Who is Ian O. Cameron?
Ian is a Canadian television producer and journalist, who has worked with ABC News, however, he’s probably best known to the world as the husband of American diplomat Susan Rice, who now serves as Director of the US Domestic Policy Council.
Ian O. Cameron Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Ian Officer Cameron was born on 11 June 1961 under the Gemini zodiac sign, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He’s a son and one of four children of Newton Cameron and his wife Marjorie; he grew up in his hometown with his siblings, brothers Donnell and Brian, and sister Laura Cameron. It’s not known which high school he attended, but after matriculating, Ian moved to the US where he enrolled at Stanford University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication.
Ian furthered his studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, from which he obtained a masters’ degree in International Relations.
Career and Award Nominations
Ian started his career in Toronto, Canada as a management consultant at a consultancy firm. He held the position for a while, but his aspirations were rather higher, and he landed a job as a TV producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, also in Toronto. However, once he married Susan, Ian moved to the US, where he found employment with ABC News. Since then, he’s worked as a producer for “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” (2006), and “This Week” (2010).
Moreover, he was the executive producer of the show “This Week With George Stephanopoulos” (2018). Thanks to his successful work, Ian received Emmy Award nominations for his work in 2007 and 2011 in the category for Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis.
Personal Life and Popularity Through Marriage
The couple met while studying together at Stanford University, and married on 12 September 1992 at the St. Albans School chapel. Since then, the couple has welcomed two children, Maris and Jake Rice-Cameron. As Susan first took office in 1997 under Bill Clinton and served as 12th Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, they both became more popular, and often a topic of the tabloids.
However, they have remained away from any personal controversy, and their popularity stems only from their successful careers.
As of early 2022, Ian O. Cameron’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2 million, earned through his successful career as a journalist and ABC News producer.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent executive producer has short black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), weighs approximately 154lbs (70kgs), and while his vital statistics are unknown, he has an average figure.
Ian O. Cameron’s Wife, Susan Rice Biography
Susan Elizabeth Rice was born on 17 November 1964, in Washington, D.C. USA.
She is the daughter of Emmett J. Rice, a Cornell University economics professor, and the second black governor of the Federal Reserve System, and his wife Lois Rice, an education policy scholar. Of Jamaican ancestry, her parents divorced when she was ten years old and her mother later married Alfred Bradley Fitt. Susan went to National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., a private girls’ day school, and after matriculating, enrolled at Stanford University, from which she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Susan furthered her studies by attending New College, Oxford England on a Rhodes Scholarship, from which she earned Master of Philosophy degree and Doctor of Philosophy PhD, both in International Relations.
She first worked as an international management consultant for McKinsey & Co from 1990 to 1992, after which she joined the Clinton administration. From 1993 to 1997, she served in various capacities, including as the director for international organizations and peacekeeping from 1993 to 1995, then as special assistant to the president and senior director for African affairs from 1995 to 1997, and also as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1997 to 2001. During her early office years, Susan visited Rwanda, which had a major impact on her career and herself as well, since during her visit a genocide was raging.
The aftermath made her think over her policy toward international affairs. Following the demise of Clinton’s administration, Susan turned to a business career, but returned to politics when Barack Obama was elected president, and was appointed the 27th US Ambassador to the United Nations – the first Africa-American woman to assume the position – serving from 26 January 2009 until 30 June 2013. She was Obama’s national security adviser, and played a big part in the battle against ISIS and in the Syrian wars.
Moreover, she had her say in the Civil War in Libya, as she advised the National Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya, and stop the bombing as she opted for protection of civilians of Libya, but put pressure on the rule of Gaddafi. Since the Democrats have reinstated their rule in the USA, Rice has been named the 22nd Director of the Domestic Policy Council, assuming office on 20 January 2021. To speak further of her accomplishments, Susan is a distinguished visiting research fellow at American University’s School of International Service, and a non-resident senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Moreover, Susan is a writer for The New York Times. and serves on the board of Netflix. According to sources, Susan Rice’s net worth has been estimated to be around $40 million, as of early 2022, earned largely through her successful career in politics, but also a business career as she was the managing director and principal at Intellibridge, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, and many other successful accomplishments during her career.