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Kaitlan Collins Profile
Kaitlan Collins is an American journalist who is currently serving as the host of CNN This Morning alongside Poppy Harlow. Prior, she worked as a chief White House correspondent for CNN until 2022, and she was the white house correspondent for the website The Daily Caller.
Kaitlan Collins Age
Collins is 31 years old as of 2023. She was born on 7th April 1992 in Prattville., Alabama, United States of America. Additionally, she celebrates her birthday on the 7th of April every year.
Kaitlan Collins Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Kaitlan Collins Family
She was born in Prattville, Alabama. Collins is the daughter of Jeff Collins, he is a mortgage banker. She has an elder sister who majored in Chemistry. Moreover, she describes her upbringing as “apolitical”, and that she does not recall her parents voting or expressing strong opinions about political candidates.
Kaitlan Collins Education
Collins graduated from Prattville High School, and from there she attended the University of Alabama. At first, she chose to major in chemistry, like her sister, before majoring in journalism. Additionally, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and journalism in May 2014. Moreover, she was a member of the Alpha Phi Sorority. After graduating from college, Collins moved to Washington, D.C.
Kaitlan Collins Husband
Collins is currently not married. Nevertheless, Collins has been in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend, Will Douglas. The two have been dating since 2015. There had been rumors that the two were engaged; neither Collins nor Douglas had confirmed this. Will Douglas is an entrepreneur and pharmacist. He currently manages his company, Crimson Pharmacy Group. In 2019, Douglas ran for the Texas 113th State House Representative under the Republican Party.
Kaitlan Collins Career
In June 2014, she was hired by the website The Dairy Caller as an entertainment reporter. After covering the 2016 presidential election, the Dairy Caller named her its white house correspondent in January 2017, and she began covering the Trump administration. CNN had invited Collins to make several appearances while she was still working with The Daily Caller.
At a White House correspondent event in the spring of 2017, she met network president Jeff Zucker and thanked him for having her on despite the ideological nature of her current employer. Collins was afterward interviewed and hired to join the white house team at CNN in July 2017. Additionally, she traveled with President Trump to at least half a dozen countries.
Collins was involved in a notable incident with the Trump administration on July 25, 2018, when she attended a photo op in the Oval Office as the day’s pool reporter. As the event concluded, Collins asked Trump a series of questions about Vladimir Putin and Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen. Trump ignored her questions. Collins was subsequently barred from a Trump administration press conference in the White House Rose Garden that afternoon and was told by senior White House officials that such questions were “inappropriate for that venue.
Kaitlan Collins CNN This Morning
Collins served as the CNN White House correspondent for a large part of the written and televised live coverage of the 2020 United States presidential election and was subsequently promoted to chief White House correspondent for the incoming Biden administration on January 11, 2021. At a briefing that took place a few weeks after the election, then-White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to take a question from Collins and called her an “activist”.
At 28 years old, she was the youngest chief White House correspondent in CNN’s history and one of the youngest chief correspondents for a major media network. On September 15, 2022, CNN announced that Collins would move to co-anchoring a newly revamped CNN morning show with Don Lemon and Poppy Harlow, ending her tenure as chief White House correspondent. On October 12, 2022, CNN announced that the morning show would be named CNN This Morning.
Kaitlan Collins Net Worth
Collins has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a journalist.
Kaitlan Collins Social Media Platforms
Collins is very active on her Twitter, and Instagram pages. She has 1.2 Million followers on Twitter and 268k followers on Instagram.