Christiane Amanpour Biography
Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour CBE is a famous British-Iranian journalist and television host. She is the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International’s nightly interview program Amanpour. Maria is also the host of Amanpour & Company on PBS.
Christiane Amanpour Age
Christiane Amanpour was born in London, United Kingdom on 12 January 1958. She is 64 years old as of 2022.
Christiane Amanpour Height
Amanpour stands at a moderate height of 1.71 m.
Christiane Amanpour Family
She was born in the West London suburb of Ealing, the daughter of Mohammad Taghi and Patricia Anne Amanpour (née Hill). Amanpour’s father was Iranian, from Tehran. Amanpour was raised in Tehran until the age of 11. Her father was Shi’ite Muslim and her mother was Catholic.
Amanpour and her family returned to England not long after the Islamic Revolution began. She has stressed the fact that they were not forced to leave the country. Instead, they were returning to England due to the Iran–Iraq War. The family ultimately remained in England, finding it difficult to return to Iran.
Christiane Amanpour Husband
Amanpour was married to American James Rubin, 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 From 1998 to 2018.
In 2000, their son, Darius John Rubin, was born. Having lived in London since 2000, they moved to New York City. In 2010, where they rented an apartment in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He announced that the family would return to London to work on several projects in May 2013.
And in October of the same year, she stated that she and her husband would be relocating to London . They announced they were divorcing in July 2018.
Christiane Amanpour Cancer
Amanpour announced that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, had “major. Successful surgery to remove it”, and would undergo several months of chemotherapy in June 2021.
Christiane Amanpour Children
Amanpour is the proud mother of her son Darius John Rubin.
Christiane Amanpour Education
She was sent to a boarding school in England by her parents when she was 11. After completing the larger part of her primary school education in Iran. Amanpour attended Holy Cross Convent, an all-girls school in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. And then, at the age of 16, she attended New Hall School, a Roman Catholic school in Chelmsford, Essex.
Christiane Amanpour Salary
Amanpour receives an annual salary of $68178, according to the CNN Anchor Salary.
Christiane Amanpour Net Worth
Amanpour earns an estimated net worth of $18 million dollars.
Christiane Amanpour Career
Amanpour moved to the United States to study journalism at the University of Rhode Island after leaving New Hall. She worked in the news department at WBRU-FM in Providence, Rhode Island during her time there.
Amanpour also worked for NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence as an electronic graphics designer. She graduated from the university summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. degree in journalism in 1983.
From 2009–2010, 2012–present, Amanpour is the (CNN International) Anchor Amanpour & Company (PBS) Anchor. Since, 2018, she is the Week (ABC) Anchor (2010–2011) 60 Minutes. From 1996–2005, she is the (CBS) Reporter.