Kaitlan Collins Bio, Age, Family, Spouse, Career, Children and Net Worth
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Who is Kaitlan Collins?
Kaitlan Collins (Kaitlan L. Collins) is an American CNN Chief White House Correspondent and a journalist. Previously Collins labored for The Daily Caller right-wing correspondent as their White House correspondent.
Kaitlan moved to Washington, D.C. prior to her graduation from college. She was hired by The Daily Caller as an entertainment reporter in June 2014. In January 2017, after Kaitlan covered the 2016 presidential campaign, The Daily Caller named her their White House correspondent. She started the Trump administration coverage.
Kaitlan Collins Career
Kaitlan was invited to CNN on several appearances while still in The Daily Caller. During the spring 2017 White House Correspondent event, Kaitlan met Jeff Zucker the network president. She thanked him for having her despite their ideological differences. Collins was interviewed and employed at CNN in July 2017, to join the White House team. Collins traveled with Trump to more than six countries.
Kaitlan’s Ban From a Press Conference
On 25th July 2018, Kaitlan attended a photo op as the day’s pool reporter in the Oval Office. She questioned Trump about Vladimir Putin and Michael Cohen, Trump’s former attorney. However, she did not get a response as Trump ignored her questions. In that afternoon, Kaitlan was barred in the White House Rose Garden from a Trump administration press conference. Sarah Sanders, Trump’s press secretary asserted that she “shouted questions and refused to leave,”. Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s advisor stated that the action was about “being polite”. Bill Shine, Trump’s deputy chief of staff for communications, denied that Kaitlan’s barring as a ban. He did not give a valid reason why Collins was stopped from attending the event.
The WHC Association called the ban inappropriate, weak, and wrong-headed. CNN commented on Collins’ ban as retaliatory that didn’t indicate an open and free press. Fox News president Jay Wallace, supported Kaitlan. He assured her that his institution stood in solidarity with CNN for the right of access of journalists as a free and unfettered press.
Kaitlan was named as one of Crain’s NewsPro’s 12 in January 2019 to watch in TV News. Collins was included on Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30: Media in 2019. Kaitlan was among the selected Most Influential Mediaite’s in 2019 News Media.
Collins questioned Trump in April 2020 on his claim of the total authority of managing social distance restrictions related to the book coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Later at a White House press briefing, Kaitlan was asked to exchange her front-row seat with a different network reporter seated at the back. Both reporters refused to comply with the request. The socially distanced seat arrangement was managed by WHCA and agreed to by White House officials in March.
Kaitlan was in the news again in November 2020 after Kayleigh McEnany, White House press secretary refused to call collins. His explanation was, “I don’t call on activists.”
During the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Collins served as the CNN White House Correspondent. She did a large part of the written and televised live coverage.
On 11th January 2021, Kaitlan was promoted for the Biden administration to chief White House correspondent. She is the youngest CNN’s chief White House correspondent in history at the age of 28 years.
President Biden once publicly apologized before boarding Air Force One, by walking over to a group of reporters on the tarmac. He said that he owed an apology to Collins.
How Old is Kaitlan Collins?
Collins was born on 7th April 1992 in Prattville, Alabama. She is 29 years of age as of 2021. Collins shares her birthday with celebrities such as Bill Bellamy, Francis Ford Coppola, Jackie Chan, Bill Bellamy, Russell Crowe, among others.
Kaitlan Collins Family
Who are Collins Parents?
Collins was born to Jeff Collins and her mother who is not known to the media. Kaitlan’s father is a mortgage banker.
Does Kaitlan have Siblings?
Collins is the second born in a family of four siblings. Her brothers are Cole and Brayden, and a sister is known as Lena Grace.
Kaitlan Collins Education
Collins schooled at Prattville High School where she graduated and went to join the University of Alabama. Initially, she was majoring in chemistry. This was the same course her sister had taken but Kaitlan shifted to major in journalism. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science in May 2014. During her university time, Collins was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority.
Kaitlan Collins Spouse
Collins was in a romantic relationship with Will Douglas. Will is a pharmacist and the founder of Crimson Care Pharmacy Group. Their dating started in 2015, and they went on a vacation in May 2016. Unfortunately, the two parted ways without any explanation known to the media.
However, Log Cabin Republicans revealed some tweets from Collins’ time in Alabama in 2011 later in 2018. She had used the slur fag with expressions that, “I don’t know if I wanna room with a lesbian”. Kaitlan apologized for her tweets. She defended her self claiming, “When I was in college, I used ignorant language in a few tweets to my friends. It was immature but it doesn’t represent the way I feel at all.”
Does Kaitlan Collins have Children?
There is no disclosed information about Kaitlan having any child.
How Tall is Kaitlan Collins?
Adding to her well-curved body, Collins stands at a height of 1.5 meters
Kaitlan Collins Net Worth
Kaitlan has accrued an estimated net worth of about $1 million. Although her salary is not exactly known, a White House Correspondent earns around $100k and a White House reporter earns from around$83k to $112k per month according to ArticleBio. The highest-paid reporter earns about $129k per month.