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A well-known journalist Christiane Amanpour was born on 12th January 1958 in London, England, United Kingdom which makes Christiane Amanpour age of 59 years old now. She grew up in Tehran. She is the daughter of Mahmoud Amanpour, a Muslim from Iran and Patricia hill, a Christian from England. British-Iranian Christiane Amanpour religion is Christianity. She is fluent in English and Persian. According to Christiane Amanpour biography, she did her schooling from Holy Cross Convent, an all-girls school in Buckinghamshire and New Hall School in Essex. Later, she moved to the United States and studied journalism at the University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media. In the year 1983, she graduated from the university summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree majoring in journalism.
By profession, Amanpour is an American television journalist, host, anchor and correspondent. She began her career while studying at the University. She served in the news department for WBRU FM in providence, Rhode Island. She also worked as an electronic graphics designer in NBC affiliate WJAR in Rhode Island. In 1983, she moved to CNN as an entry level desk assistant on the foreign desk in Atlanta. From the year 1992 to 2010, she worked in CNN as a chief international correspondent and anchor. On 18th March 2010, she left CNN and started working for ABC News and anchored the popular show This Week. She worked there till December 2011 and returned back to CNN International. At present, Amanpour is an anchor in ABC global affairs since 2010 and anchor and chief international correspondent in CNN since 2011. In addition to it, she appeared in the show Gilmore girls as herself. Similarly, she appeared in Harper’s Bazaar magazine article with a title Christiane Amanpour Gets a High Fashion Makeover. Likewise, she played a role as herself in the films Iron Man 2 and Pink Panther 2. In Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, she gave her voice over as Enheduanna.
Married life and son : Who is Christiane Amanpour husband?
Focusing on her personal life, she got married with James Rubin in August 1998.The marriage was held at the Church of Santo Stefano in Bracciano, Italy. Christiane Amanpour husband is a former US Assistant Secretary of State and spokesman for the US State Department during the Clinton administration and an informal adviser to former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and to President Obama. After marriage, she gave birth to a cute baby boy in 2000. Christiane Amanpour son was named as Darius Rubin. Previously they used to live in London and later went back to New York City in 2010 where they rented an apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan. But in May 2013, the whole family returned back to London.