Kristen Welker NBC News, Bio, Age, Husband, Parents, Salary, Net Worth

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Kristen Welker Biography

Kristen Welker is an American NBC’s White House Correspondent currently serving as NBC News White House correspondent based in Washington, D.C. She is as well the co-anchors of Weekend Today alongside Peter Alexander. She is set to moderate the third presidential debate on October 22, 2020.

Welker started her career at ABC affiliates WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island, and KRCR-TV in Redding, California. She joined the NBC affiliate WCAU in Philadelphia serving as a weekend news anchor and reporter in 2005.

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Kristen Welker Age

Welker was born on July 1, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. She is 47 years old in 2023 and celebrates her birthday on the 1st of July every year.

Kristen Welker Education

She went to Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia where she graduated in 1994. She later attended Havard college to pursue a Bachelor of Arts later graduating in 1998. At Havard, she focused on history and graduated with honors. Besides, she interned with Today in 1997, while still in Havard College.

Kristen Welker Height

Welker has an average height of 5 feet 3 inches and a bodyweight of 62 kg. Additionally, she has black hair and her eyes color are also black.

Kristen Welker Family/Parents

She was born of Julie and Harvey. Her father is white and well known as an engineer whereas her mother is black and known as an award-winning real estate broker. Her mother won a Bachelor of Arts degree from Penn State University and a Master’s degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Kristen Welker Father

Harvey Welker is as well a Power Aspen Capital Cost Estimator consulting engineer who won a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Dartmouth College and also a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth.

Kristen Welker Husband/John Hughes

Welker married John Hughes who is known as a marketing director at Merck on March 4, 2017, in Philadelphia. The couple met due to mutual friends and after developing their relationship, John proposed to his beloved wife at Lincoln Memorial.

Kristen Welker Wedding

The couple has been married since 2017. They got engaged in 2016, John proposed to her wife during the 2016 campaign trail. They met in October 2004 after they were set up on a date by mutual friends.

They did their wedding on 4th March 2017 at the Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia. The wedding platforms featured the crossword puzzle that John made Kristen as he waited for her throughout their second date.

Kristen Welker Children

Welker has kept her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed whether she has children or not to be updated once confirmed.

Kristen Welker NBC News

Welker joined NBC News in 2010 as a correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California. She became an NBC White House correspondent in December 2011. Kristen received a National Emmy Award for her role in NBC News’ coverage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Before she used to work at WCAU-TV, NBC’s Philadelphia owned and operated station, where she anchored the NBC 10 weekend newscasts and commenced as a popular assignment reporter in April 2005. Kristen formerly served at WLNE-TV in  KRCR-TV in Redding, California, and Providence, Rhode Island.

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This is not the first time she works as a moderator as she co-moderated the fifth Democratic presidential debate lead by MSNBC and The Washington Post at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta in November 2019.

Kristen Welker MSNBC

Welker frequently represents MSNBC at the daily White House press briefings and also reports live for various programs on the channel. Occasionally she fills in on NBC Nightly News currently. In January 2020 she was a regular co-anchor of Weekend Today together with Peter Alexander. Before she worked for TODAY as an intern while in college.

Kristen Welker Salary

Welker receives an annual salary ranging between $ 43,668 to $ 150,443. However, details about the exact amount of salary she earns are currently not available.

Kristen Welker Net W0rth

Welker has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million-$5 Million which she gets from her successful career a