Fareed Rafiq Zakaria (CNN), Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, Net worth

Fareed Zakaria
Fareed Zakaria

Fareed Rafiq Zakaria’s biography and wiki

Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is a well-known Indian-American journalist, political commentator, and author. Currently, he is the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS on Sunday at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM in the United States of America. He additionally writes a weekly paid column for the Washington Post.

Fareed Rafiq’s age and birthday

Rafiq was born on 20th January 1964, making him 58 years old, and will turn 59 on 20th January 2023. His birth place is Mumbai, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He is of Indian descent.

Rafiq Zakaria’s educational background

Zakaria attended the Cathedral John Connon School in Mumbai. He later graduated with a BA in Arts from Yale University in 1986, where he was the leader of the Yale Political Union. He later gained a Ph.D. in Government from Havard University in 1993.

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Fareed Zakaria family

He was born in Mumbai, India to a Konkani Muslim family. His parents were Rafiq Zakaria and Fatima Zakaria. His father was politically affiliated with the Indian National Congress and his mother, Fatima Zakaria was an editor of the Sunday Times of India. He had his siblings, Tasneem Zakaria Mehta and Arshad Zakaria who grew up in Mumbai.

Wife and children

Fareed married his wife, Paula Throckmorton in 1997, with whom they bear 3 children, Lila Zakaria, Sofia Zakaria, and Omar Zakaria. He founded his family on Muslim teachings and religion. Paula, his wife is an American jewelry designer, meditation teacher, and writer born on 9th July 1964. However, in 2018 July, she filed for divorce.

Fareed Rafiq Zakaria Career.

After directing a research project on American Foreign policy at Harvard, Zakaria became the managing director of Foreign Affairs in 1992 at the age of 28. Fareed served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University, where he taught a seminar on International relations.

He has published on a variety of subjects for the New York Times, The wall street Journal, The New Yorker, and The New Republic.

He is also the author of  ‘‘From Wealth to Power”, ‘The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role(Princeton,1998), ‘The future of Freedom (Norton,2003), ‘And the Post-American World (2008).

From 2002-2007, he was a news analyst with ABC’s This Week with George, a member of the Sunday Morning roundtable.

Rafiq is currently the Host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes weekly paid columns for the Washington Post.

Fareed has been nominated 5 times for the National Magazine Award and has won it once. Additionally, he has received numerous awards such as Peabody Award, received degrees from several universities, and was named Indian Abroad person of the Year in 2008.

Fareed Rafiq Zakaria’s Net worth and salary

He receives an annual salary of $5 million and has a net worth of $ 14 million

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