Soledad O’Brien is a popular and award-winning journalist. She has gained a lot of fortune and popularity thanks to her speaking skills. You will not be surprised to know why she gained so much fame as it is evident. She gained a lot of prominence as an anchor for CNN’s show named American Morning. It started in 2003 and has been going strong since then. If this isn’t enough she has an anchored a news program named Starting point. Once she stopped working for CNN she set up her own media production company called Starfish media group. She is serving as the chairman of this company recently. Here is all you need to know about this talented news anchor:
Soledad O’ Brien was born on September 19th, 1966 in New York. She was born and raised very well by her parents. Soledad is from a mixed heritage as her father is Scottish and Irish while her mother is Cuban. She has got a total of five siblings and they all are very close to each other. In 1984 she started college and completed it with good grades. She completed her degree in Journalism and was not interested in any other subjects. Soledad is 54 years old currently while her height is five feet and four inches. She is a great speaker and has got an inspirational personality.
Soledad started his career as a correspondent at CNN. Apart from that, she has been working for the famous news channel Aljazeera America which started very recently in 2020. Soledad got even more prominence when she was called for doing a show for HBO named Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. The program O’Brien has made her an overnight star and people recognize her a lot more than before. Outside the entertainment industry, she is a part of the Peabody Awards board of directors. Her career graph just keeps getting better as the opportunities are still wide open. She is a successful Journalist and television producer but takes care of her personal life well.
The total Net worth of Soledad is around $10 million. Her main source of income is from being a journalist. Many fans were curious to know how much she earns in a year. During her peak years, her salary has always been around $ 3 million per year. Her own media platform production company also gained success in a short time which is another reason for her ever increasing fortune.
Relationships and Real Estate
In 1995 Soledad got married to her long-time boyfriend named Bradford Raymond. He is an investment banker but they are very much in love. They have a long-lasting relationship and blessed with four children including twins. In 2008 the news portals stated that Soledad is selling her home in Newyork for $4.6 million. The mansion is about 4,000 square feet wide and that’s why it was sold at such a high price. When she gave birth to twins she wanted to move into a new house and that’s why this couple took this decision.