Margaret Brennan, an American journalist, and her husband, Yado Yakub, named their kids after their ancestors.
Quick Facts of Margaret Brennan
They called their first son Eamon Brennan Yakub after Brennan’s Irish ancestors and Yakub’s Syrian ancestors. On September 11, 2018, he was born at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington.
They called their second son Malek Murphy Yakub as well, as a mark of respect. On April 29, 2021, he was welcomed to Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Since April 11, 2015, Margaret Brennan has been married to Maj. Ali Iyad Yakub (aka Yado Yakub). The couple married in a small ceremony at the Decatur House in Washington. Yakub, her husband, works for the Marine Corps and the Pentagon as a judge advocate.
She and her spouse met at Virginia University in 1998 while they were both students there. However, there was no spark between the two at first.
She moved to Irbid, Jordan, in the summer of 2000 to study at Yarmouk University. She shared an apartment with Yakub’s sister, Samia Yakub, with whom she became acquainted. The two went to Damascus to see Samia and Yado’s grandmother.
Margaret learnt via Samia that her brother was returning to Capitol Hill when she returned to Washington from New York in June 2012. She soon reconnected with Yakub on 16th Street, and the two began dating.
Net Worth And Salary
Margaret Brennan began her career at CNBC in 2002 as a producer for Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street. She went on to work as a producer for the CNBC television show Street Signs with Ron Insana.
She left CNBC in 2009 to join Bloomberg Television. She hosted a daily program called InBusiness with Margaret Brennan, which was broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. She has conducted interviews with prominent figures such as Ireland’s Prime Minister, Dubai’s ruler, and billionaire George Soros, among others.
She joined CBS News in July 2012, where she was assigned as a State Department Correspondent. Since then, she’s been working for CBS in Washington, D.C.
CBS News has an average pay of $63K, according to Payscale. Margaret, who works for CBS News in Washington as the moderator of Face the Nation, must be making approximately the same amount.
She is predicted to have a million-dollar net worth as a result of this.
Biography of Margaret Brennan
Margaret Brennan was born on March 26, 1980, in Stamford, Connecticut. Edward, her father, is from Sligo, and Jane, her mother, is from Belfast.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia. She also obtained an Arabic language certificate from the Middle East College.
Margaret is of white ethnicity and of American nationality. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs roughly 55 kilograms.