Eleni Giokos Bio, Age, Height, Nationality, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, CNN

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Eleni Giokos Biography

Eleni Giokos is a well-known American Journalist currently working as CNN Business Africa Correspondent, based in the network’s Johannesburg bureau.

Giokos is also notable for chairing debates at the World Economic Forum, International Monetary Fund, African Finance Corporation, and the Africa CEO Forum.

Eleni Giokos Age

Eleni was born in 1981, in Greece, and raised in South Africa. She is 41 years old, as of 2022. She hasn’t released the exact date of her birth.

Eleni Giokos Height and Weight


Giokos stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).


Giokos has not disclosed her weight and other body measurements. More information will be updated as soon as they are available.

Eleni Giokos Family

The South African native, Giokos has not revealed information about her parents. However, CNN Business Africa Correspondent Heidi has two siblings named Giokos, and Anthi Giokos.

Eleni Giokos Husband

Eleni is married to her husband, George Chatzicharala since 30 July 2015. The couple met in Plaka, Lemons. The duo tied the knot in Athens at a traditional Greek church. Her sister, Anthi broke news about Eleni’s wedding on a Twitter post.

Eleni Giokos Children

Giokos with her husband George Chatzicharala are parents of one child, a daughter named Cleo.

Eleni Giokos Salary

Eleni receives an annual salary that ranges between $42,335 – $148,566. This is according to the annual average salary of a News Anchor at CNN.

Eleni Giokos Net Worth

Eleni has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million dollars. Her career as a news anchor is the primary source of her income.

Eleni Giokos Education

Eleni did her high school education in South Africa. She went to the University of Witwatersrand in the year 2011 where she studied Journalism and Media Studies. She graduated in 2013.

Eleni Giokos Career

Eleni made her career debut in 2005 at CNBC Africa. She later joined the 24-hour news channel eNCA as an anchor and correspondent where she covered business stories and breaking news including the killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Oscar Pistorius and the Westgate Mall attack.

She has also reported on key global events like the World Economic Forum in Davos and the United Nations General Assembly. Working as a broadcaster, Eleni has been able to interview a range of heads of state and business leaders, including South African President Jacob Zuma, former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Virgin founder Richard Branson, and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, amongst others.

In 2012, she also worked as the head of media training at ABN Training Institute. Eleni has also worked as a business and news anchor at eNews Channel Africa from June 2012 to October 2013.

Currently, Eleni is a correspondent at CNN International Commerical. She also works at Bloomberg Tv Africa since November 2013.

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