Amanda Brilhante | Biography

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  • Full Name Amanda Brilhante
  • Occupation TV host, News anchor, Broadcast journalist
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace USA
  • Birth Date Oct 22, 1995
  • Age 28 Years, 9 Months
American News Reporter and Journalist at NewsMax

Amanda Brilhante | Biography

First gained national fame in 2018 for telecasting live news and big national stories on the OANN channel

In January 2018, Brilhante was appointed as the news anchor for OANN. She was the youngest full-time news anchor at OANN at the time. She continued in the position for three years before leaving the network in December 2020.

Amanda Brilhante is a famous American news reporter and journalist currently working at Newsmax. She is also known for covering several news programs for OANN (One America News Network) before joining Newsmax.

Who is Amanda Brilhante?

Amanda Brilhante is a New York-based TV host, news anchor, and broadcast journalist. Brilhante began her journalism career as a production assistant of OANN in September 2017. She assisted the channel’s news director with the camera, teleprompter, and other information during the live shows. 

Later, in January 2018, she became the news anchor for the same network. Brilhante was the youngest full-time news anchor at OANN at the time. She continued in the position for three years before leaving the network in December 2020. While in OANN, she covered several national and international stories and interviewed renowned world leaders and top U.S. lawmakers.

She served at OANN for over three years before joining Newsmax in 2021.

Age, Early life and Education

Amanda Brilhante was born in the United States on 22 October 1995. As of 2021, her age is 26 years. 

On her 25th birthday, in October 2020, she shared a picture of herself holding birthday number balloons on her Instagram handle @amandakbril.

Amanda Brilhante Celebrating Her 25th Birthday in October 2020 (Photo: Instagram)

Regarding Brilhante’s parents, she has not yet disclosed their names. She has kept them far from the media limelight. However, on the occasion of Father’s Day on 20 June 2016, she uploaded a picture with her father on her Instagram. The father-daughter duo wore a look-alike hat in the picture.

Brilhante attended the San Diego Mesa College from 2011 to 2013. She graduated from high school a semester early and attended San Diego Mesa Community College full-time for the rest of the semester. 

Later, she joined the University of California in 2013 and graduated in 2017. She majored in communications and also studied psychology as a minor subject. 


After she departed from OANN, Brilhante joined Newsmax Media in January 2021. “I’m thrilled to be joining Newsmax TV,’’ Brilhante said. “The network is quickly becoming a top choice for news and commentary.’’

She hosts and broadcasts several day programs on the channel every Tuesday to Saturday.

In 2021, the network also hired former OAN employees, including journalist Alex Salvi.


As of 2021, Brilhante has not yet confirmed her relationship status in public and media. Her social media handles also do not feature any posts related to her dating or married life.

In 2020, she briefly made headlines with a man named Jeffrey Parrish. She made her relationship official through her Instagram posts on 29 August 2020, i.e., on Jeffrey’s birthday. On occasion, she shared a few couple pictures on her Instagram and wrote, “happy birthday to my no.1.” 

However, as of 2021, she has deleted those pictures from all her social media handles. So, it is safe to assume the pair have already parted ways.

Social Media

Brilhante is active on different social media platforms. She is available on Instagram as @amandakbril with 7.7k followers and on Twitter as @Amanda Brilhante with 26k followers as of December 2021. 

Moreover, through her Twitter, she regularly updates her viewers and fans with breaking news and other important news updates.

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