Carter Evans Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Salary, Net Worth and CNN Career

Carter Evans Biography

Carter Evans is a journalist from the United States working as the national correspondent for CNN Newsource’s “Money Matters,” a multiplatform financial news program developed in collaboration with


How old is Carter Evans? – Age

Carter is 46 years old on June 18, 2021. He was born in 1975, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Carter Evans Education

He graduated from Ithaca College in 1998 with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Philosophy.

Carter Evans Wife

He has two children with KTLA weekend anchor Courtney Friel, with whom he is divorced. In August 2018, he married KTLA reporter Lauren Lyster.

Carter Evans Salary

He earns an Annual salary of $1 million.

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Carter Evans Net Worth

Evans has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Carter Evans CNN Career

Evans is stationed in New York, where he produces custom live broadcasts from the NASDAQ in Times Square for approximately 800 CNN Newsource affiliates, CNN, and CNN International. Evans joined CNN Newsource in June 2008, and he now oversees Money Matters’ coverage of the Great Recession from the heart of Wall Street. He previously hosted CBS Money Watch business reporting and worked for CBS NewsPath as a national correspondent. In New York, he worked for WNYW and WWOR.

Evans worked in San Diego for KNSD and KFMB until coming to Los Angeles in 2003. He worked as a correspondent for CBS2 and KCAL in Los Angeles on events ranging from former President Ronald Reagan’s death and state burial in 2004 to the terrible wildfires of 2003, 2005, and 2007. Evans received the Best In-Depth Reporting award from the Virginia Associated Press in 2000 while working for WAVY-TV in Norfolk, Virginia, for a series on how prisoners escaped from a Virginia jail. The jail security system was restructured as a result of this series of reports.

Evans is a native of Hawaii, where he started shooting city council sessions for Honolulu’s cable access channel at the age of 15 and later for KGMB-TV after graduating from high school. During his college breaks, he returned to KGMB-TV as a part-time correspondent.