Know About Margaret Brennan; CBS, Husband, Baby, Net Worth

Published Date: 06 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 06 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After several years of conversations and dates, Margaret Brennan finally got hitched to her attorney and a marine husband. And three years later, the couple welcomed a baby boy in 2018.

American Journalist Margaret Brennan is the Foreign Affairs Correspondent of CBS based at the State Department, White House, and Pentagon. Previously, she anchored InBusiness with Margaret Brennan, a weekday business program on Bloomberg News.

Margaret Brennan’s Bio; Parents, Education

Margaret was born on 26 March 1980 as the daughter of Edward Brennan and Jane Brennan. She grew up with her family in Stamford, Connecticut.

Brennan graduated with honors from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1998. Later, she went to the University of Virginia and graduated with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies with a minor in Arabic language.

Her Career, CBS, Salary, Net Worth

Initially, Margaret was a general assignment reporter for CNBC and contributor to MSNBC and NBC’s various shows. In 2009, she joined Bloomberg Television and anchored a weekday show InBusiness with Margaret Brennan.

After working for three years, she joined CBS News as a reporter based on Washington. Moreover, she was a substitute anchor on CBS This Morning and the CBS Evening News.  Margaret currently is a moderator of Face the Nation, a morning program on CBS News.


Margaret Brennan joined the CBS News in 2012 (Picture: YouTube)

When it comes to earning, the CBS talent has accumulated a remarkable amount of net worth from her journalism line. As a CBS correspondent, she earns an average salary of $102548 per year, which makes her net worth reaches to millions.

Welcomed Baby With Husband In 2018

Margaret first met her future husband Yado Yakub at the University of Virginia, who was her senior. They were reconnected in 2013 and started dating.

Afterward, Yakub popped the question during a trip to their alma mater and they got married on 11th April 2015. The wedding ceremony was held at the Decatur House in Washington, D.C.


Margaret Brennan and her husband Yado Yakub welcomed a baby boy in 2018 (Picture: Washingtonpost)

Well, the couple is proud parents of a baby boy, born after three years of their marriage. They welcomed a son, Eamon Brennan Yakub on 11 September 2018. Her husband Yakup is a judge advocate and a Major in the United States Marine Corps.

Some Interesting Facts About Margaret Brennan

  • Margaret received an honorary doctor of letters degree from Niagara University for her work in international affairs in 2015.
  • She became one of the top journalists under the age of 30 by the NewsBios/TJFR Group in 2003.
  • Yakub’s younger sister, Samia is a close friend of Margaret, who were roommates while studying abroad in Jordan.
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