Heather Childers Bio, Wiki, Age, Fox News, Surgery, Salary, Net Worth

Heather Childers Biography

Heather Childers whose full name is Heather Star Childers is an American anchor and the host of Fox Friends First at 5 am. Before joining Fox News Channel, she was an anchor at News14 Carolina. She helped launch Fox & Friends First Show in March 2012.

Heather Childers Age

Heather Childers is 51 years old. She was born on 7 January 1969 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. She celebrates her birthday every 7th of January.

Heather Childers Height

Childers has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches tall (1.75 meters).

Heather Childers Husband

Heathers was rumored to be married to Rick Carlson, although she has never confirmed this. She is now in a relationship with Tom Zyban, a radiologist in Charlotte who is a former Virginia Tech football player.

Heather Childers Family

Childers was born in Charlotte in January 1969 to Tobe and Barbara Childers. She grew up with her sister Scarlett, an elementary school teacher in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district. Since she started hosting Fox Friends First, her parents have been getting up at 5 a.m. to watch the show.

Her father, she claims, always texts her and says, “Good job,” which motivates her in the morning. Childers was involved in a car accident when she was 16 years old, in 1964, while driving her Chevrolet Corvair. On Queens Road West, she slammed into a tree. This accident had such an impact on her that she needed reconstructive facial and oral surgery.

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Heather Childers Net worth

Childers has an estimated net worth of $4 million which she has earned through her career as a television host and anchor.

Heather Childers Salary

Childers earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Heather Childers Education

Childers went to Sharon Elementary School in Charlotte’s Foxcroft neighborhood when she was younger. In 1987, she graduated from Myers Park High School. Childers then attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in English.

Heather Childers Career

Childers joined Fox News Channel as a reporter in November 2010 and became an anchor for America’s News Headquarters in August 2011. She later became a Fox early-morning host, beginning in 2017 with the first episode of Fox & Friends First, which aired from 4-5 a.m.

In April 2012, Childers tweeted a link to an article from a fringe website promoting “birther” conspiracy theories; the article claimed that the Barack Obama campaign threatened Chelsea Clinton’s life if the Clintons discussed “Obama’s birth certificate or lack thereof.” Childers responded to criticism of her tweet by saying she was “asking for an opinion.” Childers, like other Fox News hosts, has questioned the scientific consensus on climate change, saying on air in 2016 that “the science is still in question.”

Fox News fired Childers in March 2020 after she came to work and appeared on-air while ill during the COVID-19 pandemic. The network confirmed that her contract would be terminated in July 2020, after which she would not appear on the network for several months. Childers had tested negative for COVID-19 and had repeatedly tweeted at the network asking to be reinstated.

In the early 1990s, Childers began her professional career as a producer and reporter at WCNC-TV in Charlotte. She worked for television news stations in Albany, Georgia, and Asheville, North Carolina, where she worked for WLOS, the ABC affiliate. She became an anchor for News 14 Carolina in 2002.

Heather Childers Newsmax TV

She announced on Twitter in November 2020 that she would be co-anchoring American Agenda on Newsmax TV with Bob Sellers.

Heather Childers Neck Surgery

She had been admitted to the hospital and had neck surgery. Childers recovered and resumed hosting her Fox & Friends First show. She advised her viewers to take care of their health and to never ignore the warning signs that their bodies give them when they are ill.

Heather Childers Fox News

Childers works at Fox News as the host of Fox Friends First at 5 am. Before joining Fox News Channel, she was an anchor at News14 Carolina. At the station she 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

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