Ayman Mohyeldin Profile
Ayman Mohyeldin is a journalist working for NBC News in the United States. He is stationed in Los Angeles. Prior to that, he had positions at both Al Jazeera and CNN. He was one of the first Western journalists to be permitted entry to visit Iraq in order to report on the trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein for crimes against humanity by the Iraqi Interim Government. The trial took place after Hussein was removed from his position as president of Iraq. In addition, Ayman has reported on both the Gaza War in 2008–2009 and the Arab Spring.
Ayman received his secondary education at North Cobb High School, which is located in Kennesaw, Georgia. Mohyeldin completed his undergraduate studies at American University in Washington, DC, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations with a focus on the European Union. After that, he went on to earn a Master of Arts degree in International Politics, concentrating heavily on Peace and Conflict Resolution.
“The News Media Paradigm in the War on Terrorism” was the title of his thesis for his masters degree. The International Association of Media Researchers Conference that took place in Barcelona, Spain in 2002 granted approval for its presentation. He worked for CNN as a foreign news producer and was stationed in Iraq from 2003 to 2005.
Ayman Mohyeldin Msnbc
Mohyeldin is a co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe’s First Look (which airs Monday through Friday at 5:00 am), as well as MSNBC Live. He has a passion for photography, as well as traveling and eating.
Ayman Mohyeldin Age
He came into the world on April 18th, 1979 in the city of Cairo, Egypt.He is 43 years old.
Ayman Mohyeldin Family
Ayman was born in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. The names Medhat Mohyeldin and Abla Awwad belong to him as his father and mother, respectively. In the city of Marietta, Georgia, Ayman’s father works as a certified public accountant. Ahmed, his older brother, is a neurosurgeon resident at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and a former professional soccer player who played for the Atlanta Silverbacks. Ayman spent his first five years of life in Egypt before moving with his family to the United States.
Ayman Mohyeldin Height
He stands at an average height of 6ft 2in.
Ayman Mohyeldin Wife
Ayman tied the knot with the Tunisian model Kenza Fourati on April 26, 2016, in a small and intimate ceremony that took place in Marietta, Georgia, where his parents currently reside. In an interview with “Vogue Arabia,” Kenza disclosed that she and her partner were expecting their first child in the beginning of 2017.
On March 12, 2017, in the city of New York, the couple welcomed the birth of their daughter, Dora Fourati Mohyeldin. They became parents for the first time on April 6, 2019, at 6:54 in the morning. Their son’s name is Idris Mohyeldin. Both mom and baby are doing wonderfully, and older sister Dora is already pitching in to help with tasks such as feeding and diaper changing.
Ayman Mohyeldin New Baby
During an interview with “Vogue Arabia,” Ayman’s wife shared the news that the couple was expecting their first child in the beginning of 2017. On March 12, 2017, they welcomed a daughter, Dora Fourati Mohyeldin, into the world in New York City.
Ayman Mohyeldin Egyptian revolution
Ayman was a reporter for Al Jazeera English during the Egyptian Revolution in 2011. On January 28, 2011, Ayman streamed live for several hours straight from the Al Jazeera news headquarters in Cairo, reporting on the Egyptian uprisings as demonstrators and Egyptian police fought for control of the 6th October Bridge. Ayman was reporting on the events as they occurred.
On January 30, 2011, Anis El Fekki of the Egyptian Ministry of Interior canceled Al Jazeera’s broadcast license and forced the closure of its Cairo bureau. He did so on the grounds that the network was plotting with opposition groups to topple the Egyptian government. The following day, Egyptian authorities detained him along with four other journalists from Al Jazeera for a short period of time after the network refused to stop airing following the loss of their accreditation. He was one of the Al Jazeera journalists who was imprisoned.
On February 6, 2011, while Ayman was attempting to enter Tahrir Square, the Egyptian military once again detained him and placed him in custody. After being held for 9 hours, he was finally let go. On September 20, 2011, he started working for NBC News once again, which was the company that launched his career. In January of 2012, Ayman went to Syria to report on the ongoing uprising, which had already lasted for several months. Daraa was one of the cities that he went to throughout his travels.
In the summer of 2013, Ayman did extensive reporting on the military coup that ousted President Mohamed Morsi from power in Egypt. In the fall of that same year, he did a lot of reporting on the Syrian civil war as well as the effects of refugees flooding into the neighboring country of Lebanon. In addition to that, he discussed the deal that Syria had made to do rid of its chemical weapons program.
During the protests that took place in Ukraine in 2014, Ayman reported extensively from both Kiev and Donetsk. He made a trip to the border in Eastern Ukraine and reported on the Russian force buildup as well as the response from the Ukrainian side. Ayman also reported from “behind the scenes” by entering occupied government facilities to gather information.
Ayman Mohyeldin Salary
Ayman’s annual salary at NBC 15 News, where he works as a journalist, falls somewhere in the range of $70,000 and $90,000 on average.
Ayman Mohyeldin Net Worth
It is estimated that Ayman’s net worth falls somewhere in the range of $700,000 to $2 million. His primary source of financial support comes from his work as a journalist.
Ayman Mohyeldin NBC Colleagues
- Sean McLaughlin
- Tom Hammond
- Courtney Kube
- Ken Dilanian
- Morgan Chesky
- Joe Fryer
- Byron Miranda
- Megan Coleman
- Tom Messner