Isiah Carey Fox 26, Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Bug, Drunk Driving, Salary, and Net Worth

Isiah Carey Bio | Wiki

Isiah Carey is an American journalist currently working for FOX 26 Houston as a host for his new signature news program called The Isiah Factor Uncensored. He started off as a general assignment reporter in September 2001 before he became a host of his own syndicated news program in June 2016.

Isiah caught the TV bug at a very young age since he made his first appearance in front of the camera when he was five years old on WVLA-TV on a weekly local segment known as Thought for the day.

Isiah Carey Age

He was born on October 17, 1970, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the United States. Isiah is 52 years old.

Isiah Carey Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Isiah stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx 1.8 m).

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Isiah Carey Family

He was born to his parents in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Despite being a renowned journalist and tv host, Isiah has managed to keep information regarding his parents and siblings away from media attention. Therefore, we cannot tell his family’s whereabouts as well as whether he has any siblings or not.

Isiah Carey Wife

He is quite reserved when it comes to matters of the heart and due to his secretive nature, he has not shared any information with the public regarding his dating life. This has made it difficult to verify whether Isiah is married, dating, or single.

Isiah Carey Education

He attended McKinley Senior High School where he completed his high school education. Isiah then enrolled at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in the year 1988 to study Mass Communication. He then joined Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge in the year 1989. In addition, Isiah worked as one of the city’s youngest radio news anchors and reporters at WXOK radio in Baton Rouge before he graduated.

Isiah Carey Bug | Tosh.O

On one of his usual reporting in June 2008, Isiah had a bug enter his mouth and he had to turn away from the camera trying to cough it out. The video went viral receiving 4.5 million views. One night in LA while he was walking along Hollywood Boulevard covering Empire he was approached by two Californians asking whether he was the bug reporter. That same night Isiah was also approached by a third person in Los Angeles asking the same question. That video has been getting new life every month.

Isiah Carey Fox 26 | Reporter | Fox

He began as a general assignment reporter for FOX 26 Houston in September 2001 but has since taken up his role as the host of his signature news program called Isiah Factor Uncensored since June 2016. Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Isiah caught the Television bug from a very young age. When he was 5 years old, he made his first appearance in front of the camera on WVLA-TV on a weekly local segment known as Thought for the Day.

Isiah came to realize in 1978 when he was a third-grade student that he wanted to be a reporter on TV. That was the time a local television journalist spoke to his class and motivated him to contact a Baton Rouge TV station, to inquire about a summer job. Isiah got a summer job, where he worked at the station every summer without pay until he went away for college. While in college, he continued with his pursuit of a broadcast career.

Prior to graduating from Southern University in Baton Rouge, he worked at WXOK-AM radio as an anchor and reporter. He was appointed as the news director and anchor for KQXL-AM and WYCT-FM, in 1990 where he managed a small news staff. That same year, Isiah got his first official Television job at WVLA where he served as a reporter and Public Affairs talk show host.

He rejoined WAFB-TV in 1991, the station he shadowed as a third-grade student. In September 2001, Isiah joined KRIV-TV, FOX 26 Houston. He has won numerous awards throughout his broadcasting career including an Emmy as well as an award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Some of Isiah’s colleagues at FOX 26 include:

Nate Griffin – General Assignment Reporter & Sports Analyst

Mike Iscovitz – Meteorologist

Mark Berman – Sports Director & Anchor

Jose Grinan – Senior Morning News Anchor

Natasha Geigel – Reporter

Chelsea Edwards – Reporter

Coco Dominguez – Entertainment & Traffic reporter

Isiah Carey Drunk Driving

In October 2018, Isiah was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Montgomery County, Texas. He was driving a black Mercedes passenger car at 4 a.m. when a resident reported an intoxicated driver. A Montgomery County deputy took note of the vehicle swerving and several other indicators of possible impairment. The deputies stopped a vehicle in the 3100 block of Woodlands Parkway and that was when they identified the driver as Isiah Carey. As a result, he was taken to the Montgomery County Jail, on a DWI charge. Isiah apologized for the incident on his social media handles.

Isiah Carey Salary

He makes quite an impressive amount from working as a host for FOX 26 Houston. Isiah’s average salary is $92,500 per year.

Isiah Carey Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry since 1990, Isiah has managed to secure a decent fortune. Isiah’s estimated net worth is $3 million.

Is Isiah Carey Married

He has not revealed any information concerning his married life to the public. Therefore, we do not know whether Isiah is married, single, or dating.

How Old Is Isiah Carey

Isiah is 52 years old. He was born on October 17, 1970, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.

Where Is Isiah Carey

He has been working for Fox 26 Houston since September 2001 when he started as a general assignment reporter and later became a host for his own news program in June 2016.

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