Megyn Kelly Profile
Megyn Kelly is an American News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, Writer, and Host who is best known for having worked for FOX News and NBC News. She worked for FOX News from 2004 to 2017, and NBC News from 2017 to 2018.
Megyn Kelly Education
Kelly transferred from Tecumseh Elementary School in suburban Syracuse, New York to Bethlehem Central High School in Delmar, New York, when she was 9 years old. She then attended Syracuse University. In the year 1992, she earned an undergraduate degree in political science from the university’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Three years later (1995), she graduated from Albany Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree.
Megyn Kelly Career
Kelly serves at Sirius XM as a daily host of “The Megyn Kelly Show,” a talk show and podcast, which airs from Monday to Friday at 12 noon on the talk radio channel Triumph. She first announced the launch of her media production company, Devil May Care Media, with the “The Megyn Kelly Show” podcast. The 1st episode premiered on date 28 of the same month. The podcast moved to Sirius XM on September 7, 2021. Prior to this, she served at NBC News and before that, she was at FOX News.
After graduating from college, she moved to Washington, D.C. in the year 2003 to work for WJLA-TV (ABC) as a general assignment reporter. There she reported on both local and national events such as live coverage of the 2004 presidential election, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s retirement, and William Rehnquist’s (Chief Justice) death, just to name a few.
While in college, Kelly served at Bickel & Brewer LLP, the Chicago office of law firm, as an associate attorney. In late 1996, Kelly co-penned an article for the American Bar Association’s journal, “The Conflicting Roles of Lawyer as Director”. Later on, she went to work for Jones Day for 9 years, where one of her clients was the credit bureau Experian. In the realm of politics, she identifies as an independent, and in the year 2015, she told Variety that she had voted for both Republicans and Democrats. Kelly is a philanthropist, appearing at a fundraiser for the parental rights organization Moms for Liberty.
Megyn Kelly FOX News
Kelly joined FOX News in the year 2004. She started as a contributor to legal segments for Special Report with Brit Hume, and as a host of “Kelly’s Court,” her own legal segment. Also, she made appearances in a weekly segment on “The O’Reilly Factor,” and filled in for Greta Van Susteren on “On the Record” on an occasional basis. She mainly concentrated on political matters on “On the Record.” Kelly also served as an occasional contributor, where she anchored the weekend newscasts.
Quick Facts About Megyn Kelly
|Full Name||Megyn Kelly|
|Age||52 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
At FOX News, she also served as a host of “America Live” and as a co-host of “America’s Newsroom”. For 5 years (2007-2012), she hosted FNC – Fox News Channel’s New Year’s Eve specials. Kelly also served as a guest panelist on “Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld,” Fox News’s late-night satire program.
On December 13, 2019, there was a release of a movie that portrayed Kelly’s career at Fox News, entitled “Bombshell.” Other cast members of the film include Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson, Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil, Nazanin Boniadi as Rudi Bakhtiar, and others. The movie follows events at FOX News in the lead-up to Ailes leaving the organization. She said she was not consulted about the content of the film.
Megyn Kelly NBC News
Kelly resigned from FOX News in January 2017 and joined NBC News. There she began as a host of the 3rd hour of the morning show “Today” with her program titled ‘Megyn Kelly Today.’ In October 2018, after a segment discussing blackface, the show got canceled.
At NBC News, Kelly conducted an interview with Vladimir Putin (Russian president) on June 2, 2017. She 1st interviewed him in a panel discussion she moderated at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, and subsequently in a face-to-face interview for the premiere episode of NBC News’s “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly,” which aired June 4, 2017.
Awards and Honors
Kelly was honored with an award by Childhelp in the year 2009 for reporting on the subject of child abuse, as a FOX News anchor. In the year 2010, the Albany Law School recognized Kelly with an Alumni Achievement Award for her fifteenth class reunion. Kelly was listed in the 2014 Time list of the 100 most influential people. Additionally, she was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Bethlehem Central High School, on September 26, 2015.
Megyn Kelly Age
Kelly is 52 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 18, 1970, in Champaign, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 18th of November every year.
Megyn Kelly Height
Kelly stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Megyn Kelly Family
Kelly was born to her loving parents, Linda (mother) and Edward Kelly (late father). Her mom works as a homemaker and her dad was a teacher at the State University of New York at Albany. Her dad passed on when Kelly was 15 years old. He died of a heart attack. Kelly is of German and Italian descent on her mom’s side and Irish descent on her dad’s. She grew up as a Catholic. Kelly grew up alongside her 2 siblings; Suzanne Crossly (sister) and Pete Kelly (brother).
Megyn Kelly Husband
Kelly is married to her lovely spouse, Douglas Brunt, a former president and CEO of the cybersecurity firm Authentium, and a full-time writer and novelist. They tied the knot on March 1, 2008, at a wedding ceremony held at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York. The wedding had 130 guests. Before Kelly married Douglas, she was married to an anesthesiologist, Daniel Kendall. They tied the knot in the year 2001 and divorced 5 years later (2006).
Megyn Kelly Children
Kelly and her husband Douglas take great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children; Yardley (daughter), Yates (son), and Thatcher (son). Yardley is 11 years old as of 2022 having been born in the year 2011. Yates is 13 years old as of 2022 having been born in the year 2009. Thatcher is 9 years old as of 2022 having been born in the year 2013.
Megyn Kelly Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS13 News, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Megyn Kelly Net Worth
Kelly has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter, Correspondent, Writer, and Host.
Megyn Kelly Book
In a deal worth over $10 million dollars, Kelly agreed with HarperCollins (a Publishing Company) in February 2016 to pen an autobiography scheduled for release later in the same year. The book was titled “Settle for More” and was published on November 15, 2016.
Megyn Kelly Nose Job
Kelly’s fans once rumored that her nose looked quite different all of a sudden. True to the rumor, when a comparison is done between her past pictures and recent ones, there is quite a difference. She has a groove on the left side of her nose. There will be an update of further information about her nose as soon as it is available in the limelight.