Megyn Kelly is an American political commentator and former corporate defense attorney. She is well-recognized as a host of American Live on Fox News Channel. In addition, she is also an author.
Date of Birth:
November 18, 1970
5 feet 6 Inches
Family and Personal Life
Born on November 18, 1970, in Syracuse, New York, United States, Megyn Kelly is the daughter of Edward Kelly and Linda. Her father taught at the State University of New York whereas mother was a homemaker. She belongs to Italian and Irish Descent.
At 9, she along with her family shifted to Albany, New York and she joined Bethlehem Central High School. Previously, she attended Tecumseh Elementary School in Dewitt. At the age of 15, she lost her father because of a heart attack. Additionally, in 1992 she completed her under graduation degree from Syracuse University in Political Science. She then enrolled at Albany Law School and honored with Juris Doctor Degree (J.D) in 1995.
Kelly was married to Daniel Kendall, an anesthesiologist on September 29, 2011. However, they divorced in 2006. Later, she romantically linked with Douglas Brunt, President, and CEO of Authentium. On March 1, 2008, the couple got married. With 9 years of successful married life, the couple was blessed with three children; Yates, Yardley, and Thatcher in 2009, 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Body Measurements and Lifestyle
Megyn Kelly is one of the magnetic personalities in the media industry. With regular workout and strict diet, she has maintained her hourglass shaped body. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches that perfectly matches her 35-25-36 body measurements.
She is living a sophisticated lifestyle. She loves to visit new places. Recently, she along with her husband visited Hawaii to spend a vacation. She loves to be with her family and Colleagues.
Megyn Kelly started her career as an associate for Bickel & Brewer Law Firm in Chicago. At that time, she wrote an article The Conflicting Roles of Lawyer as Director for the American Bar Association’s journal called Litigation. Later, she joined Jones Day and served for 9 years.
In 2003, WJLA-TV hired her as a reporter. Being a reporter at WJLA-TV, She covered numerous key news including the 2004 presidential election and so on. She then joined Fox News in 2004 and severed for News and political commentary program Special Report with Brit Hume.
Eventually, she came up with her own program Kelly’s court during weekend Live. In 2010, she began to host her own Show American Live. She was widely recognized for covering the 2012 presidential election in the United States.
In 2013, she left the show ‘American Live’ and began to host the show ‘The Kelly Fire’. In early 2017, she quit Fox News and Joined NBC News as an anchor and reporter. After joining NBC, she interviewed Russian Leader Vladimir Putin in NBC show Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly.
Salary and Net Worth
The accumulated net worth of Megyn Kelly is around $15 million whereas annual salary is $6 million. In 2016, she earned $10 million for writing an autobiography titled 'Settle for More' for HarperCollins Publishers. She is the third highest paid female Journalist in American media industry. Being an anchor, reporter, and author, she has added million dollar fortune to her net worth.