Brian Kilmeade Biography

Updated On Jul 30, 2018 Published On Jan 27, 2016
Facts of Brian Kilmeade
Date of Birth: 1964 , May-7
Birth Nation: United States
Name Brian Kilmeade
Birth Name Brian Kilmeade
Mother Marie Kilmeade
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity European American
Profession Television Personality
Working For Television
Net Worth $5.5 million
Salary $2 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Famous for Co-host of Fox & Friends (Fox News Channel) and Host of Kilmeade and Friends (Fox News Radio)
Married Yes
Married to Dawn Kilmeade (m. 1993)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education C.W. Post (B.A.) Minor Political Science
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
TV Show Fox & Friends, Outnumbered
Siblings Steve Kilmeade, Jim Kilmeade
Books Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed ...Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed ...
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The American TV personality and a news host, Brian Kilmeade is popular for being the co-host of Fox's morning show, and Fox & Friends alongside Steve Doocy and Ainsley Earhardt

Brian was born on May 7, 1964, in New York City, New York, US to parents of Irish and Italian descent. Even though we don't know who the mother of Brian is, it is known that his mother's name is Marie Kilmeade. He also has two siblings named Jim Kilmeade and Steve Kilmeade.

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The journalist was raised in New York where he enrolled in the Massapequa High School and finally graduated from there in 1982. Later, he joined the C.W. Post from where he graduated with a Bachelor in Arts in 1986

After his graduation, he joined Channel One News where he began working as a news correspondent. After working there for several years, he joined KHSC-TV where he worked as an anchor and host. After that, he joined as a co-host of The Jim Brown Show on XTRA-AM (KLSD-XTRA 1360 Fox Sports San Diego). 

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In 1993, he was also a part of the announcing team for the inaugural of the Ultimate Fighting Championship event and conducted post-fight interviews. He also hosted the play-by-play part for the UFC 2 and the UFC 3 in 1994.

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Besides his television career, he is also a great writer. He has written at least 5 books. Some of his books are The Games Do Count: America's Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports, George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution, and so on. 

On the 3rd of December 1993, Brian got married to Dawn Kilmeade. As a married couple, they have already welcomed three children and they named them Kaitlyn Kilmeade, Kirstyn Kilmeade, and Bryan Kilmeade. They are still together with no rumors of separation and extramarital affairs.

Brian Kilmeade's net worth is estimated at around $5.5 million while his salary is reported to be around $2 million per year. The TV journalist currently lives in his Malibu home. The house was bought in around $0.8 million. He is also the owner of the luxury cars such as Lexus, Mercedes Benz, and Range Rover.  

Kilmeade is highly active on his social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram. He has over 340K followers on his Twitter with 18.4K tweets while on Instagram, he has around 86.4K followers with over 1153 posts

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Born in New York City, New York

May 7 , 1964

Tall and handsome, Brian was born as Brian Kilmeade in New York City, New York, United States of American to Marie Kilmeade. He is an American and is of Irish and Italian descent. He also has two siblings named Jim Kilmeade and Steve Kilmeade.

Graduated from CW Post

1986

Brian was also raised in New York City, New York. There he joined Massapequa High School and finally graduated from there in 1982. After that he became enrolled at C.W. Post and finally earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1986. 

Joined Brown

1993

He began his professional career from Channel One News where he began working as a news correspondent. After working there for several years, he joined KHSC-TV where he worked as an anchor and host. In 1993, he joined Brown as an announcer of Ultimate Fighting Championship event.

Joined WVIT

1997

In 1994, he began working as a play-by-play role for UFC 2 and UFC 3. Three years later, he joined WVIT where he worked as and a freelance sports anchor. Few years later, he began working at Newsport TV as a reporter and anchor.

Married to Dawn Kilmeade

December 3 , 1993

On 3rd of December 1993, Brian got married to Dawn Kilmeade. As a married couple, they have already welcomed three children and they named them Kaitlyn Kilmeade, Kirstyn Kilmeade and Bryan Kilmeade. They are still together and there is no any sign of them getting divorced. 

Joined Fox News Channel

1997

At the end of 1997, he joined Fox News Channel. During his early days, he worked as a sports anchor. He also served them as an anchor of their show, The Five. In the early 2006, he joined Fox News Radio to fill the void left by Fox anchor Tony Snow.

Made a harsh comment on marrying other species and other ethnics

July 8 , 2009

Though he is a reputed television personality and a news host, he is not denied of criticism. He has often been vilified for his harsh comments. On 8th of July 2009, when he was running a show discussing a research on Finland and Sweden, he made a comment against American marrying other species and other ethnics. He was severely criticized for this comment and he later apologized for this comment.