Ed Henry Bio, Age, Fox News, Husband, CNN, Salary, Net Worth and Twitter

Ed Henry Biography

Ed Henry (Edward Michael Henry Jr.) is an American journalist. Henry was the co-host of America’s Newsroom on the Fox News Channel, along with Sandra Smith. On June 20, 2011, he left CNN, to become the Fox News White House Correspondent. On July 1, 2020, he was fired after an investigation by the network into allegations of sexual misconduct, which he contests.

Ed Henry Age

Henry is 50 years old as of 2021. He was born on July 20, 1971, in Queens, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 20th of July every year.

Ed Henry Height

Henry stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters).

Ed Henry Family

Henry was born in the Astoria neighborhood of the borough of Queens, New York City, New York, to a dairy-manager father and a bookkeeper mother.

Ed Henry Husband

Henry is happily married to Shirley Hung, a CNN senior producer, since June 2010 in Las Vegas. Mike Emanuel of Fox News, Frank Pellegrino, Rao’s co-owner, and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was among those in attendance at a Wynn Las Vegas chapel. Human Nature, who had previously entertained the couple after their February engagement, performed during a pre-wedding dinner party at Rao’s. They have two children together.

Ed Henry Net Worth

Henry has an estimated net worth of $6 million which he has earned through her career as a journalist.  

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Ed Henry Salary

Henry earns an annual salary of $2 Million.

Ed Henry Education

He went to St. Joseph’s Grammar School until the family moved to Long Island’s Deer Park. He then went to nearby West Islip’s St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School. He graduated from Siena College in Loudonville, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in English. He started his career working for Jack Anderson.

Ed Henry Career

He started doing political analysis for the WMAL Morning News and The Chris Core Show, two local radio programs on WMAL in Washington, D.C., in 2003. He was a contributing editor at Washingtonian and covered Capitol Hill for Roll Call for eight years, penning the “Heard on the Hill” column. He served on the board of associate trustees at his alma school, Siena College, from 2011 to 2012. CNN’s Inside Politics included Henry as the moderator. Henry became CNN’s senior White House correspondent in December 2008, after covering the White House for CNN since March 2006.

Ed Henry Fox News

Henry announced his departure from CNN on June 20, 2011, to join Fox News Channel as Chief White House Correspondent. Network management had already informed Henry that his contract will not be renewed, according to CNN insiders[who?]. Henry stated in 2012 that he has no regrets about leaving CNN. He also served as the top national correspondent and one of the hosts of Fox and Friends Weekend. He most recently co-hosted the television show America’s Newsroom with Sandra Smith. After media reports revealed his involvement with a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, Henry was suspended for four months in 2016.

Henry works at Fox News as co-host of America’s Newsroom on the Fox News Channel, along with Sandra Smith. At the station he works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;

  1. Jamie Colby
  2. Byron York
  3. Trey Yingst
  4. Kiron Skinner
  5. Dan Springer
  6. Karl Rove
  7. Katie Pavlich
  8. Nicole Saphier
  9. Austin Westfall
  10. Anita Vogel

Ed Henry Suspended – Sexual Misconduct

Following a sexual misconduct complaint, Henry was suspended by Fox News on June 25, 2020. The network dismissed Henry on July 1 after an investigation into the event. Fox News stated in an internal memo announcing the firing that it “strictly bans sexual harassment, misconduct, and discrimination.” Henry has disputed the allegations, and his lawyer has stated that he believes he will be vindicated in the end.

When a lady he had “groomed” and “coerced” into having a sexual relationship refused, a federal lawsuit claimed Henry raped her. The lawsuit, filed by Douglas Wigdor and Michael Willemin on behalf of Jennifer Eckhart and Cathy Areu, also alleges Fox News supported and promoted Henry after receiving complaints of sexually inappropriate behavior and only fired him earlier in [July 2020] because they were aware of an impending lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges Henry sexually harassed both women and raped Eckhart.

Ed Henry sues Fox News

Fired In an attempt to salvage Suzanne Scott’s reputation, Fox News host Ed Henry filed a defamation lawsuit against the network and its CEO, Suzanne Scott, stating that he was publicly depicted as a “sex criminal.” The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on Wednesday, over a year after Henry was accused of “violently” rapping former Fox Business producer Jennifer Eckhart and sending “wildly inappropriate sexual photos” to another woman in a complaint. Henry claims Scott and the network of turning on him and terminating him unexpectedly while “publicly humiliating him in the process,” according to his lawsuit. According to the report, Scott implied that Henry was guilty of sexual misbehavior in the network’s statement announcing the termination.

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