Is Yado Yakub Married? His Bio, Age, Nationality and Wikipedia (Margaret Brennan Husband)

Is Yado Yakub married? Yes, he is. Most people become popular for their professional achievements and only a few receive recognition because of their personal life. Yado is one of them who is best known for being the husband of American journalist Margaret Brennan who is currently working for as the moderator of Face the Nation on CBS News. On 11 April 2015, Yado and his partner celebrated their wedding.

It was organized at the Decatur House in Washington. Their fans became excited hearing the news of the couple expecting their first child revealed on April 30, 2018. On September 11, 2018, the duo welcomed their first child, Eamon Brennan Yakub at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Yado:


Who is Yado Yakub?

His real name is Ali Iyad Yakub and was born in 1978 making the age of Yado Yakub be 42 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is a judge advocate based in the Pentagon serving in the Marine Corps. Many of the people recognized him for being the spouse of journalist Margaret.


Early Life and Education

Born as Ali Iyad Yakub, he was born to the parents named Dr. Y. Nabil Yakub (father) and Rolana I. Yakub (mother). Talking about Yado Yakub’s nationality and religion, he is Syrian American by nationality and looks like he is a Muslim considering his name. He has Syrian and Irish ancestry and it seems like his parents migrated to the United States.

Talking more about his family, his father works at Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church as a nephrologist, a kidney specialist. Similarly, his mother used to teach at the County Day School. He has a younger sister named Samia Yakub who used to be his wife’s roommate. Yado is multilingual and is fluent in languages like English, French, Spanish and Arabic.


Talking about his education and academic achievements, Yado was previously enrolled at the University of Virginia and later attended the University of Miami School of Law and earned a law degree. Yado and his wife both are the schoolmates while being enrolled at the University of Virginia, where Margaret was a freshman and Yado was a senior student.


Career and Professional Life

During his time at law school, he was interested in journalism as well and has served as the Articles and Comments Editor. He had the experience of contributing to Comparative Law Review. He wrote the editorial named “The Islamic Roots of Democracy” in 2004. As of now, he is working in the Pentagon as a judge advocate in the Marine Corps. In most of his photographs available on Instagram, Yado has appeared in his uniform.


Personal Life

Yado Yakub is a married man and is the husband to American journalist Margaret Brennan *born on March 26, 1980). Yakub is two years elder to his wife in age. They met in 1998 for the first time at the University of Virginia.

At that time, he was in his final year whereas Margaret was just a freshman. They made different perceptions about each other at the time where Yakub thought that Margaret a serious girl despite being so attractive whereas Margaret thought that he was a kind of party boy.

After the completion of the graduation of Yakub, the duo didn’t meet for the three years but co-0incidently met through a mutual person who was none other than Margaret’s ex-boyfriend. After that, Margaret moved to Washington where she became the roommate to Yakub’s sister in June 2012. She again came to know about Yakub who has already turned as a lawyer and a military man. They met and came closer which eventually made them enter into the relationship that made them initiate their conjugal life.


Body Measurements

The military man stands at an average height of 5 feet and 8 inches. He has maintained an impressive physique and is around the same height as his wife. Being the part of the Force, he must be under regular exercise plan following a nutritional chart.


Salary and Net worth

The exact amount of net worth amassed by Yado Yakub is still under review. We can assume that he must have been receiving a jaw-dropping amount of salary for being into the most respected profession. As per some wiki sites, his wife Margaret has an estimated net worth of 5 million USD.


Wiki and Facts

The Wikipedia profile of Yado Yakub isn’t prepared yet. Despite having no profile on Wikipedia, other numerous wiki sites have provided his biography. We didn’t find his official/ verified social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can find his spouse’s Instagram profile @marg_brennan and Twitter account @margbrennan.



Yado Yakub is an inspiring person who always encourages people around him. He is never fragged into controversies and is loyal to his family and work. He keeps being updated about political affairs and ongoing conditions around the globe. There are a number of lessons that we can explore by reading Yakub’s biography. We have to support and inspire people which creates positivity around us.


Quick Facts

Birth Name: Ali Iyad Yakub

Date of Birth: 1978

Place of Birth: United States

Parents Name: Dr. Y. Nabil Yakub (father) and Rolana I. Yakub (mother)

Profession: Judge advocate

Height: 5 feet and 8 inches

Weight: N/A

Net Worth: N/A

Sexual Orientation: Straight

Marital Status: Married

Spouse/ Girlfriend: Margaret Brennan

Children: 1 (son)

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