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Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'BrienAKA Maria de la Soledad O'Brien

Born: 19-Sep-1966
Birthplace: St. James, NY

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CNN newscaster

Toothsome biracial newscaster Soledad O'Brien began her television career fetching coffee as an unpaid intern at Boston station WBZ. Then she landed a news producer gig at KRON-TV in San Francisco, but was quickly promoted to on-air talent. Then she got lured away to host The Site on the ZDTV cable network, where she reached a national audience starring opposite goofy computer-generated espresso bar schlub Dev Null (voiced by current TechTV personality Leo Laporte). From there it was a quick hop to hosting increasingly-higher-profile news programs on MSNBC (and parent organization NBC) and now CNN.

Father: Edward (mechanical engineering professor)
Mother: Estella
Sister: Maria (b. 1961)
Sister: Cecilia (b. 1962)
Brother: Tony (b. 1963)
Sister: Estela (b. 1964)
Brother: Orestes (b. 1968)
Husband: Bradley Raymond (Morgan Stanley investment banker, m. 1995)
Daughter: Sofia Elizabeth (b. 23-Oct-2000)
Daughter: Cecilia (b. 20-Mar-2002)

    High School: Smithtown High School East, Smithtown, NY (1984)
    University: Radcliffe College
    University: BA, Harvard University

    Irish Ancestry Paternal side
    Cuban Ancestry Maternal side
    Emmy

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Soul Men (7-Nov-2008) · Herself
    When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (16-Aug-2006) · Herself



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