Soledad O’Brien Biography | Wikipedia
Soledad O’Brien is a well-known American broadcast journalist and executive producer who currently co-anchored CNN’s American Morning from 2003 to 2007 and was the anchor of CNN’s morning news program Starting Point from 2012 to 2013. She became a special correspondent on the Al Jazeera American news program American Tonight in 2013 and is a correspondent on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.
Soledad began her journalism career as a medical reporter on WXKS-FM in Boston because of her background as a pre-med student in college. Later on, in July 2003, she joined CNN as a co-anchor of the CNN program, American Morning CNN’s flagship morning program that aired live from New York City.
Soledad O’Brien Age | Birthday
Soledad was born to his loving parents on September 19th, 1966, in St James, New York, U.S. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on 19th September of every year. She is 55 years old as of 2021. READ ALSO; Dana Bash
Soledad O’Brien Education
Soledad is graduated from Smithtown High School East in 1984. She moved to Redcliff college from 1984 to 1988, starting as pre-med and English and American literature, but left the job to take a job at WBZ-TV. She later went back to school while pregnant with her first child and received her degree from Harvard in English and American Literature in 2000.
Soledad O’Brien Family | Parents
Soledad was born and raised in St. James, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island to her loving father, Edward Ephrem O’Brien who died in 2019, and her father Estela O’Brien ( née Marquetti y Mendieta ) who was also died in 2019. Her father was a mechanical engineering professor at Stony Brook University and her mother was a teacher by professional who teaches French and English at Smithtown High School West.
Her parents were both immigrants and met while they were students at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Her dad is from Toowoomba, Queensland, in Australia and is of three-quarters Irish and one-quarter Scottish descent while her mother is from Havana, Cuba, and is of Afro-Cuban descent.
She came to the United States at the age of 14, sponsored by Oblate Sisters of Providence of Maryland. In Maryland, Interracial marriage was illegal until 1967, so Soledad’s parents married in 1958, in Washington, D.C., where marriage laws were less restrictive. After the wedding, they moved into Long Island, to the town of St. James.
Soledad O’Brien Siblings
Soledad is the fifth of six children. All of her siblings graduated from Havard College. Her siblings are law professor Maria Hylton who was born in 1960, GE corporate Lawyer Cecilia Vega was born in 1961, Tony O’Brien born in 1962, a businessman and heads a documentary company, Estela Ogiste born in 1964, an eye surgeon and anesthesiologist Orestes O’Brien born in 1967.
Soledad O’Brien Husband | Marriage
Soledad is happily enjoying her married life with her loving and adorable husband Bradford ”Brad” Raymond, who is currently a co-head of investment banking at Stifel. The couple runs a foundation called PowHERful Foundation which mentors women to send them to college. The foundation was formed in 2011. She was inducted as an Honorary Member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority in February 2011.
Soledad O’Brien Children
The two lovebirds are blessed with four children; two daughters, Sofia born in October 2000 and Cecilia born in 2002, and twin sons Charles and Jackson born in August 2004.
Soledad O’Brien Nationality | Ethnicity
Soledad holds an American nationality by birth. She is of white ethnicity and heritage born in St James, New York, U.S.
Soledad O’Brien Body Measurement | Height | Weight
Soledad is a woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches approximately 165 cm. More information about her other body measurement and weight will be updated once disclosed.
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Soledad O’Brien Political Party
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Soledad O’Brien CNN | Career
Soledad started her career as an associate producer and news writer at WBZ-TV, then the NBC affiliate in Boston. She joined NBC News in 1991 and was based in New York as a field producer for the Nightly News and Weekend Today. She also worked for three years as a local reporter and bureau chief for San Francisco NBC affiliate KRON. While at KRON she was a reporter on ”The Know Zone.”
She anchored MSNBC’s weekend morning show and the cable network’s technology program The Site, which aired weeknights from the spring of 1996 to November 1997. The Show was unique in that she interacted with a virtual character named Dev Null, played by Leo Laporte in a motion-capture suit.
In 1999, She co-anchor the NBC News program, Weekend Today with David Bloom. During that time Soledad contributed reports for the weekday Today Show and for weekend editions for NBC Nightly News. Soledad joined CNN in 2003 where she was co-anchor of the CNN program, American Morning CNN’s flagship morning program that aired live from New York City until 2007.
Soledad formed the production and distribution company Starfish Media Group in June 2013. The Starfish Media Group signed a deal to produce a series of hour-long documentary specials for Al Jazeera America. In addition, she became a host of the Hearst Television show, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien in September 2016.
Soledad O’Brien Instagram
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Soledad O’Brien Feet
Soledad shared the picture of her feet on social media. However there is no more information concerning her feet, more details will be updated once disclosed.
Soledad O’Brien Salary
Soledad is a hardworking woman who is currently working for CNN. She takes home a decent amount of money every month. She earns an estimated salary of $3 million per year.
Soledad O’Brien Net Worth
Soledad is currently broadcast journalism and executive producer for CNN. Throughout her career, she has accumulated a large amount of wealth. Her estimated net worth is around $10 million.