Kiran Chetry is a former American television journalist who is well-known for hosting the American three-hour morning television news program, ‘American Morning’ on CNN. She is also famous for hosting and anchoring cable news for the American multinational conservative cable news television channel, Fox News. Kiran was interested in journalism from a young age and started her journalism career from the News 21 channel in the year 1995. Besides this, she is also well-known as one of the sexiest news anchors in the world.


Quick Info
Full NameKiran Carrie Chetry
Date of Birth26 August, 1974
Place of BirthPatan, Bagmati, Nepal
OccupationFormer journalist and news anchor
Age46 years old
Zodiac SignVirgo
Mother's NameNancy Chetry
Father's NameHom Chetry
EthnicityGerman, Dutch, Ukrainian (mother)
Nepalese (father)
Height5 feet 7 inches
Body ShapeHourglass
Body MeasurementsBust: 32 inches
Waist: 25 inches
Hips: 34 inches
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
EducationMontgomery Blair High School
University of Maryland, College Park
Husband / SpouseChris Knowles (2006-2013)
ChildrenMaya Rosa (daughter)
Net Worth$700,000 - $1 million (estimated)

Early LIfe and Bio

Kiran Chetry’s full name is Kiran Carrie Chetry. She was born on 26 August 1974 in Patan, Bagmati, Nepal, to a mother named Nancy Chetry and a father named Hom Chetry. Her mother is Ukrainian, and her father is a Nepalese. There is no information regarding her parents’ profession and her sibling’s details at the moment, so it is assumed that she was raised as a single child by her parents in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Besides this, she is currently 46 years old with the zodiac sign of Virgo.


Kiran Chetry
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Kiran Chetry holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group. She descends from German, Ukrainian, and Dutch ancestry through her mother’s side and Nepalese origin through her father’s side. Besides this, she is a Christian, and she practices Christianity as her religion.


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Body Measurements

Kiran Chetry stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cms) tall, and she weighs around 57kgs (126lbs). In addition to this, she has an hourglass-shaped body figure with a body measurement of 32-25-34 inches, respectively. Moreover, she has beautiful dark brown colored eyes with dark brown colored hair.



Kiran Chetry studied and completed her schooling at the Montgomery Blair High School, a public high school located in Silver Spring, Maryland. During her schooling days, she actively participated in the student government programs, was a dancer for the prom squad, and was also on the swim team. For further studies, she studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Journalism. In addition to this, she was also a member of the international women’s fraternity program, the Tri-Delta.


Kiran Chetry
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Kiran Chetry stepped into the world of journalism in the year 1995 after completing her studies. She began working for the News 21 news channel in Rockville, Maryland, and then worked her way to WICU-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1996. She went on to work for the KXTV channel in Sacramento, California, and then began her remarkable journey with the Fox News Channel in the year 2001. She worked for over six years with the Fox News Channel before joining the CNN channel as an anchor and a correspondent, which made her most recent appearance in a Nutribullet infomercial.


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Kiran Chetry was awarded the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association’s Best Enterprise Reporting award in 1997 for her series, ‘Young and Hooked,’ which mainly focused on the severe yet ignored problem of teenage smokers.

Besides this, Kiran Chetry was also listed as one of the hottest and sexiest news anchors globally in 2006. She was included in the top-ten list of Maxim‘s hottest news anchors and was also known as America’s sexiest female news anchor and the World’s second sexiest female news anchor in the same year.


Ex-Husband: Chris Knowles

Kiran Chetry was previously married to her ex-husband, whose name is Chris Knowles. He is a former weather channel host for the Fox News Channel and the New York City WICU-TV. The two met when they worked for a television station in Erie, Pennsylvania, and began dating since their first meeting. After dating for some time, they decided to tie their knots and get married in 2006. Following this auspicious ceremony, the couple was blessed with a daughter named Maya Rosa in 2006 and a son named Christopher Chetry Knowles in the year 2008.

Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2013 after being together for over six years due to unknown reasons. Kiran Chetry currently lives in her residence in Maryland.


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Net Worth

Kiran Chetry earns from her successful journalism career and has managed to amass herself a handsome amount of fortune. As of the year 2021, she has an estimated net worth ranging from around $700,000 to around $1 million.


Social Media Presence

Kiran Chetry is active on social media platforms. Her supposed Twitter account (@kiranchetrytv) has over 22 thousand followers, and she has over 5.8 thousand followers with over 5.9 thousand likes on her supposed Facebook page (@kiranchetrytv) but are not have been verified yet. Besides this, she is not available on Instagram at the moment.


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