Asha Rangappa Bio, Age, Family, Husband, FBI, Salary, Net Worth

Asha Rangappa

Asha Rangappa Biography

Asha Rangappa is an American, legal and national security analyst currently working at CNN. She’s also a senior lecturer at Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Previously she was an FBI agent.

Asha Rangappa Age

Rangappa was born on November 15, 1974 and she’s 48 years old as of 2022.

Asha Rangappa Height

She stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Asha Rangappa Education

At first, she graduated from Kecoughtan High School. Then from 1992 until 1996, she attended Princeton University where she graduated cum laude with an A.B and also a certificate in Latin American Studies. Just after finalizing a 136-page long senior thesis, known as “The Rule of Law” regarding reconciling, judicial institution-building and U.S. counternarcotics policy situated in Colombia, managed by John Dilulio. In 1996 she went to Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and graduated in 1997.

After that Rangappa moved to Bogotá, Colombia to study constitutional reform since she had a Fulbright scholarship. She attended Yale Law School and graduated with a JD in 2000. To sum up she also interned at the US Attorneys’ office in Baltimore.

Besides that, she has taught national security law and associated courses at the University of New Haven, Wesleyan University and also Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.

Asha Rangappa Family

Rangappa’s parents are Vinaya Rangappa and Jai Rangappa. Her parents are both from Karnataka, India however she’s a native of the U.S. Rangappa’s mother is a former accountant whereas her father was serving at the Virginia army base and he was also an anesthesiologist. Both of her parents wer immaigrants of U.S in 1970. Rangappa informed, “Elle” that her parents “came under a provision where the government was mainly searching for doctors,” under the 1965 Hart-Celler Act. In conclusion, while growing up she took part in beauty pageants.

Asha Rangappa Husband

In 2005, she got married to a fellow FBI however, the couple devorced. Besides that, Rangappa has posted a photo on her Instagram account saying “Day to evening…the water is amazing here! Scuba diving on the itinerary for today, stay tuned.”


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Asha Rangappa Children

Rangappa has one son called Paras Nikhil Dodd (born in 2006) and a daughter. She lives with her family in Hamden, Connecticut.

Asha Rangappa FBI

As a former FBI agent, following her graduation from Quantico Academy, she traveled to New York City to start her assignment as an FBI agent, focusing on counterintelligence investigations turning out to be among the first Indian Americans to be employed in this position. But Rangappa was in Quantico, Virginia where she started to train for this particular role in 2001.

Later in 2005, she resigned from the FBI to focus on her family. Moreover, Rangappa is part of the Connecticut Society of Former FBI Agents, the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and the board of managers for the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut

Afterward, she came back to serve as an associate dean of Yale Law School until 2017. Most recently, she has worked at Jackson Institute for Global Affairs as their director of admissions.

Above all, she started her career in law in October 2000 at the U.S court of appeals. She acted as a Law Clerk, Honorable Juan R. Torruella, First Circuit. Then in late 2002, she became a special agent for the Federal Beaurea of Appeals.

Asha Rangappa CNN

In June 2017, she started her career at CNN as the legal and national security analyst. Moreover, Rangappa was a commentator present at NPR, BBC and many more networks.

Asha Rangappa Nationality

Rangappa is a native of the United States.

Asha Rangappa Ethnicity

Rangappa is of Indian American ethnicity.

Asha Rangappa Salary

She earnsthe  an approximated salary of $10,000 – $100,000.

Asha Rangappa Net Worth

Her estimated net worth varies between $1 million – $5 million.

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