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Date of Birth: 1976 , July-1
Birth Nation: United States
Name Kristen Welker
Father Harvey Welker
Mother Julie Welker
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession White House Correspondent
Working For NBC News
Net Worth $2.5 million
Eye Color Dark
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for Journalist, correspondent
Affair with Andrew Mulroney
Married Yes
Married to John Hughes (March 4, 2017)
Education Harvard University, Germantown Friends School
Awards NBC News Decision 2010
Online Presence Twitter

Quick Timeline of Kristen Welker

1976 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1998 Graduated from Harvard College
1999 Worked at ABC affiliates WLNE-TV
2011 Became the NBC White House correspondent
2017 Got married to John Hughes
2016 Engaged to John Hughes
2014 Started dating John Hughes

Detail Timeline of Kristen Welker

July 1 , 1976

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Talented and industrious lady, Kristen Welker was born in the mid 1970s in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Julie Welker and Harvey Welker. She was born and raised in an educated family. Her father was an engineer.

1998

Graduated from Harvard College

Kristen was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There she got enrolled at Germantown Friends School and she graduated from there in 1994. Later on she joined Harvard College with a major in history. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there with an honor in 1998. 

1999

Worked at ABC affiliates WLNE-TV

During the late 1990s, she joined ABC affiliates WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island and worked there for several years. Later on she joined KRCR-TV in Redding/Chico, California and then she joined NBC affiliate WCAU in 2005.

2011

Became the NBC White House correspondent

Kristen Welker is a TV journalist and a correspondent from United States. At the end of 2011, she was named the NBC White House correspondent. She has been with President Obama, Vice President Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama travelling around the world since that time on.

March 4 , 2017

Got married to John Hughes

It was not more than a year, that the couple turned their engagement to marriage. Kristen and John tied the knot in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

June 24 , 2016

Engaged to John Hughes

After 2 years of dating, Kristen and John got engaged on June 24, 2016. John proposed Kristen with a one knee down posture with a ring on his hands, while they were out for dinner.

2014

Started dating John Hughes

Kristen Welker reportedly started dating John Hughes in 2014, after being set up by her best friend's mother.

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Kristen Welker is a famous American television journalist and a correspondent best known for being the White House Correspondent based in Washington for NBC News. She also worked for ABC affiliates WLNE-TV. 

Kristen Welker Born In 1976

Kristen Welker was born on July 1, 1976, and is currently 43 years old. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America to Julie Welker and Harvey Welker.

Her father is an engineer while her mother is a real estate agent. Kristen is of American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnic background.

Regarding her educational qualification, Kristen, in 1994, graduated from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia and completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1998 from Harvard College and majored in History from Harvard University. 

NBC Reporter Kristen Welker: Career Highlights 

During the late 1990s, she joined ABC affiliates WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island, and worked there for several years. Later on, she joined KRCR-TV in Redding/Chico, California, and then she joined NBC affiliate WCAU in 2005

She worked there as reporter and weekend anchor for about half a decade, and then she joined NBC News as its correspondent. At the end of 2011, she was named the NBC White House Correspondent based in Washington and currently works there.

She has worked along with President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama traveling around the world since that time on. '

Recently, in January 2020, she was introduced as the co-anchor of NBC's Weekend Today alongside Peter Alexander. 

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Kristen Welker? 

She has been earning a lucrative amount of salary from her journalism career. As of 2020, Kristen Welker is estimated to have the net worth is $2.5 million according to a verified source. 

The same site cited that the average salary of a journalist is believed to be $101 thousand, ranging from $81 thousand to $118 thousand per year. 

Who is Kristen Welker's husband? 

While talking about Kristen Welker's current relationship status, she is a married woman. Before marrying her current husband, she was reported to be dating Andrew Mulroney, a senior software developer at Kimmel Centre. 

Later, in 2014, she started dating John Hughes, followed by their engagement on June 24, 2016

Nearly after a year of engagement, the couple got married on March 4, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in a lavish wedding ceremony.