Before she was fired from Today, Megyn Kelly was making a cool $18 million a year on the popular program. The 48-year-old and husband Douglas Brunt provided for their three kids — Edward, 9, Yardley, 8, and Thatcher, 5 — and taught them a lot about what it means to be successful.
Let’s meet the former Fox News host’s brood, shall we?
Edward Brunt, 9
Megyn gave birth to her first child, Edward (aka Yates) in September 2009. She was only 38 years old at the time and People reported she gave birth to a “healthy baby boy … one day after delivering the news as co-host of America’s Newsroom.”
Nyc is amazing. Walking down the street w/our kids over the wknd and found an old piano. Impromptu concert made my heart sing. pic.twitter.com/ciwG8kahdq
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) October 1, 2018
Yates was born at around 10 a.m. and weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. “People say Yates is my twin, but I think he’s a mini Doug. He came into this world a sweet old soul and he remains that way to this moment,” Megyn wrote about him in Settle for More.
Yardley Brunt, 8
Megyn welcomed her second child at age 40 in 2011. According to People, she weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces at birth and has always been impressed by all of her mom’s many achievements.
“Yardley is amazing,” Kelly gushed in Settle for More. “A year ago after I went to the Fortune Most Powerful Women’s conference, she said, ‘What is that?’ I said, ‘Well it’s a gathering of really strong women who celebrate their accomplishments.’ I was taking Yardley down there with me and she said, ‘Are we two of them?’ And then not quite a year later, she joined me at the presidential debate in Detroit.”
Happy Birthday to my sweet Yardley, 8 years old today, and just as fun and full of fire as on Day One. Love this girl!! pic.twitter.com/M0mVcj8ghp
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) April 14, 2019
If Yardley follows in her famous momma’s footsteps and becomes a news anchor, we won’t be surprised!
Thatcher Brunt, 5
Out of all of Megyn’s kids, her last child, Thatcher, probably had the best announcement when he was born in July 2013. She was 42 at the time.
“Say hello to Thatcher Bray Brunt,” Megyn’s former Fox News colleague Shannon Bream said on America Live. “Megyn and Doug’s third child was born at 8 pounds, 2 ounces. He has brown hair, blue eyes; he is gorgeous!” Megyn announced that she was pregnant with Thatcher in the best way possible, too.
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) November 5, 2016
Previously, Megyn took to Instagram on Valentines Day and said she had the perfect gift for Douglas. “Every Valentine’s Day we always struggle to find just the right gift, and yet this year I believe that we found the perfect solution,” she said. “Happily, Doug and I are expecting another baby.”
Megyn has such a beautiful family!