Arwa Damon Married, Husband, Boyfriend, Lesbian, Salary, CNN

By Staff Writer | On: 11 Jun, 2017
Arwa Damon Married, Husband, Boyfriend, Lesbian, Salary, CNN

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1977-09-19
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Mixed
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height N/A
Parents Joumana Damon (Mother), George H. Damon, Jr (Father)

Arwa Damon is a renowned name in the Arab news industry. A senior international correspondent working for CNN based in Istanbul, Arwa has dedicated her time since 2003 to cover the happenings and events in the Middle East.

She was an inspirational freelance journalist who worked her best before she made her way to CNN. With a huge sum of salary, Arwa is worth 3 million dollars.

Arwa Damon Married, Husband

Arwa Damon keeps her personal and love life away from the media. She has not been involved in any rumors or scandals regarding her love life as she has never been seen engaged in an intimate conversation with someone publicly.

The lack of any relationship with a man has raised various questions on Arwa’s sexuality being gay or lesbian. However, Arwa hasn’t mentioned anything about being a part of the LGBT community which makes it evident that she is straight.

She might be looking for a potential husband or boyfriend for now, but it won’t be known of until Arwa mentions it somewhere as she is very discreet about her private life.

Arwa Damon CNN

Arwa Damon started her career at CameraPlanet, a supplier of media content for television newscasts. For three years there, she covered the Middle East as a freelance producer working with CNN, FOX News and others.

After years of hard work, she was finally offered the position of a journalist on CNN in February 2006. She then got promoted to the senior international correspondent which was a massive achievement for her.

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Arwa never believed in limiting herself in one job. With her will and courage, she established a non-profit organization called She successfully plays her part in this team as a President and co-founder and helps the children wounded in war. Arwa motivates people to help the needy despite their color, religion, and race. 

Arwa has won several awards which encourage her to keep moving on in her career. She won the Investigative Reporters and Editor’s IRE Award for her reporting of the Consulate attack in Benghazi.

Arwa was also in the CNN team when her team won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form back in 2012.

In 2014, she received the Courage in Journalism Award which proves the success she achieved in the right choice of career she made back in her youth.

Arwa Damon Bio

Arwa Damon was born to a Syrian mother and American father on 19 September 1977 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Arwa Ramon posts a tbt picture of her and her mother on 21 February 2019 (Photo: Arwa Ramon's Instagram)

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One of the most remarkable things about her is that she is the grand-daughter of Muhsin al-Barazi, the former prime minister of Syria.

Arwan moved to Istanbul with her family at a very young age and did half her education at the Robert College. She then moved to New York where she attended the Skidmore Collge and graduated with a double major in French and Biology.