Megyn Kelly, who was no more than just a cheerleader; rose to fame after entering FOX news and NBC channel. And the recent uproar is because she is a probable candidate for replacing Matt Lauer. Let’s know more of her information here on this wiki!
Born on 18th of November, 1970, Megyn Kelly is best known for her career in FOX news and NBC channel. Her hometown is Syracuse, NY and her parents came to Delmar while in her childhood. While in high school, she grew interested in a basketball game and joined cheerleading team. She holds a degree in Political Science, from Syracuse University.
Formally Megyn Marie Kelly, she is one of the most influential people as mentioned in Time magazine’s list, 2014. As a host, her programs are Megyn Kelly Today which deals with current affairs. She was once working as co-host in America’s Newsroom and also in America Live programs.
|Name||Megyn Marie Kelly|
|Birthdate||18th November 1970|
|Birthplace||Syracuse, New York|
|Age||47 years old|
|Spouse||Douglas Brunt (2008)
Daniel Kendall (2001-2006)
|Net Worth||est. $60 Million|
Net Worth and Salary
Megyn is one of the journalists with high income as salary every year. Her annual salary crosses over $18 million. In the year 2015, her annual payout was $12 million. She is most expensive journalist next to Matt Lauer. But with the departure of Matt from his work and contract, now, she topped the list. And increase in her salary is expected in next year contract.
Kelly’s net worth is not estimated, however, we found many wiki sources mentioned it to be $15 million. We all know her net value is far more than just that, accounting her annual salary in hand. Her estimated net worth is $20 million.
Married Life/Dating Life
Kelly married twice in her life. Her first boyfriend turned husband was Daniel Kendall who is an anesthesiologist by profession. The ex-pair met as an attorney and student. In Chicago, Megyn was working as an attorney while her first husband was studying medical science. In 1997, both started meeting each other and married in 2001. But because of some dispute, both decided to part ways in 2006.
She was quiet for a year, but soon started dating Douglas Brunt. Brunt, who is a president and CEO of Authentium is also known for his novels. The duo started seeing each other in 2007, and in September of the same year, Brunt made a marriage proposal in New Jersey beach.
The loving pair hitched on 1st March 2008 in NY and from this marriage, they are blessed with three children. The daughter is Yardley Evans Brunt, and two sons are Bray Brunt and Edward Yates Brunt.
Megyn’s career started with being an attorney. And at the same time, she became a writer when her article ‘The Conflicting Roles of Lawyers as Director’ was published. She worked in a law firm named Jones Day for almost nine years.
When she moved to Washington D.C., her career left the pace. She was hired as general assignment reporter by WJLA-TV. Because of her hardship and work, along with reporting in heavy times, she was highly praised by co-workers and influenced her to apply for Fox Group. After joining, she became more and more attracted towards a political commentating field.
In 2010, she began hosting America Live, which helped to boost her popularity. She also gained name after reporting love on US presidential election. She left the America Live show because of maternity issue. Later in 2013, she began working for Kelly File show. In March 2017, Megyn left Fox Entertainment Group and joined NBC. After Matt, she became the most paid journalist in NBC.
Next NBC Today Host?
On 29th of November, 2017, every social page was full of Matt Lauer’s news. Megyn Kelly TODAY mentioned this news at 8 AM morning:
"We start this morning with this news: Matt Lauer has been terminated from NBC News." pic.twitter.com/9g5Ou9r2K6
— Megyn Kelly TODAY (@MegynTODAY) November 29, 2017
Megyn mentioned not knowing what happened to Matt Lauer. She exclaimed out of surprise:
“This one does hit close to home, I too have known Matt for a long time, and he has been a friend, and kind and supportive to me in my transition to NBC News and I see the anguish on my colleague’s faces.”
“What we don’t see is the pain on the faces of the women who found the courage to come forward. And it is a terrifying thing to do. We don’t see the career opportunities women lose because of sexual harassment or the intense stress it causes a woman dealing with it when she comes to work each day.”
This Thursday, she also invited Matt and accusers in her show, to know detailed info. But, she became late, as NBC fired Matt on sexual harassment allegations. And these incident gives a hint, whether Megyn will be the next person to replace Matt or not!
As Megyn was close to Matt in both, annual earning and her work, her name is also included in the list of people expected to be competing for the position. Whether she will be the one or not, we will be updating all those here. Check back soon!
|Height||5 ft 6 inches|
Social Media Profiles
For my birthday this year, please join me in bringing clean water to people in need around the world. Water changes everything, especially for women and girls. https://t.co/0TZovZLOIf
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) November 17, 2017
Megyn is active in social media accounts. She has 1.06 million fans on her Facebook page and 2.43 million followers on Twitter. Her Instagram account is not confirmed as we found two, one with her name and 20.8k followers but no contents, and another @megyntoday with 10.9k followers. She also has IMDb profile page.