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Hala Gorani Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Mon Nov, 2015
Hala Gorani

Facts of Hala Gorani

Date of Birth: 1980 , March-1
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Hala Gorani

1970 Born in Seattle, Washington
1995 Graduated from Institut d'études politiques
1994 Joined France 3
1998 Joined CNN
2015 Married to Christian Streib
2007 Won Edward R Murrow Award
2015 Was awarded an honorary doctorate by George Mason University
1996 Novel about her was published

Detail Timeline of Hala Gorani

March 1 , 1970

Born in Seattle, Washington

Born as Hala Basha-Gorani in Seattle, Washington, United States of America to Syrian and French parents, Hala spend most of her childhood days in Paris, France. She is an American and is of white ethnicity. She is of average height. 

1995

Graduated from Institut d'études politiques

After her school graduation, she joined George Mason University and majored in Bachelor of Science in economics. She also completed her education from there and then joined Institut d'études politiques and graduated from there in 1995. 

1994

Joined France 3

While she was still pursuing her education, she began her professional career. She first worked as a reporter in La Voix du Nord and Agence France-Presse and then in 1994, she became associated with France 3. 

1998

Joined CNN

Syrian-American news anchor, Hala Gorani who is best known in the world for being the CNN International London-based Anchor and Correspondent, joined CNN since 1998. Those days, she used to be an anchor of the European breakfast show, ‘CNN Today’.

June 13 , 2015

Married to Christian Streib

On 13th of June 2015, Hala Gorani got married to Christian Streib.  Christian Streib is a CNN-photojournalist and is successful as well. They got married in Jardin Majorelle, Morocco. Beside this married life she is not linked with anyone. 

2007

Won Edward R Murrow Award

Since 2005, she began working in the Middle East and began reporting from there. She was also the first television reporter to report in 2005 after Al Qaeda suicide bombers attacked two hotels. For these reporting she was honored with the Edward R. Murrow Award in 2007.

2015

Was awarded an honorary doctorate by George Mason University

Till the end of 2015, she has received several prestigious honors in her life. In May 2015, she was honored by the George Mason University; they honored her by awarding an honorary doctorate. She also delivered the commencement address that time. 

1996

Novel about her was published

Syrian-American news anchor, Hala Gorani has already won the heart of several of her fans and she has also won the heart of several writers. In 1996, in honor of her French novelist Yann Moix published his novel for her. 

Content

Initially, Gorani was speculated to be having an affair with a Lebanese singer named George Wassouf. This rumor was silenced once Gorani-Streib relationship became public. On 13th of June 2015, Hala Gorani got married to Christian Streib, a former CNN-photojournalist. The couple got married to each other on a privet ceremony held in Jardin Majorelle, Morocco. After a couple of weeks into their marriage, they were rumored to be separating soon. It was rumored that Gorani's decision of not wanting to have babies so soon created a rift between the couple which could possibly have led to divorce. But an insider source later came forth to reveal that all was well with the newly-weds and they were not in any hurry to be bound by the responsibility of a child.

Hala is the graduate of George Mason University and Institut d'études politiques. She first worked as a reporter in La Voix du Nord and Agence France-Presse and then in 1994, she became associated with France 3. Finally, in 1998, she joined CNN and became an anchor of the European breakfast show, ‘CNN Today’. As a journalist, she has received several national and international awards. Her net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 Million.