Who is Kasie Hunt? Wiki Bio
Kasie S. Hunt was born in Wayne, Pennsylvania USA, on 24 May 1985 – her zodiac sign is Gemini and she holds American nationality. Kasie is a political correspondent, best known for the job she has done for NBC News and the MSNBC networks.
Early life and education
Kasie was raised in Wayne by her father Bruce Hunt, who is a real estate designer currently working for Penn Medicine, and her mother Krista Hunt who is a certified yoga instructor. Kasie has a younger sister named Carly, who is a former professional golfer and a former member of two golf teams, the Maryland Terrapins and Georgetown Hoyas.
Kasie grew up being interested in politics through watching political shows with her father on a daily basis. She attended Conestoga High School, where she was physically active playing lacrosse and running track while also occasionally playing tennis and golf with her younger sister. Upon matriculation in 2003, she enrolled at George Washington University in Washington D.C. graduating magna cum laude in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in international affairs. She continued her education at St. John’s College, Cambridge, graduating with a Master’s degree in sociology in 2008.
Career as a journalist
Kasie launched her career as a journalist in 2006 when she started working for NBC News as an intern. After staying with them for three months, she was invited to serve as a reporter for the show “Congress Daily” of the National Journal advisory services company and during that time, Kasie also wrote articles about affordable care. In 2010, she started working as a writer for the Politico firm, and in the summer of 2011 was invited to work for the Associated Press non-profit news agency as their national political reporter. Some of her most notable works during that time were covering the mid-term elections in 2010 and then the presidential election in 2012.
She was invited to work at NBC News once again in 2013, starting off as their producer and reporter mostly working on political matters including the Congress. She was soon appearing on several TV shows airing on the MSNBC network, and a year later became their political correspondent. She can be seen today appearing in shows such as “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and “Morning Joe” among others. She launched her own show “Kasie DC” in autumn 2017, in which she talks about politics.
Although she is not an actress, Kasie appeared in the drama TV series “House of Cards” in 2013 which starred Kevin Spacey and Michel Gill, the story of a Congressman and his wife who are trying to get their revenge on people who turned their backs on them.
Love life and boyfriend. Baby daddy Matthew Mario Rivera
Kasie and Matthew Mario Rivera met at NBC News in 2013 where the two were working together, started dating several months later, and in March 2016 Matt asked Kasie to marry him. The two married on 6 May 2017, and the event was held at Shenandoah Woods located in Stanley in Virginia, but attended by only the two’s closest friends and family.
Kasie used her social media accounts to announce that she was pregnant on 13 March 2019 – she and Matt decided to wait until the birth to find out about the child’s gender. Kasie gave birth to their son Mars on 4 September 2019, and he weighed 9lbs 8ozs (4.3kgs).
Both Kasie and Matt were in long-term relationships prior to meeting one another. Kasie was dating her college sweetheart for four years before splitting ways, while Matt was in a relationship with another reporter for three years before they broke-up.
Hobbies and other interests
Kasie enjoys spending her free time reading books, and although her favorites are political, she also likes to read detective crime stories written by Agatha Christie, such as “Death on the Nile” and “Murder on the Orient Express”. Kasie is also keen on watching movies, and her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Natalie Portman, while some of her favorite movies are “Lady Bird”, “The Dark Knight”, and “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”.
Travelling is her main hobby and she has been to many US states to work, while she has also travelled for pleasure to Italy and Spain as well as to India and China, while her dream travel destination is Zermatt in Switzerland. She is physically active as she likes to cycle and walk, she does yoga on a daily basis, while she also has several training sessions at the gym each week.
Appearance and net worth
Kasie is 34 years old. She has medium long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs around 143lbs (65kgs). As of March 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $3 million.
Who is Mat Rivera, Kasie’s husband?
Matthew Mario Rivera was born in New York City USA, sometime in 1982, and was raised there by his father Daniel O. Rivera and his mother Loraine V. Vetter who is a nurse. His parents divorced when he was seven, and Loraine went on to marry Larry Vetter who is the Chief Executive Officer of Better Environmental Sciences Company. Matt attended a local high school before enrolling at New York University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2004.
He launched his career by working for “The Wall Street Journal” as their reporter and multimedia producer, and several jobs and six years later he became a member of the NBC News team. He has been working for them as their digital producer for over nine years now, while he has also started working at New York University as an adjunct professor.
Matt’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million as of early 2020.