Who Is Paula Throckmorton? Wiki, Family, Biography, Quick Facts

Most people know Fareed Zakaria and how successful his career is, but what do we know about his wife Paula Throckmorton who has got his back through thick and thin. Let’s meet the woman who has not only been his partner but also the mother of his kids.

Who Is Paula Throckmorton? Biography

Paula Throckmorton’s identity would not be complete if we do not mention the fact that she is married to famous journalist Fareed Zakaria. Irrespective of the fact that she is best known for being the wife of the famous journalist and author, she also has a successful career. The American is a known writer and a meditation teacher. She also designs jewellery.

When you are a celebrity or wife to one, it is a little difficult to keep your life away from the public. This is because people always want to know what you are doing with your time – where you live, and more. But just like many authors, Paula Throckmorton has figured a way around it. She doesn’t share anything on social media and since she doesn’t share much about herself, there isn’t much information on her. Not about her childhood or early life, and parents identity. Nothing is also known about her early education. Regardless, she graduated from prestigious Havard University with an MBA.

She was born in the United States of America on 9 July 1964. She holds American nationality and is of White descent.

Just like Sara Murray, she published her first novel and started her journey as a writer in the Wall Street Journal and Slate. She was the publisher of photography journal and sourcebook “Black Book”. She is also a meditation teacher who began her meditation at the age of 19 and shares the knowledge she possesses with many groups including those undergoing chemotherapy, the young students in the grammar college as well as major executives on corporate retreats.


Relationship status and history of celebrities are often the basic interest of the media but Paula Throckmorton marriage or private affairs aren’t for the public.

The few things that we know is that Paula Throckmorton is currently married to famous journalist and author named Fareed Zakaria. Fareed is CNN GPS host and the Washington Post’s Weekly column writer. The America-Indian Journalist is one of the most successful people to have broadcasted, thanks to his numerous works. They tied the knot in the year 1997 after falling for each other in a blind date set by their mutual friend. The lovers are blessed with three beautiful children named Sofia Zakaria (daughter), Lila Zakaria (daughter), and Omar Zakaria (son).

Like most couples, they have had their fair share of ups and downs in the relationship as things began to fall apart in their marriage for an unknown reason. Fortunately, they sorted things out and overcame before they approached the final stage of their divorce. As of now, they have gotten over the past and now have a smooth running relationship with no signs of complication or conflict.

 Quick Facts

1. Before her graduation, Paula Throckmorton started making jewellery and now that she mastered the process, she earns good money from both her writing and jewellery making business.

2. Her time at Wall Street Journal and Slate elapsed after she got married to the love of her life as she was entirely devoted towards her family. She has now returned to writing after having her kids.

3. Paula Throckmorton has always maintained an admirable image. Even when the tides seemed high and rough, she maintained her coolness.

4. When their marriage was experiencing tough times, a lot of people rumoured that the fight started due to Fareed’s shirtless picture that went viral all over the internet. Others claimed it was due to his lack of attention to family life, because of his career problems (which started after he was caught plagiarising). Nobody was certain of what went wrong but luckily, they sorted out whatever issue they had and the rumours have now died.

5. When it comes to physical appearance, Paula Throckmorton has an athletic and toned body structure. She stands at the decent height of 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm), weighing just 57 kg or 125 lbs. Her bra size is 34B and shoe size is 10US. Also, she has beautiful light brown hair and brown eyes.

6. Paula Throckmorton is not very active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. That is how much she doesn’t want people to know about her.

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