Amara Walker Bio
Amara Sohn Walker is an Atlanta-based anchor and correspondent working for CNN. She is popular for anchoring CNN Today alongside Michael Holmes.
Amara Walker Age
Although her ethnicity is Korean, Amara was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, US. Her date of birth is 30th November 1981. As of 2022, Walker will be celebrating her 41st birthday.
Amara Walker Husband
Amara is open about her personal life. She is the wife of Thomas Walker, who is a Georgia-based plastic surgeon. The America Board of Facial and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recognize Thomas as a qualified plastic surgeon. The couple is blessed with two children. The firstborn is a girl, currently four years old and the second born is a boy who is 2 years old.
Amara Walker Family
Although Amara is open about her personal life, she keeps her sibling and parents’ information private. She posts her parents on her Instagram profile but rarely gives information about them. We are keeping tabs with her. Once she releases the information, we will update this section.
Amara Walker Education
Walker has not provided details concerning her high school. However, according to her LinkedIn account, we confirmed that she pursued a Dual Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Broadcast Journalism. She graduated in 2003 with a great distinction.
Amara Walker Career
After school, Amara joined KMIR News as a reporter and News Anchor. She worked there for 2 years. From June 2005 to June 2012, Walker worked as a News anchor and reporter for NBC6 Miami. While at NBC6, she worked partly at other places. In 2010 and 2011, she worked at Florida Memorial Univerity as an Adjunct Professor where she wrote and reported TV News. From January 2010 to September 2012, she was a fill-in anchor at MSNBC For Early start and NBC Early Today. In her time there, she covered high-profile events such as the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden and the devastation in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake.
She later went to Chicago where she worked as a News Anchor and Reporter for FOX Chicago News. FOX employed her for one and a half years before she left for CNN, where she currently works.
Amara’s career at CNN has been successful. She started as a News anchor for CNN Internation but now she is a full-time correspondent at CNN. She distinguished herself as a talented journalist while at CNNI as she covered international breaking news and reported without a script for hours. As a correspondent, Walker has involved herself in news attracting the world’s attention. She participated in a report on the investigation of President Donald Trump’s phone call. A call that the media said was used to pressure the Georgia secretary of state to find more votes after he lost the election. Amara was awarded the Emmy Award for covering the Manchester Arena attack in 2017 where Ariana Grande had a concert. As of 2022, she is a CNN employee for a decade. She has covered a load of stories and reported from different countries.
Amara Walker Salary and Net Worth
She has been working at CNN for a decade, as of 2022. Her experience makes her valuable to the Network. According to sources, Amara earns approximately $80,000. Her net worth is almost $3 million dollars.
How Tall is Amara Walker?
Amara is 5 feet and 7 inches tall
Amara Walker Social Media
She is active on her social media account. On Twitter, she has 22.2k followers and On Instagram, the correspondent has 10.1k followers.