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Diane Rehm

Diane Rehm is a Lebanese Egyptian American journalist who previously hosted the Diane Rehm Show. Which touched on topics such as politics and current events; she interviewed many newsmakers, politicians, writers and more.

She was born on September 21, 1936, in Washington, D.C., and she is of Arabic descent. Her parents emigrated from Lebanon and Egypt. Diane has had a momentous career. She hosted her show from 1984-2016. After she left her show she continued her online presence through a weekly podcast. Her net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Though Diane never attended college, she started her career as a secretary at the Department of Highways. Where she later met her husband who encouraged her to learn more about history, literature and science.

Throughout her career, Diane has received a wide array of awards. She was ACCESS’s 2013 Arab-American of the Year. As well as the National Humanities Medal, the Peabody Award, as well as many more honoring her achievements as an Arab-American woman and her advancements in press.


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