Courtney Friel - Updated Apr 2024

Courtney Friel


Courtney Friel is an American News Anchor/Reporter who currently works for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles.  People also remember her work on movies like; XXX: Return of Xander Cage, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and S.W.A.T. Courtney Freil has previously earned fame from her works on Fox News Channel.

Early life

Courtney Freil was born on April 22, 1980, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States of America. As of now, she is 43 years old. Her birth name is Courtney  Dawn Friel. She was born to her father Bernard Friel and mother Lois Friel. Her parents had two daughters other than her; Lindsay and Meredith. She has American nationality and follows Christianity. While her zodiac sign is Taurus, she belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity.

Talking about her education status, she completed her schooling at Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pennsylvania. She involved herself in different extracurricular activities apart from her regular study. Later, she attended San Diego State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Professional life

Courtney Friel has made a strong foothold as a news anchor and news reporter in the industry. She carried the trait from her time in high school. She used to make the televised morning announcements in her school. Initially, she worked for Fox News Channel as an entertainment reporter where she hosted and performed in numerous entertainment-related programs.

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Caption: Courtney Friel in KTLA channel (Source: Twitter)

On the journey ahead, she facilitated “The World Poker Tour” on the Travel Channel and “The Saturday Night Solution” on Court TV. She has worked as a reporter for shows like; Extra, E-News, and Trackers. From 2003 to 2007 she worked for WBBJ-TV’s ABC affiliate in Jackson, Tennesse, and did a fine job. She was then hired by Fox News Channel in 2007 and worked there for a few years.

After working for six years on Fox News Channel, she joined KTLA in 2013. Furthermore, she has starred in TV shows and films including Veep, Goliath, XXX: Xander Cage’s Return, etc. She even released her autobiography entitled Tonight at 10: Kicking Booze and Breaking News which provides the outsiders with the details of her past drug and alcohol addictions

Courtney Friel – Net worth 2024

Courtney Friel is a successful news reporter and had the experience of working for many years associating with different top television news channels. She has earned good fortune to live a luxurious life. The main source of her income is from her work in association with TV channels as a show anchor or reporter. The net worth of her is about $12 million US Dollars.

According to multiple reports, she is one of the highest-paid news anchors and reporters. Talking about brand endorsements, she is not involved with any brands as of now. However, she might venture into it since her popularity has only grown in recent years.

Personal life

Currently, Courtney Friel is married to Jim Hecht. They married recently in October 2020. Before that, she was married to Carter Evans. She married him in May 2005. However, she divorced him after 11 years in 2016. Carter is also an American journalist and is CBS News’ Los Angeles-based correspondent. They together had two children. The first child is a son Cash Hudson Evans born on January 1, 2011, and the second child is a daughter named Cameron Kaiulani Evans born on April 6, 2021. She does not have any children from her current relationship.

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Caption: Courtney Friel with Jim Hecht (Source: Daily Entertainment News)

Courtney Friel – Body measurement

This beautiful news anchor has good physical features too. She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall. She weights 56 kg. Moreover, her total body measurement is about; 36 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. The color of her hair is blonde colored and she has dark brown colored eyes.

Courtney Friel – Social Media

Courtney Friel is present in social media too via different platforms. A handsome amount of groups follow her accounts. Her Facebook account has more than 27k followers. Similarly, 53.9k fans follow her Instagram account @courtneyfriel. To add to the list, her Twitter account @courtneyfriel has 34.4k followers.