Kristen Welker is an American television journalist working for NBC News. She is the network’s 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.
Born on July 1, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, her father, Harvey Welker, is an engineer, her mother, Julie Welker, is a real estate agent. Welker’s mother is African-American and her father is white. She graduated from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia in 1994 and Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1998. On March 4, 2017, Welker married John Hughes, a marketing executive with Merck, in Philadelphia. Together they have one daughter, Margot Lane Welker Hughes.
Kristen Welker Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: July 1, 1976
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Name: Kristen Welker
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Race/Ethnicity: Mixed (White and African-American)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Kristen Welker Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 137 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 62 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 3″
Height in Meters: 1.60 m
Body Build/Type: Hourglass
Body Measurements: 37-27-38 in (94-69-96.5 cm)
Breast Size: 37 inches (94 cm)
Waist Size: 27 inches (69 cm)
Hips Size: 38 inches (96.5 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Kristen Welker Family Details:
Father: Harvey Welker (Engineer)
Mother: Julie Welker (Real estate agent)
Spouse/Husband: John Hughes (m. 2017)
Children: Margot Lane Welker Hughes (Daughter) (b. June 12, 2021)
Kristen Welker Education:
Germantown Friends School
Harvard University (BA) (1998)
Kristen Welker Facts:
*She was born on July 1, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
*She joined “Weekend TODAY” as co-anchor in January 2020.
*She became an NBC White House correspondent in December 2011.
*She was honored with the award for Outstanding Journalist in Broadcast Television at the Washington Women in Journalism Awards in September 2020.
*Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.