Brianna Keilar Biography
Brianna Marie Keilar born in Australia is an American journalist. She is currently the co-anchor of New Day with John Berman on CNN. She has previously served as a White House correspondent, senior political correspondent, general assignment correspondent, and Congressional correspondent for CNN in Washington. Keilar was a Washington-based national correspondent for CNN Newsource.
Brianna Keilar Age
Keilar was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia. She is 41 years old as of 2021.
Brianna Keilar Height
Keilar stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs about 55 Kg. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.
Brianna Keilar Mother
Keilar was born in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia to an Australian father Glen, and an American mother Miriam. Her family moved to Orange County, California in 1982 where Keilar was raised. Keilar’s mother a native of Utah was born on June 17, 1954. She died on May 17, 2016, at Saddleback Valley Hospital.
Brianna Keilar Fernando Lujan
Keilar is happily married to her husband Fernando Lujan. He is an active duty Green Beret. He previously worked as a director on the National Security Council at the White House. The two got married on December 30, 2016, after their engagement in July 2016. They have a son born on June 8, 2018. Brianna was previously married to Dave French. They got married on May 2, 2009, and divorced in 2011.
Brianna Keilar CNN
Keilar is currently the co-anchor of New Day with John Berman on CNN. She joined CNN as a Washington-based national correspondent for CNN Newsource. She was able to cover a wide range of stories as their general assignment correspondent. In 2007, she covered the Virginia Massacre as the first CNN correspondent at the scene.
She started her career in Yakima, Washington at the CBS affiliate channel KIMA. In addition, she hosted the morning drivetime show Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo on KFFM. She later joined CBS as a news anchor, reporter, and producer for CBS newscasts which aired on MTVU.
In 2009, Keilar won the 2009 National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress. This was for her coverage of the 2008 $700 billion bank bailout. In 2014, she earned the White House Correspondents’ Association Aldo Beckman Memorial Award for covering the rollout of Obamacare.
Brianna Keilar Salary
As one of the top news anchors working on CNN, Keilar earns an average salary in the range of $90, 000 – $110, 000.
Brianna Keilar Net Worth
Keilar has an estimated net worth of $ 9 million as of 2022.