Megyn Kelly Biography, Age, Family, Height, Marriage, Children, Salary, Net Worth, Education, Career

Megyn Kelly Biography

Megyn Marie Kelly, popularly known as Megyn Kelly, is an American journalist and attorney producing a podcast, The Megyn Kelly Show, on Instagram and YouTube channels. She became famous while working at Fox News as a newscaster and a host and political correspondent at NBC News. She gained national popularity after she clashed with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 elections.

Megyn Kelly Birthday and Age

Megyn was born on November 18, 1970, in Champaign, Illinois, the United States. Her birth sign is Aries.

Megyn Kelly Family

Kelly was born to both parents in Champaign, Illinois, the United States. She is a daughter to Edward Kelly, the father, and Linda Kelly, the mother. Her father was a renowned professor at the State University of New York, Albany. Unfortunately, he passed on when she was 15 years of age. Megyn has two elder siblings; Pete Kelly and Suzzane Kelly. Her maternal grandparents are Angelo DeMaio’s grandfather and Antoinette Holzwarth, grandmother.

Megyn Kelly Height and Weight

Kelly has a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.69m) and weighs 124lbs (57 Kg).

Megyn Kelly Marriage

Kelly is married to the love of her longtime boyfriend, and fiancée, Douglas Brunt. The couple dated for a one-year intensive intimacy before engaging in 2008. Douglas proposed to her at New Jersey beach in 2007. The two developed their love relationship until 2008, March when they exchanged marriage vows in a beautiful white wedding ceremony in Huntington, New York, in the United States.
Initially, Kelly was in a love relationship and married to Daniel Kendall. The couple enjoyed a love relationship for a long time between 1997 to 2001 when they tied a knot and exchanged marriage vows in church. Daniel was a medical student, while Kelly was working as an Attorney. In 2006, the couple parted ways due to a misunderstanding among them when they agreed mutually to end the marriage in 2006.

Megyn Kelly Children

The marriage between Douglas and Kelly is blessed with three children; two sons and one daughter. Kelly’s beautiful sons are Edward Yates Brunt and Thatcher Bray Brunt, and her beautiful daughter Yardley Evans Brunt.

Megyn Kelly Education

Kelly acquired her education in New York, United States. She attended Tecumseh Elementary School in Syracuse, New York, for her primary education. She then joined Bethlehem Central High School, where she pursued her high school education. She joined Syracuse University, the Maxiell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She later gained admission to Albany Law School, Syracuse University, where she acquired a bachelor’s degree in law.

Megyn Kelly Career

After her graduation, Kelly began her journalism career when she secured a job with WJLA-TV, an ABC affiliate, as a general assignment reporter. She worked as a jury correspondent and reported on confirmation for Supreme court Justice Samuel Alito and Chief Justice John Roberts, the death of Chief Justice Robert Rehnquist, and the 2004 US presidential elections. She quit the channel to join the prestigious Fox News.
In 2004, she joined Fox News Network as a legal segment reporter for Special Report with Brit Hume. She worked as a weekend newscaster. She was renowned for political reporting on legal matters.
In 2010, she was made a host for America Live Show. She also worked as a guest panellist on Fox News’s Late Program Red Eye with Greg Gumfield. In 2012, she covered the New Year’s Eve with Bill Hemmer.
She gained national recognition in 2012 after covering the presidential elections where Obama won the second presidential bid. In 2013, she was announced the host for The Kelly File program. In 2015, she hosted the Republican presidential debate where she asked presidential candidate Donald Trump if he can be elected president due to his high tempers. Kelly also worked as a primetime special Fox Network host and interviewed celebrities. She left Fox News in 2017 to join another station.
In 2017, she joined NBC News as a news reporter and political correspondent. Her first responsibility was to host a daytime talk show, Sunday night newsmagazine. She interviewed renowned public figures like Russian President Vladimir Putin in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forums. She also hosted great personalities on Kelly Daytime Talk Show and Megyn Kelly Today.
In 2019, she announced her media production company’s inauguration, Devil May Care Media, with the podcast The Megyn Kelly Show. She premiered her first episode in 2019 September.

Megyn Kelly Controversies

In 2015, she questioned President Donald Trump’s presidential candidature by describing him as a temperamental person. She claimed Trump is not fit for public office. Her statement sparked heated debates and questions on her professionalism integrity. However, Kelly met with Trump and Trump Towers, and she cleared the air on her statements. She later criticized Trump for impartiality and sexual comments in an audio recording on social media.
In 2018, she was criticized for blackface comments on Halloween Costumes. She received mixed reactions to her comments about using the skin blackening spray in portraying Diana Ross. She later apologized for her reckless remarks on social media.

Megyn Kelly Salary

Kelly is approximated to earn $23 million annually from her journalism career and other investments.

Megyn Kelly Net Worth

Kelly is approximated to have a net worth of $45 million as of 2021, including her assets, earnings, and investments.

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