Kiran Chetry Biography
Kiran Chetry Is a former American media personality who served as the anchor for CNN’s American Morning until 2011. She also reported and anchored cable news at Fox News from 2001 to 2007.
Kiran Chetry Age
She was born on August 26, 1974 in Patan, Bagmati, Nepal.
Kiran Chetry Height
Kiran stands at a height of 1.7m tall.
Kiran Chetry Education
She attended Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, where she served in student government, danced on the prom squad, and competed on the swim team.
Chetry enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Journalism, where she joined the Alpha Pi chapter of Delta sorority and received her Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism.
Kiran Chetry Nationality
She is an American national.
Kiran Chetry Parents
Her father, Hom Chetry, is from Nepal and her mother Nancy, is of Ukrainian, Dutch and German ancestry. Her parents met while Nancy was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nepal.
Kiran Chetry Siblings
There is no information about her siblings.
Kiran Chetry Husband
She was married to Chris Knowles, whom she met while at WICU-TV; the couple married in 2006 but separated in 2011, and two years later their divorce was finalized. Chris Knowles, is a former Fox News Channel and New York City WPIX-TV weekend weathercaster in 2013.
A couple of years down the line, Kiran met Isaac Greaney and they fell in love. After years of dating, they got married in a secret and intimate wedding ceremony.
Kiran Chetry Kids
Chetry has two kids, a son and a daughter.
Kiran Chetry CNN
Chetry anchors American Morning. Since joining CNN’s flagship morning program in April 2007, she has covered several breaking news stories both in the field including the Tucson shooting, Gulf Oil Spill, Virginia Tech massacre, Michael Jackson memorial and San Diego wildfires.
Her anchoring into the early morning hours following election night won the program a National Headliner Award.
Her reporting during the foiled London bomb attack in 2007 earned American Morning a Daytime Emmy nomination.
Chetry joined CNN in February 2007 and immediately began anchoring various CNN programs including American Morning, Anderson Cooper 360º, Paula Zahn Now and CNN Newsroom. Previously, she was the anchor of Fox & Friends First and Fox & Friends Weekend for the Fox News Channel.
She began her journalism career at News 21 in Rockville, Md., in 1995 before moving to WICU-TV in Erie, Penn., to become an anchor and health reporter. At WICU-TV, she earned the Best Enterprise Reporting award from the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association in 1997 for “Young and Hooked,” a series about teen smoking. She then served as a morning anchor and reporter for KXTV in Sacramento, California, before joining Fox News in 2001.
Kiran Chetry Sex Symbol
In 2006, Chetry made Maxim magazine’s top-ten list of TV’s sexiest news anchors, placing third on the list: she was ranked as America’s sexiest female anchor and the world’s second-sexiest female anchor.
Kiran Chetry Salary
Her salary is under review.
Kiran Chetry Net Worth
She has a net worth of $700,000.
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