Facts of Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour
|Full Name:||Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour|
|Age:||63 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||January 12, 1956|
|Birth Place:||London, England, the UK|
|Father's Name:||Mohammad Taghi Amanpour|
|Mother's Name:||Patricia Anne Hill|
|Profession:||Journalism, anchor, host|
|Education:||BA in journalism|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Net Worth:||$ 12.5 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (Persian, English)|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Bra Size:||36 inch|
|Hip Size:||39 inch|
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Christian Amanpour is a British-Iranian journalist. She is a TV host who works for CNN and ABC News. On the latter channel, Christiane Amanpour works as Global Affairs Anchor.
Christiane Amanpour and her early life wiki
Christiane Amanpour is 61 years of age now been born on 12 January 1958 in London, England, the UK. Her parents are Patricia Anne Hill and Mohammad Taghi Amanpour. Her father is Persian from Tehran and her mother is English. Thus Christiane has a mixed ethnicity (Persian and English). Till the age of 11, Christiane grew up in Tehran. She learned Persian and English and is fluent in both languages.
At the age of 11, she went to England to attend a boarding school. She was at Holy Cross Convent and later at New Hall School in Essex. Her family migrated to England during the Iran-Iraq War and could not return to Iran after that period.
Christiane then joined the University of Rhode Island in the USA and had started doing some work along with her journalism studies.
Christiane Amanpour and her career start
She interned at WBRU-FM situated in Providence, Rhode Island. She also worked for NBC affiliate network called WJAR in the capacity of an electronic graphics designer. Christiane earned her BA in journalism in 1983.
Christiane Amanpour and her career progress and her net worth
She took up work with CNN at its foreign desk office in Atlanta, Georgia. Christiane was a desk assistant and later became a correspondent for the same channel. She covered the Iran-Iraq war efficiently. In 1986, she moved to Eastern Europe in order to cover the fall of the European Communism and reported from Frankfurt. She had stated that there was a rise in insurgency due to the war:
“I was reporting on the ground from Iraq, on the misadventures of the Bush administration into Iraq; and I was reporting on the rise of the insurgency, which became the precursor to ISIS. It was called: AQIM, which at that point was Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia. I remember our reporting were dismissed out of hand by the likes of defense secretary [Donald] Rumsfeld and the entire Bush administration. They poo-pooed the notion that there was an insurgency growing up against the U.S. occupation there. That was a mistake because they failed to recognize it and deal with it, and so it became a very strong insurgency, and to a large extent had the reverberating negative impact on politics and military up until today.”
She later moved to New York bureau and at that time she reported about Iraq occupation of Kuwait and the Persian Gulf War. She also reported from Bosnia and other conflict zones. The fearless lady worked as CNN’s Cheif International Correspondent from 1992 to 2010. She was the host of CNN show Amanpour. She has interviewed several prominent politicians.
In 2010, she joined ABC News. After one year, he worked for both CNN and ABC News. In May 2018, she became the permanent host of PBS after Charlie Rose left due to allegations of sexual misconduct. She has a net worth of 12.5 million dollars.
Christiane Amanpour personal life and husband
She married James Rubin in 1998 and has a son named Darius with him. The couple divorced in 2018.
She has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches. She weighs 65 kg with figure stats of 36-25-39 inches. Christiane has brown eyes and hair.
She has Twitter fans numbering 2.91 million. She has 720k likes on her Facebook page and 97.1k subscribers to her Instagram account.
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