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Eleni Giokos

Eleni Giokos Biography

Eleni Giokos is a media personality serving as a CNN correspondent based in the network’s Johannesburg bureau. She joined the network in September 2015. Previously, she was a senior anchor at Bloomberg TV Africa.

Eleni Giokos Age

She was born in 1982 in Greece.

Eleni Giokos Height

She is 5 feet 4 inches tall.

Eleni Giokos Education

Giokos received Honors degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Witwatersrand in 2013. She was also made an International Monetary Fund Fellow in 2014.

Eleni Giokos Parents

Giokos was born in Greece and raised in South Africa. She has managed to keep her parents identity out of the limelight.

Eleni Giokos Sisters

She has two sisters, Heidi Giokos and Anthi Giokos. Heidi, Eleni’s younger sister is a financial broadcaster for eNCA. She was a 2019 Nat Nakasa award nominee. Heidi tested positive of corona in July 2, 2020.

“I’ve tested positive for Covid-19. I’ve only had mild symptoms but I’m OK and I know I will overcome this. My priority remains to keep my family safe,” Heidi Giokos revealed on Thursday.

“I wanted to speak out because for some reason there’s a stigma and despite my constant efforts to wash hands, sanitize everything, wear a mask, I realize that many of us are exposed to people, will take on that risk,” she says.

Eleni Giokos Husband

Eleni got married to George Chatzicharala in July 30, 2015 in Athens at a traditional Greek Church. They first met in Plaka, Lemons after which they started dating. Anthi, her sister shared the news about her wedding on her social media page.


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Eleni Giokos Kid

She has a daughter, Cleo born in August 8, 2017.


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Eleni Giokos CNN

Giokos is a CNN correspondent based in the network’s Johannesburg bureau. She joined the network in September 2015. She has interviewed heads of state including former South African President, Jacob Zuma and former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan. Her list of business and economic interviews includes the likes of International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva; ECB president, Christine Lagarde; and Virgin founder, Richard Branson; as well as a ‘who’s who?’ of Africa’s most prominent business leaders, including Aliko Dangote, Tony Elumelu, Patrice Motsepe, and the late Bob Collymore.

At CNN she has reported on the ground across Africa, from Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and Zimbabwe, to Rwanda, Senegal, Ghana, Lesotho and more. She has highlighted the growing links between Africa and Asia, reporting from South Korea and Kazakhstan, traveled to the United States to report from Washington DC, and anchored shows from the network’s London, New York and Atlanta hubs.

Giokos began her career at CNBC Africa in 2005, before joining 24-hour news channel, eNCA, as an anchor and correspondent. There she covered business stories as well as breaking news including the killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Oscar Pistorius and the Westgate Mall attack.

She has reported from key global events such as the World Economic Forum in Davos and the United Nations General Assembly, and chaired debates at Davos, WEF Africa, the IMF, African Finance Corporation and the Africa CEO Forum.

Giokos hosted the NBA’s pioneering visit to Johannesburg in 2017, and has interviewed NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, Toronto Raptors President, Masai Ujiri, as well as basketball legends, Bismack Biyombo and Dikembe Mutombo. Elsewhere, she has contributed regularly to South Africa’s Mail and Guardian newspaper, worked as a motivational speaker at public schools, and trained aspiring journalism students.

Eleni Giokos Salary

Giokos earns a salary ranging between $42,335 to $148,566 per year

Eleni Giokos Net Worth

Eleni’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million.

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