Ed Henry is a familiar face on Fox News Channel, who has served as the chief national correspondent on the network. He covered major breaking news events and has conducted some of the most groundbreaking interviews with elected officials on the network.
Ed Henry Family, Education
Edward Henry was born on 20 July 1971 in Queens, New York. He is one of the two children of Ed Henry Sr. and Christine Henry. His father was a dairy manager and his mother was a bookkeeper. He has a younger sister named Colleen Henry, who has a hair salon in Franklin Square.
At his early age, Henry and his family moved to Deer Parklittle town in Suffolk County where he was raised. He pursued his early education from Robert Frost Junior High School. He received graduation from Siena College with a B.A. in English at the age of 21.
His Career: Fox News
Ed began his career as a senior writer on Roll Call, a newspaper and website based on Washington, D.C. He served as the chief political analyst for ABC-affiliate WMAL-AM and as a contributing editor at Washingtonian Magazine. He then joined CNN in 2004 and worked as the White House Correspondent and congressional correspondent until 2011.
Henry joined Fox News in 2011 and become the Chief White House Correspondent for the network. Moreover, he took the responsibility as a president of the White House Correspondents’ Association from 2012 to 2013. As of now, he appears as the co-anchor of America’s Newsroom along with Sandra Smith on the network.
How Much Is His Net Worth?
The veteran journalist amasses a remarkable earning from his long term journalism career. He is likely to receive a six-figure salary as an experienced journalist from Fox News.
Currently, Ed enjoys the net worth of an estimated $3 million.
Who Is Ed Henry’s Wife? Children
Ed married Shirley Hung on 26 June 2010 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. Shirley, aged 46 currently serves as the Chief Washington Editor for National Public Radio (NPR).
Ed Henry pictured with his son Patrick on his graduation in May 2019 (Picture: Ed’s Instagram)
The couple met while both were working at CNN as Shirley was a senior producer on the network. Ed has two children from his previous marriage; a son named Patrick Henry, aged 19, and a daughter named Mila Henry, aged 15.
His Alleged Extra-marital Affair
In 2016, the news got surfaced that about his extra-marital affair with Las Vegas hostess Natalia Lima. Henry had a 10-month long affair with the lady after meeting her in social media in 2011.
Ed Henry married Shirley Hung in June 2010 (Picture: NY Daily News)
According to the report published in In Touch Weekly, they used to exchange messages and even had a physical relationship.
Some Interesting Facts About Ed Henry
- Ed is a supporter of Major League Baseball team the New York Yankees.
- He received the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress from the National Press Foundation in 2005.
- His sister Colleen, aged 47 struggled with a rare hereditary condition called primary biliary cholangitis, an autoimmune liver disease that destroys the bile ducts and can lead to scarring of the liver. He donated about 30 percent of his liver to his sister in the summer of 2019.
- The White House Correspondents Association, which honored Henry with the Merriman Smith Memorial Award for excellence in presidential news coverage in 2019.