Five Facts you need to know about Leeann Tweeden

Jessica GomezPublished on   21 Feb, 2018Updated on   23 Apr, 2021

An American sports commentator and radio broadcaster, Leeann Tweeden is the morning news anchor on TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles. Here we present some of the five facts in detail about Leeann Tweeden.


Leeann is living a happy married life with husband Chris Dougherty since 2010. So without any delay let's get into the topic which deals five facts about Leeann Tweeden.

Five facts you need to know about Leeann Tweeden

Leeann was born on December 1973 in Manassas, Virginia. She completed her graduation from Osbourn Park High School and then moved to Hollywood to pursue her further career in modeling.

Leeann Tweeden- Belongs to Military Family

Yes, it’s true that Leeann belongs to a Military Family as her father- Bill Tweeden is a retired Air Force Chief Mechanic. He worked in B-57s. He met her mother during the Vietnam War. 

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Leeann Tweeden- Once a Hooters Girl

Let us inform you all that Leeann has had a very successful career in modeling. As she has appeared on the cover of FHM and Maxim, she even has modeled for Sports Illustrated. And as per the report of Military Spouse, Leeann magazine covers are some of the highest and bestselling of all time.

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The Playboy Magazine reported that Leeann once worked for Hooters and there she was named as one of the top Hooters girls of all time and from there she started modeling. She was hired as a correspondent on the Fox Sports’ Best Damn Sports Show Period.

Leeann Tweeden- Has Toured War Zone many times

Leeann has toured war zones at least more than 16 Times. She is very much concern for a service member in military circles. She has used her celebrity status to provide help for the various causes including the USO, breast cancer research, Wounded Warriors Project, charities to help the children of fallen soldiers and The Special Olympics.

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She has done total 16 USO Tours across the world and has gone to Afghanistan and Iraq to visit troop in 14 different events. She posted one of her tour on Instagram.


Leeann Tweeden-  Love affair

Leeann was fascinated by Airforce men, and that's how she met her soul mate, Chris Dougherty. Their love story began in 2002 when Leeann went on her first USO tour with her father.

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The couple was still in touch with each other for a long period, and they met again in October 2004. After two years and this time, both of them were very much interested in each other.

Finally, after dating each other for six years, Chris proposed Leeann and she happily accepted it. They tied the knot in 2010 in a very private wedding ceremony without any involvement of media.

Leeann Tweeden- Blessed with two children

After three years of their marriage, Leeann gave birth to her first child- Kane Dougherty on 9th September 2013. And again in 2015, the couple was blessed with a daughter- Kaia.

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The family of four lives, Leeann, Chris, Kane, and Kaia living a happy family together in Los Angeles. We wish them a very best of luck for their bright future. Well, this is not an end as we have some bonus packs for you. And the bonus pack is five more fun short facts about Leeann Tweeden.

  • Leeann accused Franke of grabbing her breasts without her consent while she was sleeping. And on 16th November 2017, Al Franken forced her to kiss him when they were in Afghanistan.

  • In July 2016, Leeann and her husband, Chris Dougherty celebrated America’s independence day and their marriage ceremony at the same time.

  • Leeann also served as a guest commentator on the political discussion series- Hannity. She also appeared on the panel of Red Eye w/ Grey Gutfeld.

  • Since 2017, Leeann has been the news anchor for McIntyre in the Morning on Radio 790KABC.

  • Leeann has an estimated net worth of $3 million, and her salary is suspected to be quite remarkable.