Rudi Bakhtiar

United States

Rudi Bakhtiar Bio

Who is Rudi Bakhtiar

Rudi Bakhtiar is an American television personality who currently works as a producer for Reuters in Washington D.C. She is best known for anchoring CNN Headline News Tonight, a prime-time national three-hour newscast in the United States.

Early Life (Childhood)

She started her journalism career in 1996, where he worked nine years at the cable news network including anchoring CNN Headline News Tonight on the CNN Headline News network.

Interesting Facts

Though her innate talent, experiences, and expertise, she is earning an extraordinary salary. She has a staggering net worth of $2 million.

Personal Life

She is an unmarried woman. Previously, she was in an affair with American TV News host Steve Overmyer. However, the couple couldn’t continue their relationship and broke up soon after that. Since then, she has not been linked up with anyone to date. Furthermore, she has not seen with anyone in the public and media. Currently, she is enjoying her single life. Besides her career, she has hobbies of whitewater rafting, waterskiing, snow skiing, horseback riding, tennis.


In 2002 Bakhtiar received the Iranian American Republican Council Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding achievements, excellence, and accomplishments within the Iranian American community


Once, Rudi was dragged into a controversy after she complained to Fox News about alleged sexual harassment by Brian Wilson. However, Brian denied the news and finally, Fox News agreed to pay Bakhtiar the $670,000 remaining on her contract and her legal fees. Besides this, there are not any drastic rumors regarding her personal and professional life.