Brianna Keilar Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Brianna Keilar

Biography / Wiki

Hard Work and self-belief will always earn you success, this line is very well proved by the extremely talented and charming ‘Brianna Marie Keilar’ renowned as ‘Brianna Keilar’ who is an Australian-born American journalist. She is well-recognized as a journalist for CNN.

As of now, she works as a senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN. Previously, she worked as a White House correspondent, general assignment correspondent, and congressional correspondent for CNN. In 2018, she hosted CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 21 September 1980, this renowned personality has turned 42 years old. This lady has a good height of 160 Centimeters and is 5’3” in Feet & Inches. Her blue eyes and shiny blonde hair enhance her beauty.

She seems fit with a weight of 55 kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds. In fact, she is very conscious about her physique and maintains herself as fit as fiddle with perfect figure measurements.

Net Worth

She earns from her professional career as a journalist and has been associated with CNN for a long time. According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Brianna Keilar is $8 million at present.

Education / Family

Brianna was born and raised up in Canberra in Australia and belongs to the white ethnicity. She is born to her father Glenn Keilar and her mother Miriam Allen. At the time of her birth, her parents were stationed in Australia.

As of her education, she completed her schooling at Mission Viejo High School and further graduated with a dual bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley.


Brianna Keilar

Nick Name Brianna Marie Keilar
Birth Place Canberra in Australia
Date of birth 21 September 1980
Age 43 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’3”

In centimeters: 160 cm

Weight In kilograms: 55 kg

In pounds: 121 lbs

Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Profession Journalist
Sexual orientation Straight
School Mission Viejo High School
College University of California, Berkeley
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Orange County, California
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Fathers name Glenn Keilar
Mothers name Miriam Allen


Brianna Keilar with her mother
Brianna Keilar with her mother

Brothers Not Known
Sisters Name Not Known


Brianna Keilar with her sister
Brianna Keilar with her sister

Career / Fashion and Style

As of her career, she started her career as an anchor, reporter, and producer for CBS news which was aired on MTV, MTV’s college network. After that, she worked on CBS News’ overnight newscast, Up to the Minute as a fill-in anchor. Also, she worked for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition as a freelance reporter.

She made her debut on television at the CBS affiliate KIMA. After that, she co-hosted the morning drive time show on contemporary hits stations, KFFM named “Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning ZOO”. Later, Brianna joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource and provided breaking news coverage and reports from the nation’s capital.

In 2009, she was awarded the National Press Foundation Everett McKinley Dirksen Award and earned the award for her fall coverage of the $700 billion bank bailout. Before this, she worked as a White House correspondent for CNN. In 2014, she was awarded the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Aldo Beckman Memorial Award.

She covered a wide range of stories including the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre and also worked as a general assignment correspondent for CNN. From 2018, she hosted now defunct, CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar. As of now, she hosts CNN Right Now and writes a column “Home Front”, the stories of military families.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

As of her personal life, she is a married woman who tied the marriage knot with Fernando Lujan who is the director of the National Security Council at the White House. The couple was blessed with a son named Antonio.

Previously, she got married to Dave French but the marriage didn’t last long and they parted ways in 2011. Moreover, she has a stepson named Teddy.

Boyfriend Fernando Lujan
Marital status Married
Husband Dave French,


Brianna Keilar with her ex-husband Dave
Brianna Keilar with her ex-husband Dave

Fernando Lujan

Brianna Keilar with her husband Fernando
Brianna Keilar with her husband Fernando

Children Sons – Antonio, and Teddy


Brianna Keilar with her kids
Brianna Keilar with her kids

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Brianna Keilar

Some Interesting Facts About Brianna Keilar

  • In 1982, her family moved to the United States and settled in Orange County, California.
  • At the time of her birth, her parents were stationed in Australia.
  • She is quite popular on Instagram with has over 51k followers.
  • In 2009, Brianna was awarded the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Aldo Beckman Memorial Award.
  • In her senior year at high school, she was voted homecoming queen.
  • At the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre, she was the first CNN correspondent on the ground.
  • In 2013, she spoke at the commencement ceremony for her Alma Mater.
  • She was a sports reporter for the school’s bimonthly news magazine.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @briannakeilar
  2. Twitter@brikeilarcnn
  3. Facebook @BriannaKeilar
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