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Amara Walker Biography

Updated On 13 Aug, 2017 Published On 21 Dec, 2016
Amara Walker

Facts of Amara Walker

Date of Birth :
Age : 41 years old
Family Name : Walker
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Scorpio
Height : 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Amara Walker
Birth Name Amara Sohn-Walker
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Profession Journalist
Ethnicity Mix
Nationality American
Working For CNN
Net Worth N/A
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 65 kg
Married Yes
Married to Thomas Walker
Children N/A
Education University of Southern California
Awards N/A

Relationship short Statistics of Amara Walker

What is Amara Walker marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Amara Walker have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Amara Walker having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Amara Walker Lesbian ? No

Amara Walker is a well known TV personality and a journalist. At present she hosts CNN Today alongside Australian news broadcaster Michael Holmes. Walker attended the University of Southern California and graduated Magna cum Laude with a dual degree in political science and broadcast journalism in 2003. Amara started her journalism career in Palm Springs, California working under KMIR-TV, a NBC-affiliated TV station. Then shifted to Fox News Channel - WFLD, in Chicago, Illinois as a freelance reporter. Then she moved to Atlanta with her husband and joined CNN International.

She was married to her husband named Thomas Walker. Her husband is a plastic surgeon in Austria. After dating with each other for several years, they finally exchanged their vows in 2012. Since then, the couple is residing blissful and as they are both very understanding, there is no chance for them to get a divorce. To get in touch with her personal life we can follow her on Twitter @AmaraCNN.

Early Life and Education

Amara Soha Walker was born on November 30, 1981, Los Angeles, California, U.S but she was raised outside the LA. She holds a dual nationality of America and Korea too, however, her descent was traced to be Korean.

Walker completed her graduation from the University of Southern in Magna cum Laude with a dual degree in political science and broadcast journalism in 2003. She has a strong educational background. She can fluently speak Spanish and Korean. 


Amara began her career in Palm Springs, California working under KMIR-TV, an NBC-affiliated TV station. In 2005, she joined the NBC-owned WTVJ in Miami Florida where she served as a news anchor and a general assignment reporter.

In 2012, Walker shifted to the Fox-owned WFLD in Chicago, Illinois to serve as a news anchor and a general assignment reporter. Later she departed WFLD and moved with her husband to Atlanta, Georgia and joined CNN International.

She has reported the death of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and many other incidents in CNN. 

As of November 2014, Walker co-anchors CNN Today with Michael Holmes. Apart from reporting, she has also written articles for 22 News – WWLP.com

Personal Life

Amara is a married woman, she exchanged a vow with her long term boyfriend, Thomas Walker, a plastic surgeon in April 2012. The duo wedding took place in Austria in an intimate ceremony.

The duo is still not ready for having babies as they are not ready for taking the responsibilities of parents. However, both Mr. and Mrs. Walkers adore children. 

She was one of the top 17 CNN women news anchors in 2015 enlisted by List Acid where she holds the 7th position. As of 2016, she was counted the 12th most beautiful news women in American among top 20 by The Richest. 

In 2013, she participates in Dancing with Chicago Celebrities (DWCC)  to raise funds for the patients suffers from breast cancer. 

Net Worth

The 5 ft 7-inch tall journalist has earned a quite impressive net worth from her journalism career. However, due to her secretive nature, the exact figure hasn't revealed yet but it is assumed in million dollars. Despite this, she gets g]handsome salary from CNN.

She has massive numbers followers on social sites such as facebook, twitter, Instagram.

Amara Walker Married

Marriage with Thomas Walker

Amara tied the knot with plastic surgeon Thomas Walker on 2012 in Salzburg, Austria. It is not known about the couple having children until now, although Amara adores children.

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