Who is Christiane Amanpour?
Christiane Amanpour is a British-Iranian journalist as well as television host. She works as professionally as the Chief International Anchor for CNN. She also serves as the host ‘Amanpour’, a nightly interview program that airs on CNN International.
Christiane Amanpour Age
Amanpour is 64 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 12 1958 in Ealing, Middlesex, England.
Christiane Amanpour Height
Amanpour stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Christiane Amanpour Family
Amanpour was born to Mohammad Taghi and Patricia Anne Amanpour. She has experienced different cultures, for instance, her father of Iranian descent was a Muslim while her mother was a Catholic. She lived in Tehran, Iran, until she was 11 years old, when her parents sent her to a boarding school in England.
Christiane Amanpour Husband
Amanpour was initially married to James Rubin, an American former informal adviser to former US President, Barack Obama. They married in 1998 in the presence of family and close friends. The couple has one child together, a son named Darius John Rubin, born in 2000. However, their marriage was cut short in July 2018 after they both confirmed that they were divorcing.
Christiane Amanpour Education
Amanpour graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rhode Island. She also graduated in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the same University.
Christiane Amanpour Salary
Amanpour earns an annual salary of $5 million. She works as the Chief International Anchor for CNN.
Christiane Amanpour Net Worth
Amanpour has a total net worth of $16 million. She has earned this figure from her career as a journalist.
Christiane Amanpour CNN
Christiane joined CNN in 1983 CNN and she was assigned the role of entrance editorial secretary on the foreign desk in Atlanta, Georgia. Her first big task as a correspondent was reporting the Iran–Iraq War, which resulted to her being relocated to Eastern Europe in 1986 to report on the collapse of European communism.
Amanpour was CNN’s chief international correspondent from 1992 to 2010, as well as the host of Amanpour, a daily CNN conversation show that lasted from 2009 to 2010. She confirmed her departure from CNN on March 18, 2010 and accepted a role to work as an anchor ABC News’ This Week.
This Week’s viewership fell to their lowest level since 2003 in her first two months as host. Amanpour announced on December 13, 2011, that she would be quitting her position as anchor of ABC News’ This Week on January 8, 2012, and moving to CNN International, where she had previously worked for 27 years, while continuing to report for ABC News.
Christiane Amanpour Health
Amanpour revealed in June 2021 that she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, that she had undergone “major successful surgery to remove it,” and that she would be undergoing chemotherapy for several months.
Christiane Amanpour Languages
Amanpour is fluent in two languages, English and Persian.
Christiane Amanpour Nationality
Amanpour holds three nationalities; Bosnian, British and Iranian.
Christiane Amanpour Socials
Where is Christiane Amanpour working now?
Christiane currently works as the Chief International Anchor for CNN.
Is Christiane Amanpour married?
Christiane is not married at the moment. However, she was previously married to James Rubin from 1998 until 2018 when they decided to go separate ways.
Where did Christiane Amanpour go to college?
Christiane attended University of Rhode Island.