Mimi Fawaz Bio, Wiki
Mimi Fawaz, a Nigerian-Lebanese sports journalist and show host, serves as a sports presenter on “Focus on Africa,” a BBC news program aired on BBC World News, BBC Africa, and BBC Sports.
Her career spans roles at CNN, ESPN, and ITV Television networks. In January 2017, she co-hosted the 2016 GLO-CAF Awards alongside Nigerian actor Richard Mofe-Damijo.
Mimi Fawaz Age
Fawaz was born in Lebanon but she has not yet disclosed her date of birth. We will be sure to update you once this information is available to us.
Mimi Fawaz Height
Her actual height has not yet been revealed, but it will be updated as soon as her body measurements are released to the public.
Mimi Fawaz Family
Fawaz was born in Lebanon to a Nigerian mother, originally from Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria, and a Lebanese father. However, she did not spend her childhood in Lebanon but instead grew up in Nigeria.
Mimi Fawaz Husband
Fawaz is a very private person when it comes to her personal life details mostly her romantic life. Thus details about her romantic relationship status are not known to the public. We will be sure to update you once this information is available to us.
Mimi Fawaz Education
She holds a master’s degree in journalism from City University of London. Fawaz is proficient in both English and French. She has been actively involved in charitable endeavors, including providing financial assistance to SOS Children’s Villages for establishing orphanages and other initiatives in various African nations.
Mimi Fawaz Career
Fawaz embarked on her career as a journalism intern at CNN before progressing to roles at ITN, ITV London, and ITV News London. During her tenure, she conducted an interview with Sarah, Duchess of York. At ITV News, she played a pivotal role in producing their coverage of the 2008 Champions League final, held in Moscow, Russia, between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Fawaz took on the roles of host, producer, and presenter on the flagship show “Sports 360” at the London-based Pan-African TV channel, Vox Africa TV. She was also responsible for Vox Africa’s VoxLive and served as a news anchor on VoxNews.
In 2013, while working at Vox Africa, Fawaz curated documentaries focused on Nelson Mandela’s legacy, specifically titled “Mandela: A Reflection on Robben Island,” which granted her the opportunity to visit the historic Robben Island. This documentary was broadcast on Vox Africa in May 2013.
Fawaz assumed the role of a contributor on CNN, with a specialization in African football. She covered the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013 and 2015, held in South Africa and Equatorial Guinea, respectively. In April 2015, she moderated the LSE Africa Summit at the London School of Economics, where Nigerian Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was a guest speaker.
On January 5, 2017, she co-hosted the GLO-CAF Awards alongside Nigerian actor Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD). In May 2017, she provided coverage of the 67th FIFA congress in Manama, Bahrain, and the following month, in June 2017, she reported on the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia for Kwese Sports.
Throughout her career, Fawaz conducted interviews with numerous prominent African figures, including the former President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, Namadi Sambo, the former Nigerian Vice-President, Nigerian music duo P-Square, and former African football players Kanu Nwankwo and Didier Drogba.
Fawaz also freelanced for ESPN, covering prestigious events like the Wimbledon Championship and the US Open.
On August 17, 2021, Fawaz had the honor of hosting the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations final draw alongside Cameroon TV and radio personality Leonard Chatelain at the Yaounde Conference Centre in Cameroon.
Mimi Fawaz Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Mimi Fawaz Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.