Brianna Keilar Wedding, Married, Husband, Pregnant, CNN, Salary

Date: 10 Jul, 2017

Brianna Keilar Wedding, Married, Husband, Pregnant, CNN, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1980-09-21
Nationality American, Australian
Profession Correspondent
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Fernando Lujan (m.2016)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height N/A
Education University of California
Parents Miriam Allen Keilar (Mother) & Glenn Keilar (Father)

Brianna Marie Keilar was born on September 21 of the year 1980, in Canberra, Australia. She is the senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN in Washington D.C. bureau.

She hosts the noon Eastern Time edition of CNN Newsroom program. Her father Glenn is an Australian citizen and her mother Miriam was American. The Keilar family was stationed in Australia when Brianna was born. Keilar and her family moved to the United States and settled in Orange County, California in 1982.

Keilar completed her graduation from Mission Viejo High School in the year 1998. There, she was voted homecoming queen in her senior year. In 2001 Keilar graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. 

There, she was admitted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She earned her bachelor's degree in two subjects; Mass Communications and Psychology in 2001.

Brianna Marie Keilar's Career, Salary, & Net Worth

Brianna is the anchor of CNN Right Now, which airs weekdays at 1:00 p.m. She is also an author of Home Front, a column that focuses on military families in hopes of Bridging the miliary-civilian divide.

Before being promoted as an anchor, she was senior Washington correspondent and covered essential stories on politics, policy and breaking news in Washington. 

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There she provided reports and breaking news coverage from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource stations.

Previously, she had worked for CBS News where she served as a reporter, anchor, and producer for a CBS newscast which aired on MTV which is MTV's college network. She had also worked as a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight pay called Up to the Minute.

In 2009 Keilar earned the National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for her Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the $700 billion bailouts in the bank.

She covered a wide range of stories as a general assignment correspondent for the network which included the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre where she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground to report. She gave a speech at the commencement ceremony for her alma mater in 2013.

Brianna was named as the replacement for John King`s weekday temporary edition of Inside Politics at noon E.T. following the Presidential election of 2016.

She draws an average salary of $69K as an employee of CNN. With her accumulated pay she might have garnered million of net worth. 

Brianna Married To Husband

Keilar is a married woman. She was married to her husband, Dave French on May 2, 2009. Their wedding place is kept a secret. The couple later divorced. Keilar's mother died on May 17, 2016.

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Keilar announced that she had been engaged to Fernando Lujan in July 2016. Lujan is a director on the National Security Council at the White House.

During CNN's New Year's Eve special on December 31 of 2016, Brooke Baldwin announced that Lujan and Keilar had married the previous evening in Las Vegas. 

She alongside her husband are relishing their married life till now and got pregnant with their baby boy Antonio and welcomed him on 8 June 2018.

Her husband has an older son named Teddy Lujan from his previous relationship.

Her stepson was very excited to meet his baby brother. In her Instagram account, she flaunts her family life, and her baby boy can be seen there. 

Brianna Keilar spends quality time with her husband and two sons on 24 December 2108 (Photo: Brianna Keilar's Instagram)

Despite being a busy person, she manages her schedule to spend quality time with her family. During her free time, she gives all her time to the family.