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Asma Khalid Biography

Asma Khalid is a White House correspondent who works for NPR. She has also been the co-host of “The NPR Politics Podcast”. Her reporting has made her attain international recognition. She has been recognized with the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.

Early Life

Asma Khalid was born on 11th December 1983 and as of 2021, she is 39 years old. Khalid was brought up in Crown Point, Indiana. She is the second child born to her parents named Zafar U Khalid (father) and Kishwar Khalid (mother) Ms. Khalid was brought up with her three siblings. She has an older sister named Noreen Ahmad and two younger siblings named Maryam, and Imran Khalid. Asma is a graduate of Indiana University. She has completed her graduation from Bloomington. She has also studied at recognized and well-developed universities like Middlebury College’s Arabic school, the American University in Beirut, the London School of Economics, and the University of Cambridge.

Asma Khalid Career

She joined NPR Washington Team in 2016. Her work was associated with the intersection of demographics and politics. During the 2020 presidential campaign. Asma covered the crowded Democratic primary field. She also reported the highlights of Joe Biden’s candidacy. Most of her reporting used to be related to cultural, political, and racial divisions in the country. Before joining NPR, Asma Khalid was a reporter working for Boston’s NPR station WBUR. she went to report on one of the most crucial and most challenging stories of her career- the Boston Marathon bombings. She covered the story for WBUR. It was not even a few months after her joining, she started working for major events like bombings, victims, and the reverberations throughout the city.

She also covered other major highlights related to Boston’s failed Olympic bid, etc. Asma has traveled the world because of her reporting and also roamed around countless countries across the American continent. Her reporting has taken her to places like Pakistan, the United Kingdom, and China. She led to the new developments of technology and business with her hard work and efficiency while working for the network. Asma got her chance, to begin with, journalism from her home in the state of Indiana. She was previously in love with radio which she developed because of one of her internships at the BBC Newshour in London. She has appeared as a guest on several TV programs including CNN’s Inside Politics, ABC’s This Week, PBS’s Washington Week, and many more.

Asma Khalid Biography

Real Name Asma Khalid
Birth Date 11 December 1983
Age (as of 2021) 39 Years
Birth Place Crown Point, Indiana
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Muslim
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 000 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 00 kg  –  in Pounds –  000 lbs
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim

Family

Father Zafar U Khalid
Mother Kishwar Khalid
Sister Noreen Ahmad, Maryam Khalid
Brother Imran Khalid

Qualification/Education

School
College Indiana University, University of Cambridge

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his husband? Minhaj Husain
Children Sulayman

Personal Life

Asma is happily married to her beloved and loving husband. Her husband belongs to Jacksonville. The couple is currently residing in Boston. However, Asma has not revealed much about her husband’s life. It is uncertain that her husband’s name is not known. Moreover, the couple has been blessed with a son named Sulayman, who was born on 9th March 2019.

Asma Khalid Net Worth

No doubt, Asma Khalid has achieved a lot in her life because of her hard work and capabilities. She used to earn a good amount of money and has accumulated good net worth. Although she never spoke about her net worth in the media, she is estimated to earn nearly $1 million to $5 million.

Trivia

  • She has also won awards for her efforts and commendable work. The two of the awards that she got in the past were the award from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Gracie Award.
  • While in school Asma was part of the scouts. Her activities made her get assigned as the captain of the tennis team. She also developed her interest in basketball during her school time.
  • She always used to do fashion and baking desserts in her spare time.
  • Asma was introduced to the radio while being at her internship at BBC Newshour in London which she pursued during her time with grad. school.

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