Bridget Carey Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Sep, 2017
Facts of Bridget Carey
Date of Birth: 1984 , June
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Bridget Carey
Birth Name Bridget Marie Carey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to David Linquist
Children 1 child
Education University of Florida
Awards Elmer Emig Award, the Dean Committee's Ruth and Rae O. Weimer Award
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An American media personality, Bridget Marie Carey is better known as Bridget Carey. She is a writer and host of the CNET Update. She wrote a column, Poked which was the nation's first social media etiquette column.

Early Life and Education

Bridget Carey was born in June 1984 in Florida, U.S. She was raised in the Miami Suburb of Pembroke Pines along with her siblings. Her Zodiac sign is Gemini.

Carey completed her graduation from Flanagan High School and later in 2006, she joined the University of Florida and completed her graduation with a BS in Journalism.

Carey was the editor of the nation's largest student-run newspaper, The Independent Florida Alligator during her period at the University of Florida. Even, she earned several commendations such as; Elmer Emig Award, the Dean Committee's Ruth and Rae O. Weimer Award


Bridget started her career in 2006 as a reporter on the Herald's business desk, the same year she became the newspaper's technology reporter. Despite that, she used to produce short video gadget reviews, a series which gained high popularity in South Florida readers.

In 2008, she along with her fellow reporter, co-author wrote the newspaper's technology blog, Cache and Carey which later changed into The Digital Dish. She received Green Eyeshade Award in 2011 for her reporting tech.

Her review videos got popularity in a short time span which influenced her to open her own professional studio. Her reviews were featured on WSFL-TV's morning show and PBS' Nightly Business Report.

Once, Carey appeared as a guest on news programs on WLRN-FM. In 2011, she left the newspaper and joined CNET in New York as a senior editor. She hosts the show Loaded, CNET’s roundup of the day’s tech news headlines.

Personal Life

Bridget Carey is a married woman. She ties a knot with her long-term boyfriend, David Linquist, a professional Gold caddie. The duo's wedding took place on February 11, 2006, at a private ceremony.

The pair first met in the e Shinnecocks Hills tournament in Southampton in 2004 and started dating. After a year of a relationship, they got engaged in 2005.

The duo shares a daughter whose name is not revealed in media she was born on June 2016. Carey is living a blissful married life with her husband and child, and there aren't any kinds of rumors regarding her split or divorce with her spouse.

Net Worth

Carey is referred as one of the most successful and popular TV journalists as she has won several awards and fan following. Despite that, her net worth is also marvelous though she hasn't revealed the concrete figure, it is assumed to be in millions of dollars.


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