Megyn Marie Kelly (born November 18, 1970), formerly known as Megyn Kendall is a television host and political commentator on the Fox Newsl.. As of 2014, Kelly hosts The Kelly File on weekdays from the network's New York headquarters. She previously hosted Americas Live. Prior to that, Kelly co-hosted Americas Newsroom. From 2007 to 2012, the two also hosted Fox News Channel's New Year's Eve specials, All American New Year. She was included in the 2014 Time list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Kelly was born in Syracuse, N.Y. the daughter of Linda and Edward Kelly, a professor. She is of part Italian descent. Her family moved to Delmar N.Y. At Bethlehem Central High School, she played on the basketball and field hockey teams and captained the cheerleading squad. After high school, she pursued an undergraduate degree in Political Science at Syracuse University, was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, and later earned a J.D. from Albany Law School.