María de la Soledad Teresa O’Brien born on September 19, 1966 also known as Soledad O’Brien is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. She has been the host for Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, which is a nationally syndicated weekly talk show produced by Hearst Television since 2016,. Maria is a chairwoman of Starfish Media Group which is a multi-platform media production company & distributor that she founded in 2013.
Maria co-anchored American Morning on CNN from 2003 – 2007, and was the anchor of morning news program Starting Point from 2012 – 2013. In 2013, Maria became special correspondent on the Al Jazeera America news program called America Tonight, and until 2015 was a correspondent on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO
Soledad O’Brien Family/Parents
Born in Long Island, NY, her father’s name is Edward Ephrem O’Brien who died in 2019 who was a mechanical engineering professor at SUNY Stony Brook and her mother’s name is Estela O’Brien who died in 2019 who was a French and English teacher at Smithtown High School West. She has five siblings.
Soledad O’Brien Affairs/Boyfriend/Husband
Her husband name is Bradford Raymond. They have four children together.
Rainy day but Nelson’s good. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/MhFd2VSOiZ— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) June 16, 2019
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: María de la Soledad Teresa O’Brien
- Nickname: Soledad
- Birthday: September 19, 1966
- Age: 52 years old
- Birthplace: Long Island, NY
- Current Residence: Coming Soon…
- Education: Harvard University
- Profession: American broadcast journalist, executive producer
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: White (Scottish, Irish and Afro-Cuban descent)
- Religion: Unknown
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Husband: Bradford Raymond
- Net Worth: Under Review
- Height: 5 feet 5 inch or 165 cm
- Weight: Coming Soon…
Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Soledad O’Brien
- Maria started her career in journalism as a medical reporter on WXKS-FM situtated in Boston because of her background as a pre-med student in college.
- In 1991, she joined NBC News and was based in New York as a field producer for the Weekend Today and Nightly News. She worked for three years as a local reporter and bureau chief for San Francisco NBC affiliate KRON. At KRON she was the reporter for “The Know Zone.”
- In 2009, Maria completed a documentary called Latino In America, documenting the lives of Latinos living in America.
- In June 2013, Maria formed the production and distribution company called Starfish Media Group. The company signed a deal to produce a series of hour-long documentary specials for Al Jazeera America.
- In 2014, Maria co-taught a Harvard University Graduate School of Education class alongside Professor Joe Blatt on “Advancing the Public Understanding of Education.
- On February 7, 2011, Maria was inducted as a Honorary Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
- For more information about Maria, contact her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.