Fareed Rafiq Zakaria (born January 20, 1964) is an Indian-born American journalist and author. He is best known as the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. He was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, to Rafiq Zakaria, was a politician associated with the Indian National Congress and an Islamic scholar and Fatima Zakaria, and was for a time the editor of the Sunday Times of India. His parents were Muslim. He was enrolled at the Cathedral and John Connon School, Yale University. He later earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Government from Harvard University in 1993.
Fareed is a married man. He is married to Paula Throckmorton Zakaria, the jewelry designer in 1997. They together have three children, son Omar, and daughters Lila and Sofia. He is a naturalized American citizen and currently resides in New York City with his wife and three children. He is not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs. He has been a columnist for Newsweek, editor of Newsweekinternational and an editor of Time. He is also a writer; he is the author of five books, three of them international bestsellers, and the co-editor of one. He earns a lot of salary being the journalist. There is no exact information about his real time net worth. He uses Facebook and twitter frequently.Edit
Born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
He was born in a middle class family to Rafiq Zakaria, was a politician associated with the Indian National Congress and an Islamic scholar and Fatima Zakaria, and was for a time the editor of the Sunday Times of India. His parents were Muslim.Edit
Graduated from Harvard University
After completing his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, he attended Harvard University. In 1993, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Government from this University. There he studied under Samuel P. Huntington and Stanley Hoffmann, as well as international relations theorist Robert Keohane.Edit
Married to Paula Throckmorton Zakaria
In 1997, he married the jewelry designer, Paula Throckmorton Zakari. They together have one son, Omar and two daughters, Lila and Sofia. Recently he resides in New York City with his wife and along with his son and two daughters.Edit