Kristen Welker was born on 1st July 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. She holds an American nationality.
Her father is white and her mother is black so she has a mixed ethnicity (half white and half Afro-American). Her birth sign falls under Cancer.
Her father Harvey Welker is an Engineer and her mother Julie Welker is a real estate agent.
She completed her schooling from Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia in 1994 and later enrolled at Harvard College graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1998.
In 1997 she worked as an Intern for Today News.
In December 2011 she became an NBC White House correspondent.
She occasionally works for NBC Nightly News and Today.
On 11 January 2020, she made her debut as Co-Anchor on Weekend Today.
She works on Weekend Today along with Peter Alexander.
She started media career in 1990 working with ABC affiliates WLNE-TV in Providence, Rhode Island.
In 2008 the reporter was nominated for Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award.
At Harvard, she majored in history and graduated with honors.
She became an NBC White House correspondent in December 2011.
Kristen tied the knot with John Hughes who works as Marketing Executive with Merck. They tied it o 4th March 2017 in Philadelphia in a private wedding ceremony. They are expecting a baby together in June 2021 via the surrogacy method.
John Hughes is a Philadelphia based Marketing Director. John works for a popular company called Merck, which is one of the world largest Pharmaceutical Company in the world.
Height : in feet inches – 5’ 3” 60 cm
Weight : in Pounds – 136 lbs 62 kg
Measurements : 37-27-38
Dress Size : 4 (US)
Bra Size : 36C