Ana Kasparian is a popular American political pundit who is also a host and producer and has been co-hosting the online news show called ‘The Young Turks.’ She joined the show as a fill-in producer in 2007 and later became the show’s co-host. Prior to joining the show, Kasparian used to work as an assistant for various news network including KFWB and CBS Radio. Here is a quick summary of Ana Kasparian’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Anahit Misak “Ana” Kasparian was born on July 7, 1986, in Northridge, Los Angeles, California to immigrant parents. She could not speak a word in English until she went to kindergarten. She grew up in Reseda, Los Angeles.
She completed her schooling in 2004 from Alternative Magnet High School of Van Nuys. In 2007, Kasparian earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from California State University, Northridge. Following that, she started doing internships with different radio and news stations.
In 2016, Ana Kasparian got married to her longtime boyfriend Christian Lopez, who is a minor league baseball player. The couple resides in Los Angeles, California.
In 2010, she earned her Master of Political Science. She is an atheist and comes from the Armenian community. Kasparian has been associated with Cenk Uygur.
Ana Kasparian began her career as an assistant producer for the news stations of CBS Radio in Los Angeles. She has also worked with KNX and KFWB. She also used to work with On Point, TidalTv, YouTube, and AOL News.
In 2007, she became the co-producer of the online show called ‘The Young Turks.’ She, later on, became the co-host of the show along with Cenk Uygur. She has appeared the show from 2007 till the present date. For the show, ‘The Young Turks,’ she has also appeared in its television version on Current TV.
Together with Uygur, Kasparian has worked as a political commentator for many platforms like Sirius XM Satellite Radio.
Ana Kasparian has co-hosted TYT Network’s ‘TYT University.’ The show used to highlight the issues faced by the students of the university. For the same network, she also co-hosted the show called ‘The Point.’ She was the main host of the show.
She is serving as the lecturer and professor of broadcast journalism at the California State University, Northridge. In 2015, Kasparian became the op-ed writer of ‘Raw Story.’
Awards & Achievements
In 2015, Ana Kasparian appeared in the ’30 under 30’ list by Forbes. She has won the 2015 Webby Awards for ‘Best Reality Web Series.’ She has also won the Streamy Award in 2015 for Best News and Culture Show. In 2014, Kasparian won the award for Best Web Personality/Host at the Webby Awards. Apart from that, her show ‘The Young Turks’ has been nominated for various awards.
Net Worth of Ana Kasparian
Ana Kasparian has an estimated net worth of more than $3.5 million. She makes her fortune from her regular salary as a professor. Much of her wealth comes by co-hosting ‘The Young Turks.’ She has also hosted many other shows and has also worked with various websites.
Ana Kasparian is considered one of the most popular web personalities in the world. She has hosted many shows in her career and continues to do it by hosting ‘The Young Turks’ with Cenk Uygur. She is known to have a sharp sense of humor and is capable of rivaling anyone. Her journalistic capabilities have made her won many awards. Kasparian is also a columnist of the ‘Raw Story.’ She has given speeches in many events, conferences, and universities. Her work has been published by the New York Times.