Rick Folbaum Bio, Age, CBS46, Wife, Family, Salary, Kids, Height, Net Worth

Rick Folbaum
Rick Folbaum


Rick Folbaum is an American broadcast journalist, widely recognized for appearing as a News anchor for CBS46 WANF News in Atlanta. Previously, he was a freelance reporter for CNN News and a correspondent for FOX News Channel in New York before returning to Atlanta. Rick even worked as a news anchor and reporter for another CBS News affiliate in Atlanta called WGCL News. he also appeared as a guest host on a FOX evening show called Ted Eye with Greg Gutfield.

Folbaum was born and raised by a working-class family living in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He grew up as a very active kid who enjoyed playing soccer while showing off his interest in becoming a reporter at a very young age. Rick finished his high school studies at Cherry Hill High School West in his hometown. He then earned himself a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the S.I New House School of Public Communication at Syracuse University.

After college, Folbaum began his career as a journalist officially by becoming a writer for MSNBC while appearing as a radio presenter for WOR-AM news in New York City. Eventually, Rick left MSNBC and WOR-Am to work as a FOX News anchor. His main segments were FOX News Live and the Saturday FOX Reports. He also worked as a substitute anchor for FOX’s Shepard Smith programs whenever he was away from work.

Rick’s hard work then made him become a co-anchor in one of FOX’s flagship studios in New York City called WNYW from 2006 to 2009. He then left FOX News in 2013 and joined WFOR News in Miami as a news anchor. He left WFOR in 2018 and joined CNN News in 2019. Rick has been the anchor of CBS 46 News 2019. He mainly anchors the station’s 4, 6, and 11 p.m. evening newscasts.

Rick Folbaum Age

Folbaum is 54 years old. He was born Eric Folbaum on August 5, 1969, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States. His zodiac birth sign is Leo.


Rick stands at an approximate weight of around 6 feet 3 inches (1.90m). He also weighs approximately 70 to 78 Kilograms.


Folbaum was born as the eldest child of his mother Aileen Folbaum and his father whose identity is still held by the Public. He is the first child in a family of three kids. Rk revealed through a video he posted on Mother’s Day that his mom and dad worked full-time jobs to sustain their daily needs while still raising him and his younger siblings. Folbaum has one younger brother and a younger sister.


Rick is currently married to his wife, Kelcey Folbaum. The two love birds met back when Rick was working as a radio presenter. From there, they dated for a while until they got engaged. Rick and Kelsey then tied the knot through a private wedding ceremony that was held in his hometown. The wedding was also attended by close friends and family. The couple then went on to have five children together.


Folbaum and his wife are the proud parents of five wonderful children. They include Dylan Folbauma, Chase Folbaum, Harlowe Folbaum, Summer Folbaum and Cash Folbauma. Rick’s children are all grown and are busy pursuing their different career paths in the USA.


Rick earns an annual salary ranging from $30,000 to $100,000 per year. This is according to CBS’s payroll for every employee.

Net Worth

Folbaum has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $3 million.