Heather Childers Biography

Biography by BartleyPublished on 22.Dec.2013
Facts of Heather Childers
Date of Birth: 1969 , January-7
Age:49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
NameHeather Childers
Birth NameHeather Start Childers
Birth Place/CityCharlotte, North Carolina
ProfessionAnchor, Reporter
Working ForFox News Channel
Body Measurements34-22-30
Breast Size34
Waist size22
Hip Size30
Weight in KG72 Kg
EducationUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
AwardsMiss North Carolina Preliminary Winner
Online PresenceWiki, Twitter
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Heather Childers is a famous television personality. She is a television news anchor who works as the co-anchor for the Fox News Channel's show, Happening Now. She joined the Fox News in late 2010.

Childers is also one of the rotating co-hosts of the Fox and Friends First alongside Heather Nauert. She has worked for News 14 channel based in Carolina. She is a winner of Miss Charlotte-Mecklenburg. 

Early Life and Education

Heather Childers was born on January 7, 1969, in Charlotte, North Carolina, the U.S. Regarding her nationality, she is American and is of White-American ethnicity. She grew up with her family in her hometown. 

Heather Childers attended Sharon Elementary school, where she received primary education. Her Fox News colleagues Ainsley Earhardt and Anna Kooiman also attended the same elementary school, but at different times. She completed high school at the Myers Park High School in 1987.

Childers enrolled at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill for her undergraduate degree. She graduated from there keeping English major. 

At the age of 16, Childers had an accident that led to years of medical treatment. She ran her car at Queens Road West into a tree. She went through a number of oral and facial surgeries at the time.


Heather Childers started her career in 1992. She worked as a producer/reporter for WCNC-TV that year.  

In 1995, Childers joined a Fox affiliate- WFLX-TV, in Albany, Georgia. There, she worked as a news director and a weekday anchor.

In 1999, Childers joined an ABC affiliate channel-WLOS-TV, in Asheville, North Carolina.

In early 2002, Childers became a news anchor of News 14 Carolina. Childers joined Fox News Channel in 2010-fall after she worked at News 14 for eight years.

In August 2011, Childers became an anchor on America’s News Headquarters. She is one of the two rotating co-hosts of Fox and Friends First on Fox News Channel. 

Childers has worked with various journalists such as Ainsley Earhardt, Heather Nauert, and Patti Ann Browne.

Net Worth and Charity

Heather Childers’ net worth is $3 million, but it is not confirmed officially. According to some online sources, Fox News anchors receives annually average salary ranges from $120K-$280K. Her salary can be close to the figure working at Fox.

Childer's co-anchor, Harris Faulkner has $4 million net worth. Childers has also supported various charitable works and movements.


Heather Childers was a part of a controversy when she posted offended Tweet in April 2012. She linked an article that intimidated the former president, Barack Obama and the issue with Clinton family. The post created a lot of criticism against the way she had put the article forward leading her to reply she was only seeking for an opinion.

Awards and Recognitions

Heather Childers is one of the well-known Television personalities and is loved by many people. During her career, she has received a number of awards and recognition.

  • National Academy of Television Journalists (NATJ), Best Female News Anchor.
  • National Academy of Television Journalists(NATJ), Best Documentary Readers Choice Award.
  • Best News Anchor and Best Newscast, The Albany Herald.
  • Golden Viddy, Best Female News Anchor.
  • Miss Charlotte Mecklenburg (1993).
  • Miss North Carolina Preliminary Winner.

Personal life

Childer is an unmarried woman. She is dating Tom Zban, a former Virginia Tech football player. Childers frequently share his pictures via her Instagram. According to her Instagram, she has been dating him since last two years. Her boyfriend, Tom Zban, currently works as a radiologist in Charlotte.  

Childer is also close to her family who usually shares pictures with them. Childers is an avid adventure lover. She loves traveling, hiking, rafting and trekking and beach walking. 

Previously, she was reportedly dating Rick Carlson but, she did not reveal her affair publicly.

Heather Childers is a true supporter of POTUS Donald Trump and has shared several pictures with Trump on her Instagram account.

Apart from these awards, Childers is also a media celebrity because of her beauty and the beauty pageants she has participated in. She was Miss Charlotte-Mecklenburg in the year 1993 and was also awarded Miss North Carolina, Preliminary Winner.

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