Shirin Rajaee Biography
Shirin Rajaee is an Iranian-American journalist currently working as the weekend news anchor and weeknight reporter at KOVR, the CBS affiliate in Sacramento, California. She joined FOX 5 in January 2020.
Shirin Rajaee Age
She was born on 17 January 1982 in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America. She is 39 years old.
Shirin Rajaee Height
Shirin Rajaee Family
Rajaee was born on January 17, 1982. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, she’s of Iranian descent. Her parents, Mike Rajaee and Heidi Ravai are both originally from Iran. Shirin’s father came to the U.S. to study at California State University, Los Angeles. Her mother graduated from the National University of Iran before moving to America.
Shirin’s brother, Sean Rajaee, is an orthopedic surgeon based in Los Angeles. The news anchor is fluent in Farsi and knows conversational Spanish. Shirin has often displayed her pride in her Persian heritage on social media.
Shirin Rajaee Husband
Shirin is in a romantic relationship with Joe Khali. Her boyfriend is a FOX40 journalist. There aren’t many details on how the couple started their love journey. However, through her Instagram posts, it’s safe to say that Shirin and her possible future husband started dating in July 2018.
Shirin Rajaee FOX 5 News
She joined FOX 5 in January 2020.
Her first step into a newsroom as a professional was in 2008 when she got a job at CNN. She was an associate producer and assignment editor and worked on Larry King Life, Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchel, and Showbiz Tonight. Around the same time, the young woman was an entertainment anchor at Calabasas-based PBC (Persian Broadcasting Company).
After four years at CNN, Rajaee came to the ABC News Santa Barbara station, KEYT News Channel 3. Since 2015, she has been a weekend and weeknight news anchor at Sacramento’s CBS13. The Emmy-nominated reporter has covered several major news stories in her career, including the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, 2014 Isla Vista massacre, Santa Barbara oil spill, and 2016 election.
Rajaee is active in the local community through various charities, such as the American Heart Association, Dream Foundation, Pars Equality Center, Teddy Bear Cancer Found, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and Iranian American Women Foundation.
Shirin Rajaee Net Worth
Her estimated net worth ranges between $500k – $1 million.