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Brianna Keilar Married, Husband, Divorce, Pregnant, Salary and Net Worth

By Aditya Rana | On: 25 Oct, 2016
Brianna Keilar Married, Husband, Divorce, Pregnant, Salary and Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 21, 1980
Age 40 Years 0 Month(s)
Citizenship Australian, American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Fernando Lujan (m. 2016), Dave French (2009-2016)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity White
Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan (Son)
Height 5 Feet 11 Inches (180 cm)
Education University of California, Berkeley
Parents Miriam Allen Keilar (Mother), Glenn Keilar (Father)

The senior political correspondent and anchor of CNN, Brianna Marie Keilar, was born in Canberra, Australia. She is most known for her appearance on CNN. She has served as White House correspondent in Washington, DC, Congressional correspondent, and General Assignment. Also, she has worked as a CNN news source and national correspondent.

For her outstanding live coverage of news stories, she was awarded Emmy Awards. In 2008, after reporting on the financial bailout, Brianna received the National Press Foundation's Everett McKinley Dirksen Award.

Early life and Career:

Journalist  Brianna Keilar covered her studies from Mission Viejo High School in 1998 and graduated from the University of California. Later on, she received her dual Bachelor in Mass Communication and Psychology in 2001.

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After completing her studies, the reporter started her Career in TV news as an intern at KTVY Channel 2 in Oakland. Later on, she worked as a general assignment reporter at KIMA-TV. In 2003, she shifted to NYC to get educated on the anchor, producer, and reporter for CBS News. Moreover, she also worked as a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News. But later on, she moved to CNN as a reporter, anchor, and producer, and after her hard work, she was posted to Senior political correspondent.

Married Life With Husband:

The 38 years old political reporter has been married twice. She got married to a movie producer named Dave French on May 2 of 2009. But their relationship could not last long, and filed for a divorce. The actual date of their split is unknown.

Later, She found love in Fernando Lujan. It was confirmed that the pair started dating each other in the summer of 2012. In July of 2016, Brianna got engaged with her boyfriend. Following the engagement, the couple got married in Las Vegas at a weekend-long New Year's celebration just two days before 2017.

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 Brianna Keilar posing with her husband on her wedding day. (Picture: brides.com)

After a year of marriage, she got pregnant, and the couple welcomed a baby boy on July 11 of 2018. Adding to that, her husband already has a son named Teddy Lujan before they got married. 

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Interestingly, any information regarding her divorce with her first husband is yet to be disclosed. Both haven't talked about their broken relationship.

Net Worth and Salary

Beautiful Keilar has been working as a correspondent for a long time in her life. She has been covering political reports. The reporter has been standing with the balance of 8 million dollars in her bank account. She works as a CNN political reporter; she may have earned millions of dollars and will earn more. According to the CNN pay scale, the anchor salary is more than $40,000 annually. Since she is a senior correspondent, he might get more than that. However, her salary is still being reviewed.

Calls Out Fox News For Pandemic Misinformation

During Thursday's broadcast (September 17) of CNN Newsroom, the anchor Brianna called out rival news network Fox News for misleading the people and President Trump with misinformation on the coronavirus pandemic that has killed around 200,00 Americans. She says misinformation is a virus onto itself and the network (Fox News) is the vector. 

She said that millions go to watch Fox News for information, but they have provided misinformation that also includes the president. Moreover, she added:

If you only watched Fox News, you might think hydroxychloroquine is to coronavirus what Tylenol is to a headache, or that gathering in large crowds indoors without masks is safe. 

She played a clip of Laura Ingraham's guest DR. Ramin Oskoui who said that there are decades of medical science that reveal masks do nothing to prevent the spread of the virus. Laura brought Dr. Ramin to the White House to convince President Trump to push Hydroxychloroquine, which seemed ineffective towards the virus.

Contrary to the fact, the CNN anchor showed the study of Brigham Young University that cloth masks can stop ore than ninety percent of the droplets that carry the coronavirus.  

Short Bio

The hot correspondent was born on September 21, 1980, in Australia as the daughter of Miriam Allen Keller and Glenn Keilar. One of her parents is American, and the other is Australian.

She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She stands with a height of 5 feet 4 inches, and her body measurement is 35-27-36, with 54kg weight. The anchor is currently covering Hillary Clinton as a political correspondent.