Mila Velshi Biography, Nationality, Family Life, Occupation and Spouse

Mila Velshi is the mother of Canadian famous journalist, Ali Velshi. Mila’s son, Ali is not only a journalist but also a senior economic as well as business correspondent for NBC News since 2016. Ali is also a co-anchor of Velshi & Ruhle on MSNBC.

Profile Summary

Full Name Mila Velshi
Gender Female
Nationality Canadian
Marital Status Married – Murad Velshi
Son Ali Velshi
Famous as Mother to Canadian Journalist

Early Life of Mila Velshi

Mila Velshi was born in Nairobi, Kenya, South Africa. However, Mila hasn’t talked much about her date of birth and parents. Therefore, we don’t have essential information available about her birth date and her family.

Mila Velshi Biography Nationality Family Life Occupation And Spouse
Mila Velshi and son, Ali Velshi


Mila Velshi prefers to stay out of the public eye even though she is a well-known figure as a celebrity mom and wife. Thus, she hasn’t told the public about her academics. We will update you once the information regarding her educational background is available.

Career Path of Mila Velshi

Since Mila hasn’t mentioned her personal information to the media and other social platforms, we don’t know what she does for a living. But we assume that as a spouse of a popular personality, she might have engaged in some kind of business that she doesn’t want to share with the public.

Who is Mila Velshi’s Husband?

Murad Velshi is Mila’s partner. He was a former politician and Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in Ontario, Canada. Moreover, he also illustrated the riding of Don Mills in Toronto.

Murad was raised in Pretoria, South Africa. He was a master baker as well as an entrepreneur. In 1971, he established a chain of travel agencies in Toronto and Vancouver after his move to Canada.


Ali Velshi, who is her famed son was born in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa to his parents Mali and Murad Velshi. As per his date of birth, his birth sign is Scorpio and holds a degree in religious studies from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. During his time at Queen’s, he made news by organizing protests against Preston Manning as well as Canada’s Reform Party.

Their son Ali has married twice in his life. However, there is no information accessible on his first wife. On the other side, MSNBC co-anchor had married New Hedge fund manager Lori Wachs, as his second wife in his 20s in 2009. His second wife, Lori is the president of Philadelphia-based Cross Ledge Investments and they both met each other when Lori was a guest on his show. Similarly, the couple has a daughter together.


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