Christiane Amanpour happens to be a famous American award-winning television anchor and journalist who enjoys a net worth of $12.5 million as of 2016 . Amanpour hails from an Iranian and British ancestry . Her father was an Iranian and her mother was a Britisher . Let’s delve into further interesting details about her life .
Amanpour was born on January 12, 1958 in London, England. Her multi-nationalities is something which you shall find amusing . She is a Persian by her father’s side while a born Britisher . As if it was not sufficing , she holds another nationality . Any guesses ? She is also a Naturalized American Citizen . She is currently living in New york with her husband and a son . She is married to James Rubin, a former Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department . Presently , James is an informal adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama.
Amanpour has enjoyed an illustrious career in journalism . As of now she is an anchor of ABC News’s This Week. She earned a BA in journalism from the University of Rhode Island . She began her career in journalism back in 1981 as a reporter, anchor, and producer for WBRU-radio in Providence. In 1983 she joined CNN where She became an assistant on the international assignment desk. Later on , She became CNN’s chief international correspondent.
Amanpour earned her name by her reporting of the foreign affairs in the most war-ravaged hot spots of the world .Now she is part and parcel of CNN . Her name is glued to the program she hosts at ABC .