Kelly Wright Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Nov, 2019
Facts of Kelly Wright
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Kelly Wright
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States
Ethnicity Black
Profession Reporter
Working For Fox News Channel,WWOR-TV
Net Worth $2 million
Salary N/A
Married Yes
Married to Loretta Wright
Children 2 children
Education Tulsa’s oral Robert University
TV Show Fox & Friends First, Fox News Live
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Kelly Wright is an American reporter. He is a former reporter for the Fox News Channel. From 2006 to 2008, he was the co-host of Fox and Friends Weekend. Starting his journalism career in 1977 working with the United States Army, Wright also has worked for many other reputed networks like WAVY-TV/WVBT-TV and more

Early Life

Kelly Wright was born in the United States. He holds American nationality and regarding his ethnicity, Kelly is mixed. The information about his age and date of birth are yet to be disclosed.  

Wright attended the Oral Robert University and completed graduation from there in 2008. 

Career

Kelly Wright began his career in journalism in the year 1977. Previously beginning his career in journalism Kelly served in the United States Army. He covered n amazing news stories reporting from the several wars afflicted places.

Wright worked as a reporter for WWOR-TV which also known as MyNetwork TV in New York and provided the site reporting of various incidents. Many high-profile events including John Gotti, Bensonhurst murder trials, Howard Beach, Amy Fisher and 1989 Central Park jogger rape.

Wright worked as a co-anchor of the WVBT-TV. There he served in the program News at Ten. In the program, Kelly Wright reported in Norfolk, Virginia and covered the wide range of stories earned him several honors.

Kelly successfully covered an event held in Benin, West Africa. In the event, African presidents like Mathieu Kerekou of Benin along with the representatives from England, Jerruald Rawlins of Ghana, France, and England apologized for their involvement in slavery.

After that, Wright got the position of the general reporter for the Washington-based Fox News Channel. He also worked at FNC, where he co-hosted the show named Fox and Friends Weekend.

In the year 2004, Kelly spent about three months reporting on events in Iraq. Before that he worked as a weekend news reporter for the WRAL-TV in North Carolina. He interviewed the first lady Laura Bush in April 2007. In the exclusive interview, he collected the information about the President's final term.

Kelly Wright has also done exclusive interviews with popular personalities like John Travolta, Mohammed Ali, Nick Jonas, Ludacris and much more. 

Lawsuit Against Fox News And Settlement 

The former Fox News reporter Kelly Wright and 17 other current and former employees filed a racial and gender discrimination lawsuit against Fox News, in 2016. It did not take any action for a long time and finally reached a roughly $10 million settlement, in May 2018. 

What Is His Net Worth in 2019? 

Kelly Wright has made a certain agreeable amount of money from his work in various networks. In 2019, the journalist has a net worth of $2 million, as per some authorized sources. 

Married Life With His Wife Loretta Wright 

Reporter Kelly Wright is a married man. He has been sharing a successful married life with his loving wife Loretta Wright for a long time now. He has two sons with his wife. It seems he is a very private person as there less information about his personal life. 

He is a family person and likes to spend quality time with his wife and sons. He currently resides in Washington.D.C with his spouse and kids. 

Other Facts 

Kelly likes to sing in his leisure time. Singing is his favorite thing to do during his free time. He also occasionally sings with singer Mike Huckabee as an occasional member of Mike in-studio band named The Little Rockers.

He is a friend of Joel Osteen, a producer, and a director.

 

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