Poppy Harlow | Biography

Posted On: 02 Aug, 2014

Poppy Harlow | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 02, 1982
Age 35 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Married Unknown
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height N/A

In television and online video, you don’t generally see reporters breaking news.  In terms of being ahead of others on a story, it’s all about sources. Not only do you need to have the sources, you need them to come to you first and trust you with information. - Poppy Harlow

Famous for her popular Minnesotan accents, CNN veteran correspondent, Katharine Julia "Poppy" Harlow is an American journalist. She has been an important part of CNN since the year 2008 as she has a huge contribution on business coverage of the channel CNN Money as well as her interviews with so many reputable personnel’s like Warren Buffett is highly rated.

Nevertheless, she is mostly known in the United States as a veteran financial journalist who takes her job seriously. Prior to joining CNN, she was an online journalist at Forbes.com Video Network where she showed her diverse anchoring skills covering entertainment, fashion and business topics.  A bright student since her childhood, Julia is a magna cum laude graduate in political science from Colombia University and a member of reputable Phi Beta Kappa.

Born on May 2, 1982, in Minneapolis Minnesota, United States of America, Poppy as we know, grew up in Minneapolis which is a well-known place for its natural beauty such as lakes, wetlands, waterfalls and nevertheless the Mississippi river.  Also, both the state Minnesota and it’s city Minneapolis are like hub places of big companies, theatre, arts and food pioneers. Moreover, she likes to define herself as a product of Minnesota who has no problem in adjusting to a big city such as New York City. She resides currently in New York City missing lakes and beauty of her hometown. Also, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota, as large as her anchoring height and love to fellow Minnesotans.

Her professional journey started with internship at CBS Marketwatch when she was in her college. Just after her graduation, she gets promoted to assistant producer for CBS Newspath. After that, she joins NY1 New’s Local Edition as an anchor and reporter whose job was to cover Staten Island and New Jersey. In just short period, she becomes one of the visible personality of the channel who is an expert on covering local culture, events and politics. Furthermore, CBS and NY1 were her initial learning phase and she evolved herself as a journalist very well in these organizations. The experience she gained at CBS and NY1 came in handy when she joined Forbes.com and CNN later.

As of 2014, her age is 32. It is said that she is dating her longtime boyfriend turned fiancée. The following site contains a picture of Poppy with her possible fiancée in a Room To Reads spring gala event. It is not known whether he is her fiance or not but one can always take a look at the picture by clicking the link below.


Anyway it is not known whether she is married or not, neither anybody have any data regarding her ex-husband, divorce or past affairs. Therefore, any rumors regarding these issues cannot be verified until official news arrives in the media.

However, one can guess she was single till the year 2010. In the year 2010, her personal information was finally revealed by a online privacy researcher company called Reputation defender with collaboration with Poppy and CNN. Anyway, it is said with only her email and name, many personal information on her were accessed thanks to CNN and Poppy efforts to enlighten people about web privacy issues and how to protect one’s information on the web. The information extracted by the company shows, as of 2010, she is Episcopalian and she is un-married. The company was even able to extract information on her financial background, her shopping habit and the most valuable information extracted was her then unknown nickname Poppy.

In addition to her professional expertise, she is also famous for her curvaceous apple shaped body and meaty plus shapely thighs and legs. Although her height can’t be found in the media, it can be guessed to be 5 feet and 6 inches to 5 feet and 8 inches just by analyzing her pictures. She may not be one of the best face journalists but she is a confident woman with sexy body and smart personality. Her body measurements are not known but it’s probably equivalent to her body shape.

Furthermore, it is true that she is one of the highest paid personalities in CNN. Her total net worth is not known but it’s probably high exceeding 10 million American dollars. Her salary must be hot as well.

Other wiki on her professional life can be extracted from Wikipedia’s biography on her.