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Daryn Kagan is an American broadcast journalist who is now active in her own blog. She is also a syndicated newspaper columnist, radio host, author of the book Hope Possible which is based on her own life experience. She was previously a news anchor for CNN. She does not get married until her middle phase of her life. Daryn Kagan married woman has a handsome husband with cute daughter of him.


Daryn Kagan was born on the 26th January 1963 in Santa Barbara, California of the United of America. So, she holds American nationality but her parents are of Russian decent. She is born to her mother Phyllis Kagan who is a breast cancer survivor. Kagan is one of three children of her parents. She has a younger sister, Kallan who is an executive at Arc Productions, and an older brother, Mark.

Early Life

Daryn Kagan spent her childhood in Beverly Hills, California. She graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1981 where she ran cross-county. She did another graduation from Stanford University in 1985.


Daryn Kagan career starts along with the end of her graduation. She sent out hundreds of demo tapes after graduating from Stanford University. A Santa Barbara television station, KEYT-TV hired her for an on-air job which became her first step of her career. Daryn Kagan career took her to a general assignment reporting position at KTVK in Phoenix aftermath. Her desire towards the higher career goals led her to take more responsibilities. CNN gave her a platform to widen her career horizon and then she became a weekend sports anchor, reporting sports news each weekend along with reporting typical local news stories.

At CNN, Daryn Kagan career starts as sports anchor and correspondent. She covered numerous sport events including Super Bowl, the NBA Playoffs, and international figure skating championships from Russia. Later, she was hired from CNN Sports and became a main CNN news anchor and correspondent.

She reported also on presidential, and mid-term elections. Her major events in CNN included war covering, travelling Africa with U2’s Bono, and covering Oscars’ Red Carpet and.

Daryn Kagan career stayed 12 years in anchoring news at CNN. She says those 12 years as amazing years. She had worked very hard in covering 9/11 attacks all day long continuously but she did not get her desired salary. So, she left CNN in 2006 and became a creator of her personal website, DarynKagan.com on 13th November, 2006.

She had syndicated newspaper column, hosted RLTV’s Bookmark, hosted national radio program. She has produced and hosted award winning documentary, Breaking The Curse.

She has published her first book, What’s Possible!, in 2008. She has published another book Hope Possible recently.

Personal Life

Daryn Kagan married to Mr. Summerfest in 2012. Daryn kagan marriage was big news for her fans as they had to wait long for hearing about her late marriage. Daryn Kagan husband was a single father who was raising his 11-year-old daughter. By adopting his daughter, she became mother. Daryn Kagan married her husband twice as there occurred some dilemma because of their household activities. The couple faced some kind of misunderstanding as they belong to different kind of upbringing family. Daryn was grown in a liberal family while Daryn Kagan husband was grown in a conservative religious family. However, she has always maintained her family. So, the couple has unique love life too. She has also adopted a sister from the Big Brother/Big Sister Show. She likes rounding out with her family.

Net Worth

Daryn Kagan has long and valuable experiences of journalism. She has earned from top ranked TV and newspapers and she has been also earning from her websites. She is now working independently. So, Daryn Kagan earns net worth about the $3 million US dollars. She is living happily and satisfied with her husband, sisters, and friends.


Daryn Kagan awarded with the 2008 Gracie Award for Outstanding Documentary for Breaking The Curse. She got another award for website with the Interactive Media Award.

More information about Daryn Kagan could be found in the sites like Wikipedia and IMDB. She is also mostly get involved in social networking sites. So, you can also follow her in twitter on her account @DarynKagan, like her facebook page named Daryn Kagan and visit on his personal website DarynKagan.com to get up to date information about her recent activities.

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