Quick Facts of Rukmini Maria Callimachi

  • Full NameRukmini Maria Callimachi
  • Date of Birth1973 /06 /25
  • NicknameRukmini
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceBucharest, Romania
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • NationalityRomanian-American
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBrown
  • SpouseMikhael Lafarge
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter

Rukmini Callimachi has received good fame from her career as a journalist.  She is a Romanian-American news reporter who works for The New York Times where she specializes in covering ISIS. Her successful profession earned her a staggering net worth and a handsome income.

The talented reporter moved on from her career in journalism and moved to other roles. In addition, she became the recipient of several awards from her involvement in the journalism field. She furthermore is using her experience and stardom for the greater benefit.

About Rukmini Callimachi

Rukmini Callimachiwas born as Rukmini Maria Callimachi on 25 June 1973 in Bucharest, Romania. She is Romanian-American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Moreover, she left Romania during the communist regime with her mom and grandmother, to settle in Switzerland and then the United States of America.

While in the United States, she attended The Oak Grove School and The Thacher School in Ojai, California. Rukmini graduated from Dartmouth College and earned a master’s in Linguistics from Exeter College of the University of Oxford. In the same way, she co-led the Royal Geographical Society’s expedition to Tibet in 2000.

How rich Rukmini?

Rukmini Callimachi, 47, has earned a huge fortune from her successful career as a journalist. However, the exact figure of her net worth and salary is still under review. Furthermore, she has been working in the journalism field for a long time now and from there she has gained huge fame and money. As of 2020, she has a net worth of around $1 million. She collected such fortunes from her long professional career as a reporter.

Currently, she serves for The New York Times and her coverage continues to concentrate on Islamic extremism, as part of a collective entry, which helped the Times win a Pulitzer Finalist accolade in 2016. In 2016, as she won the inaugural International Center for Journalists’ Integrity in Journalism Award, Callimachi’s work in investigative journalism was further recognized for her “exceptional contribution to exposing crimes against humanity”. So far, she has gathered a good sum from her flourishing career. James Ben and Maggie Haberman also works as a reporter for The New York Times.

What’s Rukmini’s Relationship Status?

At the age of 47, The New York Times reporter already found the love of her life. Callimachi walked down the aisle to marry her love, Mikhael Lafarge. Moreover, she found a perfect relationship with her partner, however, his proper identity is far from the media. The reporter tied her wedding know with Mikhael in a private ceremony hall, in front of their close friends and family.

Rukmini Callimachi with her husband, Photo Source: Twitter

Apart from her relationship, she is currently focused on a special project. She is utilizing her experience and stardom for the greater benefit. So far, she has kept her personal life quite a low key and there are no further details about her husband. As of now, the couple lives a delightful life without any signs of divorce and rumors of extramarital affairs.