Margaret Brennan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Sep, 2017
Facts of Margaret Brennan
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Margaret Brennan
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Stamford, Connecticut
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession News Presenter, Correspondent and the Reporter
Working For CBS News
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown Dark
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-25-35 inches
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for Journalist
Married to Not Yet
Education University of Virginia, Yarmouk University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show Daily business program
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Margaret Brennan is a gorgeous News Presenter, Correspondent, and the Reporter. She is a famous journalist known for her work all around the world. She is currently working for the CBS News based in Washington D.C. 

Early Life and Education

Brennan was born on March 26, 1980, in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S. She is the daughter born to Edward Brennan (her father) and Jane Brennan (her mother). She holds an American nationality belonging to the Irish ethnicity.

Brennan attended the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich and graduated in 1998. She earned her B.A in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies with a minor in the Arabic language from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville in 2002 scoring the highest distinction.

She was also the Emmerich-Wright scholar for an outstanding thesis and studied at the Yarmouk University, Jordan on Fulbright-Hays Grant.


Brennan has covered the hot stories of the U.S State Department. She had started her business news career working at CNBC in 2002 as a producer for financial news. She has also been the contributor to the NBC’s Today and NBC Nightly News.

Brennan was the General Assignment Reporter for CNBC. In 2009, she left the CNBC and joined with the Bloomberg Television as its anchor. In 2012, she left the network and joined at CBS News as a state department correspondent and a substitute anchor for CBS This Morning and CBS Evening News.

Brennan has worked with the famous American financial journalist, Louis Rukeyser. She has interviewed different reputed personalities like International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde, investor George Soros, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, former President George W. Bush, former Secretary of State Colin Powell, and Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen.

Brennan brought the story of Circuit City’s liquidation in light in 2009 and covered the news on consumer trends. She has also been an anchor of the weekday program called Margaret Brennan covering the top political, economic and global financial news of the marketplace.

Brennan has also covered the story involving the European debt crisis. She has been reporting from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, which describes her hustle and bustle while covering the news although her work has given her the opportunity to travel the world.

Personal Life and Affairs

Brennan is a very able and talented person. There has never been any rush or tensions seen on her face in this hustle of movement and covering the news. She has been one of the few journalists to have been reporting from Tehran during the 2012 Non-Aligned Movement covering the largest international gathering in Iran.

Brennan in her initial days has been an excellent dancer since she was five years old. She took up the Irish dancing when she was five and used to dance competitively until she got injured which got her to end her career in dancing at 18.

Brennan is a very versatile person as well. She is the term member of Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Economic Club of New York and the advisory board of the Smurfit School of Business at University College Dublin.

Brennan was named as one of the hottest news anchors in 2008 by, and an Irish magazine named her as one of the top influential Irish Americans.

Margaret Brennan and Yado Yakub started dating in 2013 even though they met back in 1998. After two years, Margaret Brennan and Yado Yakub married on 11 April 2015. The couple tied their knot in a classic and elegant wedding ceremony held at Decatur House in Washington, D.C. They are happily married till the date without any divorce rumors. 

Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary

Brennan is enjoying her lifestyles earning a good salary from her work. She has maintained an impressive net worth her life. Having been in demand in the journalism field, it proves her ability, popularity, and recognition.

Brennan is  5 feet 6 inches tall and has the body weight of approximately 123 pounds. She is concerned about her body weight thus performs exercise daily and has the diet plan.

She has a pair of light brown eyes with gorgeous brown hair. She has a wonderful body measurement of 34-25-35 inches giving her the sexy and hot body features.

Brennan looks appalling in the A-line skirt and the tight shirt showing the perfectly curvy body postures. Having such a body, she looks incredibly hot in the bikini of which the pictures are widely found over the internet.

Social Media

She is active on her social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter where her fans can follow her and get recent updates about her activities.