Isa Soares Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Oct, 2017
Facts of Isa Soares
Birth Nation: Portugal
Name Isa Soares
Nationality Portugee
Birth Place/City Lisbon
Ethnicity White
Profession Anchor, correspondent
Working For CNN
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Education King's College , University of Bristol
Awards AIB award
View more / View Less Facts of Isa Soares

Synopsis

Isa Soares is an award-winning international correspondent and anchor. Prior to becoming a full-time correspondent, she worked as a producer and reporter for primetime business program Quest Means Business with Richard Quest.

During her career, she has covered a wide range of stories in the Europe and the UK including the Paris attack in 2015, and Nice attack in 2016.

Early Life and Career

Isa Soares was born in Lisbon, Portugal and was raised in London. When she was 11, she moved to London along with her family. However, her family returned to Portugal when Isa entered the university.

Isa is fluent in various languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Hispanic and Lusophone studies from King’s College London. From the University of Bristol, she has earned her Master’s degree in International Relations and Economics.

While studying, Isa Soares learned that the Department of Public Relations CNN was looking for an intern and she got an opportunity to work at CNN.

At the end of her internship, the Sports team of the network asked her to join the team and they needed someone to speak Portuguese because of Euro 2004 held in Portugal and eventually, she became the part of CNN.

Journalism Career

In her role as a correspondent, Isa Soares has covered a wide range of stories in the Europe and the UK including the Paris attacks in 2015, the Nice attack in 2016.

Similarly, Isa has been central to CNN’s coverage of the Eurozone debt crisis, filing reports from Spain, Portugal, and Spain. Likewise, she also reported extensively from Greece where she covered the country’s debt crisis.

Isa Soares has covered the economic impact of the conflict in Ukraine, the resurgence of anti-Semitism in France, the Catalonian referendum, the Scottish referendum, and the spread of Ebola from locations in Argentina and Brazil.

Likewise, during the 2014 World Cup, Isa reported for CNN, CNN Espanol, and CNN International from locations in Argentina and Brazil.

As an anchor, Isa Soares has interviewed a raft of business leaders including the CEOs of Lufthansa, Vodafone, Pirelli, and Audi among others. Likewise, she also had a rare sit-down with LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault, football legend Pele, and tennis star Rafael Nadal.

Personal Life

Isa Soares is a married woman. She also has a child with her husband, according to her Instagram post. However, she is a very private person who does not prefer to discuss her personal life with the media. She definitely comes under those celebrities who do not put their personal life in the limelight.

Net worth

Isa Soares's current net worth is not available at the moment. She earns huge amount of salary from CNN. According to a source, CNN pays annually around $75K to its anchors, so we can believe that her salary is somewhere in the above range. 

Related