Brianna Keilar Bio, Age, CNN, Net worth, Height, Husband, Twitter, Instagram

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Brianna Keilar Biography | Wikipedia

Brianna Keilar is an American journalist and news anchor who was born in Canberra, Australia. Keilar is currently working as a co-anchor of the afternoon edition of CNN News Central.

Prior to this, Keilar served as a senior political correspondent, White House correspondent, congressional correspondent, and general assignment correspondent for CNN while she was based in Washington D.C.

Moreover, she previously served as a national correspondent based in Washington for CNN Newsource. Prior to that, Keilar worked at CNN Newsource as a national correspondent, also in Washington.

Age | Birthday

How old is Brianna Keilar?

She was born on the 21st of September 1980 in Canberra, Australia. She is currently 44 years old and will celebrate her 45th birthday on the 21st of September 2024 this year.

Brianna Keilar Education

Keilar was in Mission Viejo High School where she graduated in 1998. While in her senior year, she was voted homecoming queen. She later moved to the University of California, Berkeley where she attained a dual bachelor’s degree in mass communications and psychology in 2001.

Brianna Keilar Career | CNN

Keilar started her journalist career in Yakima, Washington, at the CBS affiliate KIMA. She co-hosted the morning drivetime show Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo on contemporary hits station, KFFM. Later on, she moved to CBS News, where she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS Newscast that aired on MTVU, MTV’s college network.

Keilar is also serving as a fill-in anchor on the CBS News overnight newscasts, Up to the Minute, and a freelance reporter for the weekend edition of CBS Evening News. She moved to CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, providing breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.

Keilar reported a wide range of stories like the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, where she was the first CNN correspondent at the scene. She was rewarded the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett Mckinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bank account.

Furthermore, In April 2023, she joined Boris Sanchez and Jim Sciutto as a co-anchor of a news show titled CNN News Central where she co-anchors the afternoon edition which runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Brianna Keilar Family | Parents | Siblings

Keilar is a daughter to Glenn her father who is from Australia and an American mother, Miriam. She was born in Australia. The family moved to the United States and settled in Orange County, California. Nevertheless, she has not shared anything concerning her siblings. Information is under review.

Marriage| Husband | Children

Is Brianna Keilar married?

Keilar was once married to Dave French. The couple got married on May 2, 2009. They later divorced. She announced that she was engaged to Fernando Lujan, an active-duty Green Beret in July 2016. Fernando Lujan was then a director on the National Security Council at the White House.

On December 31, during CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live, Brooke Baldwin announced that Keilar and Lujan had married the previous evening in Las Vegas. The couple were blessed with a baby boy on June 8, 2018.

Who is the husband of Brianna Keilar?

Brianna is happily married to the love of her life, Lujan an active-duty Green Beret in July 2016. Fernando Lujan was then a director on the National Security Council at the White House.

How many children does Brianna Keilar have?

Lujan and Keilar are parents to a baby boy. The boy was on June 8th, 2018.

Brianna Keilar’s Nationality | Ethnicity

She is an American journalist and news anchor currently working with CNN as a co-anchor for the CNN News afternoon edition. However, she was born in Canberra, Australia. Moreover, she is of a white ethnicity.

Brianna Keilar’s Net worth

Keilar is a hard-working journalist who has managed to accumulate a decent fortune throughout her career. She has an estimated net worth of $9 million as of 2024.

Brianna Keilar Salary

Brianna is currently serving CNN as a news correspondent and co-anchor. She earns an annual salary of $200,000. Her monthly salary is $16,667.

Body Measurements| Height| Weight

How tall is Brianna Keilar?

Keilar is a woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches approximately 178cm. She also manages to maintain an average body weight of 141lb/64kg. Her body measurements are 35-25-37 inches.

Brianna Keilar’s Twitter Account

Keilar is widely followed on social media platforms including Twitter where she has more than 77k followers.