Fareed Zakaria Biography


Fareed Zakaria

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Birth Name: Fareed Zakaria
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Birth Country: India
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   53 Years
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Fareed Rafiq Zakaria 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 January 20, 1964 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, to father Rafiq Zakaria, was a politician associated with the Indian National Congress and an Islamic scholar and mother 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. The couple got married in 1997 in a beautiful wedding ceremony. They together have three children; a son named Omar, and two 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 and never gone through a divorce. 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.

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Born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

1964 20th of January

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. 

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Graduated from Harvard University

1993

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.

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Married to Paula Throckmorton Zakaria

1997

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.

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Named editor of Newsweek

2000 of October

In October 2000, he was named editor of Newsweek International and he was also a weekly columnist for Newsweek. In 2010 it was announced that he will serve as Editor-at-Large and columnist in Times. 

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