Kirsten Powers is a noted American columnist, political analyst, and author. Kirsten Powers is famous for her columns published in USA Today and The Daily Beast. Besides, she works for CNN as an on-air political analyst, appearing frequently on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon and Anderson Cooper 360°.

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  • Birthday: December 14, 1967
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Columnist/political analyst

Kirsten also served Clinton administration as a staff assistant and had worked in the city politics.


Family and Personal Life

Kirsten Powers briefly dated Anthony Weiner before getting married to husband Marty Makary. Currently, she is engaged with Robert Draper, who is a journalist and author.

Kirsten was born in Fairbanks, Alaska to Irish-American archeologists parents. Her father was an Episcopalian so she was brought up as an Episcopalian in the child, however, much of her adult life; she grew up as an atheist as she never believed on god. Surprisingly, in her mid-thirties, she dated a man who was Christian and soon started favoring Christianity.

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  • Parents: N/A
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Husband: Marty Makary
  • Children: N/A

While her parents inspired her to indulge in politics, she too started rooting for politics as a result of which she attended the University of Maryland to study Political Science. After getting a degree from there, she went Georgetown University Law School and studied law for almost two years.

In January 2010, Kirsten married Professor Marty Makary who is a public health expert at Johns Hopkins University. However, the relationship couldn’t turn out as expected and the former couple got divorced within three years of marriage.

She is now engaged to fellow Journalist Robert Draper who is known for his 2012 book Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives.


Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Kirsten is one of the most beautiful TV personalities across the globe flaunting her flawless body. She is blessed with youthful looks for her age 50.

Kirsten is an absolute stunner and a leading compelling columnist. On screen or off, the brown-eyed always expresses herself in a true style that makes her stand best. With the girlish glow and blemish free skin, Kirsten doesn’t look like a woman who is approaching her 50s.

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  • Height: 6 feet 0 inch
  • Weight: 66 kg
  • Body Measurements: 36-27-37 inches
  • Plastic Surgery: Yes

The curvaceous figure of hourglass body shape and blonde hair is what best defines her beauty. Though Kirsten has come out all natural beauty, some reports claim that she has seen the plastic surgeon to be injected and filled up.

In her leisure, she also attends numbers of charitable events and the social benefit programs which she truly believes in.


Professional Career

Kirsten Powers is a well-known political pundit who had served Clinton administration. In recent times she has been signed by CNN after leaving Fox News Channel.

Kirsten is an on-air political analyst for CNN, where she regularly appears on news shows like Anderson Cooper 360° and The Lead with Jake Tapper. She will also continue to serve USA Today, providing her political expertise.

Before CNN, she had served Fox News as a political analyst and provided a review on the networks daytime and nighttime programs across the globe. She, being the member of Fox News election team reported breaking headlines including presidential debates, election nights and many others events and programs.

Though she had her career start as a staff assistant to the Presidential elect Bill Clinton administration, it was her humanitarian work and articles which rose her to prominence. Later in the Clinton governed office, she was appointed as Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Public Affairs and was accountable for work assignments such as press secretary, party consultant, and communications consultant.

Afterwards, she resigned from her position in the Clinton administration to join America Online. Prior to her career in journalism, she held the role of press secretary at New York State Democratic committee when Andrew Cuomo was running for the governor.

In addition, she has consulted for several non-profit organizations including National Council for Research on Women and Human Rights First.

Kirsten had also worked as a columnist for America’s leading newspapers including New York Post, and The Daily Beast, which she left to join USA Today. Her first ever column was for The American Prospect and apart from that, she has written articles for Elle Magazine, New York Observer, Wall Street Journal and Salon.


Salary and Net Worth 2018

Kirsten, being famous CNN analyst has collected a massive amount of net worth through her career.

Kirsten Powers, the lady behind the columns of USA Today and The Daily Beats has hoarded as high as $20 million net worth through her successful career as political analyst and columnist. Most recently, she has joined CNN which reportedly paid her $950,000 salary per annum.

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  • Net Worth: $20 million
  • Salary: $950,000