52 Years Old CNN Host Fareed Zakaria Divorce Issues with wife Paula Throckmorton; What about Children?

Sources have revealed that famous journalist and author Fareed Zakaria and his wife, Paula Throckmorton, who got married in 1997, seem to have some disputes in their married life.


Their relationship started with a blind date by their mutual friend. They have three children; Omar, Lila, and Sofia. The family used to reside happily in New York. But recently, they are living separately, the insider disclosed. Furthermore, it was also revealed that the couple was having trouble in their relationship for more than 3 years.

Fareed Rafiq's Divorce Issues

Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is an Indian-born American journalist. It is being rumored that he is having an extra-marital affair with one of his wife. When Paula finally found out about the issue, she decided to live separately and give her husband some space. 

Till date, no sources have disclosed any official information regarding their relationship. But an insider close to Paula shared that she still wants to sort out the problem going on in her marriage and does not want to jump directly to divorce. They tried their best to work things out, but does not seem to be working. 

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Fareed, who likes to keep in touch with his fans, often seems active on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. There was a huge controversy regarding his shirtless pictures that went viral on the internet. It was believed that the couple began to have the dispute around that particular point in time.  

Later, it was verified that those were not his pictures and the issue was resolved. But, the pair’s personal relationship started getting worse from that point on and things could not be recovered until today.

Fareed Rafiq's Legal Issues 

Freed was once also caught plagiarising. He was accused of copying several sections from a New York magazine essay in his column for the Time magazine. After the accusation, he was fired from both CNN and The Time magazine. Later, though he apologized, the issue had already affected his professional as well as personal life.

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Media critics have also found many examples of plagiarism in his book The Post-American World.

Sources have reported that after trying to sort out the problems for more than 3 years, Paula finally wants to give up and start her new life. The news about their divorce is currently not officially disclosed.

Fareed Zakaria Family Background and Education 

Fareed is the son of an Indian Islamic scholar and a Politician, Rafiq. His mother was a journalist. He did his schooling in The Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai, India and his B.A. degree from Yale University. He has a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University.

The acclaimed journalist has made a huge contribution to the world of journalism, for which he has received many awards and recognition.

Currently, he is working as the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. His salary is often believed to be very high and his net worth is estimated to be $4 million. 

Ten Facts about Fareed Zakaria

1. Fareed Zakaria's full name is Fareed Rafiq Zakaria.
2. Fareed Zakaria was born on January 20, 1964, and is 54 years old.
3. Fareed Zakaria was born in Mumbai, India.
4. Fareed Zakaria started his professional career in 1992.
5. Fareed Zakaria's net worth is around $4 million.
6. Fareed Zakaria married Paula Throckmorton in 1997.
7. Fareed Zakaria has two daughters and a son.
8. Fareed Zakaria is the son of Indian politician Rafiq Zakaria.
9. Fareed Zakaria's birth sign is Aquarius.
10. Fareed Zakaria is 5 feet 8 inches tall.