AmeriKorean Dynamite: Amara Walker
| Date of Birth :|| Nov 30th, 1981
| Age :||37 Years old
| Net Worth :||$1 Million
| Married :|| Thomas Walker (m. 2012)
| Height :||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Media in today’s world is such a powerful weapon in the arsenal which can change the perception and the ways of thinking in viewers quickly. The field of media has been one of the most controversial fields in the world, and at present especially with the existence of so many media outlets and channels. Amara Walker is a very well-known and a versatile woman in this field.
Amara Walker is a well-known American journalist and TV superstar, better known for hosting the program 'CNN Today' along with the fellow news broadcaster, Michael Holmes which we know and see very well.
Early Life & Education
She was born as Amara Sohn-Walker on 30th of November in the year 1981, in LA, California, She is of a dual nationality. She is of American as well as of Korean descent. After the completion of her high school degree in the year 1998, she got enrolled at the University of Southern California in 1999. And in top of that, she was a rare species there as she was among the less number of students who graduated with Magna Cum Laude. She had a degree in political science and broadcast journalism from her graduation there in 2003. She is articulate in Spanish as well as in her native of Korean.
She began her long career in the field of Journalism after her graduation. She initiated her career at the KMIR 6 News, which was an NBC-affiliated TV. This was stationed in the Palm Springs, in CA. She worked for around 2 years as an anchor and reporter, she joined WTVJ in Miami, Florida in 2005 after leaving KMIR. This is a station owned by NBC. Here she was for 7 years as a weekend evening news host and a general assignment reporter. During her stint there, she covered on major national and international stories. These included the significant stories such as the 2006 NBA championship, the year 2012 Floridan Republican primary program, governor’s race of the 2010 in Florida and the mission Neptune Spear which captured and killed Osama bin Laden. In 2005, she looked similarly into the stories relating the New Orleans and Mississippi and the Hurricane Katrina alongside and also the Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010, traveling to the same places to cover the news.
While in WFLD, Amara worked as a weekend evening news anchor where she covered on the 2012 U.S. presidential vote from the then president President Barack Obama's and his re-election campaign. With all the other good words, Amara contributed to numerous reports on the violence plaguing the south side of Chicago.
Amara was a part of the CNN International in Atlanta in December of 2013. At the moment, she is currently hosting the 'CNN Today'.
After joining CNN, she has reporting important and international breaking news and similar events. As of the most recent event, she anchored and hosted live report of the 2015 Israeli re-election of Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. In addition to this, while in CNN she also looked over the death of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew and the death of Abdullah, the king of Saudi Arabia.
Walker has been the host of many other incidents and happenings worldwide. She anchored the ferry chaos in South Korea, the death of Ariel Sharon and so on. In addition to this, she also covered the double canonization of John the XXIII and John Paul the II. She was also the one who covered and hosted the mysterious disappearance and the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and also the recent the referendum in Crimea, in the 'Ukrainian region.' Furthermore, Amara has been the part of the live coverage on the air as security forces stormed Independence Square at Kiev, which ultimately pointed to the crisis in Ukraine.
Along with the job work, Amara has also been associated with social works. Being involved in a campaign, she has been increasing funds to make people aware about breast cancer and also to fight against breast cancer which is under the flagship of the show "Dancing with Chicago Celebrities" in the year 2013. The Cha Cha dance she did was performed a rather extraordinarily. Hence, the money collected from the performances went to the Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Amara married plastic surgeon Dr.Thomas Walker in the year 2012 in the city of Salzburg, Austria. Amara and Thomas released their wedding website before their marriage in 2012. Their website, which was named Our Wedding was created on The Bond. This promotes the creation of free wedding website or for the ones who are to be tagged soon-to-be-married couples.
According to the sources, by List Acid Amara was in the 7th place amongst the top 17 CNN women news anchor in the year 2015. As of 2016, she was announced and ranked the 12th most beautiful journalism women in the US.
The 5' 7" star has made a group of the huge fan following. These can be properly seen on her social media sites. A person of this caliber and renownedness surely gathers an attractive salary. This is all from her long and hard career and major of her income source coming from her career in journalism. The net worth of Amara Walker is said to be around a million dollar in approximation. True news is not there.