Soledad O’Brien Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, Net Worth

Soledad O’Brien Biography

María de la Soledad Teresa O’Brien is well known as an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Likewise, O’Brien has been the host for Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, a nationally syndicated weekly talk show produced by Hearst Television since 2016.

How old is Soledad O’Brien? – Age

The broadcast journalist is 57 years old as of 2023. She was born on 19 September 1966, in Saint James, New York, United States, and raised in St. James, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island.

How tall is Soledad O’Brien? – Height

O’Brien is 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m) tall.

Soledad O’Brien Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

O’Brien is the daughter of Edward Ephrem O’Brien (d. 2019), who is a mechanical engineering professor at Stony Brook University, and also Estela O’Brien (mother) (d. 2019), who is a French and English teacher at Smithtown High School West. She was raised alongside her siblings; Orestes O’Brien, Maria O’Brien, Cecilia O’Brien, Tony O’Brien, Estela O’Brien.

Soledad O’Brien’s Education

O’Brien attended and graduated from Smithtown High School East in 1984. Likewise, she went to Radcliffe College from 1984 to 1988, beginning as pre-med and English and American literature, but later left to take a job at WBZ-TV. In addition, O’Brien went back to school while pregnant with her first child and earned her degree from Harvard in English and American Literature in 2000

Is Soledad O’Brien Married? – Husband

O’Brien married Bradford “Brad” Raymond, who is a co-head of investment banking at Stifel in 1995. Besides, they are blessed with four children: two daughters, Sofia (October 2000) and Cecilia (March 2002), and twin sons Charles and also Jackson (August 2004).

Broadcast Journalist Soledad O'Brien photo
Broadcast Journalist Soledad O’Brien photo

Soledad O’Brien NBC News

O’Brien began her career in journalism as a medical reporter on WXKS-FM in Boston due to her background as a pre-med student in college.

She started her career as an associate producer and also news writer at WBZ-TV, then the NBC affiliate in Boston. Likewise, she joined NBC News in 1991 and was located in New York as a field producer for the Nightly News and also Weekend Today. Later, she served for three years as a local reporter and bureau chief for San Francisco’s then-NBC affiliate KRON-TV. At KRON she became a reporter on “The Know Zone.”

Beginning in 1996 and through the dot-com boom, O’Brien anchored MSNBC’s weekend morning show and also the cable network’s technology program The Site, which premiered weeknights from the spring of 1996 to November 1997. In addition, the show was unique in that she interacted along with a virtual character named Dev Null, played by Leo Laporte in a motion-capture suit.

Soledad O’Brien Net Worth

Citing her career, Soledad has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Soledad O’Brien‘s Instagram

You can find and follow Soledad on Instagram using the account name: @SoledadO’Brien

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