» Biography, Megyn Kelly

Posted On: Feb 18, 2013
Megyn Marie Kelly age 42 was born into the Roman Catholic family on November 18, 1970. She is a renowned news anchor and an attorney at Law by profession. She married her first husband Daniel Kendall which ended with a divorce in 2006. Later she married Douglas Brunt, the President and CEO of Authentium, their wedding was held at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York. They have two children, Edward Yates Brunt (September 25, 2009) and Yardley Evans Brunt (April 15, 2011). Megyn announced she is pregnant and is expecting her third baby.


She completed her high school studies from Bethlehem Central High School. She then pursued an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Syracuse University and later obtained a J.D. from Albany Law School where she served as an associate editor of the Albany Law Review. After her graduation from Albany Law School in 1995, Kelly practiced law for nine years at Jones Day. There she served as an attorney for credit bureau Experian. She first worked as an associate in the Chicago office of Bickel & Brewer LLP.

Megyn Kelly moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked as a General Assignment Reporter on the ABC News affiliate WJLA-TV. While at WJLA-TV she covered 2004 Presidential election and the D.C. Sniper cases and provided live coverage of the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Chief Justice John G. Roberts. She also reported on the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the death of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. After that she applied for a job at Fox Entertainment Group in 2004 and continues to work at Fox News Channel.

Megyn Kelly contributed legal segments for “Special Report with Brit Hume” and hosted her own legal segment, "Kelly's Court," during “Weekend Live”. She appears on a weekly segment on “The O'Reilly Factor” and sometimes filled in for Greta Van Susteren on “On the Record” in the past. On February 1, 2010, Kelly began hosting her own two hour show, “America Live” on weekdays from the network’s New York City headquarters. She previously co-hosted “America's Newsroom” along with Bill Hemmer. Since 2007, the two have hosted Fox News Channel's New Year's Eve special every year. 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 is considered to be the face and the legs of Fox News. She is a classy and elegant beauty represented; her admirers even find her feet beautiful. She gets her fans’ email in hundreds as well as plenty of criticisms. Her bio constantly grows with years. She is on twitter engaging with her followers’ @megynkelly. She stands tall and proud at 5’ 6” height. Kelly’s net worth is estimated at 5 million dollars (US) suggesting at her earning high salary with all the works she does.