Hala Gorani Biography
- Age: 47 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
- Name: Hala Gorani
- Birth Name: Hala Basha-Gorani
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Seattle, Washington
- Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Ethnicity
- Profession: TV Presenter
- Net Worth: $ 2 Million
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Brown Light
- Face Color: White
- Weight in KG: 56 kg
- Famous for: Anchor/correspondent
- Married: Yes
- Married to: N/A
- Education: George Mason University
- Awards: News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
- Online Presence: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
- TV Show: CNN News 18
A French raised American journalist who is working as an anchor/correspondent for CNN International based in London is none other than Hala Basha-Gorani or Hala Gorani. She runs the CNN International’s CNN The World Right Now of 9 pm as an anchor. She previously worked as a co-host for the program Your World Today until February2009 and in International Desk until April 2014 from the CNN Centre based in Atlanta. Hala Gorani is a talented and beautiful person. She is one of the hard working and promising journalist for the network. Hala is a common Arabic named meaning Corona.
Born in the year 1970 March 1 at Seattle, Washington, USA, Hala has the French and Syrian ancestry though has the American citizenship. She has quite an international ancestry. Although born in United States, Hala spent most of her early life in Paris being raised there. She has also lived small portion of her early life at Algeria. Hala had attended George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia near Washington from where she earned the Bachelor of Science in economics and also been graduated from Institut d’etudes politiques in Paris in the year 1995. Being a Syrian descent, spent years in France and has the citizenship of USA, it is obvious that she has the multi language speaking talent. She is good at English, French and Arabic.
Hala Gorani initiated her career in journalism as a reporter for the French newspapers called La Voix du Nord and Agence France-Presse. Later afterwards, she joined France 3 in 1994. After gaining some experience in the France 3 network, she joined at the Bloomberg Television based in London. Hala is very opportunistic and career motive. Following her dream to earn the name in journalism, she got a job in CNN in 1998 as an anchor for CNN International’s European breakfast show “CNN Today”. As of joining the CNN network, her career highlights includes several of the reports on the key events like 2006 Lebanon-Israel war, several hot news from middle east being one of the first television reporters on the ground of Amman, Jordan, 2010 Haiti earthquake, 2011 Egyptian revolution, undertook several interviews with the popular figures like Jimmy Carter, Tony Blair, the Dalai Lama, etc, besides her reporting duties. Hala has been recognized with several awards and honors for her works including the Golden Nymph award at Monte Carlo Television Festival, Peabody Award, News and Documentary Emmy, nomination for Gay & Lesbian Alliance against Defamation award, etc.
Moving to the personal life of Hala Gorani, She has reached the age of 44 years. Hala is a television personality who is known for her consistent and outstanding reporting. Hala is a Syrian Christian. She stands the height of five feet and six inch with the maintained body weight of 56 kg. She is very considerate on her looks and body weight. She has a pair of long and sexy legs that has added charm on her beauty. She is very camera friendly and looks stunning on the screen. Talking about her personal life, she probably is married as some sites claim that she is married to a Lebanese singer, someone named George Wassouf. However, this is not confirmed information as there is no reports available her marriage. Following it, the information on her husband, children or divorce cannot be found. Her personal life is so out of media. However, Wikipedia and some other sites include the details on her career. Her presence in the social media like Twitter and Facebook has been beneficial to her fan to get updated with her activities and know her more.
- Last modified : 07 October, 2014
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