-gavel courtroom coverage of compelling trials across the nation. Additionally, Yodit has been a frequent legal analyst on networks such as CNN, MSNBC, and others. Her legal expertise and perspective have made her a sought-after commentator on high-profile cases and controversial issues.

Yodit Tewolde has contributed as an Opinion Contributor for publications like The Hill and theGrio. Her written work allows her to share her insights and analysis on a wider range of topics, further establishing her as a knowledgeable and influential figure within the legal and media spheres.

Yodit Tewolde Early Life

Yodit Tewolde was born in Eritrea, Africa on 10th December 1982 and later shifted to the USA. She spent her childhood days in Dallas, Texas. She was born in a family of black ethnic background but has not shared any details about her parents and family members. Yodit completed her bachelor of arts degree from Texas A&M University in English and Communication in 2005. Later, she also went ahead to pursue a Doctor of Law degree in 2006 and graduated in 2009.

Yodit Tewolde Career

At the initial phase of her career, she worked as a clerk in the office of Honorable Irma Ramirez at the Northern District of Texas state court. She started as a lawyer in 2011 when she worked as Assistant District Attorney at Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. Yodit worked there for almost 3 years and represented the state in several trials, and pre-trials, and also oversaw around 75 trials as the first chair. She also worked on legal research and interpreted laws and regulations. Yodit started working as a criminal defence attorney at her firm Law Office of Yodit Tewolde, PLLC where she started providing her expertise overonminal cases and also worked for Criminal justice reform.

Yodit Tewolde Social Media

Yodit has over  55.5k followers on her Instagram account where she actively posts about her career, discussions, and interviews and also expresses her views. 

She is also active on her Twitter handle since 2013 when she has over  11.3k followers.

Yodit Tewolde Biography

Real Name    Yodit Tewolde

Birth Date    December 10, 1982

Age (as of 2023)    40 Years

Birth Place    Khartoum, Sudan, North Africa

Nationality    American

Profession    Attorney

Religion    Christianity

Sun sign    Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height    in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm

Weight    in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs

Shoe Size    7 (U.S.)

Hair Color    Black

Eye Color    Black

Body Type    Slim


Father    –

Mother    –

Sister    –

Brother    –


School    -College   

Texas A&M University

Relationship Status

Marital Status    Single

Affair    No

Husband None

Yodit Tewolde Personal Life

There are no particular details available about her spouse or even about her year of marriage. The only detail about her personal life known to the public is the detail of her pet dog named Miles.

Yodit Tewolde Net Worth

Yodit Tewolde has been active in her career as a lawyer and has earned a lot of wealth over the years. Her annual earnings can be estimated to be around $60k and are known to lead a generous lifestyle. Her net worth has not been officially reviewed but it can be estimated to be around $2 million.


Yodit was the editor-in-chief of her University Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty.

She received the 2018 Balck Women In Media Honour.

In 2015, she was included in the list of 10 most beautiful women in Dallas by D Magazine.

She was also included in the Nation’s Best Advocate 40 Lawyers under 40 list by the National Bar Association in 2016.

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