Margaret Brennan Bio, Age, Married, Husband, Boyfriend, Salary

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 04 Feb, 2019
Margaret Brennan Bio, Age, Married, Husband, Boyfriend, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth March 26, 1980 Age 41 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Yado Yakub (m. 2015)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Twitter Children/Kids Pregnant as of May1st, 2018
Height 5 Feet 6 Inches Education Yarmouk University
Siblings Catherine (Sister) and James (Brother) Parents Jane Brennan (Mother), Edward Brennan (Father)

Margaret Brennan is the name of the famous television personality. She has established herself as a renowned face after her success in professional life. She is recognized as a foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News based in Washington D.C.

Margaret Brennan Bio, Age

Margaret was born on 26 March 1980 Stanford, Connecticut, according to her bio. She was born to parents Edward and Jane Brennan. 

As per her education, she is found very bright in it. She graduated with honors from the Convent Of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Connecticut in the year 1998. In 2002, she graduated with a B.A in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies with a minor in the Arabic language from the University of Virginia where she obtained the highest distinction. She was also named an Emmerich-Wright Scholar for her outstanding thesis. She is also a student who has studied at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan, on a Fullbright-Hays Grant. In 2015, she obtained an honorary doctor of letters degree for her work in international affairs from Niagara University.

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Margaret Brennan Salary, Career

Talking about her professional life, she has never lost her focus from her career. She began her business news career in 2002 at CNBC. At that time she started as a producer for the financial news legend Louis Rukeyser. As a CNBC correspondent, she conducted interviews with former Wal-Mart’s CEO Lee Scott and Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen. She also broke the story of Circuit City’s liquidation in 2009.

On June 24, 2009, she left CNBC to work on Bloomberg Television. At Bloomberg, she anchored the show In Business with Margaret Brennan where she covered top political, economic and global financial news impacting the marketplace. During her time in Bloomberg, she also interviewed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Ireland’s Prime Minister and also Dubai’s ruler.

In July 2012, she joined CBS News based in Washington D.C. She has covered a wide range of stories like nuclear deal with Iran and the reopening of relations with Cuba. She also conducted the first US interview with South Korean President Park Geun- Hye. So her professional journey is commendable.

Right now she works as a senior foreign affairs correspondent in CBS news. Due to this, it’s no surprise that she earns a handsome amount of salary of $300K per year.

Margaret Brennan Married, Husband

Concerning her personal life, her bio states that she was married to Yado Yakub in 2015. So there arises no question of her dating any other person outside of her marriage or having a boyfriend.  She and her husband are truly and deeply in love with each other, so no news of things like divorce has been heard to date.

After three years of marriage, Margaret Brennan and her husband welcomed their first child on 11 September 2018. At age 38, Margaret became mum of Eamon at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. The baby weighed  7 lbs and measured 21 inches in length. Eamon was born without any physical and mental disability.

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Margaret Brennan smiles with her husband Yado Yakub as she holds her newborn son on 14 September 2018 (Photo:

Margaret regularly posts pictures of her newborn on Instagram. Even though she likes to keep most of her details private, it can be assumed that she is leading a happy married life and quite delighted about the birth of their first child!