One of the most popular journalist and author in America, Fareed Zakaria is best known as the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. He was born in Mumbai, India, to Rafiq Zakaria, and was a politician associated with the Indian National Congress and an Islamic scholar and Fatima Zakaria. There he was for a time the editor of the Sunday Times of India. Then he moved to US and earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Government from Harvard University in 1993.
Zakaria is a naturalized American citizen. He currently resides in New York City with his wife, the jewelry designer Paula Throckmorton Zakaria. He has been happily married and is parent of three children. It has been about twenty years and they are still together. It is due to their mutual understanding capabilities and respect for each other personally and professionally.