A Journalist, an author, and a real mother, Catherine Herridge is one of those who has maintained her life on-stage and off-stage. Being a senior investigative correspondent of CBS News based in Washington D.C. 

In 1996 Catherine joined Fox News after working as an ABC News correspondent in London. She is well-known for covering the 9/11 terrorist tragedy, which made her win worldwide acclaim. While working with Fox News, Catherine received a Bronze World Medal from the New York Festivals. 

Her role at CBS News began in November 2019, after she left her job as a Chief Intelligence correspondent at Fox News Channel. 

Explore her biography to know more about hers family, husband, height, age, and more.

Catherine Herridge Wiki & Early Life

Catherine Herridge Wiki

The popular journalist and author Catherine was born on 18 May 1964 (Age: 59 years old) in Toronto Ontario. She did her schooling at Jarvis Collegiate Institute for high school before Catherine shifted to the US for her further studies. 

Full NameCatherine Herridge
Nick NameCatherine 
ProfessionJournalist and Author
Age59 years old
Date of Birth18 May 1964
Zodiac/Sun SignTaurus
BirthplaceToronto, Ontario
Current AddressWashington D.C. 

Catherine Herridge’s Husband, Boyfriend and Relationship

Catherine is married to her long-term lover, who is an Air Force Lt. Col. JD Hayes. Both got married on 13 March 2004. Catherine comes from a military family and her husband Hayes is also in the army, which unfortunately makes a perfect match.

They both are blessed with two gorgeous sons Peter and Jamie. Today Catherine is a single mother who tries to balance both her personal and professional lives. 

Relationship StatusMarried (March 13, 2004)
Husband/BoyfriendHusband: JD Hayes

Catherine Herridge’s Family

We came to know that Herrdge belongs to a military family and her husband is also an army man, but we still don’t have information about Cathirine’s parents. However, as soon as we receive some related information, we’ll update that on our page. Catherine has two gorgeous sons, Peter and Jamie.

Shortly after the birth of her elder son Peter in June 2006 was diagnosed with biliary atresia. The only way to save her son was to get a liver transplant. As a mother strong mother, Herridge donated a part of her liver and now Peter is fit and doing well.

Parent’s NameFather: Yet to be updatedMother: Yet to be updated
SiblingsBrother: Yet to be updated
Children Son: Peter & Jamie 

Catherine Herridge’s Education

Herridge attended Jarvis Collegiate Institute for high school before Catherine shifted to the US. After shifting to the US to complete her higher studies, she earned a Bachelor’s from Harvard and a Master’s in Journalism from Columbia University.

SchoolJarvis Collegiate Institute
Alma MaterColumbia University School of Journalism
Highest QualificationMasters in Journalism

Catherine Herridge’s Career

Chief Intelligence Correspondent for Fox News

After working as a fabulous correspondent at ABC News based in London, Catherine joined Fox News Channel in  1996. Before she left Fox News, she was honored with a Bronze World Medal by the New York Festivals for her efforts.

She has also been awarded for her enterprise reporting with the Tex McCrary Award for Journalism from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Still, Catherine is most appreciated for works like the coverage of the 9/11 terrorist tragedy, which earned her worldwide acclaim. 

CBS News senior investigative correspondent 

She is a CBS News senior investigative correspondent in Washington D.C. She began her role as an investigative correspondent in November 2019 with CBS in November, leaving her role as Chief Intelligence correspondent for Fox News. Catherine has also hosted the “Saturday edition of Weekend Live.

Previously, Herridge has covered Hillary Clinton almost exclusively, including Clinton’s campaign for Senate in 2000, the U.S.-sponsored resolution calling for the lifting of sanctions against Iraq, the 2004 Democratic presidential elections, the Washington, D.C.-area sniper attacks, and the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui. She is also known as the only person charged in the U.S. over the 9/11 attacks. 

Catherine Herridge’s Net Worth, Salary

Net Worth in Dollars (Approx.)$10 million
Salary Annually (Approx.)$57k

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Catherine Herridge’s Height

Catherine Herridge’s Height
Height  In centimeters: 172 cm
In meters: 1.72 m
In Feet: 5 feet 8 inches
Weight57 kgs
125 lbs

Catherine Herridge’s Twitter, LinkedIn

TwitterTwitter Icon@CBS_Herridge
LinkedInLinkedIn Profile@catherine-herridge-a325887

10 Interesting Facts About Catherine Herridge

  1. Catherine is a senior investigative correspondent for CBS News based in Washington D.C.
  2. She was born on May 18, 1964 (59 years old), in Toronto. 
  3. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree from Harvard and master’s degree from Columbia University in Journalism.
  4. Catherine’s husband is military; they both got married on 13 March 2004 and are blessed with two gorgeous sons.
  5. She had to donate a part of her liver to her elder son Peter due to his rare deadly liver disease. 
  6. Catherine began her journey with CBS News after resigning from the Chief Intelligence correspondent role at Fox News.
  7. She has published her book titled “The Next Wave: On the Hunt for AI Qaeda’s American Recruits.”
  8. While working with Fox News she was the only person charged in the US over the 9/11 attacks. 
  9. She was awarded the “Tex McCrary Award for Journalism from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
  10. Homeland Defense correspondent for Fox News.

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Why did Catherine Herridge leave Fox News and go to CVS?

Unlike her former colleague Shep, Catherine’s contract with the famously conservative network expired over the summer, making it easier for her to leave.

How old is Catherine Herridge?

Catherine Herridge’s age is 59 years old.

What is Catherine Herridge’s salary at CBS?

Ultimately, Herridge agreed to a three-year deal, capped at $57k, which is a quarter of a million less than the salary Herridge had proposed for Year 3.

Where is Catherine Herridge today?

She is in CBS News, where she is now a fixture on “CBS Mornings” and “CBS Evening News With Norah O’Donnell.”

Is Catherine Herridge leaving Fox News?

In 2019, 31st October Catherine announced that she would be leaving Fox News.