Ali Velshi Family and Personal Life
Velshi was in a brief and unsuccessful martial kinship with his first wife. Upon remaining single for quite a time, Ali Velshi married his soulmate Lori Wachs in 2009. The couple is together for a decade now and is happily parenting three of their kids.
- Parents: Murad Velshi, Mila Velshi
- Wife: Lori Wachs (m. 2009)
- Children: 3
- Marital Status: Married
Born on 29th October 1969 in Kenya, this media icon was raised in Toronto. The son of Murad Velshi and Mila he is of Indian ancestry Ismaili Muslim.
Adolescence Ali attended Northern Secondary School for secondary level education as he later graduated from Queen’s University with the degree in religious studies.
Being one of the powerful as well as leading media icons, Velshi has rendered the service of significance since the start of his career.
The author of two books, Neil’s first book was Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Beating the Financial Crisis was in printed in 2nd January of 2009.
After two years that is in November of 2011 he brought How to Speak Money: The Language & Knowledge You Need Now along with the co-author as Christine Romans.
Besides that, he is also involved as the monthly columnist for the Delta Sky as well as Money Magazine. Taking about his awards and honor, Neil is proud to hold the honor of 2010 Alumni Achievement Award by Queen’s University.
In addition to that same year because of his in-depth reporting on How The Wheels Came Off was honored with the National Headliner Award for Business and Consumer.
Furthermore, his live coverage on the flight to Detroit attempted terror attack led CNN for Emmy Nomination.
Ali Velshi TV Shows
Enriched with the in-depth reporting ability, Ali first foray as the professional journalist came as the CFTO General Assignment reporter.
Prior to moving to America, he worked in his hometown networks like CFTO, City TV, BNN and other. He got involved with CNN after he moved to the US in September of 2001. He was first associated with the CNNfn channel in New York City.
- 1996: The American Political Science Association awarded him a fellowship to the United States Congress.
- 1999: He was the host of Report on Business Television which aired in Canada's first all-business news specialty channel.
- 2001: He joined CNNfn.
- 2013: He left CNN to join Al Jazeera America.
- 2016: He joined MSNBC.
In his days at CNNfn, he was seen hosting the various interaction programs that include Insights, Street Sweep, Your Money, and Business Unusual.
During his tenure on CNN network he has served them as their Chief Business Correspondent, was seen as the anchor of show World Business Today of CNN International as well as the host of Your Monday which was the network weekly roundtable of business.
Since the start of 2008, this inspiring media person has reported extensively from the various financial happenings including Fannie Mae financial collapses, global financial meltdown, AIG, Freddie Mac, plus Lehman Brothers.
He has also covered the report of bailout plan of U.S. government, debt ceiling of US as well as the budget debate.
In addition to that, he was also seen hosting The to which was the small business improvement program on CNN.
Ali Velshi Net Worth and Salary
Ali Velshi earns a huge amount of salary and has amassed a net worth of $5 million.
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $5 million
The more and additional information about him can be obtained from his personal as well as official websites. His biography is also available on Wiki.
This journalist and actor can also be followed on Twitter as it has now become one of the easiest ways to reach out to the desired people.
To add an interesting piece of information about him would be that his father Murad Velshi is the foremost Canadian with the Indian source to be elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.