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OccupationAnchor , Journalist
EthnicityMixed-Black
ReligionChristian
Place of birthUnited States
Birthyear1976
Birthmonth10
Birthday13

An Emmy award-winning journalist, Richelle Carey currently works as a news anchor for Al Jazeera English. She previously worked for Al Jazeera America and HLN as a news anchor. Besides, she is an advocate for women and young girls fighting for sexual discriminations in society.

As of 2019, Richelle Carey has an impressive net worth of $2 million and her annual salary is estimated to be around $63,648. Further, she hasn't revealed her love life and is possibly living a single life. So, without ado, let's know more about this gorgeous and talented anchor popularly known as Richelle Carey!

Richelle Carey Salary, Net worth, and earnings as of 2019!

Do you know how much a news anchor earns in the United States? Well, as per sources, it is estimated that an anchor earns an average income, in the range of $40,000-$120,000. Similarly, Richelle Carey as an experienced anchor and journalist earns an annual salary of $63,648.

As of 2019, the 'Al Jazeera English' news anchor, Richelle Carey has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

For the information, an anchor's reported salary typically starts from $24,780 and go up to $159,920. In addition, new anchors earn an average yearly salary of $76,347.

Well, analyzing her career, we can assume that in the upcoming future, Richelle will definitely have a huge increase in her paycheck as her professional journey has been growing significantly.

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Further, Carey now resides in Doha, Qatar. Talking about social media presence, Carey has 4.7k Instagram followers, 34.1k Twitter followers, as of now. In addition, her Facebook page has been followed by more than 250k people.

Who is Richelle Carey's Boyfriend? Know her love life and who is she dating now?

As of now, Richelle Carey hasn't revealed anything personal about her love life. Although her professional career is like an open book, she has remained quite confidential about her relationship status.


CAPTION: Beautiful Richelle Carey is unmarried as of 2019

SOURCE: Black Enterprise

However, the broadcast journalist, who is very active on social networking sites, surprises her followers with her tweets about her dearly loved one.

Back in 2012, Richelle shared a series of tweets mentioning ‘boyfriend’ and ‘husband’ that not only captured but also confused many fans.


CAPTION: Richelle Carey tweets about her married status and boyfriend

SOURCE: Twitter/Richelle Carey

The great revelation came on the same day, 1 July 2012, after she shared a tweet stating the actor Idris Elba is her husband. Such similar tweet followed on the same day (1 July 2012), where she remarked that Idris is her husband and Denzel, her boyfriend.

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All such tweets put her fans in a dilemma whether she really has a boyfriend or not. Clearing the confusing, she shared another tweet on 29 August 2012 which clearly stated that she was not married but instead has a great pretend boyfriend.

Keeping her contemptuous tweets aside, Richelle seems to be an unmarried woman in reality.

What type of man does Richelle Carey like? Know about her preference!

Till date, Richelle has never been linked to any men, which might be caused by her successful career. It might be that she was left with hardly any time for dating after she dedicated her time and focus on career.

Though, Richelle has revealed frequently that her husband will be a man who values and respect all the women and support them in their hard times. May the journalist finds the man she is looking for, soon and keep all her fans on the same page.

Richelle Carey Awards and achievements!

Talking about awards, Richelle Carey won Emmy award for reporting consumer features at KMOV. She also became Emerging Journalist at Houston Association of Black Journalists.

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She is also the Vice President of the Board of Directors of Men Stopping Violence. Additionally, she is one of the members of the board of the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta.

Richelle is very talented in the field of journalism as well as anchoring. She is a great social worker and also a great human being.

She is able to achieve love, appreciation, popularity, money, and fame until today. She is very passionate about her work. Carey stands at a decent height of 5 feet 2 inch and has got sexy hot legs with a drop-dead gorgeous figure which can easily catch men’s eye.

Richelle Carey Early Life( Age, Parents, Education, zodiac) and Professional Career

Richelle Carey was born on October 13, 1976, in Houston, Texas. As of 2019, she is 42 years old. An American by nationality, Carey has a  mixed ethnicity, i.e African-American. In addition, her star sign is Libra. Her mother served as a nurse along with teenagers in poverty-stricken neighborhoods.


CAPTION: Carey shares a photo of her parents on their wedding anniversary

SOURCE: Instagram/ Richelle Carey

Carey studied at Smith College located in Massachusetts, but later she attended Baylor University situated in Texas. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications.

She began her journalism career at KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas as an intern. later, she was promoted to become an associate producer at the station.

After leaving KPRC-TV, she worked as a reporter/anchor in Texas, Nevada, and Missouri. She then moved to Atlanta and worked for HLN, where she covered the events of women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.

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Carey has interviewed many famous women including Mary J. Blige, Chaka Khan, and Janet Jackson. She is mainly known for her coverage of Fort Hood in Texas.

Carey was announced as one of the first news anchors at Al Jazeera America on July 11, 2013. Since the closure of Al Jazeera America in April 2016, she is now a presenter at Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar.


CAPTION: Richelle Carey Al Jazeera

SOURCE: YouTube

Recently in January 2019, she hosted a program of Doha Forum, a global platform for dialogue, bringing together leaders in policy to build innovative and action driven networks.

Richelle Carey facts and Body Stats

Want to know some interesting facts about Richelle Carey? Here are some facts!

  • Age: 42 years as of 2019
  • Birthplace: Houston, Texas
  • Occupation: Anchor, Journalist
  • Salary: $63,648
  • Net Worth: $2 million
  • Body Measurements: 33-24-33 inches
  • Height: 5 feet 2 inch (1.58m)
  • Weight: 52 kgs ( 114.64 lbs)
Updated On Tue Jan 29 2019 Published On Wed Apr 22 2015 By rajan

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