Ali Velshi Wiki, Bio, Married, Wife and Salary

By Kishor Shahi | Updated On: 07 Aug, 2019
Ali Velshi Wiki, Bio, Married, Wife and Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth October 29, 1969 Age 51 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality Canadian, American, Kenyan Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Lori Wachs (m. 2009)
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Ethnicity Kenyan Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet Education Queen's University
Parents Murad Velshi (Father), Mila Velshi (Mother) Siblings Ishrath (Sister)

A television journalist who is better known for his work on CNN, who was CNN's Chief Business Correspondent, Presenter of CNN's 'Your Money' and a co-anchor of CNN International weekday business program 'World Business Today,' is Ali Velshi.

He was born in Nairobi Kenya on October 29, 1968, to his parents named Murad and Mila Velshi and raised in Ontario, Canada. He was educated at Queen's University and held the Canadian nationality, Gujarati Indian ethnicity and belongs the Ismaili Muslim as well.

Married/ Wife

Ali Velshi has been married twice in his lifetime. Back in the years, he shared a wedding vows with a mysterious woman whose identity remains under the radar. He has not disclosed any information regarding his marital status with his ex-wife. 

After getting a divorce with his ex-wife, he tied the nuptial knot with Lori Wachs in 2009 for the second time. He and his current wife Lori first met in New York at the program of CNN in 2003. The couple, who relishes a marital bond for a year maintains a distant relationship as Ali resides in New York and Lori lives in Pennsylvania. 

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Ali Velshi with his second wife, Lori Wachs (Photo: Broadway World) 

His second wife Lori is the former president of Philadelphia-based ‘Cross Ledge Investments’ and currently serves at Venture Capital & Private Equity. She frequently travels to New York City to meet Ali. 

Despite a decade long married life, the couple has yet to welcome any children on their own. But for Lori, she shares two kids from her previous relationship. 

His Career Growth

Ali started his professional reporting career as a General Assignments journalist for CFTO then later came to be a business journalist and presenter for CablePulse 24and it's then sister channel CityTV. He went to the US in 2001, joining business news station CNNfn in New York City including Street Sweep, Your Money and soon.

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He spent his valuable and distinguished career at CNN from 2001 to 2013, where he got huge success and became more popular in the TV industry. And then joined Al Jazeera America and recently he is still working at Al Jazeera America with the saw "Ali Velshi on Target." In his career, he won several awards adding with Queen's University Alumni Achievement Award and also Emmy award and soon and he also played in some movies as well.

Net Worth and Social Works

Ali has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars approximately with his huge salary and also significant incentives and bonuses. There are not much more details about his assets and his invests field but this guy highly actives on social works and spent in donations as well. Ali is a member of the Council Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York and soon.

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He also on the Board of Trustees of the X Prize Foundation which is a non-profitable association that designs and manages people competitions intended to encourage. It seems that he spent much more amount in donations.

Bio, Wiki, And Facts

A 47-years-old age Kenya-born Canadian journalist Ali is already married and married twice, and he is also concentrating on his career as well. Velshi also is standing with his tall height of over 5 feet 10 inches and over 89 kg of weights. Velshi also has an attractive body shape with perfect body size and fit and healthy. Ali is also actives on social media account, hope you also found him there as well.