Christiane Amanpour

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Anchor, CNN Host (1958)
Thu Apr 07 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Christiane Amanpour

Ex-husband : James Rubin
Christiane Amanpour and James Rubin were married from 1998 to 2018.

Here we bring our viewers about the latest knowledge regarding Christiane Amanpour. Similarly, you must be wondering who Amanpour is?

Christiane is a British/Iranian journalist and media person who has covered the nerve-wracking incident for some of the top media giants such as CNN, ABC, and CBS.

Early Life

Amanpour was born as Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour in a British Iranian family. She was born on January 12, 1958, in London and raised in Tehran

The early image of Christine Amanpour.
Picture: The early image of Christine Amanpour.
Source: Facebook @Christine Amanpour

Her mother is Patricia Anne while her father is Mohammad Taghi Amanpour.

Concerning education, Christiane completed her elementary education in Iran. She attended Holy Cross Convent and New Hall School.

Later, Christiane went on to study journalism at the University of Rhode Island. She also graduated with 

Career Highlights

Concerning her career, she worked for the WBRU-FH, Providence, Rhode Island in its news department. Christiane also worked for the NBC affiliated channel WJAR as an electronic graphic designer.

Amanpour started her career with CNN in 1983, she also reported the Persian Gulf war and the Bosnian crisis. 

The journalist Christine Amanpour hosts CNN International's nightly interview program 'Amanpour.'
Image: The journalist Christine Amanpour hosts CNN International's nightly interview program 'Amanpour.'
Source: Facebook @Christiane Amanpour

From 1992 to 2010, she was employed as the international correspondent for CNN. In 2010 she left CNN and joined ABC News, where she worked as an anchor. She served there till 2012.

Afterward, Christine again joined CNN. Since 2012, she is hosting CNN International's nightly interview program, Amanpour. She also hosts PBS's show Amanpour & Company.

Christiane Was Married To James Rubin

The 63 aged Christiane is no more a married woman. As of now, Amanpour is living a single life without having any romantic affair.

But, she was in a marital relationship with an American diplomat and journalist James Rubin. James and Christiane were mutual friends because of their similar careers. 

Christiane Amanpour was married to James Rubin from 1998 to 2018.
Snap: Christiane Amanpour was married to James Rubin from 1998 to 2018.
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After years of friendship, Rubin and Amanpour began their romantic affair in 1997. Later, the duo tied the wedding knot in 1998.

From the marital bond, James and Christiane shared a son named Darius John Rubin in 2000. Everything was going fine; the married pair were parenting their kid jointly. 

Christiane Amanpour with her son Darius John Rubin.
Photo: Christiane Amanpour with her son Darius John Rubin.
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Unfortunately, their evergreen marriage came to an end when the couple planned for a mutual divorce in July 2018.

Christiane Amanpour Net Worth

The well-known journalist Amanpour enjoys a net worth of $18 million. She amassed this hefty sum of wealth from her successful journalism career.

As per Celebrity Net Worth, CNN employee Amanpour earns an annual salary of $5 million. Get to know about another CNN employee Rosa Flores.

Christiane is not only earning an impressive amount from her profession, but she is also gathering fame and popularity because of her reporting style.

Christiane Amanpour Health

On June 14, 2021, Christiane made an announcement that she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Amanpour broke the news of her diagnosis on the air saying, 

"I've had successful major surgery to remove it, and I'm now undergoing several months of chemotherapy for the very best possible long-term prognosis, and I'm confident." 

The journo is battling cancer confidently. 

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