Shirin Rajaee Biography
Shirin Rajaee is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 5 DC since joining the station in January of 2020. She currently anchors the FOX 5 DC News on weekends at 6:30 pm and reports the weeknight newscasts at 10 pm and 11 pm.
Shirin Rajaee Age
Rajaee is 40 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 17, 1982, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 17th of January every year.
Shirin Rajaee Height
Rajaee stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Shirin Rajaee Family
Rajaee was raised with her loving parents in Los Angeles, California. She has a brother, whose names are unknown. Before Rajaee began her TV career, she and her brother paid Washington D.C. a visit, as he was interviewing for medical school. Rajaee got hooked on this vibrant and beautiful city. His brother taped a video of her doing some mock news reports, just in front of the White House for her résumé tape. Both her brother’s family and her parents currently reside in Los Angeles. Rajaee has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents.
Shirin Rajaee Husband
Rajaee is married to her lovely spouse, Joe Khalil, an American News Reporter/Anchor currently working for FOX 40. The couple tied the knot in June of 2020, in San Diego. Before marriage, they had had an engagement in April of 2019. Khalil and Rajaee met on reporting assignments, and Khalil proposed to her in front of the United States Capitol. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their one and only daughter, Selma Leila Khalil. Rajaee likes spending her free time with her husband, as well as her daughter.
Shirin Rajaee Net Worth
Rajaee has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Shirin Rajaee Salary
Rajaee earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Shirin Rajaee Education
Rajaee is a proud alumnus of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism and Communications.
Shirin Rajaee Career
Rajaee serves at FOX 5 DC as a Weekend News Anchor and Weeknight News Reporter. Previously, she was in Sacramento, California, working for KOVR CBS Corporation for 6 years and 5 months. Her position there was a weeknight evening news reporter/anchor. There, she covered everything from mass shootings in Las Vegas and Gilroy to the Northern California wildfires to terrorism to immigration. Before going to KOVR, she was in Santa Barbara, California, working for a dual ABC/CBS/MyNetworkTV-affiliated station, KEYT-TV as a news anchor/reporter.
Rajaee began her TV career at CNN in Los Angeles, where she worked behind the scenes. Shen then worked her way to That is where she launched her career and she is so grateful to the CNN family. Rajaee has also served at PBC Television as an Entertainment Reporter and Host.
Throughout her career, she has been having exclusive interviews, but her most memorable one is the interview with Oprah. The most unforgettable story she has ever done was the story of the controversial police shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento. This story took her nearly 2 years to cover and it drew national attention. During her leisure, she likes trying new restaurants in the area, or attending concerts and live music festivals.
Shirin Rajaee FOX 5 DC
Rajaee is currently working at FOX 5 DC where she works alongside other famous FOX 5 DC anchors and reporters including;
- Jim Lokay
- Marina Marraco
- Wisdom Martin
- Marissa Mitchell
- Holly Morris
- Sue Palka
- Jeannette Reyes
- Maureen Umeh
- Tucker Barnes
- Steve Chenevey
- Jennifer Delgado
- Rob Desir
- Tom Fitzgerald
- Angie Goff
- Tisha Lewis
Shirin Rajaee Social Media Platforms
Rajaee is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 5800 followers on Twitter.