Richelle Carey Biography
Richelle Carey is an international journalist serving as the host of Upfront on Al Jazeera English and was previously an anchor for Al Jazeera America.
Richelle Carey Age
She was born on October 13, 1976 in Houston, Texas.
Richelle Carey Height
She stands at a height of five feet two inches tall.
Richelle Carey Education
Carey attended Smith College in Massachusetts but later graduated from Baylor University in Texas, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications.
Richelle Carey Nationality
She is an American national and she belongs to the black-mixed American ethnicity.
Richelle Carey Parents
Carey was born to American parents. Her mother served as a nurse along with teenagers in poverty-stricken neighborhoods.
Richelle Carey Siblings
There are no details about her siblings
Richelle Carey Husband
Carey maintains mystery regarding her personal life. Such that, she surprises her fans and followers with her various tweets regarding her love life. In the year 2012, she made back to back tweets mentioning about her husband and boyfriend which created a huge confusion among her fans.
Her first tweet appeared on 1 July 2012 where she revealed that her husband got robbed in BET Awards in the Best Actor Category. She unveiled that her hubby belongs to acting world. The same day she made another disclosure with her tweet that actor Idris Elba is her husband. Another tweet followed the very day where she surprised everyone stating that Denzel is her boyfriend and Idris, her hubby.
Her such acts in social media put her followers in dilemma. And the confusion toss even more when she made a new declaration via a tweet on 25 August 2014. Here she opened up that her new boyfriend’s last name is Cary while her last name is Carey.
Richelle’s such type of declaration made it hard for her well-wishers to guess regarding her personal life. Ultimately on 29 August 2012, she tweeted and stated that she is not married but yet has a fine pretend boyfriend. She is dating author of the best selling book I Can’t Date Jesus, Michael Arceneaux.
Richelle Carey Kids
She does not have children.
Richelle Carey Al Jazeera
Carey started her television career as an intern at KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas. She was later promoted and became an associate producer at the station. After leaving KPRC, Carey worked as a reporter and anchor in Texas, Nevada, and Missouri.
She later moved to Atlanta to work for HLN, where she was responsible for the covering women and children affected by violence. During her time here, she has interviewed a number of women who have gone through trials and tribulations. She has interviewed women such as Mary J. Blige, Janet Jackson and Chaka Khan.
Carey hosted the weekly segments on HLN, “What Matters,” where she talks about issues the African-American community is facing. She’s most well known for her coverage of Fort Hood in Texas along with the week she spent in Bosnia where she covered the work of soldiers in the 1st US Cavalry stationed there.
On July 11, 2013 she was announced as one of the first news anchors at Al Jazeera America. After closure of Al Jazeera America in April 2016 she became a presenter at Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar and one of the few Al Jazeera America personnel retained. In October 2020, she became the host of UpFront on Al Jazeera English.
She is co-chair of the Men Stopping Violence advisory council, a group that works to end violence against women.
Richelle Carey Awards
- Emmy award-reporting consumer features at KMOV
- Emerging Journalist – Houston Association of Black Journalists
Richelle Carey Salary
Her estimated salary is $63,648.
Richelle Carey Net Worth
Her net worth is $2 million.
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