Courtney Friel Biography
Courtney Friel is a renowned American News anchor/reporter currently working for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California since joining the station in 2013. Prior to joining KTLA 5, Friel covered entertainment for Fox-owned and operated station KTTV in Los Angeles, and other local stations as well as the Fox News Channel.
Before her move to move to Los Angeles, she was the entertainment reporter at Fox News Channel, contributing to various entertainment-related programs for the network’s website, FoxNews.com. Additionally, she was a frequent guest contributor on the Fox News late-night satire show, Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld.
Friel went to Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, while there, she made the televised morning announcements and was active in the school’s media production class. Later on, she joined San Diego State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Friel was a sports anchor and entertainment reporter for GoTV Mobile Television, and also the hostess for the World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel. She was the host for GameStop/EBGames “EB TV” which boasted of recently released and upcoming video games. Prior to that, she co-anchored Court TV’s The Saturday Night Solution. Additionally, she worked as a field reporter for a number of networks including Oxygen Channel, E! Entertainment, Comcast Cable, the World Poker Tour, and the syndicated program Extra.
Moreover, in 2003, Friel served as an anchor at ABC affiliate WBBJ-TV in Jackson, Tennessee. She arrived at WBBJ during the May 2003 tornado outbreak sequence, she covered the devastation in Jackson. Courtney joined Fox News Channel in February 2007. She appeared in Maxim and FHM. On November 22, 2011, on the Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld show, she stated that she would be moving to Fox News Los Angeles bureau. She has appeared on TV shows and movies such as Goliath, Veep, and XXX: Return of Xander Cage.
Courtney Friel Age
How old is Courtney Friel? Friel is 43 years old as of April 2023. She was born on April 22, 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 22nd of April every year.
Courtney Friel Husband
Previously, Friel was married to Carter Evans, a correspondent for CBS News, together they have two children a son, Cash Hudson Evans, and a daughter, Cameron Kaiulani Evans. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2016.
Moreover, in October 2020, she remarried Jim Hecht. Currently, the family resides in Los Angeles.
Courtney Friel’s Height
Friel stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.67 m) and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs). In addition, she has dark brown eyes and blonde hair color.
Courtney Friel Salary
Friel receives an estimated annual salary of between $45,500 – $110,500.
Courtney Friel Net Worth
Friel has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.
Courtney Friel Autobiography
Friel released an autobiography called Tonight at 10: Kicking Booze and Breaking News that details her past drug and alcohol addictions. It was announced in August 2020 that Zero Gravity had optioned the film rights to turn them into a biopic.