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Cyril Vanier

Cyril Vanier Biography

Cyril Vanier is a media personality serving as the Principal Presenter at Al Jazeera English. He joined Al Jazeera English in September 2022. Previously, he was an anchor for CNN International based in Paris.

Cyril Vanier Age

Born in 1983 in the United States of America, Cyril is 39 years old as of 2022.

Cyril Vanier Height and weight

He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 65kgs.

Cyril Vanier Nationality

Vanier is a dual national of France and St Kitts & Nevis.

Cyril Vanier Education

After completing his high school education Cyril joined the University of Warwick in England in 1998. In 2002, he graduated from the University with a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Business. He also received an M.A. in Political Science and Journalism from the Institute of Political Science in Paris in 2004 and 2005 respectively.

Cyril Vanier Parents

Little is known about his early childhood. He is the son of Christopher Ralph Vanier and the grandchild of Eugene Vanier. His dad was a Leeward Islands Scholarship winner in 1959. He was also an author. He authored the book; Caribbean Chemistry-Tales from St. Kitts which highlights his St. Kitts childhood in the 1940 and 1950s.

Vanier’s grandfather was a devoted air force pilot. He died during the second world war. His death was declared after he was reported missing in the Mediterranean sea in one of the RCAF air operations from Egypt.

Cyril Vanier Wife

Cyril is married to Linda Vanier. The couple has managed to keep their marital life away from the limelight hence, there is no information about when and where they got married.

Cyril Vanier Kids

When it comes to his personal life, Cyril is very private. Therefore he has not revealed whether he has kids or not.

Cyril Vanier Al Jazeera English

Vanier is a Principal Presenter at Al Jazeera English. He joined Al Jazeera English in September 2022 after leaving CNN back in March 2022. However, his reasons for leaving CNN are still undisclosed.

Before landing his current job at Al Jazeera English, Vanier was an anchor for CNN International based in Paris. Since joining CNN in 2016, he had anchored a number of major breaking news events for CNN International and CNN/US including the Russia investigation; airstrikes in Syria; the terror attack in Trèbes, France; multiple missile tests in North Korea; and the death of Fidel Castro. He had also reported on location for many stories including from the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma; Paris for the election of President Emmanuel Macron and President Trump’s visit for Bastille Day; London for the Queen’s speech; Haiti covering the Oxfam prostitution scandal; and Washington, D.C. for Macron’s state visit to the White House.


Prior to joining CNN, Vanier spent 10 years at France 24, where he served as executive producer, anchor, and international correspondent. While there, he reported on major international stories from the terror attacks in Europe and Africa to conflicts in the Middle East. Vanier also wrote and presented France 24’s flagship shows; The News, The F24 Interview, and The Debate.

Other key events that Vanier reported on include the U.S. presidential campaigns and elections in 2008 and 2012, the 2012 French presidential election, Arab uprisings in 2011, the War in Afghanistan, and the war crimes trial of Radovan Karadzic at The Hague. Vanier’s coverage of the Libyan uprising was nominated for several awards including the Albert Londres award, Bayeux War Correspondents Award, and the FIGRA award in 2011.

Before joining France 24 in 2006, Vanier wrote and voiced stories for Reuter’s weekly TV show, Africa Journal, and briefly worked as a producer for CNN’s Paris-based correspondent Jim Bittermann.

Cyril Vanier Salary

He earns an average salary ranging between $40,000 to $110,000 per year.

Cyril Vanier Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million to $5 million.

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