Brianna Keilar (CNN) Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Married, Salary, CNN, Net Worth

Brianna Keilar Biography and Wiki

Brianna Keilar is an Australian-born American journalist who works as a senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN. Previously, she worked as a White House Correspondent Congressional correspondent and general assignment correspondent.

Before that, she had a job as a national reporter for CNN Newsource in Washington. Moreover, she has also served as a host of CNN Right Now With Brianna Keilar which was launched on November 12, 2018.

Brianna Keilar Age and Birthday

Keilar is 40 years old as of 2020, she celebrates her birthday on September 21st every year. She was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia.

Brianna Keilar Height: How Tall is She?

Blessed with beauty and an elegant body figure, Keilar stands with an average height of 5 feet 3  inches and weighs about  60 Kg. She possesses a slim body structure. The color of her hair is blonde, which suits her fair complexion. Similarly, she has dark brown eyes.

Brianna Keilar Parents, Family, and Education

The CNN correspondent Brianna was born in  Canberra, ACT, Australia to her selfless father Glenn, and his Miriam who comes from America. Her family lived in Australia during Keilars’s birth. The family later relocate to the United States and settle in Orange County CA.

After settling in the USA, Brianna got enrolled at Mission Viejo High School where she was voted as the homecoming queen during her senior year in 1998. From there, she attended the University of California, Berkeley where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2001 with dual bachelor’s degrees in Mass Communications and Psychology. She, however, lost her mother who died on May 17, 2016.

Brianna Keilar Husband

Keilar is married to her loving husband Fernando Lujan, who works as the National Security Council director at the White House. The couple got married on December 31, 2016, after being engaged for a couple of months.

The two did their wedding on a calm evening in Las Vegas. Brianna and her husband became parents for the first time when Keilar gave birth to an adorable baby boy on June 8, 2018.

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Brianna Keilar Military Family

Keilar is the wife of a military soldier, Who wrote a quite popular column called” Home Front” that was released in 2019. The column contains stories of military families and tries to connect the civilian-military divide.

Brianna Keilar and Dave French

The CNN correspondent Keilar was first married to Dave French. The two did their wedding on May 2, 2009. Unfortunately, the couple divorced and went their ways.

Brianna Keilar Salary

Keilar’s annual salary is assumed to be about $60,000 as a senior political correspondent for CNN. Besides, she also works as an anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C., bureau through which she makes additional earnings.

Brianna Keilar Net worth

As the senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN, Brianna has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2020. Her average is not disclosed by her. Her major source of income is her profession as a journalist. She has amassed this huge sum after working in the journalism industry since the early 2000s.

Brianna Keilar CNN

Keilar joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for more than 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.

Previously before joining Newsource,  she worked for CBS News, where she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on MTV, MTV’s college network.

Furthermore, she has also worked as a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute, and as a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition. Brianna kick-started her broadcast career here in Yakima, Washington at the CBS affiliate KIMA.

She has additionally served as a  co-host for the morning drivetime show, “Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo” on contemporary hits station, KFFM.

Keilar Congress

While covering Congress, she received the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout.

While covering the Obama White House, Keilar earned the White House Correspondents’ Association’s 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for her coverage of the rollout of Obamacare.

As a general assignment correspondent for the network, she covered a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground. In 2013, she spoke at the commencement ceremony for her alma mater

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