Amna Nawaz Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Family, PBS, Net Worth, Salary, Husband

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Amna Nawaz Biography

Amna Nawaz is a famous broadcast journalist and news anchor. She is however the chief correspondent and fill-in anchor for PBS NewsHour. In addition to that Amna was an anchor and correspondent at  NBC News and ABC News. After that, she joined PBS News in April 2018 and Nawaz has received numerous awards such as a Society for Features Journalism award and  Emmy Award.

Amna Nawaz Age

She was born in the year 1979 on the 18th of September in Virginia to Pakistani parents. Amna is however currently 43 years of age as of 2022. She is yet to celebrate her 43rd birthday in September.

Amna Nawaz Height

Nawaz’s height is moderate and her average body stature is that by the look of her photos, she looks a little bit tall. So her body measurement height is approximately around 5 ft and 7 inches tall.

Amna Nawaz Weight

She is a woman with a moderate body measurement weight that is around 58 kilograms.

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Amna Nawaz Hair

She is a beautiful and good-looking woman that has black hair and her eyes color are also black.


Nawaz was born and brought up by both loving parents who have Pakistani origins. Therefore her father Shuja Nawaz was a journalist in Pakistan. Unfortunately, we currently don’t have much information about her parents especially her mother, and about her having siblings. But we will update you as soon as we fetch it

Amna Nawaz Education

After graduating from high school with good grades, she went to the University of Pennsylvania and she did graduate with a bachelor’s degree in politics, philosophy, and economics in 2001. Later joined the London School of Economics and she holds a master’s degree in comparative politics from the campus.

Furthermore, Amna’s career plan was to become a lawyer but after a fellowship at ABC News, she decided to shift to journalism. But initially did work for Nightline.

NBC News

Amna did join NBC News in the year 2003. She later joined Dateline NBC, where she worked on documentaries. Nawaz was an NBC investigative unit where she became its producer for Mortgage Crisis Investigations. The program was nominated for the 2008 Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting.

In addition, in 2009 Nawaz did receive an International Reporting Project fellowship. She did share a News & Documentary Emmy Award for the NBC News special Inside the Obama White House. After that Amna became the correspondent and bureau chief for NBC’s Islamabad bureau.

ABC News

She joined ABC News in the year 2015. Later she was given a role to anchor the U.S. election and also national political coverage in 2016 and 2017. She also did host the ABC podcast series Uncomfortably.

PBS News

In April 2018 Nawaz did join PBS News as a correspondent. She however did contribute as a correspondent on the PBS NewsHour’s 2018 series The Plastic Problem, for which she did receive a Peabody Award in 2019.

Nawaz in December 2019 became the first Asian American and first Muslim to moderate a United States presidential debate when she refereed a Democratic Party presidential debate.  Nawaz became the PBS NewsHour’s Chief Correspondent in 2021 June.

Amna Nawaz’s Net Worth

She is a famous broadcast journalist and news anchor whose net worth is approximately around $2 million dollars.


Nawaz generates her money as a PBS News correspondent and her annual salary is estimated to be around  $87,105 dollars.

Amna Nawaz Husband

She is married to Paul Werdel and they tied the knot in the year 2007 to date.


At the moment according to our research, there is no information revealing her children but we will update you soon.


  • Society for Features Journalism award
  • News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing

Amna Nawaz Nationality

She is an American-Pakistani