Last Updated on: April 15, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
American journalist Amara Walker holds a long-term experience in anchoring programs on various networks such as MSNBC and Fox News. She now anchors CNN Today, a global news program on CNN International alongside Michael Holmes.
Amara Walker Bio; Parents, Education, Height
The CNN talent was born on 30 November 1981 as Amara Sohn. She spent her early years with her parents outside Los Angeles.
Amara graduated with a double degree in broadcast journalism and political science from the University of Southern California in 2003. She is a dashing news reporter with an attractive height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters).
Her Career; CNN, Net Worth
Just after the graduation, Walker began her career as a news anchor for KMIR 6 News in 2003. Moreover, she was a news anchor and a general assignment reporter in the NBC-affiliated WTVJ in Miami, Florida.
Amara also worked as a fill-in-anchor for MSNBC from 2010 to 2012. Later, she moved to Fox News in Chicago and took the responsibility as an anchor and reporter. She joined the CNN International in 2013 and currently anchors CNN Today with Michael Holmes.
Amara Walker appears alongside Michael Holmes on CNN Today (Picture: Amara’s Twitter)
Well, the veteran journalist has boasted the remarkable net worth from her journalism career. She earns the average salary of $87000 per year, which makes her net worth in millions.
Married To Surgeon Husband; Baby
It has been several years of Amara’s married life with husband Thomas Walker. The couple tied the wedding knot on 22 April 2012 at Salzburg, Austria.
Amara Walker married surgeon husband Thomas Walker in September 2012 (Picture: Worldredeye)
Thomas is a double board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeon based on Georgia. Similarly, he is board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) and also by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (ABOto). She announced her pregnancy through a Twitter post in January 2018. However, she is yet to reveal information about the baby.
Some Interesting Facts About Amara Walker
- Amara is of English and Korean descent and is fluent in the Spanish language.
- She performed Cha Cha dance in “Dancing with Chicago Celebrities” for increasing funds to fight against breast cancer in 2013.
- Her husband, Thomas received his undergraduate degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, with a major in Biology and graduated summa cum laude.