Christiane Amanpour Biography
Christiane Amanpour is a British-Iranian journalist and television host. She is the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International’s nightly interview program Amanpour. Amanpour is also the host of Amanpour & Company on PBS.
Christiane Amanpour Age
Amanpour is 64 years old as of 2022. She was born Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour on 12 January 1958 in Ealing, Middlesex, England
Christiane Amanpour Height
She stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m).
Christiane Amanpour Education
She went to Holy Cross Convent in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. At the age of 16, she joined New Hall School, a Roman Catholic school in Chelmsford, Essex. She later joined the University of Rhode Island where she studied journalism.
While at the university she worked for WBRU-FM in Providence, Rhode Island in the news department. Amanpour also worked for NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence as an electronic graphics designer. In 1983, she graduated from the university summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. degree in journalism.
Christiane Amanpour Parents and Siblings
She was born in London to Mohammad Taghi and Patricia Anne Amanpour (née Hill). Amanpour’s father was an Iranian from Tehran. He was a Shi’ite Muslim while his wife was Catholic. Amanpour has a sister called Lizzy Amanpour.
Christiane Amanpour Health
Amanpour was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in May 2021 then later in June of the same year she announced about her illness. She underwent surgery and chemotherapy to remove the cancer. She described the whole process as “grueling, fatiguing, tiring, and emotionally wearing as well, not to mention physically and can be scary”.
Christiane Amanpour Husband and Wedding
Amanpour was married to James Rubin a former American Diplomat and journalist. He was a former US Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department during the Clinton administration and an informal adviser to former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and to former President Barack Obama. In 2000 the couple was blessed with a son named Darius John Rubin. Unfortunately in 2018, they announced their divorce.
Christiane Amanpour Son
In 2000 Christiane and James were blessed with a son named Darius John Rubin. Darius went to Tonbridge in Kent where he recently graduated. He is currently in college.
Christiane Amanpour Salary
Amanpour earns an estimated annual salary of $5 Million
Christiane Amanpour’s Net worth
Amanpour has an estimated net worth of $18 million. This includes her assets, money, and income. She accumulates a huge amount of her wealth from her successful career as a journalist.
Christiane Amanpour CNN
Amanpour is the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International’s nightly interview program Amanpour. Amanpour is also the host of Amanpour & Company on PBS. After she was hired by CNN in 1983, hеr fіrѕt рrоmіnеnt аѕѕіgnmеnt wаѕ tо соvеr thе Іrаn–Іrаq Wаr. This assignment earned her the DuРоnt Аwаrd.
Іn 2010, Amanpour lеft СNN fоr АВС Nеwѕ, whеrе ѕhе bесаmе thе аnсhоr оf thе роlіtісаl рrоgrаm, “Тhіѕ Wееk.” In Dесеmbеr 2011 she left ABC News аnd rеturnеd tо СNN іn Јаnuаrу 2012. Amanpour began hosting the interview show, “Аmаnроur” in September 2013. In September 2018, ѕhе bеgаn hоѕtіng thе рrоgrаm “Аmаnроur & Соmраnу” оn РВЅ. Nonetheless, she has also made appearances аѕ hеrѕеlf іn thе mоvіеѕ, “Іrоn Маn 2” аnd “Ріnk Раnthеr 2”.