Brian Kilmeade

Brian Kilmeade was born May 7, 1964 in Long Island, New York. His mother, Marie, and father James, had two other children: Jim and Steven. Brian was the middle child. When Brian's father, James, died suddenly in 1979, Marie was a single mother who went back to work full time and raised three teenagers. When she died on September 12, 2018, her obituary listed her as "one of America's original soccer moms." Indeed, Brian is a lifelong soccer fan, playing throughout his education and career and currently coaching in his spare time.

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Brian graduated from Massapequa High School in 1982 before moving on to Long Island University C.W. Post in Brookville, New York. There he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Political Science in 1986.

Brian's first career position was as a correspondent for Channel One News, a daily national high school television news program. He later served as an anchor and host for KHSC-TV in Ontario, California. He hosted The Jim Brown Show on XTRA-AM in San Diego, an all-sports radio network. In 1993 he was invited to announce the inaugural Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC 1) event. He initially conducted post-fight interviews, but in future years was able to give play-by-play accounts for UFC 2 and UFC 3.

In 1997 Brian moved to Hartford, Connecticut as a freelance sports anchor for WVIT (NBC). He was a sideline reporter for the MSG Network and covered the New York/New Jersey MetroStars, a major league soccer team based in Giants Stadium. Continuing with sports, he worked as a feature reporter and anchor for Newsport TV and hosted a daily magazine show for the national sports network titled Newsport Journal. He anchored Scoreboard Central, a live half-hour program dedicated to general sports. In April 2006, Brian filled Tony Snow's spot on the Fox News Radio. During his sports anchor progression, he also developed ten years of experience doing stand up comedy.

Brian is known for being controversial, saying things which are unpopular and which he sometimes later recants or apologizes for. His show, Fox and Friends, has recently had its highest rated year in the channel's history with 1.5 million viewers. Thus, he's even more of a household face and for some, a target. In early October 2018 Brian was accosted while walking to the subway in midtown Manhattan and Penn Station. The two men, Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler, mocked him for his apparent friendship with President Trump and political statements. Brian said he "never for a second" felt physically unsafe during the encounter and that he wouldn't be changing his behavior. "I'm going to do the same thing every day", he explained. "I'm going to still take the subway. I'm still taking the train home. That's the quickest way for me to get home. So, I'm doing that, and if people want to yell and scream, they can yell and scream."

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 07-05-1964
Nationality: American
Profession: Television Personality
Employer: Fox News
Wife: Dawn Kilmeade
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Not Yet
Ethnicity: White
Height: 5 feet 10 inches
Children: 3
Birth Sign: Taurus
Net Worth: $ 2 million
Marriage Date: 1993
Birth Place: New York City, New York
T.V. Show(s): Fox & Friends
Alma Mater: C.W. Post (B.A.) Minor Political Science
Salary: $200,000 per year
Birth Date: 7 May, 1964
Age: 55 yrs
Occupations: Radio personality
Television presenter
Sports commentator
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: New York City
Education: LIU Post
Long Island University
Gender: Male
Description: American sportscaster
Net Worth 2021: 8 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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