Megyn Kelly was born on 18th November 1970. She is a Scorpio and is currently 51 years old. She is an American journalist, attorney, political commentator, talk show host and television news anchor by profession. She was born in Champaign, Illinois, to parents Edward Kelly and Linda. She has three siblings. Edward Kelly taught at the State University of New York in Albany, while Linda was a homemaker. She is a Catholic with Irish, German and Italian descendants from her parents’ side. She attended Tecumseh Elementary School in suburban Syracuse, New York. Her family moved when she was 9 and she attended Bethlehem Central High School in Delmar, New York. Her father died because of a heart attack when she was only 15. She is one of the most attractive and influential media personalities in America and has worked for Fox News on a salary of $8 million per year at its peak. She was one of the top journalists for the channel during her stay and worked as a host for many talk shows throughout her stay. This article will provide you with all the information we have on her net price, her life and her achievements.
Megyn Kelly Net Worth
Megyn Kelly has a net worth of $45 million and an annual salary of $21 million, which she earns through her personal Instagram and YouTube. After her departure from Fox, which offered her a salary of $8 million, she was offered a place on NBC, with an increased salary of $23 million per year and a 3-year contract. She left NBC after 1 year and got into a lawsuit with them which ended up ruining her reputation. She settled at an amount of $30 million. Throughout her stay on the channel, she interviewed some big shots, like Vladimir Putin, which increased her popularity and influence. This didn’t increase her viewership ratings and her show was seen to have a slight fall in ratings each episode. It is reported that she rejected an offer of $20 million per year or $100 million for 4 years from Fox and joined NBC. She made some controversial statements in 2018, after which, she confirmed her departure from NBC.
Megyn Kelly Personal Life
Megyn Kelly has been married twice. Her first marriage with Daniel Kendal, an anesthesiologist, who gave her the name Megyn Kendal, failed. She is still known by the name by some people as she was at her peak years when she was using the name. They were married for 5 years (2001 – 2006), and after their split, she dated Douglas Brunt, CEO of Authentium, a cybersecurity firm. They married in 2008 and have three children, namely Edward Yates Brunt and Thatcher Bray Brunt, sons and daughter Yardley Evans Brunt. Megyn is known for her beautiful blue eyes, luxurious blonde hair, beautiful, well-maintained figure, an ideal height of 1.68m and pretty facial features. Her popularity attracted many viewers and she is one of the most watched TV anchors in the US and has been labelled as one of the most influential people in the world, after the release of a movie about her.
Megyn Kelly Achievements
Megyn completed her undergraduate degree in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University in 1992. She earned her J.D. from Albany Law School in 1995. After that, she landed a job of an associate attorney in the Chicago office of the law firm Bickel & Brewer LLP. In 1996, she even co-wrote an article for the American Bar Association’s Journal. She worked at Jones Day for a duration of nine years, dealing with multiple influential clients. She moved to Washington D.C in 2003 and was selected by WJLA-TV, where she covered local news and confirmation hearings for the U.S Supreme Court of Justice Samuel Alito Jr, Chief Justice John Roberts, and the 2004 presidential election. Her charisma was outstanding and she tried for CNN, where she was rejected, and the president reportedly regretted his decision not to hire her. Nevertheless, she settled on a job at Fox News, featuring in legal segments for the Special Report with Brit Hume, before moving to her very own segment, Kelly’s Court, on Weekend Live. The success of the show made her a regular on the channel and she was a regular on the O’Reilly Factor, focusing mostly on political subjects. In 2010, she earned her own show, America Live, which passed a viewership of 20% in its second year. She ended her contract with Fox in 2017 and switched to NBC news. Following her further controversies, she now runs her own YouTube channel.
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