His parents are Murad Velshi and Mila. He went to study at the Toronto’s Northern Secondary School and later attended the Queen’s University located in Kingston, Ontario and he earned a degree from there in 1994 in religious studies. During his time there, he had made news by organizing the protests against Preston Manning as well as Canada’s Reform Party.
Ali Velshi who is a Canadian TV journalist, as well as the host of the show Ali Velshi on Target on the Al Jazeera America, was born on 29th October of the year 1968.
At the beginning of his TV career, he started as General Assignment reporter for the CFTO in Toronto. Later, he became the business reporter as well as an anchor for the CablePulse 24 and CutyTV. He then joined the Report on Business Television in 1999 which is the first all business news specialty channel of Canada. It was in September of the year 2001 when he joined the CNNfn in New York City. In addition to that, he is also the member of Council on Foreign Relations, New York Financial Writers Association and more.
Net Worth and Salary
Ali has married twice and divorced once. Currently, he is happily married to his second wife Lori Wachs who is a hedge fund manager. The couple met with each other when she was a guest on his shoe. Later, they exchanged their vows in the year 2009 and became husband and wife. Since then, they are living a blissful life.
His hard work has made him to the high amount of salary and his net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand.
Ali has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during these long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Ali has now reached at the age of 46. He is an Ismaili Muslim of the Indian descent. Besides that, he is also active on Facebook, Twitter.