Britt McHenry, an American reporter & sports anchor currently works for Fox 5
Biography

Fox 5 Reporter Britt McHenry Biography

American reporter Britt McHenry marked her professional stints in ABC, ESPN, and Fox News. Currently, she works as an on-air analyst at Washington, D.C. affiliate WTTG FOX 5. With more than a decade-long career, McHenry indeed showered her fame & earnings.

But the success doesn’t make her immune from controversies though. It ranges from her video of assaulting a tow lot employee– to filing a lawsuit against Fox News. No wonder, concerns on the dating profile of this beauty have huge traffic too.

Where Is McHenry From? Parents & All About Early Life

Britt McHenry was born on May 28, 1986, in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. Later, the former ESPN reporter moved to Satellite Beach, Florida, and grew up there. Her father worked as an Air Force Lt. Colonel while her mother Margie Mchenry, a 2-time cancer survivor is a retired hairdresser.

As of 2021, the Fox 5 personality is 35 years old and stands 5 feet 6 inches tall.

A graduate of Satellite High School in 2004, McHenry obtained magna cum laude from Stetson University in 2007. Subsequently, she enrolled at & graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Britt McHenry Works For WTTG Fox 5- Formerly Was A Reporter At ESPN & Fox News

While at Stetson University, the Florida-raised reporter played soccer before she got into journalism. Then at Medill School of Journalism, McHenry covered stories for Chicago that followed her work experience in WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8. The sports reporter and fill-in anchor joined ABC7.

Later in 2014, Brittany May McHenry became a Washington, D.C.-based bureau reporter for ESPN. Working 3 years in ESPN, the American TV sports correspondent saw duties in SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, NFL Live, and Baseball Tonight.

Britt McHenry, a former reporter for ESPN left the network in 2017 & joined Fox News
Britt McHenry, a former reporter for ESPN left the network in 2017 & joined Fox News
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The 2017 NFL draft was her last assignment before departure from the channel. Afterward, she joined Fox News Channel where figures such as Katherine Timpf, Aishah Hasnie & Jillian Mele work; she was a commentator on Fox Nation. But her lawsuit against a Fox News personality & the channel itself saw her ta-ta from her job on a non-disclosure settlement.

Currently, she hosts the WTTG Fox 5 shows, based in Washington DC.

Net Worth In 2021- How Much Britt McHenry Earns?

A proficient TV anchor & host McHenry has more than a decade of dedication in journalism. As of 2021, the Fox News journalist has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. No doubt, she earned such a hefty sum through her career in ESPN and Fox News.

Allegedly, Britt earns a salary in the 6-digit figure; the average annual payroll of a news anchor in the United States is $66,000. It can range from $35K- $150K depending on the person’s ability. Online sources report that an ESPN report makes $85,000 per year, much more than a national average of $49,800 for a reporter.

Moreover, in a settlement for a lawsuit against Fox News, the sports reporter got an undisclosed sum of money.

In addition to that, as per Influencer Marketing Hub, each sponsored post of her Instagram (@brittmchenry) with over 367K followers can see her $1,095 – $1,825.

Encounter With Controversies

Back on April 16, 2015, Britt McHenry became a center of media focus and criticisms after a video of her misbehavior came up. The video posted on LiveLeak featured the American reporter mocking & verbally assaulting Joey Dillion, a towing garage lot employee.

For such actions, McHenry got a week-long suspension from ESPN. Later, she took to Twitter to apologize.

Fox 5 host & anchor McHenry settled lawsuit against Fox News in 2021 after 2 years of filing
Fox 5 host & anchor McHenry settled a lawsuit against Fox News in 2021 after 2 years of filing
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For more than 4 years, she stayed clean from any disputes until December 2019, when she filed a lawsuit & accused a fellow Fox News George Murdoch (aka Tyrus) of sexual harassment. Moreover, the lawsuit included Fox News as they tried to keep away the issue discreetly and supported Tyrus.

And after 2 years, both parties agreed on a settlement and voluntarily dismissed the case. Reportedly, the nondisclosure agreement saw McHenry an undisclosed sum of money and a waiver from the network and Fox Nation. But she will continue to work for Washington D.C.-based WTTG Fox 5 shows.

Is Britt McHenry Married or Dating?

The hazel-eyed blonde for sure mesmerized many with her charm & professionalism as a TV anchor. No doubt, her relatioship status is a hot topic for fans. Currently, McHenry seemingly is dating- as much as her Instagram post reveals.

On her IG account (@brittmchenry), the former Fox Nation correspondent often shares pictures with a guy named Rob Ferrara, allegedly to be her boyfriend. Though so far, Britt McHenry herself is yet to come up with an official confirmation.

Britt McHenry and her alleged boyfriend named  Rob Ferrara
Britt McHenry and her alleged boyfriend named Rob Ferrara
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Earlier, she reportedly was in a relationship with Tennys Sandgren, a tennis player. Not much on her dating story or courtship is out, except some online claims that they began dating in 2018 after a Twitter connection. But by early 2019, the bond between the two faded out for good.

Subsequently, the American reporter had a rumored relationship with a guy named James Dillard. However, no substantial proof about it ever approached the media. Her Twitter account @BrittMcHenry has more than 217.8K followers.

Underwent Brain Tumor Surgery

The Fox 5 personality’s family did get through health troubles. Britt’s mother survived cancer two times, while the TV host herself was diagnosed with a brain tumor. She made a Tweet on February 27, 2020, about the diagnosis with the tumor. On March 4, 2020, she underwent surgery.

Later on April 26 that year, Britt McHenry made an Instagram post about her recovery. Now she works as a brain cancer research advocate.

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