Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour is a British journalist and also a TV host. She is the Chief Anchor of CNN. She also hosts Amanpour & Company on PBS. She has also been the anchor of This week for a year in 2010-2011.

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Biography and Early Life

Christiane Amanpour was born on 12 January 1958 in Ealing, Middlesex, England. To her parents, father Mohammed Taghi and mother Patirica Anne Amanpour. Taghi was a persian from the place Tehran. She was raised in Tehran till the age of eleven. Taghi was Muslim and Patirica was Catholic. Christiane speaks fluent English and also Persian.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Christiane Amanpour in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Christiane Amanpour’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 12 January 1958. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121.2 lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


Christiane Amanpour completed her primary school in Iran and after that, her parents sent her to England to boarding school her age was 11. She went to Holy Cross Convent in Buckinghamshire at the age of 16. She also attended New hall School in Essex. She went to the United States to study at the University of Rhode Island. While studying, she also worked for the NBC affiliate. She graduated from the University with a B.A degree in Journalism.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

From the year 1998 to the year 2018, Amanpour was the wife of the US Assistant Secretary of State James Rubin. He was the advisor to former US Secretary Hillary Clinton and also to the former president Barack Obama.

They also have a Son named Darius John Rubin, he was born in the year 2000. They were living in England till the year 2010, and then they moved to New York City. Again in the year 2013, Rubin said that the family would return to London.

After the beginning of the Islamic Revolution, Christiane moved to England with her family. Many questions were raised about her decision of returning to England like whether she was forced to do so or not but she clarified it by saying that it was her decision which she took because of Iran-Iraq war.

Later on, In the year 2018, they both announced their divorce just because of some personal issues.

Is Christiane Amanpour Lesbian?

As far as sexual orientation of Christiane Amanpour is concerned, she is straight as she was married to James Rubin for 20 years and they also have a child. Also, she has not revealed anything about being lesbian or gay anywhere to anyone which is a clear proof that she is neither a Lesbian or a Bisexual.

Professional Career

If the year 1983 she was recruited in CNN in Atlanta, her post was Desk assistant. During her early days, her first assignment was based on the Iran-Iraq war. This was the reason which led to her transfer in the year 1986. In the year 1989, she was made to work in Frankfurt. After her amazing work, she was moved to CNN’s New York bureau. From the year 1992 to the year, 2010 Amanpour was CNN’s chief international correspondent.

She even took the interview of British prime minister Tony Blair. She has also taken interviews of Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton, Pervez Musharraf, Reha Pahlavi, Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks. In the year 18 March 2010 she announced that she will leave CNN and join ABC news, and anchor ‘This week.’ After she joined ABC the rating went down vigorously.

In the year 2012, she announced she would be leaving ABC in December 2012 and joining CNN from January 2013. In the year 2015, she made breaking news on CNN about the Islamic extremists who beheaded 13 Journalists. She has also compared trump with nazis and also with Kristallnacht. She has also criticized Obama for their nonintervention approach to Syria. She is doing the PBS program regularly, Amanpour and company.


She is one of the most renowned TV personalities across the globe. She has been doing great work till date and has received many awards some are:

  • TV personality of the year in 2015
  • Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters degree from several colleges.
  • The Fourth estate award in the year 2008
  • Persian woman of the year 2007
  • Golden Plate Award of the America Academy of achievement

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Christiane Amanpour in 2021

As of 2021, her net worth is around $20 million. Her main source of income is mostly by Journalism and TV host. She has been one of the most renowned hosts to date. She has done this by a lot of hard work, talent, dedication.

Christiane Amanpour is a renowned Journalist and a TV host across the globe. She has taken several interviews of many leaders. She has also inspired the children that with hard work, dedication, talent anyone in the world can achieve the position from Desk assistant to Chief Anchor of CNN. We wish her the most success in life.


Facts of Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour

  • Gender Female
  • full nameChristiane Maria Heideh Amanpour
  • birthplaceEaling, Middlesex, England
  • Date of Birth January 12, 1958
  • Age 65 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • nationalityBritish
  • religionIslam
  • net worth$20 million
  • professionJournalist, TV host
  • weightIn Kilograms – 55 Kg, In Pounds – 121.2 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 165 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolN/A

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