Vinita Chandra Nair Wiki Biography

Vinita Chandra Nair was born on 8th September 1981, in Evanston, Illinois USA, of part-Indian descent, and is a journalist and news anchor, probably best known as one of the hosts of “This Morning Saturday” aired on CBS. Nair has been active in the broader entertainment industry since 2000.

How much is the net worth of Vinita Nair? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of her wealth is as much as $3 million, as of the data presented at the end of 2017. Journalism is the major source of Nair’s modest fortune. Reportedly, she earns around $800,000 annually, so her net worth seems very likely to rise.

Vinita Nair Net Worth $3 Million

To begin with, the girl grew up in Colleyville, Texas. After studying journalism at Northwestern University located in her hometown Evanston, Nair pursued her career; initially, she was a journalist at the Today’s Chicago Woman Journal, and then a speaker for Talk Radio News in the US capital Washington, D.C. – her net worth was already well established.

Her television career began at WGEM-TV, a local transmitter in Quincy, Illinois, which was associated with the national network NBC, and where Nair worked as a general reporter. Later, she worked for WYCC-TV in Chicago, and then the Evanston Community Cable Channel in Evanston, before moving to Lincoln, Nebraska, where she worked for KOLN / KGIN-TV, for the first time as news reader, in the morning and the afternoon broadcasts.

Vinita Nair then went to work at KWGN-TV in Denver, in the middle of 2004; at the end of 2007, Nair got her major breakthrough, when she was assigned a job at the ABC American nationwide news agency, as news anchor of “ABC News” on the digital variants of the broadcaster. In 2008, she appeared on ABC as news anchor of “World News Now” and “America This Morning”, in both programs linked to co-presenter Jeremy Hubbard, and later to Rob Nelson. At the beginning of 2011, Nair took care of ABC’s breaking news, after which she had a hard time reading at MSNBC / New York, in the programs “Early Today” and “First Look” respectively, which were both broadcast in the early morning.

After giving birth to her son in 2012, she found a new job with CBS, as a news reporter in the program “This Morning: Saturday”, which she presented with Anthony Mason. In addition, she worked as a correspondent for the CBS program “Newspath”, and a substitute anchor for “Up to the Minute” from 2013 to 2016. In 2017, she was a guest anchor for “News 8 Daybreak”, “America This Morning” and “World News Now” broadcast on WFAA, the affiliate of ABC.

To conclude, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the overall size of Vinita Nair net worth and popularity.

Finally, in the personal life of the journalist, Nair has been married to Osman Nawaz since 2009. As it was previously mentioned they have a son, and the family resides in New York City.


Net Worth $3 Million
Date Of Birth September 8, 1981
Place Of Birth Evanston, Illinois USA
Profession Television journalist, news anchor, former co-host of CBS This Morning Saturday, speaker for Talk Radio News
Education Northwestern University, Evanston, Medill School of Journalism
Nationality American
Spouse Osman Elahi Nawaz (m. 2009)
Awards James Beard Award for Television Segment
Movies “One Life to Live” (2011)
TV Shows Up to the Minute, CBS This Morning (2014), World News Now (2010), Big Morning Buzz Live (2012), CBS This Morning: Saturday (2012), “ABC News”, “America This Morning” (2017)


Title Year Status Character
One Life to Live 2011 TV Series Dr. Nair


Title Year Status Character
CBS This Morning 2013-2016 TV Series Herself – Co-Hostess / Herself – Guest Co-Hostess / Herself – Correspondent / …
CBS Weekend Edition 2015 TV Series Herself – Correspondent
CBS This Morning: Saturday 2013-2015 TV Series Herself – Interim Co-Anchor / Herself – Co-Anchor / Herself / …
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley 2014 TV Series Herself – Correspondent
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Herself – Panelist
World News Now 2008-2010 TV Series Herself – Co-Anchor / Herself – Substitute Co-Anchor