Christiane Amanpour Biography
Christiane Amanpour is a powerful and influential Iranian-British journalist working as the chief international correspondent at the Cables News Network (CNN). She is the host for the international CNN interview television program, Amanpour. She also works with ABC as the global affairs newscaster.
Christiane Amanpour Birthday and Age
Christiane was born Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour on January 12, 1958, in London, Great Britain. Her birth sign is Capricorn.
Christiane Amanpour Height and Weight
Christiane has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.72m) and weighs 144lbs (66 Kg).
Christiane Amanpour Family
Christiane was born and raised by both parents in London, in the United Kingdom. She is a beautiful daughter to Mohammad Amanpour, the father, and Patricia Amanpour, the mother. She has one sister Lizzy Amanpour with no brother.
Christiane Amanpour Marriage
Christiane is married to her longtime boyfriend, fiancée, and companion James Robin. His husband worked as the assistant secretary to the United States. The couple dated for four years before their engagement and wedding in 1998.
Christiane Amanpour Children
The marriage between Christiane and Robin is blessed with one child. The couple has one son Darius John Rubin. She loves and dedicates much time nursing and nurturing him despite her busy schedule.
Christiane Amanpour Education
Amanpour acquired her education in different countries. She obtained her primary education in Iran. Later she received her high school education from New Hall School in Chelmsford in England. After the beautiful journalist earned her bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Broadcast from the University of Rhode Island in the United States.
Christiane Amanpour Career
Christiane began her journalism career in 1983 when she secured her employment with CNN. Her assignments included covering the international news from the CNN Atlanta main branch
She was made a lead international news correspondent in 1990 abased in New York Bureau. She covered different events and news making headlines in the world, including Bosnia War.
She has reported in many warring and conflicting events. Some of her notable dangerous events include Wars in Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Israel, Egypt, and Libya. Christiane has also held interviews with renowned personalities and public figures in the course of her career.
Christiane Amanpour Cancer
Christiane confirmed of suffering from cancer. She announced on 15th June 2016 that she has been diagnosed with cancer. “I have had successful major surgery to remove it and I am undergoing several months of chemotherapy for the very possible long-term prognosis and I am Confident, ” she said. We wish her quick recovery, good health and all the best in her treatment procedures.
Christiane Amanpour Salary
Christiane is approximated to earn $5 million annually from her journalism profession.
Christiane Amanpour Net Worth
Christiane is estimated to have a net worth of $14 million, including her earnings, investments, and shares.