Christiane Maria Heide CNN, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Cancer, Salary, Net worth

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Christiane Maria Heide Biography

Here is what we know about Christiane Maria Heide, she is a British-Iranian journalist and television host. She is the chief international Anchor for CNN. She hosts a nightly interview program Amanpour and Amanpour & Company on PBS. Mario joined CNN in 1983. 

She has also made screen and media appearances. Amanpour is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Committee to Protect Journalists, as well as the Center for Public Integrity, the International Women’s Media Foundation, and the Institute for War and Peace Reporting’s board of directors. She has been a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Freedom of Expression and Journalist Safety since April 2015.

Christiane Maria Heide Age

Christiane was born on 12th January 1958 in Ealing, Middlesex, England. She is currently 63 years old.

Christiane Maria Heide Birthday

Maria usually celebrates her birthday on 12th January.

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Christiane Maria Heide Height

Christiane stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Christiane Maria Heide Family

Christiane was born to Mohammad Taghi and Patricia Anne Amanpour. Her father was Shi’ite Muslim and her mother was Catholic.

Christiane Maria Heide Husband

Maria was married to James Rubin. The couple was married for 20 years. The couple had one son Darius John Rubin who was born in 2000. They got divorced in 2018. The couple had one son, Darius John Rubin who was born in 2000.

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Christiane Maria Heide  Cancer

Amanpour disclosed in June 2021 that she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had undergone “major successful surgery to remove it,” as well as many months of treatment.

Christiane Maria Heide Education

Christiana completed the major part of her primary school in Iran. When she was 11 she joined boarding school in England she attended Holy Cross Convent, at age 16, New Hall School, a Roman Catholic school in Chelmsford, Essex.  She studied journalism at the University of Rhode Island, Amanpour earned a B.A. in journalism from the institution summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1983.

Christiane Maria Heide Salary

Christiane earns an annual salary of $5 million.

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Christiane Maria Heide Net worth

Maria has an estimated net worth of $18 million from sources.

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Christiane Maria Heide Career

Amanpour was hired by CNN in 1983 as an entry-level desk assistant. Her first major assignment was to cover the Iran-Iraq war. In 1986 reported on the fall of European communism in Eastern Europe. 1989 in Frankfurt she reported on the democratic revolution. By 1990 she served as a correspondent for CNN’s New York bureau.

Amanpour’s coverage of the Persian Gulf War in 1990 drew widespread attention while also propelling CNN to new heights of news coverage. She gained a reputation for being fearless during the Gulf and Bosnian wars and for reporting from conflict areas. Amanpour has been CNN’s chief international correspondent from 1992-2010.

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Maria joined ABC News in 2010  where she anchored This Week.  She later returned to CNN in 2012 while she continued at ABC News as Global affairs anchor. In  May 2018 Amanpour replaced Charlie Rose on PBS and her new program Amanpour & Company premiered on PBS In September 2018.

Christiane Maria Heide Health

Christiane revealed on Monday that she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Following her diagnosis, the 63-year-old has been off the air for the past month.

Christian Maria Honorary and recognition

  • 1993: Livingston Award for Young Journalists
  • 1993: George Foster Peabody Personal Award
  • 1994: Woman of the Year, New York Chapter of “Women in Cable”
  • 1995: Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, University of Rhode Island
  • 1996: George Polk Award for Television Reporting
  • 1997: Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, Emory University
  • 1998: George Foster Peabody Personal Award for International Reporting
  • 1993: Livingston Award for Young Journalists
  • 1993: George Foster Peabody Personal Award[16]
  • 1994: Woman of the Year, New York Chapter of “Women in Cable”
  • 1994: Courage in Journalism Award, International Women’s Media Foundation[52]
  • 1995: Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, University of Rhode Island
  • 1996: George Polk Award for Television Reporting
  • 1997: Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, Emory University
  • 1998: George Foster Peabody Personal Award for International Reporting[15]
  • 2007: Paul White Award, Radio Television Digital News Association
  • 2007: Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2007 Birthday Honours for services to journalism
  • 2007: Persian Woman of the Year
  • 2008: The Fourth Estate Award (National Press Club)
  • 2008: Celebrating Women Award from The New York Women’s Foundation[
  • 2010: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences[58]
  • 2010: Honorary doctorate of humane letters.

 

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