Christiane Amanpour Biography
Christiane Amanpour CBE is a British-Iranian foreign correspondent and television host. She is CNN’s Chief International Anchor and host of Amanpour’s regular interview program for CNN International
She started working in the news department at WBRU-FM in Providence, Rhode Island, and also worked as an electronic graphics designer for NBC affiliate WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island. She is Amanpour & Company’s anchor on PBS as well as an ABC News Global Affairs Anchor.
Christiane Amanpour Age
She was born on 12 January 1958 in London, United Kingdom. She celebrates her birthday on 12 January every year.
Christiane Amanpour Education
When she was 11 she was sent by her parents to boarding school in England after completing the larger part of her primary school education in Iran. She attended Holy Cross Convent, an all-girls school in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, and then New Hall School, a Roman Catholic school in Chelmsford, Essex, at age 16. Amanpour moved to the United States to study journalism at Rhode Island University, after leaving New Space. Amanpour graduated with a B.A. from the university summa cum laude in 1983 and Phi Beta Kappa. Graduated in Journalism.
Christiane Amanpour Family
She is a daughter to Mahmoud Amanpour, an Iranian and Patricia Hill, is English. She is natively fluent in English and Persian and married to a Jewish American. She is an American, British, and Iranian. Captain Nasrollah Amanpour, an uncle of Amanpour, was married to Khosrow and Nader’s younger sister.
Amanpour is the niece (by marriage) of General Nader Jahanbani, who had led the Imperial Iranian Air Force for almost 20 years before he was executed by Islamic Revolutionaries in 1979, and of his younger brother Khosrow, married to Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi.
Christiane Amanpour Husband ~ wedding
She was married to American James Rubin, a former US Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department. The couple met in 1997 in Bosnia, where Ms. Amanpour was on assignment and Mr. Rubin was traveling with Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright. The couple married on August 8, 1998.
Rev. Ambrose O’Farrell, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the wedding ceremony at the Church of Santo Stefano in Bracciano, Italy. Later in the day, Rabbi Guy D. Hall performed a Jewish ceremony at Castello Orsini-Odescalchi. Her X-husband is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Rubin of Larchmont, N.Y. His father is the president of Pindar Press, a magazine company in New York that publishes Summer and Winter Olympics guides. Judith Rubin, the mother of the bridegroom, works at the Bronx Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she teaches psychiatric-specialized students to perform interviews. The couple divorced in 2018.
Christiane Amanpour Son
She said in a 1999 interview with Chicago tribune that having a child, gives you bigger responsibility to your personal survival, she went ahead to say that she would adapt and modify, but she could not give up the fundamental thing she does. In her interview with Oprah, she said that she changed her mind after seeing children victims of this genocide. She made up her mind to look for some personal happiness and fulfillment, she now has a son Darius John Rubin, born in 2000 from her marriage with Rubin.
Christiane Amanpour House
Speaking of her daily routines at her home, Amanpour said that, she wakes up at 7 a.m., and the first thing she does is have a hot cup of boiling water with lemon. She later gets a cup of coffee. Before leaving the house, she feeds her dog and takes him out quickly around the block for his first walk.
Christiane Amanpour CNN
She is the foreign lead anchor of CNN’s award-winning, flagship global affairs show “Amanpour,” which is also broadcast on PBS in the U.S. She is based in the network’s London bureau.
She has begun working in Cnn in 1983 as an entry-level assistant on the international assignment desk at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, she rose through the organization and become a reporter at the New York bureau, and then the network’s leading international correspondent.
In 2009 “Amanpour” was launched, where she spoke to a raft of leaders and decision-makers on the things affecting the world today. She has secured exclusive interviews with global power players throughout her time in Cnn. She has reported from the aftermath of many humanitarian crises like the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 Hurricane Katrina and Japanese tsunami, where she visited a community center which had been converted to a makeshift morgue for victims of the storm.
Christiane Amanpour Pbs
Peabody Award-winning journalist Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent, hosts this half-hour weekly interview program with each episode focusing on a newsworthy subject and featuring guests, from global leaders to heads of state and cultural icons, who are confident questioning conventional wisdom.
Production location: London
Presented by: Christiane Amanpour
Networks: CNN, Public Broadcasting Service, CNN Philippines, CNN International
Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World
Distinguished journalist Christiane Amanpour turns her attention to the shifting dynamics of friendship, passion, and pleasure in an increasingly complex world after a career established as a foreign correspondent and anchor. Amanpour travels to Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East in this six-part series to meet everyday people who form the idea of modern love. How do the roles of gender, romance, marriage, family, and divorce shift for both men and women?
Christiane Amanpour Shows
- 2018 Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World
- 2018 Amanpour on PBS
- 2018 Amanpour and Company
- 2012 Back to the Beginning With Christiane Amanpour
- 2009 Amanpour
- 2007 CNN Special Investigations Unit
- 1999-2005 60 Minutes II
- 1981 This Week
- 1968 60 Minutes
- 1953 ABC World News Tonight
Christiane Amanpour Book
- The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News
- Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World
- The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women’s Rights
- Our Shoes, Our Selves: 40 Women, 40 Stories, 40 Pairs of Shoes
- 44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the World
- Oriana Fallaci: The Journalist, the Agitator, the Legend
- Magna Brava. Die Magnum- Fotografinnen.
- Diane Sawyer (Women of Achievement)
Christiane Amanpour Salary
She earns an annual average salary of around $2 million.
Christiane Amanpour Net Worth
The award-winning journalist, Amanpour, has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist
Christiane Amanpour Facts and Body Measurements
- Full Name: Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour
- Age/ How Old?: 62 years old (2020)
- Date of Birth: 12 January 1958
- Place of Birth: Ealing, Middlesex, England
- Birthday: 12 January
- Nationality: British-Iranian
- Education: University of Michigan (Degree in political science)
- Father’s Name: Mohammad Amanpour
- Mother’s Name: Patricia Amanpour
- Siblings: Lizzy Amanpour
- Married?: James Rubin (X-husband)
- Children/ Kids: 1
- Height/ How tall?: 5 feet 7 inches
- Weight: Not Available
- Profession: Journalist and television host
- Employer: CNN
- Net worth: $12.5 million
Christiane Amanpour Awards
Amanpour has received every major award for journalism on television, including 11 News and Emmy Documentary Awards, four Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards, three duPont-Columbia Awards and the Courage in Journalism Award.
She has received nine honorary degrees, was appointed CBE (a British award granted by the Queen of England, Commander of the British Empire’s Most Excellent Order) and was inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame this year. She is a Sarajevo honorary citizen, and a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Press Freedom and Journalists Protection.
CNN Anchors and Reporters
Her fellow news team at CNN include:
- Jim Acosta
- Natalie Allen
- Will Ripley
- Jeremy Diamond
- Becky Anderson
- Desi Anwar
- Zain Asher
- John Avlon
- David Axelrod
- Robert Baer
- Rudi Bakhtiar
- Brooke Baldwin
- Ashleigh Banfield
- Dana Bash
Frequently Asked Questions About Christiane Amanpour
Who is Christiane Amanpour?
Amanpour CBE is an American foreign correspondent and television host. She is CNN’s Chief International Anchor and host of Amanpour’s regular interview program for CNN International.
How old is Christiane Amanpour?
She is 62 years old as of 2020. She was born on 12 January 1958 in London, United Kingdom.
How tall is Christiane Amanpour?
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Is Christiane Amanpour married?
She was married to James Rubin, a former US Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department. The couple met in 1997 in Bosnia, where Ms. Amanpour was on assignment and Mr. Rubin was traveling with Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright. The couple married on August 8, 1998.
How much is Christiane Amanpour Net worth?
She is an accomplished journalist with an estimated net worth of $12.5 million
How much does Christiane Amanpour make?
She earns an annual average salary of around $2 million.
Where does Christiane Amanpour live?
She lives in London, in England, we shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.
Is Christiane Amanpour dead or alive?
She is still alive and in good health. There have been no reports of her being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Christiane Amanpour now?
She is pursuing her career in journalism. She is working as the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International’s nightly interview program Amanpour.