Margaret Brennan Husband – Yado Yakub and Children
Is Margaret Brennan married? Margaret Brennan and Yado Yakub were married April 11, 2015, at the historic Decatur House in downtown Washington. Yado is an attorney for Marine Corps at Pentagon.
They were first met in 1998 at the University of Virginia and fortunately, reunited two years before marrying.
The couple doesn’t have any child yet since they both seem busy in their career.
Margaret Brennan Age and Bio
Margaret is an American journalist working for CBS News in Washington D.C. She is serving as senior foreign affairs correspondent as well as White House correspondent for the network.
- Birthday: 26 March 1980 (Age 38)
- Ethnicity: Irish
- Nationality: American
Parents, Family and Early Life
Margaret was born in Stamford, Connecticut. She was born to Irish parents Edward J. Brennan and Jane L. Brennan.
Her father is a senior director at the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America whereas her mother is a teacher of art history in elementary school in Pennsbury School District.
- Parents: Edward J. Brennan and Jane L. Brennan
- Children: N/A
- Marital Status: Married
In 1998, she completed her high school from Convent of the Sacred Heart with honors in Greenwich, Connecticut. She then attended the University of Virginia and graduated with a degree in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies with the highest distinction.
The Arabic language was her minor subject in the university.
Regarding her thesis, Brannan was admired with a name Emmerich-Wright scholar. Through Fulbright-Hays Grant, she has also studied at Yarmouk University in Irbid, Jordan.
She earned an honorary doctorate in 2015 from Niagara University for her excellence in international affairs.
Margaret Brennan Height – 5 Feet 6 Inches (1.67m)
Margaret Brennan stands tall with the height of 5 Feet 6 Inches (1.67m) and weighs 56 Kg.
Body Measurements: 35-24-35 Inches
Margaret has body measurements of 35-24-35 inches. She has an attractive hourglass figure that looks great in low-cut dresses.
She wears the bra size of 34C while her dress size is 4 US.
She is one of the most beautiful and high positioned journalists of CBS News. She has alluring facial features and silky smooth skin that makes her look like some Disney princess.
She always draws the attention of her fans, flaunting her long slender legs in eye-catching high heels.
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 56 KG (124 lbs.)
She is naturally so perfect that she needed no plastic surgery to date. This 37 years old brunette has cute black eyes and always sticks to clean food to be in shape.
Brennan is fond of dance and is an avid dog lover, also owns a dog named Callie. She loves to explore nature and cuisines around the world.
Moreover, her photographic skills are on the board.
TV Shows – Face the Nation, CBS Evening News, and More
She is currently serving as a senior foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News. She has previously worked for reputed media including CNBC, Bloomberg Television.
While her tenure at Bloomberg, she anchored network’s coverage of Republican presidential candidate debate in 2012.
After graduation, Brennan was hired by CNBC in 2002 as a producer for Louis Rukeyser, financial news mogul.
She then produced “Street Signs with Ron Insana” for which she interviewed 43rd US President George W. Bush as well as Secretary of State Colin Powell during Bush administration.
- (2002-2009)- Worked for CNBC as a producer and reporter
- (2009-2012)- Served for Bloomberg Television as an anchor of “InBusiness” and correspondent
- 2012- Joined CBS News as a senior foreign affairs correspondent
Brennan also interviews with former CEO of Wal-Mart, Lee Scott and reported the financial crisis along with a focus on the customer. Furthermore, she also remained a contributor to several NBC shows.
Leaving CNBC on 24 June 2009, Brennan joined Bloomberg Television as an anchor of “InBusiness”. She covered various international issues for the network from Riyadh, Cairo, Dublin, Davos, and London.
She broadcasted live during the celebration in Tahrir Square, Egypt after the resignation from Hosni Mubarak. She gave her final on-air on “InBusiness” on 27 April 2012.
In July 2012, Margaret Brennan signed with CBS News where she is now serving as White House Correspondent. She is also fill-in anchor for “CBS This Morning” as well as “CBS Evening News”. She has covered wide issues from Baghdad, Kabul, Havana, and Tehran as a senior foreign affairs correspondent of CBS News.
She has also interviewed Hillary Clinton regarding the fatal attack in Benghazi, Libya during US mission and also Secretary of State John Kerry on US strike over Syria. Brennan was honored with Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award 2012-2013 as a part of CBS’s coverage of the Newtown tragedy.
In 2010, Brennan earned the Fulbright Award for international understanding as well as Maxim listed her as one of the hottest TV News Anchors in 2008. She was named as one of the top Irish American in business and in media by Irish American magazine.
The NewsBios/TJFR Group stated her as one of the top journalists under 30.
Margaret Brennan Net Worth – $5 Million Dollars
Margaret Brennan is an American journalist who has a net worth of $5 million dollars.
Margaret Brennan Salary – $300 Thousand Dollars
Brennan has an annual salary of $300 thousand dollars. She is on cloud nine as she is operating her dream job as well as making fine cash.
She is enjoying her wonderful career achievements gained through her all hard works and dedication to excel.
As a senior foreign affairs and White House correspondent of CBS News, she has not only been profiting financially but also gaining a global attention.