Kelly Corrigan Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Height, Husband, Children, Net Worth, Podcast and PBS

Kelly Corrigan is an American four-time New York Times bestselling author who is best known for being the host of Exactly

Kelly Corrigan Biography

Kelly Corrigan is an American four-time New York Times bestselling author who is best known for being the host of Exactly, a series where top-notch thinkers take on big-time ideas. Season One guests include Margaret Atwood, BJ Novak, Walter Isaacson, Jason Segel, and John Cleese.

Corrigan attended Radnor High School. She is a proud graduate of The University of Richmond and received a Masters in Literature from San Francisco State University.

Kelly Corrigan Writing Career

Kelly Corrigan’s first book, “The Middle Place,” published on January 8, 2008 (hardcover) and December 23, 2008 (paperback) is a memoir about her Irish-American father’s battle with cancer and her own triumph over the disease.

At its peak, the paperback has reached No. 2 on the Trade Paperback Non-fiction New York Times bestseller list to date. The hardcover reached No. 2 on the Non-fiction New York Times bestseller list. The book was also recognized by Barnes and Noble as part of the “Discover Great New Writers” campaign.

Corrigan’s second book, entitled “Lift” and published in 2010, also reaching No. 2 on the New York Times bestseller list, is written in the form of a letter to her children and is an examination of risk and parenthood through the lens of 3 true stories.

She is also the author of an essay about “women’s remarkable capacity to support each other, to laugh together, and to endure” called Transcending, a reading of which by the author and released by Hyperion/Voice became a YouTube sensation. To date, the video has received over 4 million views on YouTube.

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Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan is a series that inspires, educates, and entertains which is set to premiere on PBS stations nationwide on Monday, October 5, 2020, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET. Hosted by Kelly, the show features insightful conversations with notable guests, reflecting on their lives and the impact they can have on their worlds.

It will feature intimate, one-on-one conversations with notable guests including acclaimed public interest lawyer Bryan Stevenson; late-night host, actor, and writer James Corden; and actress and entrepreneur Jennifer Garner. Bryan Stevenson addresses how the truth will lead to racial reconciliation; Corden shares why he thinks America is her “teenage years,” and Garner tells Corrigan how she inspires others to find their true passions.

Kelly Corrigan Age

She was born on August 16, 1967, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 16th of August every year. Corrigan is 55 years old.

Kelly Corrigan Height

Corrigan stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 6 inches.

Kelly Corrigan Family

Kelly is the daughter of George Corrigan and Mary Corrigan. Her father was a former Radnor lacrosse coach. She has an older brother, George, a former assistant coach of the Philadelphia Wings.

Kelly Corrigan Husband

Kelly is married to Edward Lichty and the couple lives outside San Francisco with their two daughters. She has however not disclosed much about her husband.

Kelly Corrigan Net Worth

Corrigan has an estimated net worth of over $1 Million which she has earned through her career as an author.

Kelly Corrigan Books

  • The Middle Place (2005)
  • The Middle Place (2008)
  • Lift (2010)
  • Glitter and Glue (2014)
  • Tell Me More (2018)

Kelly Corrigan Podcast

Kelly has a podcast called Kelly Corrigan wonders it is a place for people who like to laugh while they think and find it useful to look closely at ourselves and our weird ways in the hopes that knowing more and feeling more will help us do more and be better.

Kelly Corrigan Cancer

In 2004, Kelly was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, She battled her way through cancer and she says that she spent her panic energy on writing.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Corrigan.

Who is Kelly Corrigan?

She is an American four-time New York Times bestselling author

How old is Kelly Corrigan?

54 years old as of 2021

How tall is Kelly Corrigan?

5 feet, 6 inches

Who is Kelly Corrigan married to?

Edward Lichty

How much money does Kelly Corrigan earn?

Not Available

How much is Kelly Corrigan worth?

over $1 Million

 

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