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Brian Kilmeade Biography
Brian Kilmeade is an American Fox News television personality. He co-hosts Fox’s morning show, Fox & Friends, alongside Ainsley Earhardt and Steve Doocy during weekdays.
Brian Kilmeade Age | How Old Is Brian Kilmeade?
He was born on May 7, 1964 in New York City, New York, United States. He is 54 years old as of 2018.
Brian Kilmeade Height | How Tall Is Brian Kilmeade?
He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) weighing 68 Kg (150 lbs).
Brian Kilmeade Family
He is the son of Marie Kilmeade and James. His mother died at the age of 84 on Wednesday, September 12th 2018. His father had died earlier in 1979. He has two brothers Steve Kilmeade and Jim Kilmeade.
Brian Kilmeade Wife
Kilmeade is Roman Catholic. He is married to Dawn Kilmeade, and they have three children: Bryan Kilmeade, Kirstyn Kilmeade, and Kaitlyn Kilmeade.
Brian Kilmeade Career
Kilmeade started his career as a correspondent on Channel One News, a daily national high school television news program. He then served as an anchor and host for KHSC-TV in Ontario, California.
Kilmeade also co-hosted The Jim Brown Show on XTRA-AM (KLSD-XTRA 1360 Fox Sports San Diego), an all-sports radio network.Brian Kilmeade Photo
In 1993, he joined Jim Brown as part of the announcing team for the inaugural Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC 1) event, conducting post-fight interviews.
In 1994, he moved into the play-by-play role for UFC 2 and UFC 3. Beginning from 1997, Kilmeade was a freelance sports anchor for WVIT (NBC) in Hartford, Connecticut.
He was a sideline reporter for the MSG Network, where he covered the New York/New Jersey MetroStars, which is a major league soccer team based in Giants Stadium.
He later worked as a feature reporter and anchor for Newsport TV, where he hosted Newsport Journal, a daily magazine show for the national sports network.
Kilmeade also anchored Scoreboard Central, which is a live half-hour general sports program. According to his website biography, he has 10 years’ experience as a stand-up comedian.
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Kilmeade joined Fox News in 1997. After joining Fox News, he was soon named co-host of Fox & Friends, where he still thrives today. In 2000, the show powered its way to the top spot in morning cable TV and remained there till day.
After Fox & Friends from 6 – 9AM ET. He has the privilege of hosting his nationally syndicated radio show, “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Talk from 9-12 noon. The show broke the top 20 as one of the most powerful on radio by “Talkers Magazine”.
During his tenure at Fox News, Kilmeade has developed the ability to interview and provide insight into newsmakers, celebrities, politicians, and athletes.
Brian Kilmeade Radio
In April 2006, Kilmeade he filled in the Fox News Radio time slot of former Fox anchor Tony Snow, who had left the network to become Press Secretary in the George W. Bush Administration.
Brian Kilmeade Radio Show | Brian Kilmeade Show | Brian Kilmeade Radio Stations
The Brian Kilmeade Show tackles the top stories and news of the day, be them political, financial, sports, entertainment or gossip.
Try a free sample segment of the lastest Brian Kilmeade Show podcast here.
To listen to the show live, click the following link.
Brian Kilmeade Salary | Brian Kilmeade Net Worth
Kilmeade has an estimated net worth of $8 million dollars, earning a salary of $4 million per year.
Brian Kilmeade Book
He has co-written several fiction and nonfiction books. Some of his books include.
- Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny
- George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
- Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History
- It’s How You Play the Game: The Powerful Sports Moments That Taught Lasting Values to America’s Finest
- The Games Do Count: America’s Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports
- Summary of Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger | Includes Analysis
- It’s How You Play the Game and the Games Do Count
- IT’S HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME The Powerful Sports Moments That Taught Lasting Values in America’s Finest
Brian Kilmeade Podcast
On the podcast, Kilmeade and his guests team up for lively debate and discussion of the news and issues that all Americans are talking about. To listen click the following link.
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Brian Kilmeade: Mount Rushmore’s secret room and other great places in America
Like many of you, I’m excited about the launch Tuesday of Fox Nation, the new streaming members-only subscription service for Fox News fans featuring exclusive content and audio feeds. For the past year, I’ve had the chance to report from some of the most fascinating places around the U.S. for a Fox Nation series called “What Made America Great” that will give you a new appreciation of our country.
I would not be surprised if most viewers click on the episode on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial first. Many people have told me a visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota to see this iconic monument carved into a mountainside is on their bucket list. Nearly 3 million people visit the memorial each year – more than triple the size of South Dakota’s population of about 870,000.
It’s amazing to think that this awe-inspiring giant sculpture began with the idea of marking the first 150 years of American nationhood by carving the likenesses of four of our greatest and most indispensable presidents into the side of a mountain, where they could be viewed by many generations and tourists from around the world.
Mount Rushmore, named after a New York businessman, was envisioned as the home of magnificent 60-foot high carvings of the heads of Presidents George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Thomas Jefferson.
Then came hard part – actually turning the idea into reality.
Artist and sculptor Gutzon Borglum said the monument would cost $500,000 and take three years to carve. But thanks to the Depression, World War II and some bad rock, the project would take 14 years – from 1927 to 1941 – and cost over $1 million. Back in 1941, that was the equivalent over $17 million today.
It’s awe-inspiring to think that 400 people could accomplish such a titanic feat using primarily dynamite to move about 450,000 tons of rock.
In describing the project in 1930, Borglum said: “Let us place there, carved high, as close to heaven as we can, the words of our leaders, their faces, to show posterity what manner of men they were. Then breathe a prayer that these records will endure until the wind and rain alone shall wear them away.”
The detail and the hurdles involved in creating the memorial are described in our piece that you can watch as a member of Fox Nation, including dramatic film of the monument’s construction.
But you should know one portion of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial was never completed. It’s called the Hall of Records.
Never heard of it?
The hall isn’t just a plot twist in the “National Treasure” movie starring Nicolas Cage. Nestled beyond the heads of the presidents, the hall was supposed to house America’s founding documents. However, the move of the documents was never approved by Congress.
Today the Hall of Records is off-limits to almost everyone. But Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke gave us special permission to enter with our cameras so that all Fox Nation family members can get a glimpse.
Today many people are questioning America’s greatness. Viewing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial – known as the Shrine of Democracy – will reaffirm what many of us believe: that America is an exceptional nation with exceptional people who strive and achieve great things. And one of those great things is the incredible carving of Mount Rushmore.
My sense is that most Americans realize how special our country is, and how we all owe an incalculable debt of gratitude to the generations that came before us, worked hard, struggled and made America the greatest nation on Earth. You can see more examples of this in our “What Made America Great” series.
I hope all of you who haven’t been there already will visit Mount Rushmore in the years ahead. But until you do – and even if you’ve seen the monument – I think you’ll learn a lot and feel a burst of patriotic pride if you take the journey with us to the Black Hills as a member of Fox Nation.