When you come from a family background with a talented bunch of people, you absolutely are to be influenced and inspired to achieve and dream big. Similar is the case with Celeste Headlee, who has an impressive family profile with parents being famous journalist and geologist while grandparent being a top-notch music composer in the industry.
Celeste Headlee is a well-known journalist who started her career as an anchor and writer in Arizona Public Radio station, “KNAU” in 1999. She, in 2001, worked for “WDET-FM” as a reporter and an anchor while developed stories covered breaking news and produced long-form features for “National Public Radio” in 2006. She is the award-winning journalist, who spoke in Ted Talk 2015 on “10 Better Ways to have a Better Conversation.”The video till date has 7 million views on the channel.
By the likes of her success and progressive career she has built before herself, Celeste undoubtedly has a jaw-dropping salary.
Celeste Lives Life Away From The Limelight!
Celeste Headlee like any other ambitious personality seems to be a career-oriented. Looking at her interview and articles, it looks like she prefers to live a low-key life and does not prefer to discuss much her personal life. All the articles and news about her is professional, so the information about her relationship is still a mystery to her fans.
However, having been said that, though the journalist has not ever mentioned the name of her husband, her tweets about her husband on 31 March 2012 confirms that she is a married woman.
Being a successful journalist as she is, it is kind of strange that the news about her wedding did not make it to the headlines. But, it is known the fact that the couple has a daughter named, Grant Headlee who is a classically trained Soprano.
Celeste Opts Not To Keep Husband’s Name!
News has it that, Celeste after her marriage did not change her name to her husband’s as any other traditional woman would. Instead, she went by her family name leading the bunch of immature people to question about her commitment to the marriage.
As she came from a liberal family and as she is the granddaughter of a pioneer who as well kept her family name was a major inspiration to her. She was brought up with the idea that keeping or changing the name was the liberal choice she had. She further states that issue such as this shall not be a way to question the traditional views of marriage and reproduction.
Celeste Headlee aged 48 was born on 30 December 1969 in Whittier, California. She is the daughter of writer mother, Judith Anne Still and Marine geologist father, Larry Headlee. Celeste earned her Bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University and Master’s degree from the University of Michigan in 1995 and 1998 respectively. Coming from a family background with mixed ethnicity, the talented journalist possesses relatively tall height.