Christiane Amanpour is the head International correspondent of CNN and also the anchor of Global affairs for ABC News. She is hosting CNN International’s interview program named Amanpour and is also the head International correspondent of CNN. Christiane is a British-Iranian citizen currently residing in London with her husband. She was born on 12th January 1958 in London, England to her Iranian father Mahmoud Amanpour who follows Muslim religion and mother Patricia Hill a follower of the Christian religion as she belonged to England. Due to this combination she is fluent in English and Farsi. The Beginning of her formal education took place in Iran where she used to study in an elementary school and when she turned 11, she was sent to a boarding school named as Holy Cross Convent in England by her parents. When she turned 16 there was an Islamic revolution in Iran due to which her family migrated to England. After she graduated from high school, she moved to U.S in order to attend University of Rohde Island’s and from there she received the Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
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In 1983 her journey with CNN began, she started her job as an entry level desk assistant of the foreign desk in Atlanta, Georgia. Her first great coverage was of Iran-Iraq war and after that, she covered different events such as fall of European communism, Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait, Persian Gulf War, Bosnian war and several other crucial events. From 1992 to 2010 she remained the head International correspondent of CNN and at the time she reported major crises from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Pakistan, Somalia, Rwanda and the Balkans. If we observe her bio she deeply has faced some allegations against being biased towards the Bosnian Muslims in the Bosnian war but she replied the allegations so properly and confidently that her reputation immensely increased after her reply on the case. She has also received Peabody awards and much more Awards like Livingston Award, George Polk Award, and woman of the Year Award and a large number to count.
Currently, her age is 60 years and her birth sign is Capricorn, she belongs to the white ethnicity as she has a milky white complexion. Her hair is black in color and eye is dark brown and she has a fit body with a height of 5 feet 7 inches. At her late 50s to she never fails to surprise us with her body, presence of mind, boldness, and confidence, in overall she is a power house of energy with immense professionalism.
She is married to former U.S assistant secretary of state James Rubin and the couple has a son Darius John Rubin who was born in 2000. Amanpour frequently keeps sharing the love between herself and her son in social media. She is over possessive about Darius so once she blamed media for using him for a publicity stunt. Darius too follows his mom’s footsteps showing interest towards current International affairs and does several sorts of social works like visiting refugee camps for helping them including much more such works.
Christiane is a dedicated and highly passionate lady so nobody would be surprised to know that she has a great amount of worth with her. According to the most reliable and accurate sources, it is known that her net worth is around 12.5 million American dollars. There is no further information about her salary but knowing her total worth but it’s absolute that she has a quiet much handsome amount of salary too. Christiane is one of the richest and highest earning anchors because she does multiple jobs so she deserves multiple amounts too.