Ayman Mohyeldin is an American-Egyptian based in Los Angeles for NBC News, currently works at the MSNBC as a news anchor. Previously worked for Al Jazeera and CNN, he was one of the first Western journalists who was allowed to enter and report on the handing over and trial of the deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein by the Iraqi Interim Government for crimes against humanity.
Ayman Mohyeldin was born in Cairo, Egypt on April 18, 1979. He possesses the American citizenship and belongs to the Egyptians ethnic group. As per his zodiac sign, he is an Aries.
His parents are Medhat Mohyeldin and Abla Awwad. They emigrated to the U.S. when he was 5. He has an older brother named Ahmed. His father is a certified public accountant and his elder brother is a neurosurgeon.
Mohyeldin completed his school level education from North Cobb High School. Later, he completed his undergraduate level education from American University in Washington D.C. with a BA degree in International Relations.
Similarly, he graduated With an MA degree in International Politics. His MA thesis The News Media Paradigm in the war on Terrorism was approved by the International Association of Media Researchers Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
Ayman Mohyeldin is in a marital relationship. He married Tunisian model Kenza Fourati on April 26, 2016. The wedding event took place in Marietta, Georgia. His wife is an advocate for artistic expression in Tunisia. She modeled for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue – 2011, and Tunivisions Cover issue – 2011.
The couple is leading a happy life and their happiness increased when they welcomed a new member to their family. On March 12, 2017, they were blessed with a daughter named Dora Fourati. As of yet, the relationship between the couple is intact and free from issues that could negatively affect their happily married life.
Ayman Mohyeldin’s net worth is not out in the media, however, it could be around $1 million. From his long journey as a news reporter, he must have amassed a good amount of salary. Similarly, he earns a decent amount of salary per annum from his associations as well.
As a journalist, his salary per annum ranges to thousands of dollars. Working as a news anchor for NBC, he has earned close to $70 thousand, as news anchors at NBC get paid an average of $70,231, starting their salary from $34 thousand up to 209 thousand and above.
Similarly, he might have earned an impressive sum working for popular networks such as CNN and Al Jazeera, as salaries at CNN can range from $66, 826-$96,065 and at Al Jazeera, the employees earn an average of $74 thousand a year.
Due to his knowledge of Middle East language, he got an opportunity to work as a news reporter. Prior to that, his position was a desk assistant. He has covered many important events of the Arab World and the Middle East.
Ayman Mohyeldiin started his journalism as a desk assistant at NBC, Washinton D.C. bureau. When 9/11 took place, people with good knowledge of Middle East language were required. Since he was good in Middle East language, it brought him the opportunity. He started working as a reporter and it led him to the career of a reporter. Furthermore, he is currently a News Anchor at MSNBC.
Ayman has covered many important news events related to the Arab World and the Middle East. Likewise, some of the highlights of his career are Iraq War, Israels’ withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, the 2005 Palestinian elections, and Jordan Hotel bombings. He also covered the 2011 Egyptian revolution and the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict.
Currently, the 39-year-old journalist is working for NBC. He moved to New York City in the fall of 2014, to expand his role at NBC/MSNBC.