Courtney Friel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19.Feb.2018
Facts of Courtney Friel
Date of Birth: 1980 , April-22
Age:37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
NameCourtney Friel
Birth Place/CityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
ProfessionJournalist, Host
Working ForKTLA-TV
Net Worth12 million U.S dollar
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
Weight in KG54 kg
Married toCarter Evans (2005)
ChildrenCameron Kaiulani Evans
EducationSan Diego State University, Methacton High School
TV ShowCelebrity Paranormal Project, Fox News Live, World Poker tour
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Courtney Friel, an American journalist, currently works for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California. She previously covered entertainment news for KTTV- Fox-affiliated TV network based in California, Los Angeles. Friel has worked as an entertainment reporter for the Fox News Channel.

Courtney Friel contributed to numerous entertainment programs for the She was also a frequent guest contributor on the Fox News late-night show Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld. She has also featured in fashion magazines like Maxim and FHM due to her work. 

Early Life and Education

Courtney Friel was born on 22nd of April 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. She is an American citizen holding White-American ethnicity. 

She went to Methacton High School for her high school diploma. She was active in the school’s media production class. After submitting a short video, she was called by Channel One News for their newly started student program. 

She later enrolled for Bachelor degree at the San Diego State University. She completed her BA in Political Science from there. 


Courtney Friel began her career as a sports and entertainment reporter for GoTV. She then hosted the World Poker Tour for the Travel Channel. 

Courtney Friel additionally served as a reporter for several channels like Court TV, E! Entertainment, Oxygen Channel and Comcast Cable. 

In 2003, she joined WBBJ-TV- an ABC affiliate channel based in Jackson, Tennessee. During her tenure with WBBJ, she covered the 2003’s devastating tornado outbreak sequence.

Friel worked there until 2007 and moved to Fox News channel. She served for next six years and left the network.  
Since 2013, she is working KTLA-TV network and she is one of the most important members of the network.

Net Worth and Charity

Courtney Friel’s net worth is $12 million, but it is not confirmed officially. She has amassed a huge amount of net worth from her longtime journalism career. According to some online source, her annual salary is $300K. She has also involved in several charitable works and movements. 

She is a beautiful woman and her excellent height makes her look more pretty and gorgeous. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall which is around 1.67 meters.

Personal Life

Courtney Friel is a mother of two children. She is a former wife of CBS journalist Carter Evans and the duo is divorced now. She is currently dating Jim Hecht, according to her Instagram posts.

Friel and Evans started dating when they met each other in KNSD-TV in San Diego. After dating for few years, they got married in May 2005. 

They welcomed two children together; their first son, Cash Hudson Evans was born in 2011 and second child, a daughter, Cameron Kaiulani Evans was born in April 2012. 

Unfortunately, they divorced in 2016 after living together for nearly one decade. After divorcing her, ex-husband, Carter Evans started dating Lauren Lyster, a reporter for KTLA-TV. They have been dating almost two years now.

Courtney Friel regularly practices Yoga, meditation and physical exercises. She also loves adventurous activities like hiking, trekking, rock climbing, marathon and other forms of adventures. During her leisure time, she plays with her kids. Friel also has a dog. 

After their marriage, the couple has been going very strong as husband and wife and it is because of trust and mutual understanding between them.

A lot of information on her bio can be grabbed easily from popular wiki sites such as Wikipedia and IMDb. She gets paid a very healthy salary every year and this boosts her net worth every year.