Charles Payne Biography

(Journalist, Host, Broadcaster)

Charles Payne is a journalist, broadcaster. Charles is very closed to his mom. His wife is Yvonne Payne and the couple has two kids.

More about the relationship

Charles Payne is a married man. He started dating Yvonne Payne in the year 2005 and afterward, they both decided to get married. They got married in the year 2007.

They have already welcomed two children named Cael Payne and stepson Austin Reid. It is said that this was his second marriage; however, there is no accurate information regarding his first marriage.

Currently, he resides with his wife and children in Teaneck, New Jersey. In September 2017, Fox News Commentator Scottie Nell Hughes has accused Charles Payne of sexual assault and rape.

Relationship Facts of Charles Payne

  • Charles Payne is married to Yvonne Payne {Compare Couple}.
  • He is father of Two (Cael Payne and stepson Austin Reid).
  • Charles Payne is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Charles Payne?

Charles Payne is a well-known American Journalist, host, and broadcaster. He is extremely prominent as a Fox Business Network contributor, and previous co-host of ‘Varney & Co‘.

He has made a respectable position in the American Journalist field and is able to gain more fame among the public.

Charles Payne: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Payne was born to American parents on November 20, 1966, in the United States of America. His mother is no more however he was very close to his mother when she was alive.

On 14th Feb 2018, he shared on Twitter that had his mother been alive, she would be 75 years of age.

He was raised with his grandparents until he was 8 years old and afterward sent to live with his father, stepmother, and step-siblings in Canada.


There is no factual information regarding his educational background; however, it is said that he attended Minot State University and Central Texas College afterward while he was in service.

Charles Payne: Career, Profession

At the age of 17, Charles Payne was chosen to the United States Air Force and served as a security policeman in North Dakota. He also attended college during this time. Afterward, he started working on Wall Street as an analyst at E.F., Hutton in 1985.

He started his entertainment career as a model and worked for different model shows, for which he got a chance to appear in the first commercial and television show.

He is also well known as the chief executive officer and principal financial analyst of ‘Wall Street Strategies, which he founded in 1991. Charles used to appear on different shows such as Cavuto on Business, Bulls, and Bears.

He also hosts his own talk show, The Payne Nation on Fox Channel.

Charles Payne: Salary, Net Worth

This host is a simple living and high thinking person. As of 2022, he used to take a handful amount of money from different shows and has an estimated net worth of $12 Million.

Charles Payne: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Charles has also been a part of a controversy. As a contributor for Fox Channel, he was paid a certain amount of money to promote NXT Nutritionals Holdings and also other undisclosed amounts for a “consulting arrangement” to promote Generex Biotechnology Corporate.

Later on, these share prices were totally worthless for which he agreed to pay a penalty of $ 25,000. There are no other drastic rumors regarding his personal and professional life. He was also accused of alleged rape in September 2017.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Charles Payne has a height of 6 feet. He has a heavy build with a weight of 96 kg. His hair is black and his eyes are also black.

Social Media

Charles is active on Facebook and Twitter accounts but he does not use the Instagram account. He has over 129.6k followers on his Facebook account. His Twitter has 405K followers.


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