Who is Contessa Brewer?
Contessa Brewer is an eminent American television journalist for CNBC Business News. As a correspondent, she covers casinos and gaming. Also, she is a substitute anchor. Formerly, she hosted the MSNBC weekend program Caught on Camera and was also a correspondent for NBC News and an anchor at NBC’s flagship station WNBC.
How Old Is Contessa Brewer?
She is 49 years old as of April 2023, having been born on March 16, 1974, in Parsonsfield, Maine, U.S. Contessa Brewer shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Jhené Aiko, Bad Kid Paris, Anthony Vargas, Luca Lombardo, Alexandra Daddario, and many more.
Contessa Brewer Family
Who are Contessa Brewer’s Parents and Siblings?
Her secretive nature has shown up in her personal life. She has managed to keep her family background very private. In case there is news regarding her parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Contessa Brewer Education
She received her high school education at Sacopee Valley High School where she graduated in 1992. After graduating from high school, she attended Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism in 1996. As well as a Certificate of Contemporary Europe following her political studies in Strasbourg, France.
Contessa Brewer Husband
She is married to the love of her life Dan Senor. But it is not known when they met and when they got married.
Contessa Brewer Kids
She and her husband Dan Senor have two kids. Twin boys born in 2013. But her twin boys’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Contessa Brewer Career
In September 2003, she joined MSNBC. This was after working for WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter. Also, she worked for KMIR-TV in Palm Springs, California from 1997 to 1999 and KRNV-TV in Reno, Nevada. KMIR and WTMJ-TV were both owned by Journal Communications. In the spring of 2005, she briefly served as a news reader on the Imus in the Morning radio show, which was syndicated nationally.
However, her tenure was brief as she became embroiled in a public feud with Don Imus after the New York Post published a gossip item. Later, she appeared as the newsreader on Verdict with Dan Abrams before its cancellation in 2008. She then hosted MSNBC Live on weekdays at noon until her departure on August 26, 2011. New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg, a guest on It’s the Economy, hosted by Brewer and Melissa Francis in January 2010 called for cuts in the federal budget.
When Gregg failed to respond to Francis’ questions concerning the specific cuts he supported, Brewer pressed him asking “Which programs are you willing to cut? Are you willing to tell schools, no money for you?” Gregg reacted by saying Brewer was “absurd”, “fundamentally dishonest”, “irresponsible” and lacked “integrity” for her handling of interviews, and stated, “in your introduction to me, you said that, that education funding would be cut”. In August 2009, she was criticized by conservative blogs for a story about a man carrying an AR-15 rifle on August 17, at Obama’s appearance in Phoenix, Arizona.
While interviewing Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) on MSNBC on July 20, 2011, regarding the debt crisis. Brewer asserted: “We were looking at going … reverting a depression at that point.” When Brooks said he disagreed, Brewer challenged, “Do you have a degree in economics?” Brooks replied, “Yes ma’am, I do. Highest honors”. She announced on August 26, 2011, at the conclusion of her regular anchoring hour on MSNBC that she would no longer be serving as an anchor for the network. She then stated that she would continue hosting Caught on Camera. And filing reports for NBC News but that she would be pursuing other opportunities in the future. In March 2012, she began doing fill-in anchor work for WNBC in New York City, mostly on weekends. In 2017, she joined CNBC as a full-time correspondent and fill-in anchor.
Contessa Brewer Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 3 inches (1.6m) and a weight of 56kg (123 lbs).
Contessa Brewer’s Salary and Net Worth
News on the internet shows that she has an annual salary of between $68,000 – $102,000. And has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.