Rudi Bakhtiar is the producer of the International News Agency Reuters. Renowned mainly for anchoring CNN Headline News Tonight, Rudi as a Journalist has experience of over decades in the News outlet field. Anyone would love to be the attractive and intelligent Rudi Bakhtiar’s husband.
Rudi now in her fifties is still single. Though she was known to be in a relationship, Rudi Bakhtiar’s marriage is yet to occur.
Well, Rudi is an unmarried woman and does not have a husband yet. But, surely it does not mean that she is a lesbian.
Rudi was once in an unsanctioned relationship with Headline News sports reporter Steve Overmyer in 2003.
Rudi Bakhtiar was in a relationship with boyfriend Sports Reporter Steve Overmyer.
According to Newsgroup Archive, single Rudi was having an affair with Steve who was then a married man. Steve was married to news anchor Tracye Hutchins.
Tracye soon called off and broke their marriage. It can be speculated that Rudi was one of the possible cause of their separation. Tracye might have known about her husband’s extramarital affair with Rudi.
Furthermore, Rudi and Steve couldn’t continue their secret relationship and broke up soon.
Rudi Bakhtiar was doing pretty well until she was involved in a controversial sexual allegation which fired her from Fox News. The incident took place around 2006 Thanksgiving when Brain Wilson made unwanted sexual advances towards her.
Wilson who wanted to have friends with benefits relationship with her denied the harassing. He had also left the Fox Network in 2010.
Bakhtiar had then explained to him saying she’s engaged and is in love with her Fiance. Her statement regarding getting engaged isn’t confirmed yet. It wasn’t sure if her statement was linked to her boyfriend Steve or she just made it up to avoid the advances Wilson was making.
Later, Fox News agreed to pay Bakhtiar the $670,000 remaining on her contract.
Then, Rudi had tried her best to keep her personal life, especially the possible dating and marriage rumor in shadows.
Rudi is possibly enjoying her single life and living an elegant life without marriage. She is best seen with her co-workers and friends everywhere. Rudi has pictures with many handsome men but has a friendly relationship with them.
Rudi Bakhtiar marriage is a questionable as she has extensively spoken on the benefits of being single. According to a study of the University of London. Women who are single tend to stay happier and enjoy better mental health compared to the married ones.
She admits on the show that she’s single and happy.
Born in California, Rudi had moved to Iran at the age of five and lived there until 17 and briefly returned to the United States. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of California in Los Angeles.
Rudi joined CNN in 1996 and help multiple positions in her 10 years of tenure at the news network. She has co-hosted the CNN’s Emmy winning CNN Newsroom and worked as a correspondent for Anderson Cooper 360°.
Bakhtiar has reported from numerous countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East including Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Africa, Iran, Israel, and Palestine.
Rudi Bakhtiar also anchored the CNN’s Headline News coverage of the September 11 attacks. Rudi joined Fox News as a general correspondent in January 2006, reporting major news stories such as Ahmadinejad-al-Maliki summit in Tehran and the trail and execution of Saddam Hussein in 2006.
She is a producer of News Agency Reuters News who has over a decade of experience working for international news outlets including CNN, Voice of America. In the year 2004, she was inducted into the Hair Fan’s Hall of Fame.
Rudi Bakhtiar net worth is $300,000 as of 2017. Presently she is an international human rights activist and Director of Communications for Iran’s International Campaign for Human Rights.
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