There are very few occasions that dropouts can get back to the course that they left and cleared it with excellence. Soledad O’Brien is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer who attended Harvard-Radcliffe College from 1984 to 1988 but left it for a job in WBZ-TV before returning to receive a degree in 2000.
She is a television anchor and correspondent who has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, Al Jazeera and HBO. Maria de la Soledad Teresa O' Brien shortly known as Soledad O'Brien worked as the anchor of CNN's morning show Starting Point and American Morning. She was also voted for 50 Most beautiful people in the world in 2000 by People Magazine.
Career and Progression:
When she was still a student at Harvard, she got a job in WBZ-TV, and she previously worked for WXKS-FM which marked the beginning of her career in journalism. She became the field producer for Nightly News working for NBC News later progressing to Reporter and Bureau Chief.
She enjoyed a prosperous period of her profession on CNN where she worked as a co-anchor for the program American Morning, a CNN’s flagship morning program and covered the aftermath of 'Hurricane Katrina.' Starting from 2013 she became the anchor of the show Starting Point but continued it for only a year to start Starfish Media Group Production Company that has recently signed a deal with HBO for first look rights for new programs or concepts it develops.
Soledad’s Net Worth and Salary:
The journalist has already been a big name in the industry. She has an estimated net worth of $8 million from her long stint in the job with various respectable channels and networks. She earns an annual salary of $3 million from being a respected anchorwoman at CNN. She currently owns a production company named Starfish Media Group. She is a winner of an Emmy, a Peabody, a duPont and a whole bunch more awards.
How is Her Married Life?
As a broadcast journalist for CNN, she was the only person with exclusive access to the First Lady Laura Bush which defines the weight of her affluence. The amazing and passionate woman has been a married woman since she got in with Brad Raymond in the year 1995. They have managed to live up to their promises and vowed till the date and have been by each other's side since.
She is a proud parent to four children, Sofia Elizabeth (2000), Cecilia (2002); and the two twins Charlie and Jackson (2004). She has often explained the difficulty in balancing the professional and personal life. She has somehow managed the chaotic conditions of her family life.
Although she can’t keep with all the activities in the family or tend the children every time they are sick, she still takes some time out to be with them and spend some moments in the park. More than 20 years into the marriage and she are still learning new things about her husband and children on a regular basis.
Soledad O’Brien currently aged 50 was born on 19th September 1966 in St. James, New York U.S. Her parents are Edward and Estella O'Brien. Her parents are of mixed heritage where her father comes from an Australian descent, and the mother hails from the Afro-Cuban descent. She grew up with her five siblings, and all of them graduated from the Harvard University.
The American National is a graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College in English and American literature and belongs to mixed ethnicity. The beautiful and talented host and a journalist have still managed to maintain a healthy body shape and measurement with the height of 5 feet and 5 inches.