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Who Is CNBC News Anchor, Yasmin Vossoughain? Wikipedia, Engaged, Married, Husband, & Net Worth

Yasmin Vossoughian

Yasmin Vossoughian is an award-winning American journalist and reporter currently working for the CNBC network. Also, she is recognized as an MSNBC anchor who came into the limelight after making a biography on Tehran, Iran, and raising social issues.

Yasmin is active on social media platforms. She has more than 3,500 followers on her Twitter account and has almost 7k followers on her verified Instagram account.

Who Is Yasmin Vossoughian? Wikipedia Details

Yasmin Vossoughian has been an anchor at MSNBC (Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m. ET) since 2017. Likewise, she co-anchored Morning Joe: First Look and was also a correspondent for HLN.

Yasmin Vossoughian was born on 3 October 1978, making her 43 years old as of 2022. Her birthplace is in New York City, USA, and her birth sign is Libra.

The news anchor holds American nationality, and she belongs to the Iranian-American ethnicity. Her religion is Muslim, whereas she stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 m tall and has a healthy body weight of 55kg or 121 lbs.

As for her educational background, Yasmin went to Cornwall Central High School and got transferred to Northfield Mount Hermon School. She achieved her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and History from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, in 2000.

Who Are Yasmin Vossoughian’s Parents?

Yasmin Vossoughian was born to her Iranian parents in New York City, and she grew up along with her brother and sister. Her father’s name is Dr. Ahad Vossoughain, a gynecologist, and her mother’s name is Shamsi Vossoughian, a senior heart surgeon.

Unfortunately, her father, Ahad, died in 2011. Her siblings are Farnaz Vossoughian (sister) and Nader Vossoughian (brother).

Is Yasmin Vossoughian Married?

Yasmin is a married woman and has a husband named Whittaker Clifford. They first started dating in late 2015 and often posted pictures of their dates on Instagram. They got engaged in March 2016, and flaunted her engagement ring in her Instagram pictures.

The couple officially tied the knot and shared their wedding vows on 25 June 2016. Yasmin had posted about their fourth year anniversary on 26 June 2020 via Instagram.

Her husband, Whittaker Clifford, is a businessman and has a family-owned business called Clifford Associates Inc. She has regarded her husband as the caring and loving father and husband in her life.

Yasmin became the mother of her first child on 14 October 2016, and they named him Azur Vossoughian Clifford. Yasmin became the mother of her second son named Noor Ahad Clifford, on 9 August 2018.

When Did Yasmin Vossoughian Start Her Career?

Yasmin Vossoughian began her career as an intern at Hearst Magazines in 1999 and worked as a Correspondent at Current TV from 2005 to 2006. She also worked at Gallup from 2006 to2008 as a World Poll Correspondent.

Moreover, the 43-years-old award-winning anchor was also a correspondent at One Minute News in 2011 and became a freelance reporter at NY1 in Feb 2021. She covered Hurricane Sandy’s devastation and the borough of Staten Island.

Currently, Yasmin has been working as a Correspondent and host at AOL since 2013 and as a Correspondent for HLN since April 2014. Likewise, she has also interviewed Hollywood stars like Tom Cruise and Salma Hayek and has received a Cine Golden Eagle Award.

How Much Is Yasmin Vossoughian’s Net Worth?

Yasmin has an approximate net worth of $2 million, which she earns from her professional career as a senior news anchor.

Her average salary as an MSNBC weekend anchor and media personality ranges between $40,000-$110,000 per year.