Fareed Zakaria Biography
Fareed Zakaria is an American anchor and author. Presently, he serves as a news anchor for CNN and also hosts the Fareed Zakaria GPS. Fareed is also a contributing editor for The Atlantic, as well as a columnist for The Washington Post, a best-selling author. Since Fareed launched his program on CNN Global in 2008, the show has developed and garnered fame to a point of becoming one of the most authoritative domestic and international affairs programs on TV. He was raised in a Konkani Muslim family.
Fareed’s father was an Islamic theologian and a politician. Despite the fact that Fareed considers himself a Muslim, he is not a practicing Muslim. In the year 2015, Fareed affirmed that he entered a mosque only as a tourist.
Fareed Zakaria Age
Fareed Zakaria was born on 2oth January 1964 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is 58 years old.
Fareed Zakaria Height
Fareed is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.73m).
Fareed Zakaria Family
Fareed Zakaria Education
Fareed attended Cathedral and Connon School in Mumbai. Later on, joined Yale University and graduated with a Bachelor of arts degree in 1986. While at Yale, he was a member of the Scroll and Key Society, the president of the University’s Political Union, editor of the Yale Political Monthly, and a member of the “Party of the Right”. Moreover, he graduated from Harvard University in 1993 with a Ph.D.
Fareed Zakaria Wife
Fareed got married to his lovely wife named Paula Throckmorton, a jewelry designer in the year 1997. Regrettably, the duo divorced in July 2018. Together, the pair shared three charming and delightful kids namely; Omar Zacharia, Lila Zacharia, and Sofia Zacharia. As of now, Fareed resides on the Upper West Side in New York City.
Fareed Zakaria Salary
He receives a decent salary of $5 Million per annum.
Fareed Zakaria’s Net Worth
Fareed Zakaria has amassed a lot of wealth over the years and has an approximated net worth of $14 million.
Fareed Zakaria Career
He launched his CNN program known as Fareed Zakaria GPS (Global Public Square) in June 2008. Before that, Fareed served as a frequent panelist on the This Week show broadcasted by George Stephanopoulos on ABC Network from 2000 to 2007. Later on, Fareed became the host of the PBS TV program, Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria. Besides his program, he also broadcasts the CNN Worldwide primetime specials where he provides an analysis of different world events and public affairs on CNN.com.