Kristen Welker Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, MSNBC, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Kristen Welker is an American journalist who is currently working at NBC News. She serves as co-chief White House correspondent.

Kristen Welker Biography

Kristen Welker is an American journalist who is currently working at NBC News. She serves as co-chief White House correspondent for NBC News and as a co-anchor of Weekend Today, the Saturday edition of Today. She shares her responsibilities as a White House Correspondent with Peter Alexander. Furthermore, on October 22, 2020, she served as a moderator in the second presidential debate with Donald Trump and Joe Biden. On regular occasions, She serves as a representative for MSNBC at daily White House press briefings and reports live for various programs on the network.  

Kristen Welker Age

Welker is 45 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 1, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 1st of July every year. 

Kristen Welker Height

Welker stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m) tall and weighs 62kgs.

Kristen Welker Family

Welker’s father is known as Harvey Welker who happens to be an engineer, while her mother is is an African-American known as Julie Welker and she worked as a real estate agent. However, she has not whether or not she has any siblings as she likes to keep her personal lie private.

Kristen Welker Husband

Welker is married to John Hughes who is a marketing executive with Merck. They tied the knot on March 4, 2017, in Philadelphia, United States. Together the couple is expecting a baby girl via surrogate, due June 2021.

Kristen Welker Net Worth

Welker has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a co-chief White House correspondent

Kristen Welker
Kristen Welker

Kristen Welker Salary

Welker earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Welker.

How old is Kristen Welker? 45 years old as of 2021
How tall is Kristen Welker? 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m)
Who is Kristen Welker married to? John Hughes
How much money does Kristen Welker earn? $ 45,000 – $ 110,500
How much is Kristen Welker worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Kristen Welker Career

She attended  Germantown Friends School which is located in Philadelphia where she graduated in 1994. Later on, she attained a Bachelor of Arts in 1998, from Harvard College.  While she was at Harvard, she majored in history and graduated with honors. In 1997, she interned for Today.

In her career as a journalist, she has worked in  Providence, Rhode Island from 2003 to 2005, at  ABC affiliates WLNE-TV, and in Redding, California for KRCR-TV. She was a reporter and weekend anchor at NBC  at their Philadelphia owned-and-operated station, WCAU when she joined the station in 2005. Later on, in 2010, she joined NBC News where she served as a correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California. Additionally, in 2011, she became an NBC White House correspondent.

On several occasions, she serves as a fill-in anchor on Today and NBC Nightly News. In addition, NBC made an announcement that she would regularly work alongside Peter Alexander in co-hosting Weekend Today. On January 11, 2020, she appeared for the first time as the co-anchor on Weekend Today. In September 2020, at the Washington Women in Journalism Awards, she was honored with the award for Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast Television.

Kristen Welker MSNBC

Welker is currently working at MSNBC where she works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;

  1. Lawrence O’Donnell
  2. Kelly O’Donnell
  3. Peter Alexander
  4. Kasie Hunt
  5. Monica Alba
  6. Carol Lee
  7. Garret Haake
  8. Savannah Guthrie
  9. Marrianna Sotomayor
  10. Mike Memoli
  11. Steve Patterson
  12. Morgan Radford
  13. Lester Holt
  14. Geoff Bennett
  15. Steve Schmidt
  16. Richard Lui
  17. Cynthia McFadden
  18. Ali Velshi
  19. Kate Snow
  20. Jacob Soboroff
  21. Heldi Przybyla
  22. Josh Lederman
  23. Leigh Ann Caldwell
  24. Tamron Hall
  25. Jason Johnson
  26. Eugene Robinson
  27. Nicolle Wallace
  28. Chuck Todd
  29. Steve Kornack
  30. Rachel Maddow
  31. Yasmin Vossoughian
  32. Joshua Johnson
  33. Lindsey Reiser
  34. Alicia Menendez
  35. Chris Jansing
  36. Savannah Sellers
  37. Brian Williams
  38. Alex Witt
  39. Cori Coffin
  40. Kendis Gibson
  41. Ayman Mohyeldin
  42. Katy Tur
  43. Andrea Mitchell
  44. Craig Melvin
  45. Hallie Jackson
  46. Stephanie Ruhle

Kristen Welker Social Media Platforms

Welker is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 423k followers on Twitter, over 57k followers on Instagram.


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