Margaret Brennan Biography
Actress Margaret Brennan, age 41, was born on March 26, 1980. She is from Stamford, Connecticut, and she is an Aries by birth sign. Her parents are her father, Edward Brennan, and mother, Jane Brennan, who make up her family.
Jane instructs elementary school pupils in painting and art history. She is also a third-generation Irish American. While her mother is from Sligo, her father’s family is from Galway.
This person received her education at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Connecticut. She graduated from this college in 1998 with honors for her bachelor’s degree.
Margaret continued her schooling by enrolling at the University of Virginia. In 2002, she went on to get an honors Bachelor of Arts degree in global affairs and Middle Eastern studies with a minor in Arabic.
For her thesis, this individual was also named an Emmerich-Wright scholar. She also traveled to Jordan’s Irbid to attend Yarmouk University.
A Fulbright-Hays Fellowship was involved. Then, in acknowledgement of her contributions to international affairs, Niagara University awarded her an honorary Doctor of Letters degree in 2015.
Margaret Brennan Height and Weight
Margaret Brennan is 56 kilos (around 5 feet 7 inches) tall and has a height of 1.7 meters. The journalist’s measurements for his chest, waist, and hips are 34-25-35 inches. This well-known newscaster likewise has light brown eyes and blonde hair.
Margaret Brennan Career
Journalist Margaret Brennan is based in Washington, D.C. She serves as the host of Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan on CBS News. She also serves as the network’s top reporter for foreign issues. She formerly served as a White House correspondent for this network, and she has been covering Washington since 2012.
Before working for CBS, this journalist presented the daily program InBusiness with Margaret Brennan. This show was broadcast on Bloomberg TV. Similar to that, this journalist was an NBC News contributor and a CNBC correspondent.
Additionally, this journalist belongs to the Council on Foreign Relations and the Gridiron Club. The journalist is a representative on the alumni advisory board at the University of Virginia School. In addition, the author serves on the University College Dublin Smurfit School of Business Advisory Board.
Irish America magazine named Margaret Brennan among the top 100 Irish-Americans in business and the media, as well as one of the top 100 Irish Americans. The NewsBios/TJFR Group named this journalist as one of the top journalists under the age of 30 in 2003.
Additionally, she received the 2010 Fulbright Award for International Understanding. Later, the journalist’s coverage of the Parkland High School massacre won her an Emmy Award for “Outstanding News Special.”
The journalist has also received two Emmy nominations for “outstanding news analysis.” These honors were presented in recognition of the journalist’s reporting on Iran-US ties as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Religion Communicators Council then presented this CBS journalist with the Wilbur Award in the year 2020. The author’s report on the COVID-19 outbreak in “Facing the Pandemic,” which she published in 2021, just earned first prize in the National Headliner Awards.
Margaret Brennan Net Worth
In the US, Margaret Brennan has a net worth of $5 million as of December 2022.
Margaret Brennan Husband
Yado Yakub, Margaret Brennan’s husband, and they are in a happy marriage. Her spouse is a judge advocate in the US Marine Corps and an attorney of Syrian descent. When it comes to how their romance began, the two met in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the University of Virginia.
The two originally met in 1998, and their relationship started in 2013. On April 11, 2015, the couple was married in Washington, D.C.
She made her first pregnancy announcement on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on April 30, 2018. 2018’s September 11th saw the birth of her first child, a son.
She shared news of her second pregnancy on Instagram on December 23, 2020. The family welcomed their second child, also a male, on April 28, 2021. Her sons go by the names of Malek Murphy Yakub and Eamon Brennan Yakub.