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Anna Hakobyan Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Profession: Journalist
Age: 42 Years
Husband: Nikol Pashinyan

Armenian PM's wife Anna Hakobyan

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Real Name/Full NameAnna Vachiki Hakobyan [1]Sing Tao
ProfessionJournalist
Famous ForBeing the wife of the 16th Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourTurquoise
Hair ColourDark Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 February 1978 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2020)42 Years
BirthplaceYerevan, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR (now the Republic of Armenia)
Zodiac signAquarius
SignatureAnna Hakobyan
Nationality Armenian
HometownYerevan, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR (now the Republic of Armenia)
College/University• The University of Yerevan (1997)
• American University of Armenia (2001)
Educational QualificationBachelor of Journalism [2]armedia.am
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
HusbandNikol Pashinyan
Anna Hakobyan and Nikol Pashinyan
ChildrenSon- Ashot Pashinyan (born in 2000)
Daughter- Mariam, Shushan & Apri
Anna Vachiki Hakobyan with her husband Nikol Pashinyan and children

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's wife Anna Hakobyan

 

Some Lesser Known Fact About Anna Hakobyan

  • Born and raised in Armenia’s Yerevan, Anna Hakobyan is the editor-in-chief of the largest circulated Armenian Newspaper, Haykakan Zhamanak” (The Armenian Times). Most importantly, she is the spouse of the 16th PM of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. She became popular after she took part in the 2018 Armenian Revolution (commonly known as Velvet Revolution) which was headed by Nikol Pashinyan, who was then a member of the Armenian Parliament.
  • Anna Hakobyan grew up with an aspiration of making a career in journalism, therefore, she graduated from the Department of Journalism at Yerevan State University, where she first met her future husband, Nikol Pashinyan.

    An old picture of Anna Hakobyan and Nikol Pashinyan in their youth days

    An old picture of Anna Hakobyan and Nikol Pashinyan in their youth days

  • She started her career as a journalist at “Haykakan Zhamanak” (The Armenian Times) in 2003, where Nikol Pashinyan was already the editor-in-chief.
  • After Nikol Pashiniyan was imprisoned in the wake in the 2008 Armenian protests owing to political reasons in 2008, Anna was temporarily positioned as the editor-in-chief of The Armenian Times. She went through a hard time until Nikole was released from prison in May 2011.

    A picture of Anna Hakobyan with her daughters at their apartment from the time when Nikol Pashinyan was in prison

    A picture of Anna Hakobyan with her daughters at their apartment from the time when Nikol Pashinyan was in prison

  • In 2013, she permanently took over the position of the editor-in-chief of The Armenian Times. This was after Nikol was elected as the member of the Armenian parliament in 2012.
  • She actively took part in the 2018 Armenian Revolution protests, which resulted in pushing previous PM Serzh Sargsyan out of power and the election of Nikol Pashinyan as the new Prime Minister of Armenia.
  • After Nikole assumed the office as the PM of Armenia, she established two charitable foundations, namely My Step” foundation and “City of Smile” foundation. “My Step” foundation works towards improving Armenia in five major areas, i.e., social, educational, health, cultural and environmental. Apart from that, “City of Smile” foundation was started to assist and provide professional support service to children and young people on their journey to conquer cancer.

    Anna Hakobyan interacting with cancer-ridden children in an Armenian hospital

    Anna Hakobyan interacting with cancer-ridden children in an Armenian hospital

  • Considering the tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan, she started “Women For Peace” campaign. This campaign is aimed at promoting peace and also to call out for a peaceful resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh region conflict between both the countries.
  • Amid the violent conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia in October 2020, she took to her social media account to announce her participation in the combat training before she joins the Armenian armed forces on the Karabakh border.

    Armenian Prime Minister's wife Anna Hakobyan shooting a gun during a military training session

    Armenian Prime Minister’s wife Anna Hakobyan shooting a gun during a military training session

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