Shirin Rajaee Bio, Wiki
Shirin Rajaee is an American Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 5 News in DC where she works as a Weekend Anchor/Nightside reporter since joining the station in January of 2020. Prior to FOX 5 News, she was working as a weeknight evening anchor and reporter for KOVR CBS station in Sacramento.
Shirin Rajaee Age
Rajaee was born on the 17th of January 1982 in Los Angles, California, United States. She is 40 years old as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday every 17th of January annually.
Shirin Rajaee Education
She is a proud graduate of the University of California located in Los Angeles. There, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Communication.
Shirin Rajaee Heights
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Shirin Rajaee Work Experience
Rajaee works with the FOX5 News where she is serving as a Weekend Anchor/Nightside reporter. She states that she is happy to be working in D.C. despite being a Colorado native. Since her first visit to D.C., she fell in love with the energy of the vibrant, diverse, and beautiful city. She would be videotaped doing mock reports in front of the White House for her résumé tape.
Her career in journalism kick-started when she was working behind the scenes for CNN in Los Angeles, her hometown. She states that she owes a lot to her family at CNN who had always believed in her in addition to helping her launch her career and training her. According to her, this is not quite an easy job and is a job that holds a lot of respect and gratitude for those who have shaped her into the talented and wonderful journalist she is today.
While in Sacramento, she was covering state politics and big breaking news stories which includes mass shootings in Gilroy and Las Vegas, immigration and terrorism stories, and Northern California wildfires. Prior to CBS-TV, she was also working for KEYT ABC located in Santa Barbara where she was an anchor and reporter.
According to her, the Oprah Winfrey interview was the best and most memorable interview for her. In addition, the story that has had the biggest impact on her was the about two years coverage of the controversial police shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento as it drew national attention. Away from work, she is quite a big foodie and loves good concerts and or live music.
Shirin Rajaee FOX 5
Rajaee works with FOX 5 where she works alongside fellow FOX 5 reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:
- Jim Lokay
- Marina Marraco
- Wisdom Martin
- Marissa Mitchell
- Holly Morris
- Sue Palka
- Jeannette Reyes
- Caitlin Roth
- Mike Thomas
- Gwen Tolbart
- Maureen Umeh
Shirin Rajaee Net Worth
In Rajaee’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Shirin Rajaee Salary
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Shirin Rajaee Parents and Siblings
She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, United States. She fell in love with D.C. from her first visit here where she had brought her brother for an interview in the medical school. In addition, she states that she comes from a big Iranian and Middle East family and the family resides in Los Angeles. However, she shares no information in relation to her parents and brothers or whether or not she has any sisters.
Shirin Rajaee Husband/ Spouse
She is married to her husband, Joe Khalil whom she got into marriage with, in the summer of 2020 in San Diego. Joe happens to be a Capitol Hill Reporter for News Nation. Previously, she and her husband, then fiancé, were competing anchors in Sacramento. She and her husband are excited to check out all the sites and history D.C. has to offer.
Shirin Rajaee Kids
Currently, the duo counts it a blessing to have a daughter whom she frequently posts photos of on Instagram. However, she shares no more information regarding her daughter with the public.
Shirin Rajaee Twitter and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 5,975 followers and 12,350 followers on her Instagram account.