Megyn Kelly

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Full Name Megyn Kelly
Age 49 Years Old
Nick Name Megyn Kelly
Gender Female
Famous As Journalist
Birth Date November 18th, 1970
Birth Place Champaign, Illinois, United States

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Megyn Marie Kelly is an American journalist and former corporate defense attorney. She was a news anchor at Fox News from 2004 to 2017, and a talk show host and correspondent with NBC News from 2017 to 2018.

“Charlize Theron” has a striking resemblance to “Megyn Kelly” in “Bombshell”

TV Host Megyn Kelly is infamously known for her feud with then Presidential candidate Donald Trump during the first Republican debate on August 6, 2015. The American journalist will be portrayed by the Academy Award winner Charlize Theron in the biopic, ” Bombshell” which will be released on December 20, 2019. She will be starring alongside Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman who plays the fictional character, Kayla Pospisil and Gretchen Carlson, respectively.

Famous for

Journalism and news Anchor at Fox News

Early life of Megyn Kelly

Megyn was born on 18 November 1970 in  Champaign, Illinois. She holds American nationality with white ethnicity, her birth name is Megyn Marie Kelly with the birth sign of Scorpio and was raised Roman Catholic to her father Edward Kelly who was a teacher at the State University of New York at Albany and mother Linda Kelly who is a homemaker. Her father died of a heart attack when she was 15 years old.

Regarding her education, Kelly attended Tecumseh Elementary School in suburban Syracuse, New York. Her family moved to Albany, New York when she was 9, where she attended Bethlehem Central High School. Furthermore, She gained an undergraduate degree in political science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in 1992 and earned a J.D. from Albany Law School in 1995.

Body Measurements of Megyn Kelly

How tall is Megyn kelly?

Beautiful Megyn Kelly has an amazing slim body physique with a height of 5ft 6in tall and a weight of 58 kg. Additionally, Her body measurement is 35-25-36 inches and wears a bra size of 32C with a shoe size of 8(US) and a dress size of 6(US). Furthermore, Her beautiful brown eyes and brown hair makes her more attractive.

Career of Megyn Kelly

  • Kelly started her career In 2003 with ABC affiliate WJLA-TV as a general assignment reporter.
  • After working as a journalist for WJLA, Kelly then applied for a job at Fox News in 2004.
  • On February 1, 2010, Kelly began hosting her own two-hour afternoon show, America Live, replacing Fox News' previous show The Live Desk.
  • She has been a guest panelist on Fox News' late-night satire program Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. 
  • Kelly received media attention for her coverage of the results of the 2012 United States presidential election.
  • Kelly left as host of America Live at the beginning of July 2013 for maternity leave and returned to host a new nightly program The Kelly File on October 7, 2013.
  • In June 2015, Kelly interviewed Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting regarding their son Josh Duggar's alleged molestation of five girls in 2002.
  • In March 2016, Kelly hosted a one-hour primetime special on the Fox network.
  • In January 2017, The New York Times reported that she would leave Fox News for a "triple role" at NBC News in which she would anchor and host her own daytime program.
  • She departed Fox News on January 6, 2017.
  • Kelly's daytime talk show, Megyn Kelly Today, premiered on September 2017.
  • On October 23, 2018, Kelly was criticized for on-air remarks she made on Megyn Kelly Today surrounding the appropriateness of blackface as part of Halloween costumes.
  • On October 26, 2018, NBC canceled Megyn Kelly Today.
  • Her contract was terminated on January 11, 2019, with Kelly due to the entire amount from the contract and, because she was employed in New York where non-compete clauses are illegal.
  • On January 11, 2019, Kelly announced she would be back on television in 2019 without providing details.
Additionally.
  • In 2009, Kelly received an award from Childhelp for her work as a Fox News anchor covering the subject of child abuse
  • She was included in the 2014 Time list of the 100 most influential people.
  • Kelly appeared on the cover of the February 2016 issue of Vanity Fair
  • The same year, she was an honoree for Variety's Power of Women for her addressing child abuse
Personal life of Megyn Kelly

Who is Megyn Kelly married to?

Megyn Kelly is currently married to  Douglas Brunt, who was then president and CEO of the cybersecurity firm Authentium in 2008. They also have 3 children named Thatcher Bray Brunt(son), Edward Yates Brunt(son) and Yardley Evans Brunt(daughter). Previously, she was married to Daniel Kendall, an anesthesiologist, in 2001. but the marriage ended in divorce in 2006 though the reason for their separation is unknown.

Birthday of Megyn Kelly

Journalist Megyn Kelly celebrates her birthday on the 18th of November. Currently, she is 48 years old.

Net worth of Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly has collected a good amount of money from her journalism and news anchor career in Fox News and NBC. During her tenure at Fox News, her highest annual salary was $8 million and Kelly was being paid reportedly between $15 million and $20 million a year at NBC. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be around $30 million.