There are very few people who reach the height of world fame from the work they do for their nation. Especially when you are a citizen of a developing country and not the already developed one, the world level you reach, is the result of your hard work. Thus, your popularity has nothing to do with any higher power.
Waseem Badami is a renowned name in the field of Pakistani Journalism. The man is mostly known for his work for BOL and ARY networks.
Waseem was in the last year of his university when he auditioned for the job in ARY network. Among thousands who auditioned for the role, only two were selected, and among those two, was Waseem alongside another famous journalist, Iqrar Ul Hassan.
Waseem worked as a news bulletin presenter for the ARY network for many years. However, his fame rose to the height after he started doing the show, 11th Hour with Waseem Badami for the network.
As of now, the man is busy with the same show, 11th Hour, which airs from Monday to Thursday at 11:05 PM on ARY News. Further, Waseem also hosts some special occasion programs for the network.
Waseem Badami hosts an Eid special program for ARY on 5 June 2019 (Photo: Waseem Badami's Instagram)
Despite the unavailability of the precise amount, Waseem must have undoubtedly garnered an incredible amount of property and riches from all his salary throughout these years.
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However, in one of his interviews, Waseem revealed that the first ever salary he got was 60 Pakistani rupees for hosting a radio show.
Waseem Badami Married To Wife, Children
Waseem has been married to his wife, Mahira Waseem Badami, for many years now. Maybe due to the conserved Pakistani society, Waseem’s wife has not made many public appearances.
Moreover, Waseem was quite secretive about personal life until his April 2019 interview, where he revealed some little information regarding his married life.
Waseem revealed that he got married to his wife two years after getting his job in ARY. That goes for his wedding year to be 2008.
When it comes to their children, Waseem and his wife, Mahira, have a son named Adil Abbas. Besides his wife, Waseem has also not revealed any information about his son to the public.
However, what Waseem time and again mentions is that, due to his busy schedule, he has not been able to provide enough time to his family, including his mother, wife, and son.
Hopefully, in the upcoming days, Waseem shares more about his family to his fans.
His Bio: Age, Family
Born on 7 February 1985, the famous Journalist, Waseem Badami, is 34 years of age in the time being. The Karachi, Pakistan born news anchor holds Pakistani nationality and comes from the family belonging to Gujrati ethnicity.
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Waseem was raised alongside his two siblings, a brother, and a sister. He is the youngest among the three children of his parents.
Waseem was a bright kid from his childhood. His primary focus of interest was always the media sector.
However, due to the lack of proper media education, Waseem went on the pursue his BBA degree in Information Technology. Later, he attended SZABIST University for his MBA degree in Marketing.