Ali Velshi- Wiki, Age, Husband, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height

Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi is a Canadian author and television journalist. He is the Chief Executive Officer of NBC News. Ali Velshi is well-known for his work at CNN. He previously served as CNN’s senior business correspondent and co-hosted CNN International World Week. Ali is also working as a live anchor at MSNBS.

Ali Velshi Age, Height, Birthday

Ali Velshi was born on October 29, 1968, Ali was born to Murad and Mila. In Nairobi, Kenya, they welcomed him into the world. Ali grew up in Ontario after his family relocated to Canada. Ali’s father was the first man of Indian descent to be elected to Ontario’s Legislative Assembly.

Ali Velshi attended Northern High School and Queens University in Ontario for college. In 1994, a journalist conducted research on religious students.

Quick Facts

Full NameAli Velshi
Popular ForChief of NBC News
Age55 years old
Date of BirthOctober 29, 1968
Zodiac signScorpio
Birth PlaceNairobi, Kenya
School/UniversityNorthern High School Queens University
Height5 feet, 10 inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Weight78 Kg
Body MeasurementEstimated Net Worth (As in 2022)
FatherMurad Velshi
MotherMila Velshi
WifeLori Wachs

Ali Velshi’s Professional Career

Ali Velshi began his career as a CFTO in Toronto. He later got a job as a reporter at Cable Plus 24 and City TV. After two years, Ali relocated to the United States, where he joined CNN Business News Channel. Later, he was promoted to business reporter and broadcaster at CNN.

During his time at CNN, Velshi hosted a thirteen-hour-long reality TV show called The Turnaround. Following CNN, he joined the American Island.

Ali only joined NBC News in 2016. He wrote and published “Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Surviving the Financial Crisis.”

Ali Velshi Salary and Earnings

When it comes to his professional career, Ali has been a part of several reputable organizations. This talented journalist is estimated to have a net worth of more than 500,000 dollars as of March 2024.

Ali Velshi Wife
Ali Velshi


  • He received the Queens University Achievement Award in 2010.
  • He has received two Emmy Awards.
  • He is of Indian ancestry.
  • You can follow him on Instagram at @aliveshi.


How old is Ali Velshi?
Ali is 54 Years old as of October 29, 2022.

How much is Ali Velshi’s Worth?
He has a Net Worth of $ 5 million.

Is Ali Velshi married?
Yes, He is married to Lori Wachs.

What ethnicity is Ali Velshi?
Ali is of Islam Muslim of Gujarati Indian descent.

How tall is Ali Velshi?
Ali stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall.