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Brianna Keilar is a CNN anchor Right Now who is renowned as a White House Correspondent. She is married and a mother of one kid.

Relationship Facts of Brianna Keilar

Brianna Keilar is married to Fernando Lujan.
Brianna Keilar married on December 30, 2016.
💑 Anniversary in 216 days 💑
She is mother of One (Antonio).
Brianna Keilar is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Brianna Keilar?

Brianna Keilar is married to Fernando Lujan. His husband, Lujan is a military personality.

The wedding took place on the 30th of December 2016 in Leg Vegas while the couple was engaged in July of the year. The news of the wedding was broken by Brooke Baldwin on CNN.

Together, they are blessed with a son, Antonio. He was born on the 8th of June 2018.

Previously, she was married to Dave French on the 2nd of May 2009. Her Ex-husband, Dave French is a Film producer by profession.

Who is Brianna Keilar?

Brianna Keilar is a CNN anchor Right Now. Keilar is renowned as the former White House Correspondent.

Who are the parents of Brianna Keilar?

Brianna Keilar was born Brianna Marie Keilar on the 21st of September 1980 in Canberra, Australia.

Her father, Glenn Keilar holds Australian nationality, and her mother, Miriam Allen Keilar was an American.

After two years of her birth, her parents moved to Orange County, California. She is of British-Irish ancestry.

In which school did Brianna Keilar attend?

In 1998, she graduated from Mission Viejo High School. After that, she joined the University of California, Berkeley.

From the university, she earned a double Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Psychology and Mass Communication.

Brianna Keilar’s Professional Career

After completing University, she started her career as an intern for KTVU-TV affiliated with CNN and FOX  in San Francisco. Completing her intern period, she joined KIMA TV station as a general assignment reporter.

For the company, she covered local stories and events. At the time, she also worked for the local radio station as a newsreader.

Moving forward, she joined the CBS network as a general assignment reporter in Yakima, Wash. Later, she became an anchor of the CBS newscast.

In 2006, she joined CNN Newsource as a correspondent. As a correspondent, she used to cover breaking news and reports for the nation’s capital.

The year 2008, became a turning point in her career as she covered the $700 billion bank bailout.

In 2012, she became the White House correspondent covering President Obama’s campaign. Also, she was the Congressional correspondent for the network.

In 2016, during the presidential campaign, she was the lead reporter covering Hillary Clinton. Apart from that, she also reported the Democratic field.

In 2019, she started writing the column, Home Front. The column represents the military families trying to establish a bond between civilians and militaries.

Brianna Keilar’s Awards, Nomination

  • 2008- Everett McKinley Dirksen Award by National Press Foundation.
  • 2014- Aldo Beckman Memorial Awards.

Keilar’s Net Worth, Salary

Through her career as a journalist and Correspondent, she has an estimated net worth of $9 million as of 2023. Her earnings as a journalist are in the range of $24k to $70k.

Also, her salary as an avhnor of CNN Right now is in the range of $41k to $100k. As a White House Correspondent, her salary was in the range of $99k or above.

Brianna’s Controversy, Rumors

To date, she has not been through any sort of controversy that creates a buzz in the media.

How tall is Brianna Keilar?

She is a blue-eyed blonde. Her height is 5 feet and 3 inches and weighs around 55 kg.

Brianna Keilar- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

He has 312.3k followers on Twitter, 73k on Instagram, and 55.4k on Facebook.

On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Weijia Jiang, Miguel Marquez, and Sophia A. Nelson.


  • During High School, she was voted to be Homecoming Queen.
  • Her mother, Miriam died on the 17th of May 2016.

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