Margaret Brennan Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Husband, Kids, Salary, CBS

Margaret Brennan Biography

 Margaret Brennan is an American News journalist currently working for CBS News, and also the network’s senior foreign affairs correspondent. Brennan previously worked as a White House correspondent for CBS and has covered Washington since 2012.

Margaret Brennan Age

Brennan was born on 26 March 1980 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.

Margaret Brennan Body Measurements


Brennan stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Margaret Brennan Family

Brennan is a wife to Yado Yakub and a parent to two kids. She was born to parents Edward Brennan and Jane Brennan. Her dad is a senior director at the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in New York. Her mother is  an elementary school art teacher, and art history teacher in the Pennsbury, PA, school district

Margaret Brennan Husband

Brennan is happily married to her husband Yado Yakub. Yakub is an attorney who is a judge advocate in the United States Marine Corps. The couple is blessed with two kids together.

Margaret Brennan Children

Brennan gave birth to her firstborn son; Eamon Brennan Yakub on September 11, 2018. On December 23, 2020, he announced on Instagram that she was expecting another second child.

Margaret Brennan Education

Brennan graduated from the University of Virginia, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies with a minor in Arabic.

Margaret Brennan CBS News

Brennan is a news correspondent for CBS News and joined its Washington bureau in 2012. She also moderates the network’s Sunday morning show Face The Nation. She has also traveled in countries such as Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and points beyond while reporting on national security and foreign policy. He has been honored with a 2012-2013 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award for his stories and coverage of the Newtown tragedy. She is also one of the best and first reporters to interview both Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s Foreign Minister following the landmark agreement to freeze the Iranian nuclear program. With Secretary of State John Kerry and Hillary Clinton as well as Defense Secretaries Carter and Hagel she has traveled with them. Before CBS News, she was a news correspondent at CNBC with a focus on the consumer during the financial crisis. She also contributed to various NBC News programs.

Margaret Brennan Salary

Brennan receives an annual average salary of $300k. This is according to CBS News anchors/reporter’s salaries.

Margaret Brennan Net Worth

Brennan has an estimated Net Worth of $ 5 Million dollars. Her career as a news correspondent is her primary source of income.

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