Yasmin Vossoughian Profile
Yasmin Vossoughian is an Iranian-American award-winning journalist working for MSNBC serving as an anchor and host. She has been working for the station since 2017.
Yasmin Vossoughian Education
Vossoughian graduated from Central High School in Cornwall prior to enrolling at Northfield Mount Hermon School. Additionally, she is a graduate of Occidental College where she attained a bachelor’s degree in Economics and history in 2000.
Yasmin Vossoughian Career
Vossoughian is an anchor and host who hosts the Saturday and Sunday news between 3 to 5 P.M ET. Prior to her role as a host and anchor, she previously worked for the MSNBC show, Morning Joe: First Look. She had also worked for other stations prior to joining MSNBC, she previously worked for HLN where she served as a correspondent. Prior to joining HLN in May 2014, she was previously working as a host and producer for AOL. Furthermore, she has also worked for NY1 in New York City as a reporter. While at the station, she enclosed the devastation of Hurricane Sunday. Prior to joining NY1, she worked for oneminutenews.com as an International Correspondent.
Vossoughian started her journalism career after landing a job at Gallup World Poll where she served as a world news correspondent. While at Gallup World Poll, she managed to interview well-known people and public figures who are known all over the world. Some of them include Newt Gingrich in Washington D.C., Fatah youth in the West Bank as well as specialists in water filtration and environmental protection in Singapore. Additionally, she also held an interview with young victims of HIV/AIDS and Malaria in West Africa. She has also had an opportunity of interviewing Hollywood luminaries Salma Hayek and Tom Cruise.
Yasmin Vossoughian Age
Vossoughian was born on October 3, 1978, in New York, in the United States. She is therefore 43 years old as of 2021.
Yasmin Vossoughian Height
Vossoughian stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Yasmin Vossoughian
|Age||43 years old|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Yasmin Vossoughian Family
Vossoughian was born to her Iranian parents Dr. Agad Vossoughian, father, and Shamsi Vossoughian, mother. Furthermore, her mother celebrates her birthday on August 12. However, she has not revealed whether she has any siblings.
Yasmin Vossoughian Husband
Vossoughian is happily married to her husband Whit Clifford. The couple tied the knot on June 25, 2016, and have been together ever since. Clifford is the managing director of Clifford Associates Inc. The couple started dating around 2015 and got engaged in March 2016. At the time of the wedding, she was five months pregnant with her firstborn son.
The couple welcomed the firstborn on October 14, 2016, Azur Clifford. On August 9, 2018, Yasmin and her spouse welcomed their secondborn son, Noor Clifford. Additionally, the couple celebrated their fifth anniversary on June 26, 2021. Clifford celebrated his 40th birthday on October 23, 2020.
Yasmin Vossoughian Salary
Being one of the top journalists for MSNBC Vossoughian earns an annual salary ranging from $775,000.
Yasmin Vossoughian Net Worth
Vossoughian has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a host and anchor.
Yasmin Vossoughian Awards and Honors
Vossoughian has also managed to win an award for her unquestionable skill as a journalist. For instance, she won a Cine Golden Eagle Award while working for Al Gore.
Yasmin Vossoughian Ethnicity and Religion
Vossoughian was born in the USA but her parents are Iranian hence making her an Iranian- American by Ethnicity. When it comes to her religion, she is married to a Christian man hence complicating the whole issue. Rumors have it that she converted to Christianity but there is no evidence supporting these claims.
Yasmin Vossoughian Birthmark and Health condition
In 2019, Vossoughian talked to MSNBC about the huge birthmark which is on her left leg that bothered her as a child. She had to learn how to accept and love her purple birthmark although it was not easy for her as a child growing up. She also stated that it was even more difficult for her as a woman to be accepted and blend in with other people and a lot of people found her birthmark ugly and disgusting. Over the years, her birthmark is one of her favorite and unique parts of her body that she is always proud to have and show. Furthermore, she underwent mouth surgery after she was diagnosed with a Bell Palsy Stroke.
Yasmin Vossoughian Iranian
Vossoughian is Iranian-American because she was born and raised to her Iranian parents, father, Dr. Agad Vossoughian, and mother, Shamsi Vossoughian. She was born in New York America hence making her the first generation of Iranian-American nationals in her family.
Yasmin Vossoughian MSNBC
Vossoughian is currently working at MSNBC where she works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;
- Craig Melvin
- Tamron Hall
- Kasie Hunt
- Katy Tur
- Alicia Menendez
- Nicolle Wallace
- Ali Vitali
- Rachel Maddow
- Joshua Johnson
- Alex Witt