Patricia Amanpour

Quick Facts

Full Name Patricia Anne Amanpour
Birth Name Patricia Amanpour
Profession Celebrity Mother
Birth City Paris
Birth Country France
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Spouse Mohammad Amanpour
No Of Children 4-Christiane Amanpour, Fiona Amanpour and Lizzy Amanpou
Religion Christianity

People get a reputation in a variety of ways, including their profession, and family background. Patricia Amanpour is one of many of them who came into the limelight as the mother of Christiane Amanpour.

British-Iranian journalist and TV host, Christiane is known for working for CNN as the Chief International Anchor. Also, she was the host of the global affairs interview TV program, Amanpour. Besides it, Patricia was born in Paris, France, to English parents as Patricia Anne Amanpour. But there is no information about her birth date and year. So far, she holds English citizenship.

Married Life With Husband Mohammad Amanpour

Patricia Amanpour is a contented wife. In actuality, she and her Iranian-born husband, Mohammad Amanpour, have a nice and happy marriage. He was an executive for an airline.

Pictured with their dog Cindy are Patricia Amanpour’s daughters Christiane and Fiona.
from ABC News

The couple has had a quiet existence, therefore there is no information available about their wedding plans. Together with their family, they appear to be leading happy lives. Patricia and Mohammad are parents to four kids: Christiane Amanpour, Fiona Amanpour, and Lizzy Amanpour.

On January 12, 1958, their daughter Christiane was born in London, England. At age 16, she transferred to the Catholic school New Hall School from the all-girls Holy Cross Convent. She continued her education in journalism at the University of Rhode Island, where she eventually earned a B.A. in journalism with honors from Phi Beta Kappa and the university.

Who is Patricia Amanpour Married?

Patricia Amanpour, CNN’s chief international anchor, is now legally single. She was blissfully married to James Rubin for 20 years, but they are now divorced. He is a former diplomat who is well-known for holding the position of U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs during the Clinton Administration from 1997 to 2000.

Over late-night margaritas in Sarajevo in 1997, Amanpour and Rubin started dating. After thereafter, the couple got married in 1998 while he was a spokesman for the US State Department. They moved to New York City immediately after being married in 2010.


After 20 years of marriage, James Rubin and Christiane Amanpour divorced in 2018.
from Page Six

But later, with their son Darius John Rubin, who was born in 2000, the former ABC News anchor and her husband Rubin relocated back to London. Unfortunately, after 20 years of marriage, the former couple announced their divorce in July 2018.

What is the Net Worth of Patricia?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, her daughter Christiane Amanpour has a staggering net worth of $18 million. She has proven herself to be valuable through a fruitful career as a journalist and television host. In 1983, she was hired as a desk assistant on the international desk at CNN, where she began her professional career.

Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international anchor, has an estimated $18 million in wealth.
Malay Mail as the source

Following her coverage of the Persian Gulf War and Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait in 1990, Amanpour gained notoriety. She currently works for CNN as the Chief International Anchor. And She reportedly earns $5 million a year at CNN in salary.

She also hosted Amanpour & Company on PBS and Amanpour, a nightly interview program on CNN International, from 1992 to 2010. Additionally, she has been a staff member of Amanpour & Company on PBS since 2020.

Awards & Achievements

Christiane Amanpour has won several prestigious awards in her illustrious career as a journalist, including The Fourth Estate Award, two George Foster Peabody Personal Awards, Goldsmith Career Award, and the Paul White Award.
She has several honorary degrees and accolades, including an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Emory University, an Honorary doctorate degree from the University of Michigan, and Honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Southern California.
In 2007, she was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen for her contributions to journalism. Her journalism and reportage was considered hard-hitting and insightful.
She was announced as the 2015 TV Personality of the Year by Association for International Broadcasting. Aside from these honors, she is also the Director on the board of the Committee to Protect Journalists and a Fellow for Society of Professional Journalists. Personal Life & Legacy

Personal Life & Legacy

Christiane Amanpour married James Phillip Rubin, the Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, in 1998. The couple met in 1997 in Bosnia. She was on an assignment and he was traveling with Secretary of State. They have a son, Darius John Rubin. They are currently settled in London.
She previously dated Luc Delahaye, a combat photographer and Paul Marchand, a radio journalist.


  1. She has appeared in an episode of ‘Gilmore Girls’ as herself. And She also made appearances in the movies ‘Iron Man 2’ and ‘Pink Panther 2.’
  2.  She is an accomplished equestrian and competed as a jockey when she was a child.