Kiran Chetry is an American-Nepalese Television Journalist and host of the famous Television show ‘American Morning’ on CNN. She rose to prominence for working as a co-anchor in ‘Fox Channel.’ In addition, the lady is working as an Editor-in-chief for the News Company ‘The Nepalese-American Magazine’ and an active board member of ‘SarisToSuits.’

Kiran began to rise in the media limelight after 1995 at News 21 in Rockville, Maryland. Moving on with the time, she has reached one of the most successful phases of her life. However, she also has some ups and downs in her life, which we will learn further in this Biography.

Quick Facts
NameKiran Carrie Chetry
Birth26 August 1974
Age47 Years
ParentsHom Chetry and Nancy Chetry
Ex-HusbandChris Knowles
No. of Kids2
Net Worth$700K
Height5 feet 7 inch

Early Age

Kiran Chetry came to this world to a Nepalese parent in Patan, Bagmati, Nepal, on the 26th of August, 1974. Her actual name is Kiran Carrie Chetry, given by her parents at the time of her birth. However, after the birth, she was brought up by her father, Hom Chetry, and mother, Nancy Chetry, in the United States.

Moreover, the lady holds American citizenship whereas, she belongs to a Nepalese ethnicity. Furthermore, Kiran studied at the Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland, and completed her primary education there.

Later on, Kiran joined the University of Maryland, College Park’s College of Journalism, and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Arts in Broadcast journalism. Apart from these, the talented Kiran has become a member of the International Women’s fraternity program, The Tri-Delta, and worked for some time there.


Kiran Chetry started her career journey in the year 1995 after completing her graduation. She initially joined and started working for the News 21 news channel in Maryland. After working for a while, the lady joined WICU-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1996 and worked for the KXTV channel.

At these initial phases of her career, Kiran gained many real-world experiences and filed visits performance reviews. As a result, she finally shook her hands with FOX News Channel and began working as a journalist and anchor from the year 2001.

However, after giving her honest six years in FOX news, Kiran later joined the CNN channel as an anchor and a correspondent. Working with CNN, she becomes a co-host working with John Roberts in American Morning. However, a minor incident when CNN anchor interviewing former President Obama’s adviser David Axelrod, a distraction caused by Kiran, made John say, “Would you mind not doing that while I am taking? Thank You, I appreciate that”.

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Kiran won numerous awards throughout her journalism career. She won the Best Enterprise Reporting Award in 1997 for her social TV series ‘Young and Hooked’ made on teenage smokers’ problems. She was then listed on one of the hottest and sexiest News anchors globally in 2006.

Personal Life

Even though Kiran Chetry has outstanding achievements and success in her profession, she wished to be similarly successful in her relationship. She was once a married woman who tied the wedding vows with Chris Knowles. Chris is a former weather reporter and channel host for the FOX news channel.

As they were working in the same television station, Kiran encountered Chris in Erie, Pennsylvania. The usual meetings eventually changed to dating and finally ended up with their marriage held in 2006. The newlywed couple enjoying their marital life peacefully and also gave birth to a lovely daughter and son.

Kiran welcomed her first child daughter Maya Rosa in 2006, and soon after two years of a first child, she again gave birth to a son Christopher Chetry Knowles in 2008.


Kiran Chetry and Chris Knowles have spent a romantic and peaceful life together until problems arose between them. It has not been found anywhere about the actual cause of their split. But after living together for over 6-years, they decided to divorce in 2013.

After the divorce with Chris, Kiran rumored to married again with a man Rick Reichmuth, but it is just a rumor. As of now, Kiran has made her residence in Maryland, living a single life.

Social Media

Coming to the Social Media presence of Kiran Chetry, she is active on Facebook and Twitter. She has a Facebook page with ‘Kiran Chetry TV’ having more than 5.8K followers. Likewise, on Twitter, she is active with the name ‘Kiranchetrytv’ having 22.3K followers in total.

Net Worth

Kiran Chetry earns an enormous amount from her journalism career. She has an estimated Net worth of more than $700 Thousand as of 2021. However, she did not reveal her salary yet. In addition, Kiran receives a considerable sum working as an Editor-in-chief, Board member, and Public Speaker for the “The Nepalese-American Magazine’, ‘SarisToSuits’ and ‘Room to Read.’

Physical Appearance

Kiran Chetry is a gorgeous 47 Years old lady who stands at 5 feet 7 inches of tall height. She is a very health-conscious woman because of which she has been able to maintain excellent health and bodyweight of around 57 Kgs.

More about her body measurements, Kiran has an hourglass body shape, has measured in Bust- 32 Inches, Waist-25 inches, and Hips-34 inches. In addition, she is blessed by a pair of Dark Brown colored eyes and Dark brown silky hair.

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