Megyn Kelly (born November 18, 1970) is an American Journalist, Former Corporate Defense Attorney, and Political Commentator from Champaign, Illinois. She is famous for her morning show NBC Megyn Kelly Today. Furthermore, the 47-year-old journalist is working as a host in the popular talk show.
From 2004 to 2017, she served as a news anchor at Fox News. In fact, Kelly announced her departure from Fox News on January 3, 2017. Later, the journalist started hosting a “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly” (Sunday night news magazine program). Megyn hosted The Kelly File from October 2013 to January 2017 at Fox News.
On October 23, 2018, Kelly apologized to NBC colleagues for saying “it’s okay” for white people to dress up in blackface for Halloween. In her morning show, she discussed the white people who dressed up in black for the Halloween. Her full real birth name is “Megyn Marie Kelly“.
In addition, the host was in a round-table discussion with host Melissa Rivers (the former Fashion Police), Jacob Soboroff, and Jenna Bush Hager (NBC colleagues). During the show, she said that it was okay for white people to put on blackface and vice-versa. Megyn claimed that as long as you were dressing up as a character “it is fine”.
In fact, she also gave an example of Luann de Lesseps (a cast member of (The Real Housewives of New York) who dressed up as Diana Ross. Later, she came under controversy for being racist.
Wiki, Parents, Siblings & Early Life
This journalist was born on 18th November 1970 in Champaign, Illinois, United States. As of 2018, Megyn Kelly’s age is Forty-seven (47) years old. Her father “Edward Kelly” worked as a professor at State University of New York at Albany.
Megyn’s mother “Linda” is a homemaker. Furthermore, the journalist has a sister “Suzanne Crossly” and brother “Pete Kelly”.
She attended Bethlehem Central High School. Later, she has done her undergraduate degree in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Kelly received the degree from Syracuse University in 1992.
Moreover, Megyn earned a J.D. from Albany Law School in 1995. She started her career as an associate in the Chicago office of law firm Bickel & Brewer LLP.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Children
Megyn Kelly has married her first husband Daniel Kendall (an anesthesiologist) in 2001. Later, in 2016, the couple’s marriage ended up in divorce due to some personal reasons. She then again tied the knot with Douglas Brunt.
He is a full-time writer and novelist. In 2008, Brunt was the president and CEO of the cyber-security firm Authentium.
The love partner also shares three children together. Their elder son Yates was born in 2009). Later, in 2011, Kelly’s daughter Yardley was born and their son Thatcher was born in 2013.
|Full Birth Name||Megyn Marie Kelly.|
2. Political Commentator.
3. Former Corporate Defense Attorney.
|Age||Forty-seven (47) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||18th November 1970.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Champaign, Illinois, United States.|
|Current Residence||Rye, New York, USA.|
|Famous for||1. Her show on NBC Megyn Kelly Today.
2. The former News Anchor at Fox News.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 5".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 59 Kg.
Pounds: 130 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||35-25-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||7.|
|Parents||Father: Edward Kelly.
Mother: Linda Kelly.
|Siblings||Sister: Suzanne Crossly.
Brother: Pete Kelly.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Megyn Kelly Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Douglas Brunt.
2. Daniel Kendall (ex-husband).
|Son||1. Thatcher Bray Brunt.
2. Edward Yates Brunt.
|Daughter||Yardley Evans Brunt.|
|Highest Qualification||Juris Doctor.|
|School||1. Tecumseh Elementary School.
2. Bethlehem Central High School.
|College/ University||1. Syracuse University.
2. Albany Law School.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Kate Winslet.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Reading and Cooking.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Net Asset||Approx. $15 million USD (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Megyn Kelly (Journalist)
- She co-wrote an article for the American Bar Association’s journal named “Litigation” during her initial career days.
- The 47-year-old journalist also hosted America Live show.
- Furthermore, she was co-host of the show America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer.
- Money Factor: The estimated Net worth of Megyn Kelly is $15 million US Dollar.
- Her height is around 5 Feet 5 inches tall (168 in centimeters).
- In fact, the journalist also included in the Time list of the 100 most influential people in 2014.
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- Her father died of a heart attack when she was just 15-year-old.
- In February 2016, Megyn signed an agreement with HarperCollins to write an autobiography worth $10 million USD.
- Later the book titled “Settle for More” released on November 15, 2016.
- In 2009, Kelly received an award from Childhelp for covering the subject of child abuse as a Fox News anchor.