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

Brianna Keilar Biography

Brianna Keilar is an Australian-American journalist who serves as a news anchor at CNN Network. Previously, she worked as an anchor, reporter, and producer at MTVU News. Likewise, she served as a general assignment reporter at KIMA News in Yakima, WA.

How old is Brianna Keilar? – Age

The journalist is 43 years old as of 2023. She was born on September 21, 1980, in Canberra, Australia, where she also grew up.

How tall is Brianna Keilar? – Height

Brianna stands at a height stature of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).

Brianna Keilar Mother, Father, Sister – Family

Keilar was born to her parents in Canberra, Australia. She is the daughter of Miriam Allen Keilar and Glenn Keilar. She was brought up along with her elder sister known as Kelly.

Brianna Education

The news reporter attended the Mission Viejo High School. Later, she joined the University of California, Berkeley. As a result, she holds dual bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and psychology.

Is Brianna Keilar Married? – Husband

Brianna has been married to her husband Fernando Lujan since 2016. He is a professional military officer in the United States. He is also a director of the White House National Security Council in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Before this, she was married to veteran physical therapist Dave French in 2009 but divorced in 2011.

CNN Journalist Brianna Keilar and her Husband Fernando Lujan Photo
CNN Journalist Brianna Keilar and her Husband Fernando Lujan Photo

Brianna Sons

Keilar and her current husband have been blessed with a son named Antonio. It is known that the couple welcomed their son in June 2018. Likewise, they have a son named Teddy from Fernando’s previous relationship.

CNN News

Brianna is a vastly recognized journalist who works with CNN Network. She often co-anchors the CNN News Central afternoon edition program. Likewise, she has worked as a general assignment correspondent as well as a White House correspondent on CNN.

It is also known that she held the position of the network’s senior political correspondent and Congressional correspondent. Most noteworthy, she served as a national correspondent at CNN Newsource in Washington. She has also served as the host of CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar.

She began her career in journalism as a general assignment reporter at KIMA News in Yakima, Washington. During this time, she was a news host of Billy, Blue, and Brianna, too: The Morning Zoo morning show at KFFM.

Afterward, she was hired as an anchor, reporter, and producer at CBS News. Moreover, her coverage have been featured on MTVU and Up to the Minute. In addition, she worked as a freelance reporter for the CBS Evening News weekend edition.


  • Everett McKinley Dirksen Award
  • Aldo Beckman Memorial Award

Brianna Keilar Net Worth

Citing her career, Brianna has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.

Brianna Keilar Instagram

You can find and follow Keilar on Instagram using the account name: @briannakeilar

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