Facts of Kaia Close
|American sports agent and former college and professional baseball player
|American journalist, author, and former television commentator
|Date of Birth
Kaia Close is the daughter of Gretchen Carlson. Gretchen Carlson is a journalist, author, and former television commentator.
She is well known as the anchor of "The real story with Gretchen Carlson." She is titled as one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World in 2017.
Gretchen was also Miss America in 1989. She serves as a national trustee for the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary in Newtown.
Kaia's personal life
Being the daughter of such a successful person, Kaia and her parents have been able to keep their personal life out from the media limelight.
Her parents, Gretchen and Casey, have been married since 1997. The loving duo tied the wedding knot on October 4. Kaia has a sibling named Christian Close.
They reside in Greenwich, Connecticut, at present. She is active in her social media, but her Instagram handle is private.
The above picture is posted by Kaia's mother with a caption
'So lucky to be a mom
Kaia mother, Gretchen's was sexually assaulted by her boss
In 2016, almost after 11 years of working for Fox News, Gretchen sued Roger Ailes after she was removed from her newscast "The Real Story."
The lawsuit alleged that she was terminated for "refusing Ailes' sexual advances."
In the beginning, Ailes denied the allegation, but after more than 20 women spoke to investigators about inappropriate behavior by him, he was pushed out of network.
Carlson settled for the case with $20 million, and the network also further issued a public apology and settled with multiple other women.
Kaia's net worth has not been estimated yet. She is in high school as of 2020 and is entirely focusing on her studies.
Her mother, Gretchen Carlson's net worth, is expected to be around $15 Million. She has been able to add this to her fortune through her successful broadcasting career.
Her father, Casey, is among the wealthiest sports agent and has reportedly made $64.7 million in 2017 for representing some of the top baseball players. Some experts mention his net worth to be over a Billion.
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Kaia's father professional career and earning
Casey is a sports agent and a former college and baseball player.
He played for the minor league from 1986-1990 and is a sports agent representing Major League baseball players like Derrek Lee, Ben Sheets, Josh Hamilton, Eric Milton, and Richie Sexson.
He was involved in mega-deal like a five year $125 million contract extension for Ryan Howard in 2010, 10 years $189 million deals for Jester in 2000, which was also all-time second-richest contract baseball history, even three years $51 million deal for Jester in 2010 and so on.
He left CAA in February 2011. Casey and his company Excel Sports management negotiated $700 million in baseball contracts.
- Kaia is born on May 17, 2003, which makes her age 17 as of 2020.
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