We can’t deny the fact that Amna Nawaz is one of the bravest American broadcast journalists who have an inspiring career to peruse. Back in 2013, she was the first journalist to be given access to the volatile region in North Waziristan, Pakistan. But do you know that she was pregnant when she went to Pakistan to cover the news from the fraught region bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan?
Well, there are many things that you might not know about Amna- like her family life, husband and kids. But worry not folks; we are here to provide you everything that you need to know about Amna’s life behind the cameras.
Amna Nawaz Wedding, Husband, Family!
The substitute anchor for PBS Newshour, Amna Nawaz has been in a marital relationship with Paul Werdel for a decade. Coming from a Muslim background, Amna married her Christian boyfriend Paul battling Muslim norms.
Amna Nawaz with her boyfriend-turned-husband, Paul Werde, on their wedding day (Amna Nawaz’s Facebook)
Amna met the love of her life in 2007. They were introduced by their mutual friend, Roee Ruttenberg, who even officiated their wedding. After the first meeting, Paul asked her number, called her the very next day, and has kept her smiling every day since then.
As of now, they are the proud parents of two daughters. Amna was pregnant with her first daughter Karam in 2013 when she went to cover stories in Pakistan. During that time, her pregnancy was only known by her and her husband. Similarly, she has kept the details of her second daughter to herself.
Amna Nawaz and her husband, Paul with their newborn daughter. (Amna Nawaz’s Facebook)
Amna is now relishing both her personal and professional life. Although she prefers privacy in her life behind the cameras, sometimes, she gushes about her family life on social media. However, she never forgets to state how happy she is to have Paul as her husband.
More About Amna Nawaz-Her Salary & Net Worth
As said hard work pays off, Amna’s hard work and dedication towards her job has not just provided her awards and popularity but also has given her a huge salary.
The former anchor and correspondent at NBC News and ABC News, Amna is currently working at PBS. As per Payscale, an average salary of a News Anchor at PBS is $74,056. It suggests that their payroll ranges from $46k - $129k. Since Amna is one of the talented news anchors at PBS, her salary might lie somewhere between the given figure. Similarly, her net worth is believed to be in millions.
Well, it wasn’t that easy for Amna to become an Award Winning journalist. Although she never feared anything in her life, the moment when she held her daughter for the first time was something that scared her.