Rizwan Khan Biography
Rizwan Khan is a British broadcaster of Asian origin. From 2006 to April 2011, he hosted his own eponymous television show on Al Jazeera English. He first rose to prominence while working for the BBC and CNN.
How old is Rizwan Khan? – Age
Khan was born in August 1974 in Aden, South Yemen. He is 47 years as of 2021.
Where did Rizwan Khan go to school? – Education
He was a member of the Air Training Corps and attended both Springwell Junior and Hounslow Manor Comprehensive Schools. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Physiology with Honors from the University of Wales, and then went on to Highbury College near Portsmouth for a postgraduate course in Radio Journalism.
Khan – Family
to a Pakistani Punjabi father and an Indian Gujarati mother. His father was from Amritsar and migrated to Pakistan during the partition, while his mother’s roots go back to Kathiawar, Gujarat. Khan moved to London with his family when he was four years old. He describes himself as the first mainstream BBC and CNN newscaster of South Asian origin. Khan is a Muslim.
Rizwan Khan Wife
Khan’s wife is called Mandira. They have a son, Rehan Khan.
What is Khan’s Salary?
Khan’s salary is unknown.
Khan Net Worth
His net worth ranges between $1-$9 million.
In 1987, he was chosen for the BBC News Trainee scheme, a two-year BBC training system that typically accepts only six persons each term. Khan later worked as a BBC reporter, producer, and writer for both television and radio, and he was one of the first News Presenters on BBC World Service Television News. In 1991, he hosted the BBC World Service Television News news broadcast. In 1993, he joined CNN International as a senior anchor for the network’s worldwide newscasts. He covered elections in India in 1996 and 1999, the historic election in Britain in 1997, and the unparalleled live broadcast from the Muslim pilgrimage, the Hajj in 1998.
He established CNN: Q&A with Riz Khan in 1996, and he has interviewed guests such as former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, former US Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama, and Nelson Mandela, and genetic scientist J. Craig Venter. Following Pakistan’s takeover in October 1999, Khan also obtained a global exclusive with General Pervez Musharraf. Q&A-Asia with Riz Khan was also hosted by Khan. These interactive shows include international newsmakers and celebrities taking the live phone, e-mail, video-mail, and fax queries, as well as questions and comments from the real-time chatroom, which opens half an hour before each show.
Khan hosted his own eponymous show on Al Jazeera English from 2006 until April 2011, in which he interviewed experts and policymakers and enabled viewers to communicate with them through phone, email, SMS messaging, or fax. Khan is fluent in Urdu, Hindi, and other South Asian languages such as Punjabi and Kutchi. He has studied French and is fluent in several other European languages, including Swedish and Norwegian. Al-Waleed: Businessman Billionaire Prince, released by Harper Collins in 2005, was his debut book. In 2011, he wrote a foreword to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) annual report “Attacks on the Press 2010,” which looked at working conditions for journalists.