Brianna Keilar

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Fri Jan 17 2020
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Brianna Keilar is an American journalist who has gained significant credibility in the media industry for a long time. She is widely known as the Washington, D.C., anchor and political reporter for CNN. Also, she has worked as White House Correspondent, Congress, and as the general assignment for CNN in Washington.

Keiler was born on 21st September 1980 in Canberra, Australia, as Brianna Marie Keilar to parents Miriam Allen Keilar and Glenn Keilar. She holds American-Australian citizenship and belongs to the mixed ethnicity. So far, she studied at Mission Viejo High School (1998) and then enrolled to the University of California (2001).

Wedding Ceremony and Celebrations

On January 1st, the 38-year-old Brianna declared her engagement with Fernando Lujan. Subsequently, two days later, she and her fiance tied the knot in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 2, 2017, between the closed ones, including Keilar's colleagues Wolf Blitzer and Dana Bash.

Brianna Keilar weds Fernando Lujan in 2007
Image: Brianna Keilar and Fernando Lujan during an intimate ceremony
Source: Instagram @briannakeilar

The beautiful bride was wearing a white, one-shoulder ruffled silk tea-length dress with elegant earrings and a stylish necklace and sparkly peep-toe pumps on a special day. While her husband wore his military uniform and looked formal and dapper.

She stated on her Instagram, "2016 gave me my biggest personal loss when my mother suddenly died in May. So it was wonderful and very emotional to cap 2016 with the enormous benefit of getting married to this man. I love you".

Thus, after getting married and ringing in the new year 2017, Keilar surrounded by lots of blessings from friends and family.

Brianna Keilar's second husband purpose her under Washington's stars and fireworks
Image: Brianna Keilar's second husband purpose her under Washington's stars and fireworks
Source: Instagram @briannakeilar

With a video of her family partying on her big day, she captioned on Instagram, "Big XO to my boyfriend, Fernando, and his groomsmen, with a little support from mariachi bands to serenade the bridesmaids and me."

Sweet Marriage Proposal

Fernando Lujan, 40, has asked his future wife Keilar to marry him under Washington's stars and fireworks. A director on the White House National Security Council got down on one knee while it planned. The bride-to-be initially broke the news on Facebook, writing, 

"I’m pretty excited about spending the rest of my life with this guy,” 

Similarly, the pair first met during a happy hour after work four years ago. At the time, she was covering the White House, and he was working between deployments to Afghanistan at a defense think tank in Washington.

Former Partner- Dave French

The political reporter was once in a marital relationship with her first husband, Dave French. Well, French is a film producer who has been working as a freelance production assistant/producer and as a production coordinator.

CNN correspondent, Brianna Keilar got divorced from first husband, Dave French
Photo: CNN correspondent, Brianna Keilar with her first husband, Dave French on wedding
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Keilar and French shared the wedding vow on May 2, 2009, at Sedona, Arizona in front of family members and family. The divorced couple even captured their special moments. But later, the duo couldn’t last long and officially divorced. 

Welcomed a new family member, a son

On Friday, June 8, 2018, this beautiful couple finally welcomed their bundle of joy. He is none other than Brianna and Fernando's firstborn offspring Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan.

Brianna Keilar welcomed her firstborn son named Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan on June 8, 2018
Picture: Brianna Keilar's baby son Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan
Source: Instagram @briannakeilar

Senior reporter at CNN and Army Lt. Col. 's son Antonio arrived just early enough to impress his parents. Father Lujan was in Japan at the time of birth, but he still managed to get home in time for the big moment (though with just 40 minutes to spare).

Brianna Keilar's husband Fernando Lujan shares one son Teddy Lujan from his past relationship
Image: Brianna Keilar's whole family
Source: Instagram @briannakeilar

Before Allen, Fernando has an older son named Teddy Lujan from his previous relationship.

Million Dollars Net Worth

From her long-serving career, this diva has earned a fruitful amount of wealth and fortune. Her total earnings come from her reporting and appearances in various places worldwide. The US journalist Brianna Keilar has an incredible net worth of $8 million as of 2020. She has also worked with veteran journalists like Kate Bolduan and Brynn Gingras.

CNN 's Keilar with Global affairs journalist, Elise Labott
Snap: CNN 's Keilar with Global affairs journalist, Elise Labott
Source: Instagram @briannakeilar

Currently, Keilar is working for CNN as a senior political correspondent. The estimated pay scale for a news anchor at CNN is $64,367. Thus, her current position as a senior correspondent can accumulate a higher salary than that.

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