Megyn Kelly is an American journalist and attorney with an estimated net worth of $15 million. She was born on November 18, 1970 in New York, where she still resides. Her father is Edward Kelly and her mother is Linda Kelly. Her mother is a homemaker and her father a professional at the State University of New York at Albany. Her mother is still alive, but her father died when she was only 15-years-old. It was a very difficult time for her family, though they were able to go on and continue fulfilling their dreams despite the fact that one of the most important members of the family was no longer with them.
Megyn Kelly graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s degree in poly-sci. She went on to attend Albany Law School, where she graduated with a J.D. in 1995. After graduation, she accepted a position as an associate with Bickel & Brewer, LLP in Chicago. She then decided to make a career move and ended up at Jones Day for almost a decade. There, she handled clients such as Experian and many more famous businesses. By the time 2003 rolled around, however, she’d made the move to Washington D.C. where she began working as a general assignment reporter with an ABC affiliate. She would take on some of the biggest political stories of the time, such as the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. She developed a love of news reporting.
She began hosting her own show on the weekend, called “Kelly’s Court,” where she would discuss legal aspects of things that were newsworthy. She quickly began gaining fame in journalism in many other areas of the country and it was not long before she was making appearances on some of the most prolific news programs in the country. By 2010, she was hosting her own two-hour-long segment on Fox called America Live. Her fame rose significantly and she was able to increase ratings from her show and for the network. She left the show in 2013 to take on maternity leave after welcoming a baby. When she came bac in October the same year, she had a brand new show called The Kelly File. It immediately became the highest-rated cable news show in 2015.
Megyn Kelly’s career is an impressive one. She is an author, she is the moderator of the Republican presidential debates for the 2016 election, and she has been facing criticism from presidential hopeful Donald Trump since day one, which she handles with class, grace and dignity. In 2014, Times Magazine listed her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2016, she was the cover model on the February issue of Vanity Fair. She is married to Douglas Brunt, President and CEO of Authentium. They have three children together since their marriage in 2008. Megyn Kelly is assumed to earn around $6 million per year from her journalism career, and she will continue to earn more as long as she is one of the most popular news anchors in the country.
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