A graduate of Washington and Lee University, Kaylee Hartung is an American journalist who currently dedicates her time to ABC News as its correspondent. Hartung started her mainstream journalism through CBS News before working for CNN and ESPN until ABC News became her current career depot.
Undoubtedly, the Lousiana native is always ready to welcome challenges & overcome them with grant success. No wonder, fans also carry the same enthusiasm about her personal life- specifically about her relationship.
When and Where Was Kaylee Hartung Born? Age & Height?
Hartung was born on November 7, 1985, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she completed her high school at Episcopal High School (in 2003). Although the journalist tends to keep her family details low-key to some extent, she can’t stop sharing photos of them on her Instagram. She has a brother.
Reportedly, Kaylee’s father was a Naval officer pilot who died in a plane crash- he received the Distinguished Flying Cross Award. On May 4, 2021, she shared a family picture as a tribute to her late father on his 25th death anniversary.
The ABC News correspondent is a 2007 graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and obtains a BA in Journalism and Politics.
The 5 feet 2 inches American journalist comes from a mixed ethnic background (Asian roots from father). As of 2021, Kaylee Hartung is 36 years old.
Works As ABC News Correspondent- An Assitant Reporter Turned A Journalism Sensation
A freshly graduate Kaylee interned at NBC in the summer & subsequently became an assistant for now-former Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer. It didn’t take long for her to land in CBS News which would catapult her journalism stint in ESPN, where Cassidy Hubbarth & Lindsay Czarniak have worked.
She worked as a sideline reporter for TV specials: 2012 Gildan New Mexico Bowl, 2013 Heart of Dallas Bowl and 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl before covering ESPN Primetime College Football (2015). Moreover, from 2014 to 2016, Hartung even hosted SEC Nation alongside Paul Finebaum, Tim Tebow & Marcus Spears.
In 2017, the American journalist joined CNN as a correspondent, where famous CNN national & international correspondent Sara Sidner work. In a period of 2 years, she worked in various CNN shows:
- The Lead with Jake Tapper (2017-18)
- New Day (2017-19)
- At This Hour with Kate Bolduan (2017-19)
- CNN Newsroom (2017-19)
On July 18, 2019, the Baton Rouge-born joined the New York-based ABC News correspondent. Immediately, she took responsibility for CNN programs: Good Morning America Weekend Edition (2019-21) & Good Morning America. Currently, she is based on the Los Angeles-based CNN bureau.
How Much Is Net Worth of Kaylee Hartung?
A decade-long dedication in journalism sought Kaylee, a wide exposure in media along with fortune shower. Online sources report that Hartung has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2021. Currently a correspondent of ABC News, she earns a salary in the 6-digit figure, i.e hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The average salary for a news correspondent in ABC News is $301,000 per year, while a TV reporter in the channel earns $43,000.
Formerly, Kaylee Hartung worked as a correspondent for CNN and sidelined reporter for ESPN; the average payroll for aforementioned positions is around $74K & $41K per year respectively.
As of now, she lives in Los Angeles, where the average cost of a house is $918,443.
Relationship Status- Is Hartung Dating Anyone?
The former CNN personality always posts pictures of her professional updates on her Instagram (@kayleehartung, 76.8k followers) and Twitter (@KayleeHartung, 100.1K followers). However, none about her dating story or boyfriend ever made a social media official.
Allegedly, she was in a relationship with NFL player Tim Tebow as the two had a mutual connection shortly after the latter’s split with model Olivia Culpo. But Kaylee later denied the rumors and stated that Tim ‘was a like a brother to her.’
Currently, Kaylee Hartung is not dating anyone. Back on March 17, 2021, she made an official Tweet confirming that she froze her eggs.
Aside from her relationship, fans are concerned about her eyes, which seemingly are not symmetrical. But the journalist is yet to confirm if she had an eye injury.
Reportedly, she was diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2020 during the pandemic but recovered later.