Margaret Brennan
Margaret Brennan
Real Name/Full Name Margaret Brennan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Margaret Brennan
Place of Birth: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 March 1980
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 5”
Weight: In Kilograms – 65 kg
In Pounds – 143 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Edward Brennan
Mother – Jane Brennan
Siblings: N/A
School: Convent of the Sacred Heart
College: University of Virginia
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Yado Yakub (m. 2015)
Kids/Children Name: Eamon Brennan Yakub and Malek Murphy
Profession: Journalist
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Margaret Brennan, who is currently a part of the CBS News, is an American Journalist. Her role in the CBS News channel is as the moderator of the show Face the Nation and as the correspondent for the network’s senior foreign affairs. She has made her name in the journalism world, which led her to become a White House correspondent previously for CBS since 2012.

Well, how well do you know about Margaret Brennan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Margaret Brennan’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Margaret Brennan to date.

Biography and Early Life

Margaret Brennan was born to Edward Brennan, a senior director at the Guardian Life Insurance Compan of America, and Jane Brennan, a teacher. She teaches art history and art in an elementary school in the Pennsbury, PA, school district. She was born in Stamford, Connecticut, on 26th March 1980. She has no siblings and is the only child of her parents.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Margaret Brennan in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Margaret Brennan’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 26 March 1980. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 143 lbs in Pound and 65 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Brown.


She studied in the Convent of the Sacred Heart and has graduated in 1998 with honors. She wanted to be a journalist. Hence, she got admission to the University of Virginia, where she studied Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies and has a minor in the Arabic Language. She was an excellent student and scored the highest distinction when she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the subjects mentioned above from her University in 2OO2. Her thesis that she submitted in her final year of UG studies helped her gain the Emmerich-Wright scholar.

In addition, she received Fulbright-Hays Grant, which enabled her to study abroad in Ibrid at Yarmouk University. She also did some international affairs, which helped her honor receiving a Doctor of Letters degree from the Niagara University in 2O15.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Margaret Brennan With Husband Yado Yakub
Margaret Brennan With Husband Yado Yakub

She is married to Yado Yakub, an attorney who is of Jordanian-American nationality. He works with the United States Marine Corps as their judge attorney. The couple got married in 2015. She announced the news of being pregnant with her first child on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on 30th April 2018. She gave birth to her first boy, Eamon Brennan Yakub, on 11th September 2018. She gave birth to her second boy, Malek Murphy, on 28th April 2021, whose announcement was made on 23rd December 2020 on the social media platform Instagram.

Is Margaret Brennan Lesbian?

No, Margaret is not lesbian. She is married to Yado Yakub for more than six years and also has sons with him. She named her children on the based of their Irish and Syrian roots. She leads a comfortable family life with her husband and two sons.

Professional Career

She started her journalism career in 2002. Her first job was at CNBC, where she got the job of being a producer to Louis Rukeyser, a financial journalist. She had the job of doing research and booking guests for her boss’s program, the Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street program. In CNBC, she later took a correspondent position, where she covered the financial crisis issues. She also interviewed Lee Scott, former CEO of Walmart, and Brian Cowen, The Irish Prime Minister.

After leaving CNBC, she joined Bloomberg Television on 24th June 2009. She hosted her show called InBusiness with Margaret Brennan, a weekday program covering political, economic, and global financial news. She has interviewed significant persons in Bloomberg like Christine Lagarde, George Soros, Tony Blair, and many more.

She then joined CBS News in July 2012 after leaving Bloomberg on 27th April 2012. She has been a significant part of CBS News by being the moderator of Face the Nation and the White House correspondent. Her job in CBS as a reporter has also taken her to many places, including Baghdad, Beijing, Kabul, and many more. In addition, she has done some essential pieces, such as discussing the Syrian government, terrorism, and many more.


She has been named one of the 100 top Irish Americans in business and media by the Irish America Magazine. In addition, NewsBios/T JFR Group gave her the honor of naming her one of the top journalists under the age of 30. In 2010, she was honored by the Fulbright Award for international understanding.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of  Margaret Brennan in 2024

Margaret Brennan Net Worth
Margaret Brennan Net Worth

She has a net worth of $2 million as of 2024. She has earned this net worth by being one of the top journalists in the media world. She has interviewed many vital persons and has also been the White House correspondent. She has also been a part of CBS News for a very long time.

Margaret Brennon is an American Journalist who has made a name for herself in the Journalism world. She has been named one of the best journalists and has also been awarded for her work. She is a major part of CBS and has devoted her life to journalism.


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