Kristen Welker Biography and Wiki
Kristen Welker is an American television journalist and news personality currently working as a Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News based in Washington D.C., since May 2011. Welker previously worked as an NBC News Correspondent for NBC Universal based in Burbank as well as a reporter at WCAU-TV.
Kristen Welker Age and Birthday
Kristen was born on July 1, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She is 45 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Cancer. Welker turns 46 years old on July 1, 2022.
Kristen Welker Height
Welker stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (Approx. 1.6 meters)tall.
Kristen Welker Education
Kristen attended and graduated from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia in 1994. She later enrolled at Havard College, an Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in history in 1998. More details regarding her academic credentials will be updated soon.
Kristen Welker Family, Parents, Siblings
The journalist was born to her parents, Harvey Welker (father), and Julie Welker (mother). Her dad is an engineer, while her mother is a real estate agent. Kristen’s father is white and her mother is African-American. It’s not clear if she has any siblings. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon when revealed.
Kristen Welker Husband|Wedding, Is She Married?
In regards to her marital affairs, the famed news correspondent is happily married to her loving husband, John Hughes, a marketing executive with Merck which is an American multinational pharmaceutical company.
The duo met as a set up by mutual friends in 2014. The duo later exchanged their wedding vows on March 4, 2017, in a lovely wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. The wedding took place in Philadelphia. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.
Kristen Welker Baby
The couple welcomed their firstborn baby girl named Margot Lane born in June 2021 via surrogate.
Kristen Welker Salary
According to NBC estimates, Welker receives an average annual salary ranging from $62,300 to $122,500. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Kristen Welker Net Worth
Kristen Welker has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Kristen Welker NBC News
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC. The division operates under NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, a division of NBCUniversal, which is, in turn, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Welker joined NBC News in 2010 as a correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California. She was later promoted to NBC White House correspondent in May 2011.
Kristen previously worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at Philadelphia owned-and-operated station, WCAU. She regularly represents MSNBC at daily White House press briefings and reports live for various programs on the network as well as occasionally fills in on NBC Nightly News and Today.