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How much is Christiane Amanpour net worth? Know about her career and award

Dilip Adhikari Wed Feb, 2017
How much is Christiane Amanpour net worth? Know about her career and award

One of the renowned journalist Christiane Amanpour has been working in CNN for 3 decades and recently she is a part of ABC news. Christiane spent her childhood in Iran and UK because she had an Iranian father and a British mother. But, to study, she moved to America to attend the University of Rhode Island.

After her graduation, she was hired by CNN from the university summa cum laude and has not looked back since then. From her work, she has an astonishing net worth of $12.5 million.There more to Christiane Amanpour than all those awards can say about her, now let's get to her career.

Christiane Amanpour Career

Starting her career in CNN's headquarters in Atlanta, as an entry-level assistant on the international assignment desk, Christiane made her way to a reporter at the New York bureau then to the leading international correspondent.

Christiane Amanpour working

Christiane Amanpour working


Because of Amanpour's reporting from conflict hotspots in the Gulf and the Balkans, CNN became must-see TV for world leaders. Amanpour documented the violence of the American-led invasion and marked Iraq's history. along with that she also reported from the courtroom where Saddam Hussein had his trial which was concluded after giving him a death sentence.

Christiane also exposed about the Bosnian War and also called out for human rights abuses, massacres, and genocide committed against the Bosnian Moslems.

Here is the Instagram pic of Christiane with Dalai Lama.

Christiane Amanpour Awards

Christiane has been crowned with many awards which are not a surprise to us since she has given 30 years of her life to journalism. Now, let's see her awards bellow.

Christiane Amanpour with awards

Christiane Amanpour receiving an award


Date Awards
1992 Livingston Award for Young Journalists
1993 George Polk Award for Television Reporting
1993 George Foster Peabody Personal Award
1994 Woman of the Year, New York Chapter of "Women in Cable"
1994 Courage in Journalism Award, International Women's Media Foundation
1996 George Polk Award for Television Reporting
1997 Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, Emory University
1997 Nymphe d'Honneur at the Monte Carlo Television Festival
1998 George Foster Peabody Personal Award for International Reporting
2002 Edward R. Murrow Award for Distinguished Achievement in Broadcast Journalism
2002 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism, at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
2005 International Emmy, International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
2006 Honorary citizen, city of Sarajevo
2006 Honorary doctorate degree from the University of Michigan for her contributions to journalism
2007 Paul White Award, Radio Television Digital News Association
2007 CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours
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
2010 Honorary doctorate of humane letters degree, Northwestern University
2010 Honorary doctorate from Georgia State University for her contributions to journalism
2011  Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism from Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
2012  Honorary doctorate of humane letters, Amherst College
2012  Honorary doctorate of humane letters, University of Southern California

CNN's Christiane Amanpour received the Burton Benjamin Memorial Award for her work in the cause of press freedom at the International Press Freedom Awards.


Director on the board of the Committee to Protect Journalists
Fellow, Society of Professional Journalists
Eleven Emmy news/documentary awards
Major role in two DuPont awards given to CNN
Major role in a Golden CableACE award given to CNN
Honorary board member of the Daniel Pearl Foundation
Sigma Delta Chi Award (SDX) for her reports from Goma, Zaire
Forbes named her one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women"
POP Award, by "Cable Positive"