Besides her popularity and well known name and fame in the media, Arwa's personal profile is still a matter of secret in the media. Information related to her love affairs, boyfriend, married life, spouse and divorce is unknown in the media.
Arwa spends her childhood days in several parts of the world like Morocco, Istanbul, and so on. She was enrolled at Robert College and she also completed her secondary education from there in 1994. She also attended Skidmore College with a major in French and biology. She graduated from there in 1999 and began working at a high-end New York–based Turkish textile company. After 9/11, she joined CameraPlanet and from that time on she has been pursuing her journalism career. She has been working for CNN since the early 2006. She has covered the news like Iraqi elections of January 2005, invasion and occupation of Iraq and many more. She has been earning good salary and her net worth is $ 3 million.