Net Worth: $12.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Journalist (ABC News anchor)
- Nationality United States
About Christiane Amanpour
American award-winning television anchor and journalist, Christiane Amanpour, has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million. She is anchor of ABC News’s This Week and formerly CNN’s chief international correspondent. After earning a BA in journalism from the University of Rhode Island, Amanpour worked as an electronic graphics designer at WJAR-TV in Providence. In 1981 she became a reporter, anchor, and producer for WBRU-radio in Providence. She became an assistant on the international assignment desk at CNN in Atlanta in 1983. Amanpour soon began covering foreign affairs. Her award-winning reports have often been filed from the world’s trouble spots. She later became CNN’s chief international correspondent. She has won numerous awards.
Amanpour is a mix of middle eastern and also white or caucasian. She was born on January 12, 1958 in London, England to an Iranian father and a British mother. As far as nationality goes, technically, Amanpour has several. Being born in London, Amanpour automatically was British at birth. She’s also Iranian, or Persian, due to ethnicity of her father and has a third citizenship, American, as she’s a naturalized US citizen.
Amanpour is married to James Rubin, a former Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department during the Clinton administration and currently an informal adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama. Their son, Darius John Rubin, was born in 2000. The family resides in New York City.