- A British-Iranian journalist, as well as Television host, Christiane Amanpour, is serving CNN as a Chief International Anchor. She is also the host of CNN International’s nightly interview program called Amanpour. She even runs the show Amanpour & Company on PBS as a host.
- Net Worth, Salary, Income
- Married life, Husband and Children
- Parents, Family, and Siblings
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
A British-Iranian journalist, as well as Television host, Christiane Amanpour, is serving CNN as a Chief International Anchor. She is also the host of CNN International’s nightly interview program called Amanpour. She even runs the show Amanpour & Company on PBS as a host.
Christiane Amanpour was born in Ealing, Middlesex, England, in 1958. On every 12th of January, she celebrates her birthday and possesses the Capricorn zodiac. She holds British nationality and white ethnicity. She is the daughter of Patricia Anne, née Hill, and Mohammad Taghi Amanpour.
Net Worth, Salary, Income
Before getting hired as an entry-level assistant for the international news desk, Christiane was working as an NBC affiliate in Rhode Island. She got the major assignment to cover the Iran-Iraq War, which led her to get transferred for the fall of European communism. She has even included stories like the Gulf War, democratic revolutions sweeping across Europe, Bosnia, and Herzegovina to cover the war.
Christiane earned wide recognition when she got contacted by Don Hewitt to come up with four or five in-depth international news reports each year as an individual contributor from 1996 to 2005. Not only that, but the interview with Tony Blair, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf also played a significant role in her gaining awards.
She is also notable for her working in ABC’s This Week as an anchor, in CBS’s 60 Minutes as a Reporter, in PBS’s Amanpour & Company as an anchor as well as on CNN International’s Amanpour as an anchor.
As of 2020, Christiane’s net worth is estimated at $12.5 million.
Married life, Husband and Children
Christiane shares a bubbling relationship with her husband, James Phillip Rubin. Her husband works as the Assistant Secretary of State from Pubic Affairs.
Talking a glance in their relationship, Christiane and James’s frost met in Bosnia in 1997. At that time, she was working on an assignment, whereas he was traveling with the Secretary of State. After dating for a while, the lovebirds shared their wedding vows in 1998.
As for now, the duo is blessed with a son named Darius John Rubin. The pair are residing happily in London.
Parents, Family, and Siblings
Christiane was born in the Amanpour family to parents Patricia Anne, née Hill, and Mohammad Taghi Amanpour. Her mother possesses Catholic descent, and her father owns Muslim origin from Tehran. Her parents raised her in Tehran until she turned eleven.
Christiane did her schooling from Holy Cross Convent, which is an all-girls school in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. Then, she attended New Hall School at the age of 16. Afterward, Christiane moved to the United States to complete her journalism study from the University of Rhode Island. She earned her B.A. degree in journalism from the university summa cum laude.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Being devoted to her career, Christiane has taken her time to keep her body well maintained. She has the height measuring at 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 57kgs. Talking about her appearance, she has black hair and brown eyes color.