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Bio, Career, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Children

The origin does not matter when a person is talented. If a person is skilled and brilliant enough to tackle anything, it doesn’t matter who they are or where they usually come from.

Talent is what you usually possess naturally. But skill is in fact, a person can only acquire skill by putting effort day and night into his craft.

Today we are going to talk about a highly skilled broadcaster and journalist from India who is making great strides in the journalism industry in America.

The guy is Fareed Zakaria. The price is

Who is Fareed Zakaria?

Fareed Zakaria is an Indian-American journalist, political commentator and author.

He was born into a Konkani Muslim family in Mumbai, India. Rafiq Zakaria’s father was an Indian National Congress politician and an Islamic theologian.

Likewise, his mother, Fatima Zakaria, his father’s second wife, was for a time the editor of the Sunday Times of India. Sadly, she passed away as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fareed Zakaria graduated from Yale

Talking about his upbringing, he attended the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. Similarly, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. There he was the head of the Yale Political Union and editor of the Yale Political Monthly. In addition, he was a member of the Scroll and Key Society and a member of the Right-Wing Party.

In addition, he also obtained a Ph.D. in government at Harvard University, where he studied. Likewise, he studied with Samuel P. Huntington, Stanley Hoffmann and Robert Keohane, an international relations theorist.

Fareed Zakaria broadened the horizons of journalism

We can see Fareed raising many social and political issues. In his social media accounts, Fareed usually shares his experiences while interviewing great people. Overall, he has been the common voice for many people who are in the shadows and who are struggling significantly against oppression in their respective lives.

At the age of 28, Zakaria became editor of Foreign Affairs. He also directed a research project on American foreign policy at Harvard. Under his leadership, the magazine was redesigned to be published bimonthly rather than quarterly.

Likewise, he was an adjunct professor at Columbia University. He was also named editor of Newsweek International.

But his achievements did not stop, he continued on his way with constant focus. Later, he joined Time as an editor and columnist as well.

Additionally, he also contributes to the Atlantic Media group, which includes The Atlantic Monthly, and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post.

Source: Instagram @fareedzakaria

Fareed Zakaria describes himself as a non-practicing Muslim.

He currently resides on the Upper West Side of New York. As a graduate student, Zakaria developed a passion for cooking and credits his heightened interest in food to chefs Jacques Pépin and Julia Child.

At the same time, Zakaria describes himself as a secular, non-practicing Muslim. Further, he continued, “My beliefs about faith are complicated and fall somewhere between deism and agnosticism. My vision is entirely secular.

Likewise, his ex-wife Paula is Christian by religion and his three children are also non-Muslim.

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Fareed Zakaria was married to Paula Throckmorton for two decades

Fareed Zakaria and Paula Throckmorton got married in 1997. They had many ups, downs and controversies throughout their relationship.

As a result, after more than 2 decades of marriage, the couple broke up.

For what reason, their beautiful marriage turned out to be cold, there is no clear explanation yet. Meanwhile, the couple finally divorced in 2018, citing an irretrievable breakdown in their relationship.

The couple have three children from their marriage. Likewise, Omar, Lila and Sofia are the three children of Paula and Fareed.

Paula Throckmorton
Source: Instagram @paula.throckmorton

Who is Paula Throckmorton?

Paula is a renowned writer and she is also somewhat in the same industry. She was born on July 9, 1964 and is 58 years old in 2022.

She is also a meditation teacher and runs a YouTube channel under her name. Inside, she simultaneously shares meditation guides and breathing techniques.

For nearly 21 years, Paula Throckmorton has been hitched to her boyfriend, famed CNN host Fareed Zakaria.

Apparently their divorce made headlines, but the two seem to have enjoyed a friendly relationship. Paula works as a props designer, meditation instructor and writer.

Likewise, his work has appeared in major publications such as Slate, the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post.

Likewise, she is the former president and author of The Black Book, a New York-based photography journal and source book.

Reason behind their divorce

There are no specific statements outlining what the exact issues between Fareed and Paula were. although Throckmorton filed for divorce citing an ‘irretrievable breakdown’ in their marriage. However, the couple did not part so suddenly.

The differences between them first appeared in 2011. At that time, they were partially separated and trying to figure things out between themselves.

Later, the reporter, Fareed released a statement clearly explaining his personal affairs. He said they had problems and were trying to resolve the situation.

At this time, Fareed left the family alone to make the situation better and more favorable for his partner Paula. Similarly, he lived in a tiny apartment near his wife’s. But, for the most part, parents and children seemed to spend their time together casually.

Meanwhile, observing the situation, they put their mutual efforts to repair the relationship. Both of them love their family and children the most. So we can see the fact that divorce was not in the cards.

Unfortunately, the couple failed to balance their relationship and appear to have amicably divorced.

Fareed Zakaria has three children with Paula Throckmorton

The children of Fareed Zakaria and Paula Throckmorton
@source: Instagram @fareedzakaria

Fareed and Paula are parents to three beautiful children, a son and two daughters. Their names are Lila Zakaria, Omar Zakaria and Sofia Zakaria.

Despite their separation as husband and wife, they continue to be loving and caring parents to their children, respectively. Their social media platforms are mostly occupied with photos of their children.

The ex-couple are very close to their children and are often seen traveling to wonderful places and simultaneously enjoying vacations with their beloved sons and daughters.

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Net worth of Fareed Zakaria

Fareed has amassed massive net worth through his career as a journalist. To be specific, Fareed Zakaria has a personal fortune of $12 million and a salary of $5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Similarly, the CNN host and his wife reportedly shared several properties, including a $3.4 million townhouse on West 102nd Street and a $2.1 million county estate in Rhinebeck.

Fareed has amassed a fortune as a journalist and author for CNN, Newsweek, Time magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker.

Social media and popularity

Prominent CNN host Fareed Zakaria has a massive number of followers on his social media accounts. He has 1 million followers on his Twitter account @FareedZakaria.

Similarly, his @fareedzakaria Instagram account has over 43.8k followers. On his account, he mainly shares photos with his friends, colleagues and children.

Similarly, Paula Throckmorton has 661 followers on her Instagram handle @paula.throckmorton. She is a nature lover and photographer. we mostly see his account filled with photos of nature and beautiful landscapes.

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