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Hala Gorani Biography

Updated On 07 Jun, 2023 Published On 12 Mar, 2015
Hala Gorani

Facts of Hala Gorani

Date of Birth :
Age : 53 years old
Family Name : Gorani
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Hala Gorani
Birth Name Hala Basha-Gorani
Birth Place/City Seattle, Washington
Profession TV Presenter
Ethnicity Middle Eastern Ethnicity
Nationality American
Net Worth $ 2 Million
Face Color White
Hair Color Brown Light
Eye Color Brown
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for Anchor/correspondent
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Education George Mason University
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show CNN News

Relationship short Statistics of Hala Gorani

What is Hala Gorani marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Hala Gorani have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Hala Gorani having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Hala Gorani Lesbian ? Don't Know

Hala Basha Gorani is a French-raised Syrian- American. She works for CNN International London as an Anchor and Correspondent. She does anchoring for The World Right Now on weeknights. She has completed her graduation from Institut d'études politiques. And she holds a degree of Science from George Mason University. She is fan of American television program named American Idol. She can speak several languages including French, Arabic, and English.

Early Life And Education Of Hala Gorani

Hala Basha Gorani was born on 1st March 1970 in Seattle, Washington, United States. She is the U.S. citizen from Syrian parents.

She spent most of her childhood days in Paris. She also lived in Algeria.

She received a Bachelor of Science in economics from George Mason University in Fairfax. Also, she completed her graduation from the Institut d'etudes politiques in Paris in 1995.

Hala Gorani's Career

She started her professional career working as a reporter for La Voix du Nord and Agence France-Presse. Later, she joined France 3 in 1994.

She began working in CNN in 1998 as an anchor in CNN Today. She is known for covering the disastrous 2010 Haiti earthquake on CNN network. CNN was awarded a Golden Nymph award at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival that year.

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Her Arab Spring helped CNN network to win the Peabody Award in 2012.

She has interviewed many famous faces in the world including the Dalai Lama, Saeb Erakat, and Tony Blair.

Hala Gorani's Awards And Achievements

She received the Edward R. Murrow Award for her outstanding coverage of the Middle East Conflict back in 2007. From 2011-2015, she was included among 'the 100 Most powerful Arab Women' by Arabian Business Magazine.

She grabbed the CNN journalist award in a News and Documentary Emmy for the coverage during the 2011 Egyptian revolution in 2012. The same year she received a nomination for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story for News and Documentary Emmy.

Hala Gorani receiving TV Personality AIB Award
Source: Turner

In 2015, she was declared the most powerful women by Forbes Woman Middle East. She was awarded the Honorary Doctorate degree by George Mason University.

She won Television Personality award for her Association for International Broadcasting in 2016.

Hala Gorani's Net Worth

Gorani, 49, has an estimated net worth of about $5 million, still, that's not an official figure. She received around $400,000 a year in CNN.

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She is currently living in a stunning house in London.

Hala Gorani's Personal Life

She is a married woman. She tied the knot to photojournalist of CNN network, Christian Streib on 15 June 2015 in Jardin Majorelle. Morocco.


Happy anniversary to my true love @christianstreibcnn!

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The couple has been together in CNN network for a very long time. The couple celebrates their marriage anniversary spending romantic vacations at different wonderful places in the world.

Her husband is a renowned CNN journalist who has also won an Emmy Award for covering the refugee crisis in Europe. She even shared the picture of him holding the award and said how he himself wouldn't have shared it.

She once shared a picture of herself with a small child on her side. The picture was from their vacation on an exotic beach and soon many of her fans asked whether the child is her son.

The CNN correspondent remained silent on the matter. 

Hala Gorani Married

First Marriage with George Wassouf

From some source it has been known that she is married to George Wassouf. Her husband is a Lebanese singer. As she likes to maintain her low personal life profile there is no any information about her persona life.

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