Brianna Keilar Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, CNN, Salary and Net Worth

Brianna Keilar is an Australian-born American news anchor working at CNN where she co-anchor of New Day 6-9 am. with John Berman on CNN.

Brianna Keilar Biography

Brianna Keilar is an Australian-born American news anchor working at CNN where she co-anchors New Day 6-9 am. with John Berman on CNN. Prior to becoming CNN anchor, Keilar worked for CNN in Washington as a White House correspondent, Congressional correspondent, senior political correspondent, and general assignment correspondent. Before that, she worked as a national correspondent at CNN Newsource which is also in Washington. Prior to New Day, Keilar was the host of CNN Right Now alongside Brianna Keilar.

Brianna Keilar Education

Keilar attended Mission Viejo High School where she graduated in 1998. During her senior year in high school, she was voted homecoming queen. She then joined the University of California, Berkeley where she graduated with dual bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and psychology in 2001.

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Brianna Keilar Career

Keilar started her on-air career at the CBS affiliate KIMA, in Yakima, Washington. She as well co-hosted the morning drivetime show Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo on KFFM. Later, Keilar moved to CBS News, where she worked as a reporter, an anchor, and producer for a CBS newscast that went on-air on MTVU, MTV’s college network. She as well served as a freelance reporter for the weekend edition of CBS Evening News and was a fill-in anchor on the CBS News overnight newscast, Up to the Minute.

From CBS, Keilar moved to CNN where she worked as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, she aired breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations. Keilar covered a wide range of stories, including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre in her assignment as a correspondent for the network.

Keilar has had different achievements during her career; she earned the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award as a Distinguished Reporter of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout. She as well earned the White House Correspondents’ Association’s 2014 Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for her coverage of the rollout of Obamacare While covering the Obama White House.

Brianna Keilar Age

Keilar is 41 years old as of 2021. She was born Brianna Marie Keilar on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia. She celebrates her birthday on the 21st of September every year. 

Quick Facts About Brianna Keilar

Age41 years old as of 2021
SpouseFernando Lujan
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Brianna Keilar Height

Keilar stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m) tall and weighs about 55 kg

Brianna Keilar Family

Keilar is the daughter of Glenn Keilar who is Australian, and Miriam Allen Keilar who was American. Her family lived in Australia at the time of her birth and in 1982, she and her family relocated to the United States and settled in Orange County, California.

Brianna Keilar Ex-Husband

Keilar was married to Dave French from May 2, 2009, to 2011.

Brianna Keilar Husband

Keilar is married to Fernando Lujan ​since 2016. The couple met in their official duties where Fernando Lujan, an active-duty Green Beret was then a director on the National Security Council at the White House and Keilar was covering the Obama White House as a news anchor. Keilar and Lujan engaged in July 2016 and married in a wedding ceremony on December 30, 2016, in Las Vegas. The news about their marriage was announced by Brooke Baldwin during CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live on December 31, 2016.

Brianna Keilar Children

Keilar and Fernando Lujan are proud parents of Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan who was born on June 8, 2018

Brianna Keilar Salary

Being one of the top anchors for CNN, Keilar earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Brianna Keilar Net Worth

Keilar has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.

Brianna Keilar CNN

At CNN Brianna Keilar works alongside

  1. Brian Stelter
  2. Ana Cabrera
  3. Victor Blackwell
  4. Anna Stewart
  5. Vedika Sud
  6. Jake Tapper
  7. Patrick Snell
  8. Isa Soares
  9. Lynn Smith
  10. Michael Smerconish
  11. Sara Sidner
  12. Dan Simon
  13. Sunlen Serfaty
  14. Clare Sebastian
  15. Jessica Schneider
  16. Andy Scholes
  17. Jim Sciutto
  18. Alex Thomas
  19. Gary Tuchman
  20. Nick Valencia
  21. Derek Van Dam
  22. Bob Van Dillen
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