Barbara Starr is a legendary figure in the journalism world. She has contributed a lot, and she is, of course, an inspiration to all the newcomers. Her contributions include her work as a correspondent, who covers the Pentagon for CNN. She is currently based in Washington, DC. Since 2001, she has dedicated her time to CNN and has covered national security issues going on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Before working at the CNN, Barbara served the ABC News as a Pentagon correspondent and producer. She even won a local Emmy Award for covering Pentagon. Other than CNN and ABC, she worked for magazines like Business Week and Jane's Defence Weekly.
Barbara Starr Short Bio, Age
Born on 11 September 1950 Barbara Starr belongs to American nationality. While talking about her parents she has not talked much about it but once she mentioned in her Twitter account her mother 's booklet of 80 pages she used in night school 60 years ago to become a US citizen on 31 July 2016. However, she has not mentioned much about her background, childhood, and siblings.
Barbara Starr shares her mother's 80 pages booklet on 31 July 2016 (Photo: Barbara Starr's Twitter)
At the age of 68, she graduated from California State University, Northridge where she earned a degree in journalism.
Her Career, Salary / Net Worth
Being an educated and very humble person she worked as a correspondent for Business Week magazine where she covered energy matters. Later she worked for the news magazine Jane's Defence Weekly, where she covered national security and defense policy.
In the year 2001, one incredible opportunity came her way. She was asked to lead Pentagon correspondent who was supposed to cover national security issues. The issues were in the wars which were going on in Iraq and Afghanistan. She did not let this chance slip through her hands and grabbed it in style. This work of hers took her fame and career to a whole new level, and she thrived in this platform.
She has worked as a correspondent for a magazine called Business Week. This magazine was solely concerned about energy matters. Not only this, but she also used to work for Jane’s Defense Weekly. She did so from the year 1988 to the year 1997. Her amazing work for the ABC News as a producer who was responsible for covering the Pentagon won her amazing awards. One of them was the mighty Emmy.
She has always enjoyed significant income, and she has deserved it. As a correspondent, she draws an average salary of $105K per annum. With all the accumulated money she has totaled the net worth of million.
Controversies & Criticism
It is not that her career has been without any criticism and controversies. She was hugely criticized for her reporting in the Pentagon. She was again surrounded by criticism when she called Kenya terror hot bed. This incident created a lot of buzzes, and a lot of tweets were tweeted criticizing her. It became trending on the internet. Her bio is an inspirational one.
Barbara Starr Married, Husband
She has always been a professional and always has been in the limelight for her work rather than her personal issues. She was married, but sadly her terms with her husband went flattered, and the couple decided to go through the divorce.
She might have had children too, but details about it are not available right now. It does not seem like she would have will to get married again. She is concerned about her family, but she was unable to save her one. She is no way a lesbian though.