Ali Velshi is a Canadian TV journalist and author. He is currently the Cheif of NBC News (Cheif Business Correspondent). He is also an MSNBC Live anchor on the cable network of the news division, MSNBC.
Ali is mostly known for his work on CNN. Previously, he was a senior/chief business correspondent at CNN. He was also the co-host of CNN International World Week today.
Early life, childhood and education
Speaking of his early life, Ali Velshi was born on October 29, 1968, in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the son of Murad Velshi and his wife, Mila.His father is the first Canadian of Indian descent elected at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
He spent his childhood in Toronto, Ontario. His nationality is Canadian and belongs to the Indian Gujarati race. Ali completed his school education from the Northern High School, where he was the head of the school. He then joined Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. From there, he received a degree in Religious Studies in 1994.
Ali Velshi’s Career, salary and net worth
Ali began his career as a CFTO in Toronto as a general appointment reporter in 1996. Shortly thereafter, he became a reporter for CablePlus 24 and CityTV, and joined Report on Business Television in 1999, Business News.
Two years later, he moved to the United States to join the CNNfn Business News Channel in New York City. Then link your Business Unusual, Street Sweep, and Money views with CNNfn. He also co-hosted The Money Gang with Pat Kiernan until 2004. In 2005, Ali re-appointed CNN as a business broadcaster and reporter.
At that time, the early morning program was reported to CNN, Daybreak. In the same year, he hosted 13 hours of a reality television show called The Turnaround. He was also an alternate announcer for CNN. Program, American Morning. In 2008, reports began from the Marriott Hotel, which was destroyed in Islamabad, Pakistan.
After that, he co-hosted the opening version of the market from World Business Today on CNN International. He left on CNN in 2013 to join the American island. With the American island, hosted a 30-minute weekly magazine-style program called Real Money with Ali Velshi.
After leaving the network, he began working with NBC News in 2016. Besides the press, he is the author. He is the author of “Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Overcoming the Financial Crisis”.
Ali is a member of many nonprofit organizations such as the Council on Foreign Relations, the New York Economic Club and the Board of Trustees of the X Prize Foundation. Has a net worth of $ 500,000. His salary is unknown.
Awards and Honors
Ali received many awards and honors in his career. He was awarded the Queens University Achievement Award in 2010. In the same year, he was honored with a national award for business and consumer reports.
In 2009, he received an Emmy nomination for 2010. In 2015, he received two nominations for the News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Rumors and Controversy
Ali faced many criticisms when he left CNN and joined Al Jazeera in 2013, but said he had no regrets about joining the US island. Currently, there are no rumors of being in any affairs. Also, there are no rumors about his career.
The height is about 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 m). Its weight, eye color, and hair are not available.
Social Media Profile
Ali is very active on social media. Has more than 120 thousand followers on Facebook. His Twitter account contains more than 232,000 followers and has about 1500 followers on Instagram.