Know About Arwa Damon; CNN, Husband, Age, Family, Salary

Published Date: 15 Jul, 2019 Updated date: 15 Jul, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Well, the professional life of Arwa Damon is clear as crystal, known for covering the news from the Middle East for CNN. But the award-winning journalist has somehow been able to keep her personal life inside the shadow.

Arwa Damon is an American journalist, who is now a senior international correspondent for CNN, reporting from Istanbul, Turkey. She frequently reports from conflict zones across the Middle East and North Africa region.

Arwa Damon Bio; Family, Education, Height

Arwa was born on 19 September 1977 to parents George H. Damon, Jr. and Joumana Damon. Her father is American whereas her mother is Syrian. The native of Wayland, Massachusetts, she spent her early age with her family in different places such as Morocco and Turkey.


Arwa Damon pictured with her mother Joumana Damon at her teenage (Picture: Arwa’s Instagram)

Standing at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters), Damon attended Robert College. Afterward, she went to Skidmore College and graduated with a double major in French and biology and a minor in international affairs in 1999.

Her Career; CNN, Salary

Initially, Arwa was a freelance producer for various news organizations including Feature Story News (PBS) and CNN. She spent three years covering Iraq and the Middle East.

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In 2006, she joined CNN and started to work in the network’s Baghdad bureau. Damon exclusively covered the Syrian civil war from Syria. Moreover, she covered the major stories from the Middle East and Africa for the network.


Arwa Damon reports for CNN from the Middle East and North Africa region, focusing her work on humanitarian stories (Picture: MSN)

When it comes to earnings, Arwa amasses the astounding net worth from the media stint. She is likely to earn a six-figure salary from CNN, which makes her net worth in millions so far.

Who Is Arwa Damon’s Husband?

On her personal front, Arwa has not revealed her relationship status to the media eyes. Although she is active in social media she has not demonstrated her husband or boyfriend.

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However, Damon often shares the pictures of relishing the moments with her family members on her Instagram. It looks like Arwa, aged 41 is currently unmarried and neither opened up about her dating life.

Some Interesting Facts About Arwa Damon

  • Arwa is the president and founder of INARA, an organization that provides medical treatment to refugee children from Syria.
  • She won a prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for her reporting on the fall of ISIS in Iraq and Syria in 2018. Similarly, she is the recipient of three Emmys for her coverage in Iraq and Syria including Outstanding News Special for Return to Mosul.
  • Her grandfather, Muhsin al-Barazi is the former Syrian Kurd prime minister of Syria.
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