Vinita Nair Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Apr, 2017
Facts of Vinita Nair
Date of Birth: 1981 , September-8
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Vinita Nair
Birth Name Vinita Chandra Nair
Nick Name Vinita
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Evanston
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For CBS,ABC News,WYCC-TV
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $800 thousand
Famous for CBS This Morning Saturday
Married Yes
Married to Osman Nawaz (m. 2009)
Children 1
Education Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
Awards James Beard Award for Television Segment
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Vinita Chandra Nair is a television journalist. She is the former co-host of a show named CBS This Morning Saturday.

Early life and Education

Vinita Chandra Nair was born on 8th September 1981 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. she was brought up in Colleyville, Texas.

 She holds an Indian nationality.

Vinita Nair completed her graduation from the Medill School of Journalism of the Northwestern University. She completed her graduation with a degree in journalism.


The beautiful 36 years’ journalist began her career since 2000. Previously, she was a co-anchor on ABC’s program America This Morning and World News Now. She worked there from 17th September 2008 to 18th February 2011.

On both shows, she co-anchored with Jeremy Hubbard and after that with Rob Nelson.

In December 2007, Vinita Nair joined ABC News’s program ABC News Now, as an anchor or correspondent. While she worked there she anchored live coverage as well as news briefs for the ABC’s digital network.

Vinita worked for a magazine name Today’s Chicago Woman magazine and she was also a reporter for the Talk Radio News in the Washington DC.

The lady began her television career as a general assignment reporter from the WGEM-TV, an NBC affiliate in the Quincy, Illinois. She also worked for the WYCC-TV a Chicago Public Access Network. Vinita worked for the Public educational and government access cable TV.

After that Vinita Nair worked as an anchor as well as a reporter for the KOLN/KGIN-TV in Nebraska. There she anchored daily morning and afternoon newscasts.

Vinita worked as a newsreader at MSNBC’s Martin Bashir in 2011. In the same year, she has also worked as an anchor in the NBC’s Early Today and MSNBC’s First Look.

She is the former co-anchor of the CBS’s This Morning: Saturday.

Personal life

Vinita Nair is a married woman. She is married to Osman Nawaz. Her husband is also a journalist. The couple tied the knot on 10th October 2009.

The couple has a son together who was born on 25th January 2012. Vinita Nair is a private person and she prefers to speak less about her personal life.

Recently it was rumored that the couple is getting a divorce. But in an interview, Vinita cleared that all the rumors regarding her divorce are not real. She also added that any rumor does not affect her or her personal relationship and she is busy in her life to think about such baseless rumors.

Net worth

Vinita Nair earns fair amount from her hard work. Her net worth is $3 million and earns $800 thousand as salary. Her earning is good so she has also maintained the standard of her living.


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