Is James Rubin married? No, he isn’t. Regarding his marital status, Rubin is a divorced woman. Introducing his former wife, she is CNN’s Chief International Correspondent named Christiane Amanpour. They exchanged their vows in 1998 and were blessed with a son named Darius John Rubin (born 2000). In 2010, the family moved to New York City where they lived in Manhattan’s Upper West Side-based apartment.
The family of three moved back to live permanently in England in 2013. The announcement of their divorce was made in July 2018 ending their 20 years of married life. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Rubin:
Who is James Rubin?
Born as James Phillip Rubin, he landed the planet on March 28, 1960, which makes his age be 60 years old as of 2020. By profession, one can consider him as an American former diplomat and journalist. He has served the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs from 1997 to 2000 during the Clinton Administration. He has been serving The Sunday Times of London as a regular columnist.
Further, he is also contributing to The New Republic as an editor where he often writes about foreign affairs. He has served the Rothermere American Institute, the University of Oxford as a Visiting Scholar. He is also noted for being the Sky News presenter on his own show named World News Tonight during the administration of President Bill Clinton. After the termination of the show, Rubin started working as a commentator for the channel.
Early Life and Education
James Phillip Rubin was born in 1960 and his place of birth is in New York City. He was born to the parents named Harvey Rubin (father) and Judith Lowe Rubin (mother). His father is the President of Pindar Press and is a publisher by profession whereas his mother is a trainer specializing in psychiatry. Talking more about his family background, he was raised up in a Jewish family in the village of Larchmont, in Westchester County. He is also blessed with a sister named Elizabeth Rubin who is also a journalist by profession well recognized for being Edward R. Murrow press fellow and contributor to The New York Times Magazine as a staff writer.
Talking about his education and academic achievements, Rubin attended the Phillips Exeter Academy in the town of Exeter, New Hampshire which is a university-preparatory independent school. From the school, he received his high school graduation in 1977 and for his further studies; he went to Columbia College at Columbia University. There he earned BA degree majoring in political science in 1982 and later received a Master of International Affairs (MIA) degree from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs in 1984.
He was one of the students of Zalmay Khalilzad at Columbia University who later turned as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Afghanistan and Iraq under the administration of President George W. Bush. Rubin was also enrolled at Boston University in Massachusetts.
Career and Professional Life
James Rubin initially started working at the Arms Control Association as the Assistant Director of Research. Remaining under the President Clinton administration, he served the Public Affairs and Chief Spokesman for the State Department as an Assistant Secretary for about three years. He was considered to be the right hand of Secretary Madeleine Albright while working under the Clinton administration.
Rubin relocated to London with his family after leaving the government. He started serving the London School of Economics as a Visiting Professor of International Relations. Further, he made his appearance in PBS’s Wide Angle series as a host which is a weekly program based in international affairs. After returning to the United States, he worked for General Wesley Clark’s presidential campaign as chief foreign policy spokesman but later Clark withdrew from 2004 Presidential Primaries.
After that, he served national security affairs as a senior advisor from which he was able to earn wide popularity within a short period of time. He returned back to London in October 2005 where he served World News Tonight on Sky News as a lead news anchor until July 2006. After that, he moved back to the United States where he became the member of Hillary Clinton’s campaign team and was dedicated to the 2008 Democratic nomination.
Rubin was dragged into controversy after describing former First Minister of Northern Ireland, Lord Trimble who is also the Nobel Peace Prize-winner as a ‘crankpot’. He also became the guest on Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer on CNN during the 2008 campaign in a discussion with Susan Rice about foreign policy discussion. In December 2010, he became the part of the Bloomberg News and oversees editorial issues in Central and South America, the Middle East, Mexico, Europe, Africa and Asia.
He quit the position after 10 months and started working at Columbia University as an adjacent professor. He was also appointed as commissioner of the Port Authority in 2011. On 29 May 2013, he resigned from all of his US-based positions and revealed that his entire family would now move to London to work for multiple projects.
James Rubin is also often called as “Jamie” and is currently a divorced woman. He was married in 1998 to Christiane Amanpour who is well recognized for serving Chief International Correspondent for CNN. After two years of their marriage, Rubin and his wife welcomed their first and only child as a son named Darius John Rubin who has now crossed his teenage days. The announcement of their divorce was made in July 2018 which is yet to be finalized.
James ‘Jamie’ Rubin has an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches. He looks very smart and the credit goes to his healthy lifestyle, diet plan and regular workout activities. Other information regarding Jamie’s body statistics is not available.
Salary and Net worth
James Rubin has an estimated net worth of 12.5 million USD. He has served as an Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs from August 7, 1997, to April 2, 2000. He has made a successful career as a diplomat and journalist from where Rubin has amassed such a massive amount of net worth. His income has also been contributed by his job as Visiting Scholar at University and writing columns.
Wiki and Facts
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