Zain Verjee is a Kenyan-Canadian television broadcast journalist and news anchor. Zain Verjee, specialized in developing creative content for past fourteen years in CNN’s bureau walked out from the station to run her own African-based production company.
- Birthday: February 11, 1974 (Age 44)
- Ethnicity: East Indian
- Nationality: Kenyan
- Profession: News anchor, correspondent
Zain Verjee Family: Husband & Children – Is Zain Verjee secretly married?
Zain, 44 is not yet married, relishing a happy single life.
The former television correspondent and news anchor of CNN is currently busy working in her new production house, Zain Verjee Group based in hometown Nairobi and New York.
Verjee, a native of the Republic of Kenya, Nairobi was born to Indian-Canadian parents. Besides this, the television news anchor has revealed no information regarding her parents and early childhood to this date.
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- Marital Status: Unmarried
Despite being own self a media star and news commentator, she has divulged no info and neither has given a slight hint of what it was growing in Kenya as a child.
It was, however, a sigh of relief to discover the creative broadcast journalist academic background. To complete her primary education, she attended Nairobi-based Hillcrest Prep School and later Hillcrest Secondary School following British private education system.
After graduating the school, she commuted to Montreal, Quebec to do A-level program in an array of subjects which include History, Economics, and English as well as to earn undergrad degree in English from McGill University.
At present, she is working on her Master’s degree in creative writing at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. With study and work going hand-in-hand, it’s quite impossible for Zain to concentrate on her marriage or any other committed relationship right now.
And seems like, she is happy with her single life as the star never griefs or moans of not being married until age 44.
Zain Verjee Height, Weight & Body Measurements
She is an absolute stunner with dazzling good looks, charismatic appearance and suave persona.
Standing at a soaring height of 5 feet 9 inches, the television host, Zain is quite attractive with a svelte physique and sharp-witted personality.
One of the most distinguished and venerated journalists in the business; Zain is a face to match. She is the perfect combination of talent and good looks, both of which are just getting better with the time.
With charismatic good looks, chivalrous nature and courteous manners, this television anchor has spellbound the audience from all over the world, making them likened to the TV screen continuously.
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches (179 cm)
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It’s quite commendable to see how the 44-years-old has perfectly maintained her glowing looks and svelte physique even after all these years.
Not only with the dazzling good looks but also with her fashion sense and style statement, Zain has wowed the global audience.
The brunette beauty usually puts on an elegant and sophisticated display as she follows up-to-the-minute fashion trends and style statement.
Normally busy with hectic work schedule and spreads of television projects, Zain spends her free time traveling exciting and exuberating places and exotic destinations around the world.
Zain Verjee Professional Career: CNN, Zain Verjee Group
She is the veteran news anchor of CNN having served the global news network for over 14 years.
During the time at the news channel, she covered a wide range of stories from all over the globe and also interviewed big names and celebs from almost every fields including political and entertainment.
- Embark on television realm with Nairobi-based Kenya Television Network and prior she was a DJ for Kenyan music radio station 98.4 Capital FM
- At age 25, she joined Atlanta’s CNN bureau and in the years, her career saw an incredible growth as she had been a member of almost every show in the station
- During her 15 years of tenure in the station, Zain reported on spreads of top stories and breaking headlines including 9/11 attacks, Iraq War, Kenya’s post-election violence and trial of Yugoslav politician and former President of Serbia, Slobodan Milosevic
- As a State Department correspondent for CNN, she covered and developed the latest news and breaking stories from the U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, for which she traveled all around the world reporting on US foreign policy
- Zain also helmed the coverage of Rice historic trip to Libya as well as reported the downfall of Libyan political theorist, Muammar Gaddafi
- Adept of close questioning and taking on the burning issues, she interviewed numerous great personalities and A-listers including political leaders like Laura Bush, Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, Kofi Annan, and Angelina Jolie, a humanitarian
- In mid-2006, she reported from the demilitarized zone of Korean DMZ for which Zain was honored with a prestigious award
- Besides, she has also appeared across all the television shows in the station including ‘The Situation Room’ and ‘Your World Today with Jim Clancy’
- The same years, she conducted a one-on-one interview with Iran’s fifth President and Scholar, Mohammad Khatami during his visit to Chicago
- After fourteen of work service in CNN, she left the channel to work on her own media production company, Zain Verjee Group in New York and Nairobi that predominantly focus on lifestyle and business stories of African
Zain Verjee Net Worth & Salary
Zain Verjee’s estimated net worth and salary per annum through a career as a journalist have not yet been drawn.
Synonymous with CNN’s brand, Verjee served the station since the beginning and therefore she is likely to have garnered massive fortune through her budding career.
With more than 14 years of career service in CNN, Zain has become a huge brand in the television industry.
From global issues to political stories and major news events like the London Olympics and September 11 attacks, the news presenter has highlighted and covered every other big events and story for the channel.
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