|Krystal Ball Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||November 24, 1981|
Krystal Ball is an American political commentator and media host who is well-known for co-hosting the series-cum-podcast Breaking Points with Krystal and Saagar (2021-Present) with Saagar Enjeti. Additionally, she also co-hosts the podcast Krystal Kyle & Friends (2021-Present) with Kyle Kulinski.
Krystal Marie Ball
King George County, Virginia, United States
Krystal was educated at King George High School in her hometown. She studied at Clemson University for a year, but transferred to and graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in economics.
Political Commentator, Media Host
- Father – Edward Ball (Physicist)
- Mother – Rose Marie Ball (Teacher)
- Siblings – Holly Ball (Older Sister), Heidi Ball (Older Sister)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Krystal has dated –
- Aaron Peterson (2006-2007) – She tied the knot with Aaron Peterson on May 13, 2006. However, they got divorced soon after in 2007.
- Jonathan Dariyanani – Her 2nd marriage was to Jonathan Dariyanani, who worked as an entrepreneur in educational software. The couple welcomed daughter Ella Marie Dariyanani (b. 2008) and son Lowell Maxwell Dariyanani (b. June 7, 2013) before going their separate ways.
- Kyle Kulinski (2022-Present) – She got engaged to Kyle Kulinski, her fellow political commentator and co-host of Krystal Kyle & Friends in September 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
Krystal Ball Facts
- She was given the name Krystal as her father’s PhD dissertation was on crystals.
- Krystal bears a striking resemblance to singer and actress Idina Menzel.
- She was a competitive swimmer in college.
- During the 2010 election, she became the Democratic Party nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 1st congressional district. However, Krystal lost the race to the Republican incumbent, Rob Wittman.
- Her political role model is Al Sharpton.
- Krystal published the books Reversing the Apocalypse in 2017 and The Populist’s Guide to 2020, 3 years later in 2020.
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