Quick Facts of Vinita Nair

  • Full NameVinita Nair
  • Net Worth$3 Million
  • Marital Status Married
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • SpouseOsman Elahi
  • ChildrenTahir

Vinita Nair is an American TV journalist born on September 8, 1981, in Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A. There may not be many Indian-American journalists in the American network, nonetheless, Vinita Nair is one of them. She has achieved a lot in her career because of her passion for her work.

She isn’t around, after she was replaced by Alex Wagner in the Morning Weekend Show, where is she now? What is she currently doing? Apart from all this, is it true that she is getting divorced? Well, don’t worry we have all the answers to your questions. So, scroll down the article to find out everything about Vinita Nair.

Who is Vinita Nair? Biography

Vinita Nair is an Indian-American journalist who reported major topics like Jon Banet Ramsey Under Investigation, The School Shooting at Bailey, Colorado, and the Paris Terror Attacks. She belongs to American nationality and holds Indian ethnicity. Further, she graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a degree in journalism.

Know About Vinita’s Career and Net Worth

Vinita started her journalism career as the writer for Today’s Chicago Woman magazine and also worked as a reporter for Talk Radio News in Washington DC. However, her career started when she worked as a general assistant reporter in 2000 WGEM-TV. In addition, she also worked on several TV stations including Chicago’s PBS station, WYCC-TV, and Illinois PEG cable TV, and Evanston Community Cable Channel.

Vinita Nair.
American Journalist Vinita Nair

So far in her career, Vinita anchored the daily morning and afternoon newscasts as well as reported for KOLN/KGIN-TV in Lincoln, Nebraska. Moreover, from July 2004, she was an anchor at KWGN-TV, the CW (CBS and Warner Bros television network) affiliate in Denver where she also led the evening reports.

Vinita on 2011, she also worked as a newsreader on Martin Bashir at MSNBS then she anchored the early morning news on NBC and First Look on MSNBC. Later from 2013 – 2019, she co-anchored the CBS This Morning Saturday with Anthony Mason. Besides that, she was the substitute anchor for the overnight television program, Up to The Night.

Alike CBS reporter Todd McDermott, Vinita’s net worth is estimated to $3 million as of 2019 which she earns from her journalism career.

What Happened To Vinita Nair? Where is She Now?

The morning show aired a new episode on November 19, 2011, but did not feature Vinita Nair. So, where did she go? Instead of her, Alex Wagner was replaced in her place. Why was she replaced?

Vinita wasn’t fired but she walk out of the network after her contract with the cable network expired. After her replacement, she was seen guest starring on Dallas based ABC affiliate WFAA on News 8 Daybreak alongside Ron Coming.

The purpose of the anchoring was the selection for the Alexa Conomos’ successor in Dallas-based TEGNA8’s weekday edition. However, the post went in the favor of Kara Sewell who joined the network on January 4, 2018.

Vinita Nair later hired as a special assignments reporter on extended projects for KXAS, NBC station in Dallas. Furthermore, she joined the network’s staffers on January 29, 2018.

Who is Her Husband? Is She Getting A Divorced?

Vinita Nair is married to Osman Elahi who is also a journalist since October 10, 2009. The duo was happily married with a traditional Indian style. However, it is obvious that the journalist maintains a low key profile in the eyes of the media. But is it true that the couple is getting divorced? Well, to clear all your confusions and to blow all the rumor away in the air, it is not true. The rumor is just a rumor as of now.

Vinita Nair and Osman Elahi. Image Source – Articlebio.

Vinita and Osman are extremely happy with others and she gave birth to their first child on January 12, 2012. The duo named their son Tahir, which mean purity in Muslim. Furthermore, there is no sign of the pair to separate their ways until now.


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