Kristen Welker Wiki and Biography
Kristen Welker is an American TV journalist, she is currently serving at NBC News, Washington, D.C. She works alongside Peter Alexander, together as the network co-chief White House correspondent and co-anchor of Weekend today, the Saturday edition of Today.
She also was a moderator in the second presidential debate with Donald Trump and Joe Biden on October 22, 2020.
Kristen Welker Age and Birthday
Welker was born on July 1, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is 46 years as of 2023, her birthday is celebrated on July 1 every year. Her birth sign is Cancer.
Kristen Welker Height
Welker is estimated to stand at an average height and stature, her approximate height is around 5ft 3 inches tall.
Kristen Welker Education and Career
The TV journalist went to a local academic school and later proceeded to graduate from Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia in 1994. She also did her Bachelor of Arts at Harvard College in 1998.
Welker also interned for Today in 1997, at Harvard, she majored in history and later graduated with honors.
The Harvard graduate served at ABC affiliates WLNE-TV(2003-2005), in Providence, Rhode Island, and KRCR-TV in Redding, California. She joined NBC in 2005 at their Philadelphia-owned-and-operated station, WCAU, she joined NBC News in 2010 as a correspondent at the NBC News West Coast Headquarters in Burbank, California.
She debuted as co-anchor on Weekend Today on January 11, 2020. In the same year, she was honored with the Outstanding Journalism in Broadcast Television Award at the Women in Journalism Awards.
Kristen Welker Parents
Kristen is the proud daughter of loving parents, her father’s name is Harvey Welker, and he is an engineer, her mother’s name is Julie Welker, and she works as a real estate agent. There is still no information about her siblings, thus she might be an only child.
Kristen Welker Family
Welker is a happily married woman, she is married to the love of her life, John Hughes. He is a marketing executive with Merck. The couple became parents to a baby girl, Margot Lane, via a Surrogate, in June 2021.
Kristen Welker’s Net Worth
Kristen has accumulated a comfortable net worth through her career as a journalist, her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.