Fareed Zakaria | Biography

Posted On: 01 Aug, 2014


Fareed Zakaria | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 20, 1964
Age 53 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American, Indian
Profession Journalist
Wife/Spouse Paula Throckmorton
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity Indian
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $4 Million Dollars
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Lila Zakaria, Sofia Zakaria, Omar Zakaria
Date of Birth January 20, 1964
Age 53 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American, Indian
Profession Journalist
Wife/Spouse Paula Throckmorton
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity Indian
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth $4 Million Dollars
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Lila Zakaria, Sofia Zakaria, Omar Zakaria

The tallest building in the world is now in Dubai, the biggest factory in the world is in China, the largest oil refinery is in India, the largest investment fund in the world is in Abu Dhabi, the largest Ferris wheel in the world is in Singapore. - Fareed Zakaria

Smart and intelligent Fareed Zakaria is an journalist and author with Indian ethnicity and American nationality. A political genius/thinker, international affairs and government expert, Fareed is 50 years of age as of 2014 and his name comes in the list of World’s top intellectual of this century.

Moreover, he is best known in the United States of America for managing Newsweek International (2000 to 2010), writing columns for The Washington Post and Time magazine, being the editor-at –large of Time magazine (2010) and currently for   hosting weekly public affair show Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN. Also, National Magazine award, Peabody award, India Abroad Person of the Year award and Hubert H. Humphrey First Amendment Freedoms Prize award winner Fareed also holds honorary degrees from more than dozens of reputable universities such as Harvard, University of Okolhoma. Neverthless, he is a Doctor of Philosophy in Government from Havard University. Lastly, talking about his professional status, he is known as the person who can talk hours and hours on trade, American foreign policy, international relation and governments of the world.

Other wiki on her professional life can be extracted from Wikipedia’s biography on him.

Although his exact height is not stated anywhere in the media, his height can be guessed from 5 feet 6- 5 feet 9 inches by looking his pictures and videos. However his wife Paula Throckmorton Zakaria is definitely taller than him. The couple has altogether three children, daughters Lila and Sofia and son Omar. Given the fact that the couple has three children and Fareed is in his 50’s, their married life can be traced back to almost near to 10 years.

Born on Mumbai, India on 20th January 1964, to a Muslim family, Fareed stayed in India till his high school years. For further education he moved to USA and since then he has been doing what he is best at in the United States.

Moreover, his books namely From Wealth to Power, The Unusual Origins of America's World Role, The Future of Freedom , and The Post-American World are virally popular in the United States of America.

Furthermore, out of many minor to major controversies about him, one of the most remembered is his temporary suspension because of a plagiarism case in 2012 and returning of an award by Anti Defamation league stating he wouldn’t do anything that violates freedom of religion in the United States.

To get the timely updates on major world issue and many more, one can follow him in Twitter, His twitter id is @FareedZakaria and his twitter description is given as :

“WaPo columnist. Host of CNN's GPS: Sunday @ 10am and 1pm ET in the U.S. Blogger at http://CNN.com/GPS . Retweets are not”

Last but not the least, his net-worth is 4-5 million American dollars. Credit to his high net worth goes to his long experience in the field of politics and public affairs and his academic excellence. No wonder man of his caliber is often invited in top level discussions by politicians and celebrities.