Christiane Amanpour Biography
Christiane Amanpour is a well-known journalist and writer. Moreover, she is the chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International’s nightly interview program Amanpour. She was born in London, England, UK.
She started her early schooling and completed it as a child jockey. Later she joined a catholic school at Holy Cross Convert in Buckinghamshire at the age of 11-16. In 1983, she graduated Summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor of arts in journalism.
Additionally, as a journalist at CNN in 1983, she began her career journey as a correspondent on the network’s international assignment desk in Atlanta. She says that in her first job, it took the faith that they had for her maybe because she was a young woman. Furthermore, she has detailed several issues, one being the deal between the US and Iran that includes the release of the five American imprisoned men.
Moreover, Christiane has received several accolades such as 11 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, four Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards, and the Courage in Journalism. She is one of the most famous journalists in the world. Her humility and commitment make her more familiar and engaging. Additionally, Amanpour has used her profile to raise awareness of key global issues and journalists’ rights.
Christiane Amanpour Age
Christiane is 66 years old as of 2024. She was born on 12 January 1958, in London, England, UK.
Christiane Amanpour Height and Weight
Amanpour has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and an approximate weight of 65 kg. Furthermore, she has body measurements of 36-25-39 inches respectively.
Christiane Amanpour’s Family
Christiane’s parents are Mohammad Taghi and Patricia Amanpour. Her father was an Iranian airline executive who was also politically connected and wealthy. She has three younger siblings one being Lizzy Amanpour who is a producer.
Christiane Amanpour’s Husband and Kids
Christiane was married to James Rubin from 1998 to 2018 when they divorced. James was a former US Assistant Secretary of State and the spokesman for the US State Department during Clinton’s reign and Barack Obama’s reign. The two fell in love while working in War-torn Sarajevo. They were blessed with one son called Darius John Rubin.
Christiane Amanpour’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $ 18 million as of 2023 which is attributed to her journalistic career.