After being voted one of the ten sexiest female newscasters on television by Maxim magazine in 2006, Kiran Chetry has also voted the sexiest female newscaster in America and the second sexiest female newscaster in the world by the same magazine. Blessed with genes from two extreme sides of the globe, Kiran Chetry is truly a beauty to behold.
Kiran Chetry was born on 26 August 1974 in Patan, Nepal, the son of Hom and Nancy Chetry. Kiran’s mother, a Ukrainian – Dutch woman with some German descent, met Hom, a Nepalese, while she was working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal. Little Kiran was only seven months old when she emigrated with her family to the United States.
As a child, Kiran grew up in Maryland, where she attended Montgomery Blair High School in Maryland. She was an active member of the student government. After high school, Kiran Chetry went to the College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. She was a member of the Alpha Pi Chapter of the Delta Delta Association.
Her career began in 1995 when she was hired by WICU-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania, as an anchor for health-related issues. Her future husband Chris Knowles was also working at WICU-TV at that time.
Kiran’s big break came in 2001 when she received an offer to join the cable news channel Fox News Channel as news and general reporter. During the six years she spent at Fox News, she hosted Fox News Live, Fox & Friends First, and then the weekend news show Fox & Friends Weekend.
After a contract dispute in 2007, Kiran moved to CNN where she co-hosted American Morning and hosted Anderson Cooper 360, Paula Zahn Now, CNN Newsroom, and Errol Barnett, a CNN International news show.
Kiran’s Relationship With Chris Knowles
Kiran and Chris first met when they both worked at WICU-TV. At that time, Kiran was an aspiring journalist who had just been hired as a reporter. Chris Knowles, on the other hand, was a meteorologist who had risen to become an established news anchor for the channel during prime time.
They fell in love, got married, and the union is blessed with two children. But how often do we, as viewers, get the impression that everything looks rosy from the outside until the otherwise hidden cracks appear outside? The relationship between Chris Knowles and Kiran Chetry was fine until the news of their separation became known. Originally, Kiran Chetry was told that they were separated but still married. However, the divorce proceedings were completed in 2013. The couple has not commented on the reasons for their divorce.
Quick Facts about Kiran Chetry
Body Measurements: Although she has had an impressive career in journalism, Kiran would certainly have been well suited as a model because of her striking looks and amazing body. Kiran’s vital statistics are 32-25-34 and she is 1.70 m tall.
Family Life: Kiran Chetry has two children from her union with Chris Knowles. A daughter, Maya Rose, and a son, Christopher Chetry Knowles. When Kiran announced to Chris that they were expecting their second child, the couple found humor in the news and said it was a miracle that they had time to actually make a baby. The couple’s crazy work schedule at the time meant that Kiran worked from 3 am until early afternoon while Chris worked evenings and nights.
Net worth: The charismatic TV presenter has worked with two of America’s most famous media companies – CNN and FOX News Channel – throughout her career to date. Through her activities with the media, she has accumulated a substantial net worth of approximately $1 million.
The pretty TV presenter has also won several awards as proof of her hard work and commitment. In 1997, for example, she received the Best Corporate Reporting Award from the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association and was honored by the Association of Nepalis in Americas with the Making Our Mark (MOM) Award.
Throughout the 2008 presidential campaign, Kiran covered political events, primaries, and the morning of President Barack Obama’s inauguration. She also hosted a Democratic Youtube Party debate ahead of the 2008 presidential election.