Brianna Keilar Bio, Age, Husband, Family, CNN, Salary, Net Worth

Brianna Keilar Biography

Brianna Keilar is an Australian- American journalist, who is the senior political correspondent and anchor for CNN in the Washington, D.C. bureau.

Keilar previously worked as a White House correspondent. She was also a Congressional correspondent and general assignment correspondent for CNN in Washington.

Brianna Keilar Age|Birthday

Keilar was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia. She is 41 years old as of 2021. In addition, she is known to celebrate her birthday on September 21st, every year.

Brianna Keilar Family

Keilar was born to an Australian father and an American mother. Her father is known as Glenn and her mother Miriam. At the time of her birth, her parents were stationed in Australia.

Later in 1982, her family moved to the United States and settled in Orange County, California.

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Brianna Keilar Husband

Keilar is married. Her husband is known as Fernando Lujan. He is a director on the National Security Council at the White House. Keilar announced her engagement with Lujan in July 2016 and in December 2016, the couple got married. They welcomed the first baby together, on June 8, 2018. The baby is named Antonio.

Keilar was previously married to Dave French on May 2, 2009. They, however, divorced in 2011.

Brianna Keilar Children

Keiler together with her husband Fernando Lujan has a son by the name Antonio Allen Fernando Lujan. Their son Antonio, was born on June 18, 2018. In addition, she is a stepmother to Teddy Lujan. Teddy is the oldest son to Fernando Lujan, from his previous marriage.

Brianna Keilar Education

Keilar attended Mission Viejo High School, where she graduated in 1998. During her senior year, she had been voted homecoming queen.

She later joined the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 2001 with dual bachelor’s degrees in Mass Communications and Psychology

Brianna Keilar Career


The Journalist, Keilar,  joined CNN as a correspondent for CNN Newsource.  In addition, She provided very wide coverage of breaking news and reports from the nation’s capital for approximately 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.

Previously,  She joined Newsource from CBS News. While there, she served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for a CBS newscast that aired on MTVU, MTV’s college network. She also worked as a fill-in anchor on CBS News’ overnight newscast.

Apart from being a fill-in anchor, she also worked as a freelance reporter for CBS Evening News Weekend Edition.

Keilar’s on-air career began in Yakima, Washington at the CBS affiliate KIMA. At the station, she co-hosted the morning drivetime show, “Billy, Blue and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo” on contemporary hits station, KFFM.

Brianna Keilar Salary| Net Worth

Keilar earns an average salary of up to $200,000 per year. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be $8 million.