Michelle Gielan is a lady who is in search of the relationship between happiness and success for the past decade. The curiosity between the relation led her leaving her anchoring and reporting career behind and go for the positive psychology research. She has also authored the popular read “Broadcasting Happiness.”
Before getting into research, she has worked as an anchor for CBS Morning News. She has also served as the correspondent for the Saturday and weekday news broadcast.
How Much Is Michelle's Salary?
She had spent most of her life as an anchor and reporter, and now it has been a decade she is into research. She has accumulated her net worth with all the leap she has taken in her career. As per sources, the average salary of CBS news anchor is $52,116 per year. She must have summoned a good fortune with her career in CBS and as the author of her book.
At the age of 30, she joined CBS in July 2008 as an anchor for the CBS Morning News. She then served the channel for two years and took a turn in her career.
After CBS, she dedicated her life to positive psychology research. She published the best-selling book Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change. Her book also helped her get on the list of Top 10 authors on resilence by the Harvard Business Review.
Her dedication and hard work on the matters that most people ignore brought her fame. She is also working as an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” on PBS, not just as a producer, she has also featured as a professor in Oprah’s Happiness course.
Michelle has been successful in spreading happiness through her books and courses that would probably change the life of thousands of people.
Married To Another Happiness Expert
In search of ways to spread happiness, she found her love in the advocate of positive psychology and the founder of GoodThinkInc, Shawn Achor. His interest and profession are similar to her's; maybe their common passion is what made their love deeper. He is also a writer who has authored several books and speaker.
The happiness researchers got married in July 2013. Shawn tweeted on their wedding anniversary sharing the happiness of having Michelle as his wife. He wrote it was the extra special time of the year for the family. He also wrote an article that reflected how technologies come in between husband and wife these days.
Michelle with her better half Shawn on 10 May 2016 (Photo: Instagram)
The couple is blessed with two babies Leo and Zoe. They say that these children are the one that proves happiness is contagious. The couple recently rejoiced the birth of Zoe in their life, and they are super happy which is clear from their posts on Instagram.
Being the perfect father and husband, Shawn has posted a lot of pictures with his daughter and the appreciation for his wife for going through the pain. The family of four is happy and sharing their contagious smile among everyone.
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The anchor, age 40, was born in March 1978 in New York City, as per wiki. Talking about education, she holds a master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Her degree took her research career to another height.