Carmen Harlan is a famous American News anchor who has worked for thirty eight years for the WDIV-TV before she decided to retire. She was hired from the station in the year 1987, and she retired from her job on November 11, 2016. She has however declared her interest to continue hosting “America’s thanksgiving parade” with Devin Scillian her co-assistant.

Well, how well do you know about Carmen Harlan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Carmen Harlan’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Carmen Harlan to date.

Biography and Early Life

Carmen Harlan was born on November 4 1953 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Being a public figure she has chosen to keep her family details away from public scrutiny. She has not provided any information regarding her parent’s names and their occupation. As if that is not enough she has also kept details of her siblings a secret so we do not know if she was the only child or had other siblings. Instead she wanted the media to fully concentrate on her career as a person instead. Nonetheless whenever the details will be available we will be quick to update it as soon as possible.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Carmen Harlan in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Carmen Harlan’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 4 November 1953. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 137 lbs in Pound and 62kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Brown.


Carmen Harlan went to Mumford High School, Detroit that is where she completed her junior education.  She later enrolled at the University of Michigan and graduated having passed her education.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Carmen Harlan belongs to a class of people who are married. She entered the institution of marriage with the businessman Andrew Henry.  She chose to keep the details of their marriage a secret, so we do not have the details of when they got married and also the location of their wedding or even how they met. Whenever the information is made available we shall update it as soon as possible. We however know that have been blessed to be parents of two children Jessica Harlan and Joseph Cobb. They live happily together in the outskirts of Detroit.

Is Carmen Harlan Lesbian?

Carmen has kept most of her personal details out of the public eye. We so not even have information as to when she began dating or when she actually got married.  So this leaves as a lot of room to question her sexuality but because she has never declared being a lesbian we choose to believe that she is straight by virtue of being married to Andrew.

Professional Career

When she was starting out her career she was hired to work on radio as a newscaster for W4 news premier. She later transited from radio to television when she was hired by WDIV- TV as a reporter in 1978. She was promoted to become an anchor desk and worked along her popular colleague Mort Crim. she again got  a new partner called Linda Cavanaugh both working for Oklahoma city.

 She became a host of the America’s “Thanksgiving Parade Show” with Devin Scillian her co-host.

Carmen was additionally an effective partaker of the international freedom festival fireworks which was followed by thanksgiving period.


Although the talented journalist Carmen Harlan has not won any physical award in her career, we cannot underestimate her achievements in her 38 years experience in news anchoring. She was made the brand ambassador of multiple brands. In 1996 she was honoured to carry the Olympic torch as it passed through the Detroit route for the 2002 winter Olympics.

She also had the honour of meeting Pope John Paul in 1997 when she visited Michigan. She also met the president of South Africa “Nelson Mandela” in the year 1990. She has also covered notable documentaries such as the 9/11 attack and the interview she had with the survivors. She was also greatly associated with the covering of the Death of Princes Diana.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Carmen Harlan in 2021

Carmen had a very accomplished career as a journalist. Over the 38 years she has worked as a news anchor she has managed to create a dynasty for herself and her family. She has managed to gather her wealth majorly by career as journalist. Rumour has it that while she working at WDIV-TV she used to have an annual salary of $100,000 annually.

She also is an entrepreneur who has ventured into fashion by launching her own clothing line brand which also significantly contributes to the worth of the news anchor up until when she retired she had an approximated net worth of $2 million as of 2021.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Carmen has worked for the same company for 38 years.
  • She is a member of the richest anchors that come from Detroit Michigan.
  • Carmen Harlan retired from her career at the age of 63 years.

Carmen has been very loyal and consistent in her incredible career at the WDIV. She has been a news anchor for the station and has left a big reputation of the hardworking and determined worker. She worked diligently and now it is her time to catch up with family and friends and also pursue her other interests and passion. She has inspired many young people through her career and she is not going to be forgotten anytime soon.


Facts of Carmen Harlan

  • Gender Female
  • full nameCarmen Harlan
  • birthplaceDetroit, Michigan
  • Date of Birth November 04, 1953
  • Age 67 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$2 million
  • professionTelevision anchor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 62 Kg, In Pounds – 137 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 170 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolMumford High School

Related Posts of Celeb Bio & Health

Load More