Brianna Keilar Biography

Updated On Jun 06, 2019 Published On Nov 30, 2015
Facts of Brianna Keilar
Date of Birth: 1980 , September-21
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Brianna Keilar
Birth Name Brianna Marie Keilar
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Working For CNN
Net Worth 2 million US Dollars
Married Yes
Married to Dave
Divorce No
Education Bachelors in Mass communication and Psychology
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki,Instagram
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Brianna Marie Keilar who is professionally known as Brianna Keilar is an American television personality and journalist. She is a senior White House correspondent for CNN, Washington, D.C. bureau.

Brianna Keilar Childhood, Education

Keilar was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia. When she was a child, her parents moved to the United States and settled there. She is Christian by religion. Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, she is a white American.

Brianna Keilar was graduated from Mission Viejo High School in 1998. After completing her graduation in 2001, she joined the University of California, Berkeley and further achieved bachelor's degrees in Mass Communications and Psychology.

Journalism Career & Success

After her graduation, she started her journalism career and is recently a White House correspondent for CNN. Keilar assisted 800 CNN Newsource partner stations covering breaking news from across the world.

Later, she went on to work CBS News, where she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a newscast which was aired on mtvU, MTV's college network.

Likewise, she was also the anchor for CBS News' show Up to the Minute, and also served as the freelance reporter for the CBS Evening News Weekend Edition.

Personal Life

While talking about Brianna Keilar' current relationship status, then she is a married woman. In 2009, she married her longtime boyfriend, Dave French.

Her husband is a producer. The couple is still together and there are no rumors about Dave and Brianna having trouble in their married relationship so far.

Married Fernando Lujan in 2016

As of 2019, Keilar is married to her second husband Fernando Lujan. The couple who first met in 2012, got married in 2016 and are living a successful married life. 

By profession, Fernando Lujan is an Army Special Forces officer. He currently serves in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Hands program.

Net Worth

The hot and sexy news reporter has a great sense of dressing. She looks elegant in her dress. She is a gorgeous lady with a perfect body. As of 2018, Brianna Keilar's net worth is around $2 million and earns a decent amount of money from her journalism career.

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Born in Australia

September 21 , 1980

She was born in Australia. When she was child her parents moved to the United States and settled there. She is Christian by religion. She is American and is of white ethnicity. She has average height.

Married to Dave French


She is married woman. In 2009, she married her longtime boyfriend named Dave French. Her husband is a producer. They are still together and there is no any information about of filing divorce. They are happy married couple.

Graduated from University of California, Berkeley


She was graduated from Mission Viejo High School in 1998. After completing her graduation from there, in 2001, she joined University of California, Berkeley and completed her graduation. She has dual bachelor's degrees in Mass Communications and Psychology.

Joined KIMA- TV


She joined KIMA-TV IN 2001.She had worked as a General reporter KIMA-TV, the CBS affiliate located in Washington, USA.  During that same time, she also worked in radio as a morning show personality on "Billy, Blue and Brianna, Too: The Morning Zoo" on 107.3 KFFM.

Moved to New York City,USA


She moved to New York in 2003. She was assigned duty of news reporter and anchor for the CBS news network on MTV. There she had to broadcast news on ‘MTV’s’ College Network. She upgrades herself while she was working there.

Coverage of presidential primaries and election


In 2004, she got the opportunity to cover the story of a presidential election which leads her to massive exposure. She also addressed the story of election from Boston, New Hampshire, and New York. Her presentation was outstanding.

Awarded by Everett McKinley Dirksen Award


Brianna Keilar was awarded by the National Press Foundation's Everett McKinley Dirksen Award in the year 2009. She received that award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress for her fall 2008 coverage of the 700 billion dollar bank bailout.

Coverage of Virginia Tech massacre


She also got opportunity to covered Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. She worked very hard. She was the first CNN correspondent on the ground while this massacre was covering. Brianna had covered major breaking news of that incident.