O'Brien started her career as a medical reporter as she was the pre-med student in college, for the WXKS-FM Network. Later, she worked as an associate producer and news writer at WBZ-TV.
She also worked for KRON Network as a reporter. Soledad also did co-anchoring for the NBC News, which includes Weekend Today with David Bloom and also a weekend edition, NBC Nightly News.
After a couple of years, Soledad moved to CNN and worked as a co-anchor in the American Morning show, Starting Point, Early Start and so on. She made a documentary, Latino in America; where she filmed the lives of Latinos living in America.
Furthermore, Soledad O'Brien signed a deal with HBO first look right for new programs, and HBO announced that she joined HBO's Real Sports along with Bryant Gumbel sports newsmagazine as a correspondent.
Besides, Soledad O'Brien formed the production and distribution company, Starfish Media Group. She also worked as a moderator on National Geographic Bee, co-taught Harvard University Graduate School of Education class with a professor.
While Soledad O'Brien engaged in her work and giving her diligent performance, she has earned wide recognition and honors for her outstanding performance. She was awarded Peabody Award for the coverage of Hurricane Katrina, won Alfred I, DuPont-Columbia University award, Emmy Award for the coverage of Kids on Race, Haiti earthquake as well as 2012 presidential election. Moreover, she named as the Journalist of the Year and Doctor of Humane Letters as well.
Moving towards her personal life, Soledad O'Brien married to Bradford Raymond; co-head of investment banking at Stifel. The couple dated for several months and tied the knot in 1995.
Soledad and Bradford blessed with four children; two daughters and two sons Charles and Jackson. The couple is living happily together, and till now there are no any rumors and sign of their divorce.
Soledad earns the good sum of money from her professional career. Being telecast columnist and executive producer as well as chairwoman of Starfish Media Group, Soledad has collected the tremendous amount of money. Her current estimated net worth is around $5 Million, by which she is financing her living.