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Christiane Amanpour Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Christiane Amanpour was born on the 12th January 1958, in London, England. She is a British-Iranian (father) award-winning journalist and television host, probably best known as the Chief International Correspondent for CNN, and also a host of CNN International’s nightly interview program called “Amanpour” (2009-2015). Currently she works as ABC’s Global Affairs Anchor. Amanpour’s career started in 1983.

Have you ever wondered how rich Christiane Amanpour is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Amanpour’s net worth is as high as $12.5 million, an amount earned through her successful career as a journalist. Her reported annual salary is $2 million.

Christiane Amanpour Net Worth $12.5 Million

Christiane Amanpour grew up in Tehran, Iran, where she went to the elementary school before the family moved to England, and she went to the Holy Cross Convent in Chalfont St. Peters, Buckinghamshire. Christiane continued her education at the New Hall School, in Chelmsford, Essex, and then moved to the US where she studied journalism at the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media, graduating with a BA in Journalism in 1983.

Almost immediately after her graduation, Amanpour got a job in CNN’s foreign desk in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1986 she covered the Gulf War, after which she was sent to Eastern Europe to report on the fall of the communism. Christiane also covered the Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait in 1990, and her skills helped her to move up and become appointed as a correspondent for CNN’s New York bureau. Amanpour worked as a reported on the Bosnian War, but her delivery was questioned for professional objectivity and bias towards the Bosnian Muslims. Regardless, her net worth was rising steadily.

Christiane served as the CNN’s chief international correspondent from 1992 to 2010, and also worked as an anchor of “Amanpour.” from 2009 to 2015. During her time at CNN, Amanpour interviewed numerous important figures, such as the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, French President Jacques Chirac, and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. Other celebrities who she conducted interviews with were Hillary Clinton, Moammar Gadhafi, and Angelina Jolie.

Christiane reported from many more of the world’s hotspots too, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, and Rwanda. From 1999 to 2005, she served as a correspondent for CBS “60 Minutes”, which only increased her net worth, but in October 2010, Amanpour decided to leave CNN for ABC, where she anchored “This Week” for two years, before in 2012 returning to CNN, and she is still working there at the moment.

Amanpour has made several on-screen film appearances too, including in “The Pink Panther 2” (2009) with Steve Martin, Jean Reno, and Emily Mortimer, and Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man 2” (2010) starring Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, and Gwyneth Paltrow. She also appeared in Stephen Daldry’s “Trash” (2014), and most recently, in Ben Stiller’s “Zoolander 2” (2016), no doubt adding somewhat to her net worth.

Regarding her personal life, Christiane Amanpour married James Rubin in 1998 and has a son named Darius John Rubin, born in 2000. Rubin is a former US Assistant Secretary of State, who currently works as an informal adviser to former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President of the United States Barack Obama. After living in New York’s Manhattan Upper West Side, Amanpour and her family returned to London, where they are residing at the moment.

Christiane Amanpour information

Christiane Amanpour information

Birth date: January 12, 1958
Birth place: London, England, UK
Height:5' 7¼" (1.71 m)
Profession:Journalist
Education:University of Rhode Island, Holy Cross Convent School, New Hall School
Nationality:British
Spouse:James Rubin
Children:Darius John Rubin
Parents:Mohammad Amanpour, Patricia Amanpour
Siblings:Lizzy Amanpour

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zoolander 22016Christiane Amanpour
Iron Man 22010Christiane Amanpour

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CNN Presents2005TV Series documentary herself - 2 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nicky's Family2011Documentary special thanks
Crude2009Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Am JFK Jr.2016DocumentaryHerself - Host
The Daily Show2005-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHerself
State of Control2016DocumentaryHerself
Amanpour.2009-2015TV SeriesHerself - Anchor
Le grand journal de Canal+2015TV Series documentaryHerself
John Simpson: Stories from the Front Line2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Guest
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
CNN Newsroom1999-2015TV SeriesHerself - CNN International Correspondent / Herself - correspondent / Himself - Head International Correspondent / ...
The Diplomat2015Documentary
The Agenda with Tom Bradby2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
New Day2015TV SeriesHerself - Chief International Correspondent / Herself - Senior International Correspondent
CNN NewsCenter2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Chief International Correspondent
The Colbert Report2006-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself / Global Affairs Anchor, ABC News & CNN International Host
Trash2014/IHerself
Makers: Women Who Make America2014TV Mini-Series documentaryNarrator
Protect Our Defenders: Advocacy Videos2014TV Mini-SeriesHerself - CNN Town Hall Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2009-2014TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America2011-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - ABC News Global Affairs Anchor / Herself -Global Affairs Anchor
This Week2006-2013TV SeriesHerself
This Week2010-2013TV SeriesHerself - Moderator / Herself / Herself - Global Affairs Anchor / ...
Piers Morgan Tonight2011-2013TV SeriesHerself
Anderson Cooper 360°2013TV SeriesHerself
Miracle Rising: South Africa2013Documentary
Back to the Beginning2012TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Reporter
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir2011-2012TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent / Herself -Global Affairs Anchor / Herself - Contributor / ...
Good Morning America Weekend Edition2011-2012TV SeriesHerself -Global Affairs Anchor / Herself / Herself - Global Affairs Anchor / ...
Charlie Rose1997-2011TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Target: Bin Laden - The Death and Life of Public Enemy Number One2011VideoHerself - Correspondent
Iran and the West2009TV Series documentaryHerself
The Pink Panther 22009Herself (uncredited)
Scream Bloody Murder2008DocumentaryHerself - Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005-2008TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHerself
Real Time with Bill Maher2004-2008TV SeriesHerself
Buddha's Warriors2008DocumentaryHerself - Host
Notes from North Korea2008DocumentaryHerself - Host
Pangea Day2008TV MovieHerself
CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute2007TV MovieHerself
Larry King Live1999-2007TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent / Herself
Amanpour Reports: Czar Putin2007DocumentaryHerself - Host
Sunday AM2007TV SeriesHerself - CNN International Correspondent
Ahmadinejad: Soldier of God2007DocumentaryHerself - Host
Question Time2007TV SeriesHerself
CNN Presents2004-2007TV Series documentaryReporter / Herself - Anchor
Late Show with David Letterman2007TV SeriesHerself
Gilmore Girls2007TV SeriesHerself
CNN: Special Investigations Unit2007TV SeriesCorrespondent
The Journalist and the Jihadi: The Murder of Daniel Pearl2006TV Movie documentaryNarrator
On the Story2005-2006TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
American Morning2006TV SeriesHerself
CNN Live Today2006TV SeriesHerself
Iconoclasts2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Jeopardy!2005TV SeriesHerself - Clue Giver
60 Minutes1999-2005TV Series documentaryHerself - Correspondent (segment "Richard Harris") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Amazon Treasure") / Herself - Correspondent (segment "Brain Rangers") / ...
CNN Special Reports1999-2005TV SeriesHerself - Anchor / Herself - Correspondent / Herself - correspondent / ...
2004 Women's World Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
CNN Live From...2000-2003TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Headline News1999-2003TV SeriesHerself - correspondent / Herself - Correspondent
NewsNight with Aaron Brown2001TV SeriesChief International Correspondent
Breaking the News2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
War Photographer2001DocumentaryChief International Correspondent CNN
Inside Politics1999-2000TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer2000TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
60 Minutes Wednesday1999TV Series documentaryHerself - Friend of JFK, Jr. (segment "JFK Jr.")
CNN World Report1999TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Dying to Tell the Story1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
Veillées d'armes1994DocumentaryHerself
Iran: In the Name of God1985TV Mini-SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHerself
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - CNN Correspondent / Herself
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey2014TV Mini-Series documentary
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry2012DocumentaryHerself
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death2007DocumentaryHerself
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism2004DocumentaryHerself
60 Minutes2003TV Series documentaryHerself - Correspondent

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled NewscastABC Evening News (1953)· Jon Banner (executive producer)
· Marc Burstein (executive producer)
· Jeanmarie Condon (executive producer)
· Tom Nagorski (senior producer)
· Felicia Biberica (senior producer)
· Nancy Gabriner (senior producer)
· Ricki Goldberg (senior producer)
· Almin Karamehmedovic (senior producer)
· David Reiter (senior producer)
· Susan Archer (producer)
· Steven Baker (producer)
· Ursula Fahy (producer)
· Katie Hinman (producer)
· Bartley Price (producer)
· Robyn Weil (producer)
· Diane Sawyer (anchor)
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled NewscastABC Evening News (1953)· Jon Banner (executive producer)
· Jeanmarie Condon (executive producer)
· Tom Johnson (senior producer)
· Almin Karamehmedovic (senior producer)
· Nils Kongshaug (senior producer)
· Pete Austin (senior producer)
· Steven Baker (producer)
· Ursula Fahy (producer)
· Katie Hinman (producer)
· Matt Hosford (producer)
· Diane Mendez (producer)
· Bartley Price (producer)
· Audrey Taylor (producer)
· James Wang (producer)
· Angus Hines (producer)
· Matt McGarry (producer)
· Bruno Roeber (producer)
· Eric Johnson (producer)
· Roxanna Sherwood (producer)
· Jeff Fager (executive producer)
· Patti Hassler (executive editor)
· Michael R. Whitney (senior broadcast producer)
· Andrew Tkach (producer)
2004EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)· Don Hewitt (executive producer)
· Esther Kartiganer (senior producer)
· Merri Lieberthal (senior producer)
· Josh Howard (executive editor)
· Andrew Tkach (producer)
2003Lifetime Achievement AwardNews & Documentary Emmy Awards· Don Hewitt
· Philip Scheffler
· Mike Wallace
· Harry Reasoner
· Ed Bradley
· Morley Safer
· Dan Rather
· Andrew Rooney
· Lesley Stahl
· Steve Kroft
· Bob Simon
· Diane Sawyer
· Meredith Vieira
1999EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Background/Analysis of a Single Current Story - Segments60 Minutes (1968)· Don Hewitt (executive producer)
· Josh Howard (senior producer)
· Esther Kartiganer (senior producer)
· Merri Lieberthal (senior producer)
· Philip Scheffler (senior producer)
· Andrew Tkach (producer)
1999EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Investigative Journalism - Segments60 Minutes (1968)· Don Hewitt (executive producer)
· Josh Howard (senior producer)
· Esther Kartiganer (senior producer)
· Merri Lieberthal (senior producer)
· Philip Scheffler (senior producer)
· Scott Bronstein (producer)
1994Personal AwardPeabody Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled NewscastABC Evening News (1953)· Jon Banner (executive producer)
· Marc Burstein (executive producer)
· James Goldston (executive producer)
· Tom Nagorski (senior producer)
· Felicia Biberica (senior producer)
· Jeanmarie Condon (senior producer)
· Nancy Gabriner (senior producer)
· Ricki Goldberg (senior producer)
· David Reiter (senior producer)
· Dimitrije Stejic (coordinating producer)
· Susan Archer (producer)
· Nasser Atta (producer)
· Katie Hinman (producer)
· Eric Johnson (producer)
· Ben Newman (producer)
· Bartley Price (producer)
· Wonbo Woo (producer)
· Karson Yiu (producer)
· Di
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled NewscastABC Evening News (1953)· Jon Banner (executive producer)
· Jeanmarie Condon (executive producer)
· James Goldston (executive producer)
· Tom Johnson (senior producer)
· Almin Karamehmedovic (senior producer)
· Nils Kongshaug (senior producer)
· Pete Austin (senior producer)
· Andrew Morse (senior producer)
· Dimitrije Stejic (coordinating producer)
· Nasser Atta (producer)
· Steven Baker (producer)
· Katie Hinman (producer)
· Bartley Price (producer)
· Christine Romo (producer)
· Wonbo Woo (producer)
· Catherine Cole (producer)
· Alice Maggin (producer)
· Matt McGarry (producer)
· Er
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsNew Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Current News CoverageTarget: Bin Laden - The Death and Life of Public Enemy Number One (2011)· Andrew Morse (executive producer/corresponden)
· Edward O'Keefe (executive producer)
· Courtney Chapman (producer)
· Michael Milberger (producer)
· James Finley (producer)
· Christina LaRosa-Wurm (producer)
· Clark Bentson (correspondent)
· Bill Blakemore (correspondent)
· Chris Cuomo (correspondent)
· John Donvan (correspondent)
· Richard Esposito (correspondent)
· Dan Harris (correspondent)
· Nancy Han (correspondent)
· Habibullah Khan (correspondent)
· Luis Martinez (correspondent)
· John Miller (correspondent)
· Sunlen Miller (correspondent)
· Terry Moran (correspondent)
·
2011EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long FormABC News: Vote 2010 (2010)· Marc Burstein (executive producer)
· Justin Anderson (senior producer)
· Pete Austin (senior producer)
· Eric Avram (senior producer)
· Glen Dacy (senior producer)
· Dennis Dunlavey (senior producer)
· Nancy Gabriner (senior producer)
· Nicole Gallagher (senior producer)
· Ricki Goldberg (senior producer)
· Alan Ives (senior producer)
· Mark Lima (senior producer)
· Dan Merkle (senior producer)
· Andrew Morse (senior producer)
· David Reiter (senior producer)
· Kerry Smith (senior producer)
· Laiea Smith (senior producer)
· Robert Wheelock (senior producer)
· Dick Wilde (senior
2011EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding News Discussion & AnalysisThis Week (1996)· Ian Cameron (executive producer)
· James Goldston (executive producer)
· Jeanmarie Condon (senior producer)
· Jack Date (senior producer)
· Kendall Heath (editorial producer)
· Hana Karar (producer)
· Cindy Smith (producer)
· Karson Yiu (producer)
· Kirsten Lucas (producer)
· Mindy MacInnes (producer)
· Kinga Janik (producer)
· Erin Brady (producer)
· Jeff Winn (director)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding InterviewAmanpour. (2009)· Katherine O'Hearn (executive producer)
· Barclay Palmer (senior producer)
· Ana Cohen-Bickford (senior producer)
· Chris Adair (director)
· Nkepile Mabuse (correspondent)
· George Lerner (producer)
· Nick Parker (producer)
· Sarah Gross (producer)
· Gabrielle Zuckerman (producer)
· Lisa Desai (producer)
· Meghan Rafferty (producer)
2008IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationLimited SeriesCNN Presents (1993)· Kathy Slobogin
· Andy Segal
· Michael Mocklar
· Ken Shiffman
· Cliff Hackel
· Dave Timko
· Brian Rokus
· Jen Christensen
· Julie O'Neill
· Jody Gottlieb
2008Pare Lorentz AwardInternational Documentary AssociationCNN Presents (1993)· Kathy Slobogin
· Andy Segal
· Michael Mocklar
· Ken Shiffman
· Cliff Hackel
· Dave Timko
· Brian Rokus
· Jen Christensen
· Julie O'Neill
· Jody Gottlieb
2007EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story - Long FormCNN Presents (1993)· Ken Shiffman (executive producer)
· Kathy Slobogin (managing editor)
· Mark Nelson (senior executive producer)
· Cliff Hackel (senior producer/director)
· Henry Schuster (producer)
· Pierre Bairin (producer)
· Peter Bergen (producer)
· Mike Chedwick (producer)
· Brian Larch (producer)


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#Fact
1New York [February 2010]
2Kensington, London, England [May 2009]
3She made an interview with Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after he was announced as the president of Iran on June 13th.
4She was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2007 Queen's Birthday Honors List for her services to journalism.
5Her son's name is "Darius". "Darius" is a Persian name, which was the name of one of the historical kings of Iran.
6Fluent in Farsi and most of the time speaks Farsi in Iran.
7Amanpour was permitted to interview the extremist Russian politician, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, for 60 Minutes after he specifically said he would not be interviewed by an American correspondent from the show.
8Her father is Iranian and her mother is British.
9Her parents are Mohammad and Patricia Amanpour.
10Is the eldest of four sisters.
11Was an accomplished equestrian who competed as a child jockey.
12At 11, she was sent from Iran to a Catholic girl's boarding school in England.
13Is constantly refered to in Gilmore Girls (2000) as the character Rory's (Alexis Bledel) big role model.
14Her son born was born on 27 March 2000. He was named Darius John Rubin: John after her and her husband's very good friend John Kennedy Jr..
15Lived in Iran until her late teens/early twenties. She left her homeland because of the Iranian Revolution.
16She is half-Iranian
17Her first child, with husband James, was born [March 2000]
18She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.
19Husband James P. Rubin is the State Department spokesman. [1999]
20News reporter for CNN. [1999]

#Quote
1[on being awarded the Order of the British Empire] I'll tell you something odd. I grew up a monarchist in Iran. It was all I knew. And I respected the British monarchy. But in the interim I've tried to put the spotlight on people who are struggling for their rights, or the right to stay alive, and that really affected me when it came to standing in from of the Queen to receive the honor. Because I couldn't curtsy - even though I grew up curtsying. I bowed instead.
2If I had been reporting in World War II, would I have had to say, in the name of objectivity, 'Poor Mr. Hitler, he has a point'? No, you don't play footsie with the most appalling crimes known to humanity. I realized in Bosnia that, even if it it means you're going to be accused of not being fair, you have to tell the truth.
3[on being a war correspondent] There's a certain kind of person who's attracted to being an astro-physicist or a soldier or taking risks at sports. We need the adrenaline to keep us safe. We're not heroin addicts. If you want us to be the eyes and ears in our field - not people spinning in the blogosphere or sitting in armchairs opining about what's going on in the rest of the world - you need people who are willing to go to the battlefield.
4U.S. soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance, joke that they track my movements in order to know where they will be deployed next.
5It occurred to me that I have spent almost every working day of the past ten years living in a state of repressed fear.
6But 17 years ago, I arrived at CNN with a suitcase, with my bicycle, and with about 100 dollars.


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