This article will answer every question you have about Arshad Sharif. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Sharif do for a living?
- Who are Sharif’s parents and siblings?
- What are Sharif’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Sharif married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
- Does Sharif have any children?
- Where is Sharif now?
- How tall is Sharif?
- How much money does Sharif earn?
- What is Sharif’s net worth?
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Who is Arshad Sharif?
Arshad Sharif was a Pakistani well-known journalist, writer, and television news anchor. He specialized in investigative journalism and covered many political events in the country for national and international news organizations including the United Kingdom.
Because of his contributions to journalism, he was awarded the Pride of Performance on March 23, 2019, by the President of Pakistan, Arif Alvi. He was the host of the program Power Play on ARY News. And he served on AAJ News as News Director. Before joining AAJ, he was leading the news team of Dunya News as Director of News and was the host of the program Kyun.
How Old Is Arshad Sharif?
He was 49 years a the time of his death on October 23, 2022. He was shot and killed in Nairobi by local police. Having been born on February 22, 1973, in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Sharif shared his birthdate with celebrities such as; George Washington, Jacob Day, Baby Kaely, Alexa Rivera Villegas, Slayyy Hailey, and many more.
Arshad Sharif’s Family
Who are Arshad Sharif’s Parents?
He was born to Muhammad Sharif (his Father, who died of a heart attack in May 2011). However, his mother’s name and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Arshad Sharif have Siblings?
He had a younger brother by the name of Major Ashraf Sharif. But his brother was killed when his car veered off the road on his way to attend the funeral of their father in May 2011.
Arshad Sharif Education
He received his education at Government Gordon College (BA in Journalism), Quaid-i-Azam University (MPA), and Ulster University (MA in Media Studies).
Arshad Sharif’s Marital Status
He was married to the love of his life, Javeria Siddique. They were married until Sharif’s death in October 2022.
Arshad Sharif Kids
He and his wife Javeria had five kids. However, information regarding his kids’ names and whereabouts is not mentioned on the internet.
Arshad Sharif Journalistic Career
His first job was with a weekly publication, Pulse. In 2011, he worked as a Bureau Chief of Dawn News. Also, he headed AAJ News and Dunya TV a ‘Director News’. In 1999, he served as a columnist, reporter, and managing editor. That same year, he joined The News and Daily Dawn in 2001. He covered conflicts in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with a specialization in defense and foreign affairs.
He reported for leading Pakistani news organizations from London, Paris, Strasbourg, and Kiel. In 2012, he was the winner of the Agahi Award. With him as an anchor and Adeel Raja as producer, they won the 2016 Investigative Journalist of the Year Award for the program Powerplay. In 2018, he won the Current Affairs Anchor of the Year Award. In 2014, he started his program Power Play on ARY News. The program focused on giving viewers new information rather than having discussions.
Arshad Sharif Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 8inches (1.73m) and a weight of 62kg (136lbs).
Arshad Sharif’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but had a net worth of $62 million.