Christiane Amanpour Bio, Age, Family, Husband, CNN, Height, Net Worth, Salary

Christiane Amanpour
Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour Biography

Christiane Amanpour is a British-Iranian journalist and television host best known for serving at CNN as the Chief International Anchor. Moreover, she is also the host of CNN International’s nightly interview program titled Amanpour. Christiane is also the host of a show titled Amanpour & Company on PBS.

As a broadcast journalist, Amanpour has covered some of the world’s notable events for ABC, CNN, and CBS. Previously, she has also worked for CBS Minutes and ABC News.

When she cleared her primary school education in Iran, Christiane went to study in a boarding school in England. Afterward, Amanpour joined Holy Cross Convent, an all-girls school situated in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire.

Additionally, she has also studied at New Hall School, a Roman Catholic school in Chelmsford, Essex. She moved to the United States and joined the University of Rhode Island. Christiane graduated from the university with a B.A. degree in journalism.

Christiane Amanpour Career

Amanpour began her career with CNN in 1983. She also covered the Persian Gulf war and the Bosnian crisis. From 1992 to 2010, she worked as an international correspondent for CNN. Moreover, she has also reported newsworthy stories for ABC and CBS.

She has reported from major conflict zones like Iraq, Iran Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, Israel, Somalia, Rwanda, the Balkans, Egypt, and Libya. Additionally, she has reported throughout Europe while in the United States during Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and the 2011 Japanese tsunami.

In addition, Amanpour received the C.B.E. in Queen’s Birthday Honors List for her services to journalism. She also scored numerous awards like three DuPont-Columbia Awards, Edward R. Murrow Award, nine News and Documentary Emmys, and Courage in Journalism Award.

Christiane Amanpour Age

How old is Christiane Amanpour? Amanpour is 65 years old as of 2023. She was born Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour on January 12, 1958, in Ealing, Middlesex, England. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on January 12 every year.

Christiane Amanpour’s Height

Amanpour stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.71m) and weighs 65 Kg.

Christiane Amanpour Family

Amanpour’s parents are Patricia Anne, mother, and Mohammad Taghi Amanpour, mother. Moreover, her father Mohammad was Persian from Tehran. Mohammad was brought up in Tehran until he reached eleven years. 

In addition, Amanpour’s father was Muslim and her mother was Catholic. Her mother is of English descent and her father was Iranian. Additionally, she is the oldest of her four sisters one being Lizzy.

Christiane Amanpour Husband

Amanpour got married to her husband James Rubin in 1998. James is an American diplomat and journalist. However, they got divorced in 2018 after 20 years of marriage. In addition, Christiane and James were blessed with a son named  Darius John Rubin, born in 2000.

Christiane Amanpour Net Worth

Amanpour has an estimated net worth of around $16 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a journalist and television host.

Christiane Amanpour Salary

Amanpour receives an estimated annual salary of around $5 million.

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