Courtney Friel Bio, Age, Wife, Education, Salary, Net Worth, KTLA-TV Career

Courtney Friel Biography

Courtney Friel is a television news anchor and reporter in the United States. She is currently employed with KTLA-TV in Los Angeles. She previously worked as an entertainment reporter for Fox’s Los Angeles station KTTV, as well as other local stations and the Fox News Channel.


How old is Courtney Friel? – Age

She is 41 years old as of 22 April 2021. She was born in 1980 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Courtney Friel Education

Friel attended Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, where she was a member of the media production class and routinely made the television morning announcements. She was picked to feature in Channel One News’ student-produced week in Los Angeles after submitting a short video. San Diego State University awarded her a bachelor’s degree in political science.

Courtney Friel Husband

Carter Evans, a CBS News correspondent, with whom she had two children, was Friel’s first husband. In 2016, the couple divorced. In October 2020, she married Jim Hecht for the second time.

How much does Courtney Friel make? – Salary

She has an annual salary of $2 million.

Courtney Friel Net Worth

Friel has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

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Courtney Friel CNN – Career

Friel worked for GoTV Mobile Television as a sports anchor and entertainment reporter, as well as hosting the World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel. She was the host of GameStop/EBGames’ “EB TV,” which featured new and upcoming video games. She co-hosted Court TV’s The Saturday Night Solution before that. She’s also worked as a field reporter for E! Entertainment, Oxygen Channel, and Comcast Cable, as well as the World Poker Tour and the syndicated show Extra.

In 2003, she worked as an anchor at WBBJ-TV, an ABC station in Jackson, Tennessee. During the May 2003 tornado outbreak series, Friel joined WBBJ and chronicled the devastation in Jackson. In February 2007, she joined Fox News Channel. She’s been featured in Maxim and FHM, among other publications. She announced her move to Fox News’ Los Angeles bureau on the Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld broadcast on November 22, 2011. She has appeared in TV shows and films such as Veep, Goliath, and XXX: Return of Xander Cage.