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Miriam Allen Keilar

Yasmine Published On Mon May 11 2020   Modified On Mon May 11 2020
Miriam Allen Keilar

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Full NameMiriam Keilar
First NameMiriam
Last NameKeilar
Birth NameMiriam Allen
ProfessionSchool Teacher
Birth CityVernal
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameGlen Rose Allen
Mother NameMelva Allen
Gender IdentityFemale
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseGlenn Keilar
No Of Children2
SibilingsRobert Marianne Allen
EducationCarpinteria High School, University of California at Santa Barbara ,University of California at Irvine
Networth$50 k
Date of BirthJune 10,1954
Age66 years


    Body and Relation Status of Miriam Allen Keilar

    What is Miriam Allen Keilar marital status ?Married
    How many children does Miriam Allen Keilar have ?2
    Who is Miriam Allen Keilar married with?Glenn Keilar

    Who Was Miriam Allen Keilar? 

    Miriam Allen Keilar was a school teacher in South Orange County, California. She was a veteran educator with nearly three-decades of experience in teaching. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar with her daughter Brianna Keilar.
    Photo Source: Brianna Keilar Instagram

    Miriam, however, is best known by the majority of the public as the late mother of CNN anchor Brianna Keilar. The CNN Right Now with Brianna Keilar host has openly shared about the grief caused by the sudden passing of her mother and the way she overcame it. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar: Birthday, Parents and Siblings 

    Miriam Allen Keilar was born as Miriam Allen on June 10, 1954, in Vernal, Utah to Glen Rose Allen and Melva Allen. She grew up with her older brother Robert Marianne Allen.  

    Miriam Allen Keilar was born in Utah in fifties.
    Photo Source: Glenn Keilar Facebook

    The Allen family resided in the tiny oil lease community of Redwash, Utah, until she was six. Later, the family moved to Vernal and then to Southern California. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar: Husband, Wedding, Glenn Keilar 

    Miriam, after relocating to California, attended Carpinteria High School, where she met her future husband, Glenn Keilar. She met Glenn, who was an exchange student from Australia, in her junior year of high school.  

    Miriam Allen Keilar was married to Glenn Keilar.
    Photo Source: Glenn Keilar Facebook

    Utah born was not only a natural beauty but also a popular student in school with active participation in various school activities. Thus, Glenn was totally in awe with her. However, the relationship blossomed when they became lab partners in chemistry class. 

    After two years, the high school was over, and Miriam and her then-boyfriend Glenn parted ways. He returned to Australia, whereas she joined the University of California at Santa Barbara

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    Well, it turns out the bond between Miriam and Glenn was much more profound than a common high school romance. The pair could not survive the separation, and thus they decided to get married. The wedding took place in 1975 when Miriam was just 21 years old. 

    After marriage, she left her study and moved to England with her husband as he was attending advanced naval training for the Royal Australian Navy. While in Europe, the pair visited Florence, Italy, for honeymoon. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar: Move to Australia, Daughters 

    Miriam and her husband Glenn, after completion of training moved to Sydney, Australia. While there, she finally completed her Bachelor's Degree in Art History by correspondence. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar's daughters Kelly Keilar and Brianna Keilar.
    Photo Source: Brianna Keilar Instagram

    Also, in Sydney, Miriam became a mother for the first time. She gave birth to daughter Kelly Keilar. After few years, the pair moved to Canberra, where she gave birth to her second daughter Brianna Keilar. In 1982, two years after the birth of her second child, she and her husband moved back to Southern California.

    At present, both of Miriam's daughters are mothers themselves. Her eldest is a mother of two sons, Andrew and Lucas. Similarly, her youngest is mother to Antonio Allen Martinez Lujan and step-mom to Teddy Lujan

    Miriam Allen Keilar: Date, Place, and Cause of Death

    Miriam Keilar died unexpectedly on May 17, 2016, at Saddleback Valley Hospital because of acute leukemia. Her prognosis of the disease and the death was so rapid that her daughter Brianna was not able to with her during her last minute. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar daughter Brianna is a CNN host and correspondent.
    Photo Source: Brianna Keilar Instagram

    Brianna, who is a reporter for CNN, was in Kentucky, covering Hilliary Clinton's rally when she heard the news of her mother's illness. By the time she reached California, Miriam had already left this world. 

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    Despite the busy election schedule, she remained in California for three weeks and helped her family in cremation and planning the memorial service. The service took place on June 11, 2016, at Mission Vejo, California, and the family asked to make the memorial donations to The American Cancer Society. 

    Miriam Allen Keilar: Was Helping in Suprise  Proposal for Her Daughter  

    Miriam before the illness and eventual death, was excited about various things. First, she was looking forward to going on a cruise to Alaska and a trip to Italy after she retires from school, which was supposed to happen in the next month.

    Brianna Keilar married Fernando Lujan in December 2016.
    Photo Source: Brienna Killer Instagram

    Similarly, Miriam was also super excited about her daughter's upcoming surprise proposal. The mother of two was super close with Fernando Lujan, her youngest daughter's then-boyfriend now-husband. Together they were planning a surprise proposal for the CNN anchor in the upcoming month of June.  

    Sadly Miriam passed away in May, and Lujan postponed his proposal. Nonetheless, he popped the question on July 4 in a private setting.  

    Miriam Allen Keilar: Profession, Salary, and Net Worth 

    Miriam earned her teaching credential at the University of California at Irvine and taught in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She worked as a educator for more than 28 years. Sadly she passed before retirement. 

    On average, the salary of a public school teacher in California is $64,781. Since she was a highly experienced one so her earnings can be much higher. From her profession, she was able to accumulate a total net worth of $50,000. 

    Miriam husband was CEO of Kembrienn International LLC.  
    Photo Source: Glenn Facebook 

    Despite Miriam's annual salary not so significant or net worth hugely impressive; nonetheless, she lived a comfortable lief as her husband worked in many companies in respectable posts. After her death, he left his job and started a business named Kembrienn International LLC.  

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