Ghida Fakhry Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, Inside America

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Ghida Fakhry Biography

Ghida Fakhry is a prominent Lebanese media personality, journalist, and moderator presently working as a Current Affairs Presenter for TRT World’s, Inside America. She also serves as a moderator for Doha Debates.

Ghida Fakhry Age

Ghida Fakhry was born on 1st January 1970 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is 53 years old.

Ghida Fakhry Height

Ghida’s height is 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.73m).

Ghida Fakhry Family

She is a native of Beirut, Lebanon. She resided in Beirut until the age of 6 years when her parents sent her to study at the Swiss boarding school Le Rosey to escape the Lebanese civil war from 1975 to 1990. Ghida is fluent in English, Arabic, and French. Additionally, she is also conversational in Spanish.

Ghida Fakhry Husband

She is happily married to her dear husband Shumon Basar. The lovely couple walked down the aisle in 2009. However, the two have no children in their marriage union.

Ghida Fakhry Education

She attended Richmond University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Later, Ghida joined the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London where she received her master’s degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies. Additionally, she holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Boston University.

Ghida Fakhry Salary

She bags an ample salary of $100,000 annually. This is according to Inside America Current Affairs Presenters’ salaries.

Ghida Fakhry Net Worth

Ghida has been able to amass decent career earnings over the years she has worked and has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Ghida Fakhry Career

She currently hosts Inside America, a political program on TRT World since 2020. Nevertheless, she joined TRT in 2017 as a current affairs presenter where she launched a monthly global affairs program, Bigger than Five. Furthermore, she works as a contributor to The Huffington Post where she writes a column on US foreign policy and international affairs.

Prior to joining TRT, Ghida worked as a lead anchor for Al Jazeera English in Washington, DC. Before joining Al Jazeera English in April 2006, she worked as a Columnist and Bureau Chief for Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper based in New York. Before, Ghida worked as a News Anchor for LBCII in London, United Kingdom. Furthermore, she also worked as a Bureau chief for Al Jazeera Media Network from September 2000 to November 2001.

Before joining Al Jazeera Media Network, she worked as the Middle East Analyst and the World Report Contributor for CNN International. Prior to joining CNN International, Ghida worked as a reporter for Abu Dhabi Television. Prior to that, she worked for Asharq Alawsat Newspaper as a Political Correspondent.

Throughout her journalism career, Ghida has interviewed Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian president, Manuel Zelaya, the president of Honduras, and Muammar Qaddafi, the Libyan leader, and Shimon Peres, the Israeli president.

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