Know About Megyn Kelly; Age, Husband, Fox News, NBC, Net Worth, Now

Published Date: 25 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 25 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

In January 2019, Megyn shocked the viewers by the announcement of her departure from NBC. As the fans expected that she could not be far from the television for long time, they are wondering what she is doing now so far.

American journalist and former corporate defense attorney Megyn Kelly was a prominent face for the Fox News channel, working as a news anchor from 2004 to 2017. Recently, served as a talk show host and correspondent for NBC News.

Megyn Kelly Bio; Parents, Ethnicity, Height

Megyn Marie Kelly was born on 18 November 1980 to parents Edward Kelly and Linda Kelly. She possesses mixed ethnicity as her father is of Irish descent and her mother is of Italian and German descent.

Standing at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) she went to Tecumseh Elementary School in Syracuse, New York. After her family shifted to Albany, she attended Bethlehem Central High School. She received an undergraduate degree in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Later, she earned a J.D. from Albany Law School in 1995 at the age of 25.

Her Career; Fox News, Now

Megyn began her television career as a general assignment reporter in the ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in 2003. After working for a year, she joined Fox News Channel as a Washington, D.C. correspondent in 2004. She hosted her own two-hour afternoon show, America Live from 2010 to 2013.


Megyn Kelly was the host of Megyn Kelly Today on NBC (Picture: Quartz)

Her program, The Kelly File was aired on Fox News from 2013 until her departure from the network in 2017. Joining the NBC news, she began to host Megyn Kelly Today, the daytime talk show. However, the show was canceled in October because it received a lot of criticism. Soon after, she terminated her contract with NBC in January 2019. As of now, she is not associated with any media but it looks like she would probably return to the television soon.

Net Worth In Millions

When it comes to earnings, Megyn has boasted the astounding net worth from her television career. While at NBC, she reportedly made $15 million to $20 million a year. Similarly, she signed a deal with HarperCollins worth more than $10 million to publish her autobiography in 2016.

With the long term experience in the journalism profession, she currently enjoys the estimated net worth of $30 million.

Married Twice; Shares Three Children With Second Husband

At first, Megyn, aged 48 married Daniel Kendall, an anesthesiologist on 29 September 2001. But, their marriage ended through a divorce in 2006.


Megyn Kelly walks with her husband Douglas Brunt at the New York in February 2016 (Picture: Dailymail)

On 1st March 2008, she got married to Douglas Brunt, the former president and CEO of the cybersecurity firm Authentium. The couple is parents of three children; a son Edward Yates Brunt born in 2009, a daughter Yardley Evans Brunt. They welcomed their third child, a son, Thatcher Bray Brunt in 2013.

Some Interesting Facts About Megyn Kelly

  • Megyn wrote an autobiography titled Settle for More, which was released on November 2016.
  • Her father, Edward died of a heart attack when she was 15 years old. He was the Professor at the State University of New York at Albany.
  • She was included in the Time list of the 100 most influential people in 2014.
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