Lynda Kinkade - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 22, 2020

Lynda Kinkade
Profession: Reporter, Jounalist, Anchor
Best Known For: CNN Today, CNN Newsroom
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 10, 1983 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Lynda Kinkade
Birth Place: Sydney, Australia
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2

older brother
twin brother

University: University of Technology, Sydney
Ethnicity: European
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: April 13, 2013
Husband's Name: Travis Jackson
Children: 2

Georgia Emily Jackson (daughter)
Isabella Evelyn Jackson (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: N/A
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 23 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Lynda Kinkade?

Lynda Kinkade is a journalist and anchor by profession and Australian by nationality. She currently is the anchor for CNN and based at CNN's World Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Lynda Kinkade: Age, Parents, Siblings

Lynda Kinkade’s birth took place on 10 January 1983 in Sydney, Australia. She was raised by her parents, although her parent’s name is not known. As of siblings, she has two- an older brother and her twin brother.

Source: Instagram (Lynda Kinkade is held by older brother while her twin brother looks around)

Education, Ethnicity

After completing high school, she attended the University of Technology, Sydney from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism) with a distinction average.

Her ethnicity is European.

Lynda Kinkade: Career

Early Days

Lynda Kinkade began her broadcasting career in 2002. She had joined the Seven Network as a political researcher when she was in the second year at the University. In 2003, she worked on the  New South Wales state election and soon published her research on each electorate, which was used by anchors, reporters, and producers during the election coverage.

After graduating from University, Lynda Kinkade moved to the country and worked as a roving reporter for NBN Television in from numerous locations in New South Wales including Newcastle, Tweed Heads, and Lismore.  

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Worked in?

In December 2004, Kinkade joined Nine Network as an assistant Chief of Staff. On the network, she went on to become a producer and reporter on  Today (Australian TV program), Nine Afternoon News, Nightline (Australian news program) and Nine News Sydney.

Lynda Kinkade re-signed with Seven Network in December 2008 as a national correspondent for Today Tonight where she covered Black Saturday bush fires, reported Australian Open and the Logie Awards. 

She has also interviewed Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd,  former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and celebrities John Travolta, Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, and Jennifer Hawkins.

Source: CNN (Lynda Kinkade)

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In December 2013, Kinkade moved to New York City as a freelance foreign correspondent where she covered breaking news and filed reports for Sunrise (Australian TV program), Seven News and Today Tonight. In August 2014 she began to work as an anchor for the weekend editions of CNN Newsroom (CNNI).

In January 2015, Lynda Kinkade was signed in by CNN as its anchor and correspondent. Currently, she anchors CNN Newsroom’s weekend editions,  CNN Today while filling in for The World Right Now and Connect the World.

Lynda Kinkade: Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage, Children

Lynda Kinkade is a married woman. She married her longtime boyfriend Travis Jackson on 13 April 2013. Together she and her husband have welcomed two children, both daughters.

Their first daughter, Georgia Emily Jackson, was born in August 2016 while their second daughter, Isabella Evelyn Jackson was born in February 2019.

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Source: Instagram (Lynda Kinkade with husband and daughters pictured Feb 2019)

Lynda Kinkade: Net Worth, Salary

Lynda Kinkade’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million but there have been no estimates for her salary. 

Lynda Kinkade: Social Media

Kinkade is very much active on social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook where she shares moments of both her family and personal life. 

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