Arwa Damon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, CNN, Salary and Net Worth
Arwa Damon Biography
Arwa Damon is an American Journalist. She is currently working as an International CNN correspondent in Istanbul.
Arwa Damon Age
Damon is 44 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 19, 1977, in Boston, USA.
Arwa Damon Height
Damon stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall and he has a weight of 58 kgs (127 pounds).
Arwa Damon Education
Damon graduated from Robert College at the age of 16. However, he skipped grade 6. Arwa later moved to the United States where she joined Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.
In 1999, she graduated with a double major in French and biology and a minor in international affairs. Prior to becoming a reporter, Arwa was previously working for a high-end New York-based Turkish textile company.
Arwa Damon Parents
Arwa was born and raised in the United States by Dr. George H. Damon Jr. and Joumana. Her father, De. George is a retired headmaster of American Community School at Beirut and a former teacher and middle school director at Robert College.
Damon’s mother is the daughter of Muhsin al-Barazi, an ex-Syrian Prime Minister. Damon’s grandfather is called Muhsin al-Barazi. He was the former Syrian Prime Minister of Kurdistan, who was executed in August 1949 by the Syrian coup d’état.
Arwa Damon Husband
Damon has not shared any information concerning her love life with the public. It is not known whether she is married or in a relationship. We will keep you updated soon.
Arwa Damon Salary
Damon earns an estimated salary of $71,213 per year.
Arwa Damon Net Worth
Damon has an estimated net worth of $3 million. This includes her assets, money, and income. She accumulates a huge amount of her wealth from her successful career as a journalist.
Arwa Damon CNN
Damon began her career at CameraPlanet. CameraPlanet is a renowned supplier of media content for television newscasts, serving to get correspondent Peter Arnett’s team into pre-war Iraq.
She also served in the Middle East as a freelance producer for CNN, CNN International, PBS, Fox News, and other many broadcast stations for three years. She also served in a New York-Based Turkish textile company.
In February 2006, Damon joined CNN in its Baghdad headquarters. She was based in Iraq for seven years. While in Iraq, she made notable stories such as the battle of Fallujah, the execution of Saddam Hussein, the first national election of Iraq, and the collapse of the Ba’ath regime.
In 2012, she was among the first journalists to arrive at the scene of the Benghazi attack, reporting its current scene and its aftermath. Damon also covered a personal diary of a slain Ambassador named Christoper Stevens from the scene which further laid light on the truth of the attack.
Arwa Damon Foundation
Damon is a recipient of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s 2014, Courage in Journalism Award. She also covered the civil war in Syria and the deepening humanitarian crisis which has spread across the region in its wake. In 2015, at the height of Europe’s refugee crisis, Damon followed refugees from Syria and Iraq as they traveled by foot, boat, and train across Hungary and neighboring countries.