Brianna Keilar

Inside Biography

Brianna Keilar is the senior political correspondent and anchor. She has worked as an anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C. bureau. She previously held several high positions such as a White House correspondent, congressional correspondent, and general a s signment correspondent for CNN in Washington. Likewise, she served as a national correspondent for CNN Newsource.

Keilar is married twice. She shares a child with her second husband.

Early Life, Education, And Bio Of Brianna Keilar

Brianna Keilar was born Brianna Marie Keilar on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia under the birth sign Virgo. She is Australian as per nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is White. Her parents, Miriam Allen Keilar and Glenn Keilar raised her in Orange city located in California, USA.

Keilar earned a dual bachelor's degree in Ma s s Communications and Psychology in 2001 from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Brianna Keilar's Career And Wiki

Brianna Keilar started her career as the production a s sistant for KTVU Channel-2. She had also worked as a General reporter at KIMA-TV located in Washington, USA in the year 2001.  During that time, she also worked on radio as a morning show personality on "Billy, Blue, and Brianna, Too: The Morning Zoo" on 107.3 KFFM.

In 2003, she moved to New York to become an anchor, reporter, and producer for the CBS news on MTV-U. Her dream was fulfilled at the age of 23 when she has lighted in as an anchor of the CBS News overnight newscast for the first time. 



Live with @davidchalian !

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Keilar was a freelance reporter for the CBS evening news weekend edition before moving to the CNN channel network. She had also worked as a White House correspondent, congressional correspondent, and general a s signment correspondent for CNN in Washington. She worked very hard and also covered some stories during her career such as the 2007 Virginia Tech ma s sacre as a general correspondent for the network. As of 2018, she is working as an anchor and senior political correspondent for CNN.

Besides, the media personality also covered the 2016 presidential election. In late, she also interviewed Kellyanne Conway, Donald Trump's campaign manager. 

Brianna Keilar's Net Worth And Salary

Brianna Keilar earns an impressive amount from her career. As of 2019, her estimated net worth can be estimated to be over $1 million, however, the amount is still under review. 

According to some online sources, a CNN correspondent earns an average salary that ranges from $30k to $51k. Keilar is one of the senior correspondents which means, she definitely earns more than the mentioned amount. 

Brianna Keilar's Married, Husband, And Affair  

CNN senior political correspondent, Brianna Keilar is married twice. At first, Keilar tied the knot to her boyfriend turned husband Dave French on May 2, 2009, in a private ceremony attended by their friends and families. Her first husband is a freelance producer and a production coordinator. 



Cleaned up with my hubs for a special night!

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The relationship between them did not last long and got divorced soon. After the divorce, she remained single for years. Furthermore, in July 2016, she announced her engagement with her new love, Fernando Lujan, a director on the National Security Council at White House.



More like 1.5 months but, hey, I’m doing my best over here!

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On 31st December 2016, during CNN's New Year's Eve special. Brooke Baldwin announced that Keilar and Lujan got married the previous evening in Las Vegas. On 8th June 2018, the couple welcomed their first child, Antonio



A very sweet Father’s Day this year.

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Her second husband also has a child, Teddy Lujan from his previous relationship. And her second spouse Lujan has been together since 2016 and still sharing a wonderful married life together with no such conflict.

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Brianna Keilar's Body Measurement 

  • Height = Brianna Keliar stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches.
  • Weight = She weighs 64kg.
  • Body Measurement = Her body measurement is 36-26-37 inches.
  • Age = AS of 2018, her age is 39.
  • Hair Color: Blonde 
  • Eye Color: Brown 

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