Kasie Hunt Biography
Kasie Sue Hunt (born May 24, 1985) is a renowned American political correspondent currently working for CNN political correspondent. She was the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News from 2013 to 2021, covering Congress across all NBC News and MSNBC platforms, as well as the host of MSNBC’s Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt and Kasie DC.
CNN Communications announced on Twitter on August 10, 2021, that Hunt will be the network’s first hire of CNN+, the network’s new streaming service. Hunt will be the host of a new show in that capacity. Hunt will also serve as Chief National Affairs Analyst.
Regarding her education, Hunt graduated with a degree in international affairs from George Washington University. Later on, she received her master’s degree in sociology from the University of Cambridge, where she was a St John’s College member.
Hunt began her journalism career as an intern in the political unit of NBC News. She was a health policy reporter for National Journal’s CongressDaily, writing about the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
She wrote for Politico and covered the 2010 midterm elections. Kasie then began working as a national political reporter for the Associated Press in August of 2011 and covered Mitt Romney’s 2012 Presidential campaign.
In January 2013, Kasie joined NBC News as an off-air reporter and producer covering Congress and politics. Moreover, she began appearing frequently on MSNBC as a political reporter. In November of 2014, Hunt became a political correspondent. She used to write for msnbc.com and appeared frequently on MSNBC and Bloomberg shows, including Hardball with Chris Matthews, Morning Joe, and With All Due Respect.
Similarly, in October 2017, Kasie started anchoring her own talk show on MSNBC called, Kasie DC, which aired in two separate bits on Sundays at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET. The final episode of the Kasie DC show aired on Sunday, September 13, 2020.
Additionally, on Monday, September 21, 2020, Kasie started anchoring a restart of the MSNBC talk show Way Too Early under the new name Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt. The program aired on weekday mornings from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET.
Kasie Hunt Age
How old is Kasie Hunt? Hunt is 38 years old as of 2023. She was born Kasie Sue Hunt on May 24, 1985, in Michigan, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 27th of May every year and her zodiac sign is Gemini.
Moreover, Kasie’s nationality is American.
Kasie Hunt’s Family
Hunt was born to her parents Bruce and Krista Hunt. She was born in Michigan and grew up in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She has a younger sister named Carly Hunt. Her father manages real estate design and construction for Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia. Her mother is a yoga teacher in Easton. Carly is a former golfer for both the Georgetown Hoyas and Maryland Terrapins women’s golf teams.
Kasie Hunt Husband
Is Kasie married? Yes. Hunt is happily married to her husband Matthew Mario Rivera. Matthew works at New York University as a multimedia producer, reporter, and adjunct professor. Rivera, an NYU graduate, has worked as a video journalist for The Wall Street Journal and NBC throughout his career.
He teaches video production and journalism programs as an adjunct lecturer.
Rivera worked as a senior digital producer for Meet the Press with Chuck Todd at NBC, and his work has been shown on A&E, the BBC, and the Travel Channel.
The pair met in 2012 while working together at NBC News in Washington, D.C. They started dating and in August of 2016, the two became engaged. On May 6, 2017, over a year after announcing their engagement, the two married.
In May 2021, the pair celebrated their four-year wedding anniversary.
Hunt gave birth to their first child, a son named Mars, in 2019, two years after they married.
Additionally, Hunt underwent a four-hour surgery in October 2021 to successfully remove a benign brain tumor.
Kasie Hunt’s Height
Hunt stands approximately at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.7m) and weighs 61 kg. Her body measurements are 36-25-36. In addition, she has hazel eye color.
Kasie Hunt Salary
Hunt was apparently poached by CNN with a salary offer between $1 million and $1.5 million after departing MSNBC, which NBC failed to match.
Kasie Hunt’s Net Worth
How much is Kasie worth? Hunt has an estimated net worth of $3 Million. Her fortune is from her successful career as a political correspondent.