Who is Eleni Giokos?
Eleni Giokos is a well-known CNN anchor and correspondent based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She joined the station in 2015 and she has since established a unique reputation. She has reported on a variety of African countries for CNN live from the ground, including Rwanda, Senegal, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe to name a few.
Eleni Giokos Age
The CNN Correspondent was born in 1981 in Greece and raised in South Africa.
Eleni Giokos Height
Giokos stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and has a total weight of 65 kg.
Eleni Giokos Education
Giokos received an Honors Degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Witwatersrand in 2013.
Eleni holds American nationality. She has experienced different cultures in America, Greece, and South Africa.
Eleni Giokos Sisters
Eleni has two siblings namely; Heidi Giokos and Anthi Giokos. Heidi works for eNCA as a financial broadcaster. Anthi on the other hand is a blogger.
Eleni Giokos Husband, Children
Giokos is married to her lovely husband, George Chatzicharala. They are blessed with one child, a daughter named Cleo. Eleni has never shied away from praising her husband on social media.
On March 9, 2021, she posted three photos with their daughter to celebrate George’s birthday with a sweet caption that read; “Happy birthday to my dashing babe @georgios_chatzi who has graced my world with an unprecedented volume of love and passion. You also gave me the most cutest daughter in the world.”
Eleni Giokos Wedding
Eleni and her husband held their wedding on June 30, 2015, in a traditional Greek church in Athens. They celebrated their 7-year wedding anniversary in June 2022.
Eleni Giokos Salary and Net worth
Giokos earns an annual salary of between $75,000. She works as a correspondent for CNN.
Eleni Giokos Net Worth
The CNN Correspondent has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million. She has made her wealth from her successful career as a journalist.
Eleni Giokos CNN
Giokos started her career in 2005 as a journalist and anchor for CNBC Africa before switching to eNCA. She covered business news and breaking news stories including the Westgate Mall attack in Kenya’s Westlands area, Nairobi County as well as Oscar Pistorius’s murder of Reeva Steenkamp.
In addition, she hosted the NBA’s first visit to Johannesburg in 2017 and conducted exclusive interviews with basketball greats Bismack Biyombo and Dikembe Mutombo as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri.
She has more than 15 years of experience working in radio, newspaper, television, and media sectors of the economy. Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, and Goodluck Jonathan, the former president of Nigeria, are just two examples of past leaders of state with whom she has held interviews.
The CNN Correspondent has covered the growing ties between Africa and Asia from South Korea and Kazakhstan in addition to traveling to the United States to report from Washington, DC. She has also hosted shows from the network’s headquarters in London, New York, and Atlanta.
Is Eleni Related to Heidi Giokos?
Yes! Incase you had no idea, the two ladies are biological sisters. They are sisters by birth.