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Ali Velshi

Published On Mon May 11 2020   Modified On Tue May 12 2020
Ali Velshi

Facts of Ali Velshi

Full NameAli Velshi
First NameAli
Last NameVelshi
Birth CityNairobi,Kenya
Birth CountryCanada
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLori Wachs
Height185 cm
Weight89 kg
Date of BirthOctober 19,1969
Age51 years
Married Date2009


    of Ali Velshi

    What is Ali Velshi marital status ?Married
    Who is Ali Velshi married with?Lori Wachs
    When was Ali Velshi married?2009
    What is the height of Ali Velshi?185 cm
    What is the weight of Ali Velshi?89 kg

    Who Is Ali Velshi?

    50 Years old, Ali Velshi is a famous Canadian Television Journalist. Since October 2016, Ali Velshi  has been working for MSNBC. He hosted Ali Velshi On Target, for AI Jazeera which got sacked on April 12, 2016.

    Why Is Ali Velshi Famous?

    Since October 2016, Ali Velshi is a senior economic and business correspondent for NBC News and Co-anchor with Stephanie Ruhle of Velshi & Ruhle on MSNBC. He is also known as a former AI Jazeera reporter and host.

    Ali Velshi Business Reports From NBC
    Ali Velshi delivering his Business Reports for NBC 

    Prior his successful NBC career, Ali Velshi was know for his work in CNN and worked as a Cheif Business Correspondent, and Anchor for CNN's show Your Money; he also co-hosted CNN International's Weekday Business Show. 

    Ali Velshi Looking Sharp in Suit
    Ali Velshi Looking Sharp in Suit

    From 2005 to 2006, After the turn around, he was assigned to the newly launched show 'The Situation Room' where he co-hosted alongside Wolf Blitzer.

    Ali Velshi Bio, Early Life, & Career

    Ali Velshi born in Nairobi, Kenya and was raised in Toronto, Ontario since moving there in 1971. He is the son of Murad Velshi and Mila.

    In 1994, he earned a degree in religious studies from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and was awarded the Queen's University Alumni Achievement Award in 2010.

    Ali Velshi In Action
    Ali Velshi In Action

    Ali Velshi began his Profession reporting career as a General Assignment reporter for CFTO in Toronto. He was awarded a fellowship to the United States Congress from American Political Science Association in 1996.

    In September 2001, he moved to U.S. to join CNN business news in New York city. After that, in December 2004, before the network closed down he anchored several shows including Insights, Business Unusual, Street Sweep, Your money, and Co-hosted the Money Gang with Pat Kinernan.

    In 2006, Ali Velshi Joined American Morning as Business correspondent and co-anchor in 2011. He has played himself in the 2010 Oliver Stone's Film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

    He then moved to Al Jazeera and for his contribution, he was nominated for two News & Documentary Emmy awards, back in 2015. 

    Likewise, he published his book, Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Beating the Financial Crisis in January 2, 2009.

    How much Is Ali Velshi Net Worth?

    Ali Velshi has a net worth of $5 million and Ali earned such a huge net worth, working as a Television Journalist for MSNBC since October 2016, and for other NBC affiliates, along with his books, and involvement in printed media. He has written monthly columns for both Money and Delta Sky Magazine.

    He reportedly receives around $250 thousand in salary from his TV career, and working as a financial adviser.

    Ali Velshi Head Shot
    Ali Velshi Head Shot

    He is also on the Board of trustees of the X Prize Foundation which is a Non-profit organization.

    Ali Velshi Relationship Status

    Ali Velshi is a Happy married men. Ali Velshi is happily married to Lori Wachs since 2009. He reportedly met Wachs on his show, where she visited him as his guest.

    Now, he lives happy with Lori Wachs and the couple completed 10 years of married life, recently. Likewise, the couple also shares a daughter together. 

    Ali Velshi &  Lori Wachs
    Ali Velshi &  Lori Wachs

    Thought, they are pretty close, this was Ali's second marriage. He was first married in 20's, but his first marriage was reportedly short lived. 

    Ali Velshi Measurements

    NameAli Velshi
    Age50 Years old
    Birth-Date October 19,1969
    Birth-Place Nairobi,Kenya
    Height5 ft 10 inches
    Weight89 kg

    FAQ's On Ali Velshi

    1. When was Ali Velshi born?

    Ali Velshi is one of the famous Canadian Television Journalists born on October 19, 1969 in Nairobi, Kenya.

    2. How much does Ali Velshi earn?

    Ali Velshi is worth $5 million and is receiving $250 thousand from his collective TV and print journalism career.

    3. Is Ali Velshi Married?

    Ali Velshi is married to Lori Wachs since 2009. He was first married in his 20's, but his marriage didn't last. But now, he lives happily with Lori Wachs and the couple has completed 10 years of married life together. They also share a daughter from their happy relationship.