What's the Net Worth of Journalist Christiane Amanpour? Find out his Annual Salary and Career

News by Clarence Published on 14 Mar,2017 Updated on 14 Mar,2017

Christiane Amanpour, a British-Iranian journalist and anchor, works for CNN news source. She receives an annual average salary of around $2 million.

Christiane is a former global affairs anchor of ABC News. Christiane is a London-based correspondent for CNN international. 

Christiane Amanpour's net worth and salary

Christiane works in leading news agency CNN News. She receives a huge amount of money from the agency and is one of the richest journalists of the Industry.

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According to the, she has a jaw-dropping net worth of $12.5 million. She is one of the most talented and experienced journalists of the CNN. Christina’s annual salary is around $2 million.

Christiane’s early broadcasting career

Christiane graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a journalism and mass communication.

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Then she started working in the behind camera in the WJAR-TV in Providence. Later, in 1981, she joined WBRU radio and began covering the news report there.

Christiane’s career at CNN

In 1983, she joined the CNN news source and started working as an associate international assignment desk for CNN, Atlanta. After two years, she first gained fame for her report on her home country Iran. She also won the 'DuPont Award' for her that reporting.

Later from the 1980s to early 1990s, she covered the historical war of Bosnia and after that she became the internationally recognized correspondent of CNN.

She is famous for her coverage of several incidents such as Iraq war, Rwanda crisis, and Haiti quake.


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Christiane has interviewed several famous people like former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Former France Prime Minister Jacques Chirac, ex-Iranian’s Prime Minister Mohammad Khatami and former Egypt’s president Hosni Mubarak and many others.

Christiane’s career at CBS & ABC News

In 1996, CBS News hired her for contributing on the news magazine show 60 Minutes. She worked for the program for nine years. Currently, Oprah Winfrey contributes in the program along with Anderson Cooper, Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donell and Sharyn Alfonsi.

In March 2010, she announced that she would leave CNN for ABC news. Then, she joined the agency and became a part of the team of ABC TV series This Week.

She hosted the show along with George Stephanopoulos. Christiane hosted the show for one year and left the network and returned to CNN.