Kristen Welker Profile
Kristen Welker is an American television anchor/reporter working for NBC News in Washington, D.C. She joined the broadcast network in the year 2010.
Kristen Welker Education
In 1994, Welker graduated from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, and in 1998, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College. She majored in history at Harvard and graduated with honors. In 1997, Welker worked as an intern for Today.
Kristen Welker Career
Welker serves at NBC News where she collaborates with Peter Alexander as the network’s co-chief White House correspondent and as co-anchor of Weekend Today, Today’s Saturday edition. She also served as a moderator for the second presidential debate, which took place on October 22, 2020, with Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
Welker has previously worked for ABC affiliates WLNE-TV in Providence, RI, and KRCR-TV in Redding, CA. She began her career at NBC’s Philadelphia-owned-and-operated station, WCAU, in 2005 as a reporter and weekend anchor. She later joined NBC News as a correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California, in 2010. In December 2011, she was hired as an NBC White House correspondent.
Welker represents MSNBC at daily White House press briefings and reports live for various MSNBC programs. She appears on NBC Nightly News and Today on a regular basis. On January 10, 2020, NBC announced that Welker would join Peter Alexander as a regular co-anchor of Weekend Today. On January 11, 2020, she made her debut as a Weekend Today co-anchor. She will be honored with the Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast Television award at the Washington Women in Journalism Awards in September 2020.
Kristen Welker Age
Welker is 45 years old as of 2021. She was born on 1 July 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 1 July every year.
Quick Facts About Kristen Welker
|Age||45 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Kristen Welker Height
Welker stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Kristen Welker Family
Welker is Harvey and Julie Welker’s daughter. Her father is an engineer, and her mother is a realtor. Welker’s father is white, and her mother is black.
Kristen Welker Husband/ Baby Daughter
Welker is married to John Hughes, a Merck marketing executive. The couple married on March 4, 2017, in Philadelphia. Welker is not a member of any political party. Welker and her husband, John Hughes, welcomed their daughter Margot Lane in June 2021 with the help of a surrogate.
Kristen Welker Salary
Being one of the top journalists for NBC News, Welker earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Kristen Welker’s Net Worth
How much is Kristen Welker worth? Welker has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a network’s co-chief White House correspondent.
Kristen Welker NBC News
At NBC News Welker works alongside;
- Miguel Almaguer
- Peter Alexander
- Willie Geist
- Chuck Todd
- Lester Holt
- Jose Diaz-Balart
- Kate Snow
- Hoda Kotb
- Al Roker
- Carson Daly
- Jenna Bush Hager
- Seth Meyers
- Lilly Singh