Heather Childers Biography
Born as Heather Star Childers, Heather Childers is an American television news anchor who is currently working as a co-anchor of the American Agenda on Newsmax TV. She previously worked as an anchor of the first hour of Fox & Friends First for Fox News Channel. She joined Fox News Channel in 2010 and worked for them until 2010.
Heather Childers Age | Birthday
Childers is 52 years old as of 2021. Her birth date is on January 7, 1969. She celebrates her birthday on January 7, every year. She was born in Hartsville, North Carolina, in the U.S.A.
Heather Childers Height
Childers stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. At 24 years old, she contested in a beauty pageant where she emerged a winner.
Heather Childers Surgery
Childers was involved in a car accident at the age of 16 when she ran her Chevrolet Corvair into a tree at Queens Road West. Following the accident, she underwent several surgeries.
Heather Childers parents and Siblings | Family
Childers is the daughter of Tobe and Barbara Childers. Her parents woke up early-morning to watch her during the Fox & Friends First show. In a phone call interview with The Charlotte Observer, she said ” They’ve watched every single 5 a.m. show, and my dad always texts me during the show and says, ‘Great Job!’ Actually, if I ever were not to hear from them during the show, I would probably be worried something was wrong.”
Heather has a sister named Scarlett Childers. Scarlett is an elementary school teacher in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district.
Heather Childers Husband | Married and Children
Childers disclosed in 2016 that she was in a relationship with Tom Zoblan, a former Virginia Tech football player and now a radiologist in Charlotte. As of 2021, she is not yet married and she does not have children
Heather Childers Education | Career
- Childers attended Myers Park High and graduated in 1987.
- She joined the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and,
- Graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an undergraduate degree in English.
- Childers started her professional career in the early 1990s at WCNC-TV as a producer and reporter,
- She worked at WLOS, an ABC affiliate, for its television news stations, in Albany, Georgia, and Asheville North Carolina,
- In 2002 she joined News 14 Carolina as an anchor,
Fox News Channel and Fox & Friends First
- In November 2010, she joined Fox News Channel as a reporter, becoming an anchor for Americas News Headquarters, a weekend afternoon news program, in August 2011.
- In 2013, she covered the 2013 Al Qaeda terrorist threats. She also covered other major events and stories including the deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, and the Asian Flight 214, crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.
- Later, in 2017, she became a host for an early-morning show Fox & Friends First, from 4-5 a.m, at Fox.
- Heather worked for Fox News Channel until July 2020. The network terminated her contract after showing up to work and appearing on-air while ill. She had contradicted the Covid-19 in March when she appeared on air during the covid-19 pandemic.
- In November 2020, Heather tweeted that she will be co-anchoring American Agenda alongside Bob Sellers on Newsmax TV.
- Miss North Carolina Preliminary winner at the age of 24 in 1993.
- National Academy of Television Journalists award for the Best Female News Anchor
- Best Documentary Choice Award and also
- The Albany Herald
In April 2012, Childers posted a tweet on Twitter that attracted some controversy. The post seemed to infer that Barack Obama tried to silence the Clinton family on the truth behind his birth certificate. The tweet attracted a lot of attention forcing her to respond to it saying that she was just trying to seek an opinion.
Heather Childers Newsmax TV and American Agenda
Childers joined Newsmax TV as a co-anchor for American Agenda alongside Bob Sellers. Newsmax TV focuses on opinion-based talk shows with news and talk shows throughout the week and documentaries and films on the weekends. Heather joined the network in November 2020.
Heather Childers Salary | Net worth
Childers has an annual salary estimated to be in the range of $ 36K to $75K. Heather’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.
Heather Childers Social Media
Childers is active on Twitter, Instagram, and also Facebook. Her official pages are as follows: