CNN Senior International Correspondent, Arwa Damon reports news stories from Lebanon and areas nearby it. She is an award winning journalist who has worked very hard to mark her place as a top class TV broadcaster. Thirty eight years old Damon has finally made her presence as a journalist after going through many ups and downs and facing many storms on her way. Do you know she receives a wonderful salary from her profession? Well, her net worth is estimated to be around $ 3 million.
One of the most adventurous and daring female journalist of today’s times, Damon was born on eptember 19, 1977. An Arab-American journalist, Damon was born in Boston and raised in Wayland, Massachusetts. At the age of sixteen, she graduated from Robert College with honors. In the year 1999, Damon graduated with a double major in biology, French and a minor in international affairs with honors.
During the invasion and occupation of Iraq, Damon has covered many civil and military events. She has reported wars for channels like CNN, PBS, and Fox News. She has reported battle to retake Samarra in 2004, Operation Steel Curtain in Husaybah, Iraqi elections of January 2005, Iraqi election of December 2005 and the constitutional referendum vote in October 2005. She has also covered trial and executions of Awad Hamed al-Bandar, Saddam Hussein and Barzan Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti in January.
Courage in Journalism Award (2014) winner Arwa Damon has kept her personal life very low profile. Despite of massive popularity, Damon has not revealed any information regarding her love life, boyfriend and affairs. Damon is not yet married and has no husband. As her love life is hushed, many questions has raised regarding her sexuality. We are eagerly waiting to see her wedding and hoping the rumor about her being a lesbian comes out as vague.
Do you know Arwa Damon is fluent in French, Turkish, Arabic, and English? She has been using them in her day-to-day life. Apart from contributing to her profession, she is also involved in charitable programs, raising funds. Hence, this dedicated journalist also contributes to charity. More about her personal and professional life can be abstracted from different wiki sites.