The renowned journalist Christiane Amanpour finally speaks about net worth detail. Find out her wiki including salary, family, religion and house detail. With several awards in her bag and multiple shows on the top news channels, Christiane Amanpour is a known face in every household. Amanpour is a journalist and Chief International Correspondent for CNN. She also works as a global affairs anchor for ABC News. Amanpour has interviewed many of the stalwarts and world leaders starting from Moammar Gadhafi and Hosni Mubarak to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran right after the announcement of his position. Amanpour hosts the interview program named after her which is televised on CNN Internationals.
|Date of Birth||January 30, 1958|
|Education||University of Rhode Island|
|Net Worth||$12.5 Million|
|Source of Income||Journalist|
|Height||5.6 feet / 1.71 m|
|Weight||64 kg / 141 lb|
|Ethnicity||Iranian & White|
After her graduation, Amanpour started working as a graphic designer and later 1981, Amanpour became a radio reporter for WBRU. However, her career as a journalist started when she joined CNN as an assistant and began working at the international department in Atlanta, Georgia. She grabbed the DuPont award for her outstanding report on Iran in 1985. Her excellent work covering the Bosnian Crisis brought her to the limelight and she gained global recognition. Amanpour has left a mark with her works on several other troubled areas like Haiti, Afghanistan, Somalia and Rwanda.
Christiane Amanpour, the British-Iranian journalist was born in London on January 12, 1958. She was brought-up in Tehran, where her father Mahmoud Amanpour lived. While her father belongs to the Muslim community, her mother Patricia Hill is a British Christian.
Since Amanpour was raised in Tehran, most of her childhood was spent in Iran. She attended elementary school in her home-country. When Amanpur was 11, her parents sent her to England for further studies. She studied in Holy Cross Convent in Buckinghamshire followed by New Hall School in Chelmsford. During the Islamic Revolution and the war between Iran-Iraq, her family returned to England. Amanpour finished her graduation in Journalism from University of Rhode Island. She married James Rubin who was previously US Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs. They have a son Darius Rubin Jr.
It is said that she is one of the richest journalists in the world and today Christiane Amanpour has about a net worth of $12.5 million while she draw a salary of $2 million yearly.