Ali Velshi Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net worth, MSNBC

Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi Biography

Ali Velshi is a Canadian author and Journalist. He serves since February 2020 for MSNBC as host of the Velshi show. In May 2017, Velshi joined the station as co-host of “Velshi & Ruhle”. Also, Ali is a business correspondent at NBC News. Before, He served for over three years at Al Jazeera as the host of Real Money with Ali Velshi.

Additionally, He is an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the board member of the Chicago History Museum, the Board of Trustees at the XPRIZE in Los Angeles, and Member Board of Directors at Seeds of Peace. He is also a  Member Board Of Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY and Trustees at the National Constitution Center.

Ali Velshi Age

Ali Velshi was born in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 29, 1969. He is 52 years old.

Ali Velshi Height

Velshi stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx 1.74 m).

Ali Velshi Education

He attended Northern Secondary School and before attaining his high school diploma served as the school’s president. Ali later joined the University of Queen’s in Kingston, Ontario, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Religious studies graduating in 1994. During his stay at the university, Velshi organized protests through news against Canada’s Preston Manning and Reform Party.

Ali Velshi Family

He was born in Nairobi, Kenya to his caring father and mother Murad Velshi and Mia, and grew up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His father is the first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Canadian of Indian origin. His father and mother operated a bakery while in South Africa, but due to the apartheid, in 1960, they moved to Kenya.

Ali Velshi Wife

Ali is married to his beautiful second wife called Lori Wachs. Lori is the president and fund manager of Philadelphia located in Cross Ledge Investments and was born in New York. The couple met each other when Lori was a guest at one of Ali’s shows and they share a daughter. Earlier, Lori was married, and she has two amazing children, Erica Wachs and Eli Wachs.

Ali Velshi Salary

Ali receives an annual salary of $78,656. This is according to MSNBC anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Ali Velshi Net Worth

Velshi has an approximate net worth of$1 Million – $5 Million.

Ali Velshi Career

He currently serves since February 2020 for MSNBC in New York as a columnist and host. His show is aired from 8.00 am to 10.00 am on weekends and The Last Word show on Friday 10 pm. He also appeared as a Business Correspondent on NBC News. Before that, Velshi served as a Host of the Real Money Show on Al Jazeera America.

Ali also served for one year and four months at CNN International as a Host. He hosted Your Money, Insights, the Street Sweep, and Business Unusual shows. In 2001, He joined the CNN station where he served for the station as Anchor & Chief Business Correspondent.

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