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Kirsten Powers Biography and Wiki
Kirsten Powers is an American author, columnist, and political analyst. She currently works as a CNN political analyst, regularly appearing on Anderson Cooper 360°, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, and The Lead with Jake Tapper. Prior to joining CNN, Powers worked as a political analyst and contributor for Fox News, where she appeared regularly on shows such as Special Report with Bret Baier, Fox News Sunday, The Kelly File, and The O’Reilly Factor.
Kirsten Powers Education
She graduated from Monroe Catholic High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1986, and then went on to the University of Maryland and the Georgetown University Law Center, where she spent a year and a half.
Kirsten Powers Age
How old is Powers? She is 55 years old as of 2022. She was born Kirsten Anne Powers on 14 December 1967 in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States.
Kirsten Powers Height and Measurements
Her height is not yet disclosed. Nevertheless, she has not shared more data concerning her other body measurements in the public domain. Moreover, we will update this section once the data are provided. ALSO READ: Camila Cabello
Kirsten Powers Parents and Family
She was born Kirsten Anne Powers on 14 December 1967 in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. When Powers was three years old, her family relocated to Fairbanks, Alaska. Her parents were archaeologists of Irish-American ancestry.
Kirsten Powers Married | Husband
Powers has been engaged to fellow journalist Robert Draper since November 16, 2016.
Kirsten Powers Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $20 Million. She has amassed a modest wealth through the revenues of her job as an anchor/reporter and producer.
Kirsten Powers Career
Powers worked as the deputy assistant U.S. trade representative for public affairs during the Clinton administration She left to become America Online’s vice president of international communications. She became a vice president at the AOL-Time Warner Foundation after AOL merged with Time Warner. Powers has long been involved in Democratic politics in New York State. She worked as a consultant for the New York State Democratic Committee, as the press secretary for Andrew Cuomo’s for Governor campaign, and as the communications director for C. Virginia Fields’ mayoral campaign. She also worked on the “Vote No on 3” campaign, which defeated New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ballot initiative to end party primaries by a landslide.
Powers also served as press secretary for Donnie Fowler’s failed bid for Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman. She has worked as a consultant for several non-profit organizations, including Human Rights First and the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW). She published The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech in 2015 with Regnery Press. Powers criticized CNN’s decision not to identify a controversial Reddit user in July 2017, asking in a USA Today article, “What about the people he routinely dehumanizes and degrades online?” However, she wrote that she ultimately supported CNN’s decision not to identify the user because they determined his safety was jeopardized.
Powers also stated on Twitter that “people do not have the ‘right’ to remain anonymous in order to spew their racist, misogynist, homophobic garbage.” Powers was chastised and “harassed” on Twitter in January 2019 after she blamed Covington Catholic High School students for “disrespecting an Indigenous elder” during a highly publicized confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial on January 18, 2019. Powers slammed Obama’s foreign policy, saying he should have returned the Nobel Peace Prize “a long time ago.” She apologized for being “too judgmental and condemning” in her social media and press statements.