Poppy Harlow Biography


Renowned as the reporter of CNN.

Relationship Facts of Poppy Harlow

  • Poppy Harlow is married to Sinisa Babcic {Compare Couple}.
  • Poppy Harlow married on September 01, 2012.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 341 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two (Sienna Babcic and Luca Babcic).
  • Poppy Harlow is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Poppy Harlow?

Poppy Harlow is married to Sinisa Babcic. Her husband is a journalist and business analyst by profession. They exchanged vows on the 1st September 2012 in New York.

Together, the couple has two children including a daughter, Sienna Babcic (b. April 11, 2016), and a son, Luca James Babcic (b. 6th of February 2018).

Who is Poppy Harlow?

Poppy Harlow is a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist. She is renowned as a reporter for CNN.

Currently, she anchors CNN’s TV program, CNN Newsroom.

Poppy Harlow- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Poppy Harlow was born on the 2nd of May 1982 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to James Lee Harlow and Mary Louis Baird. Her birth name is Katharine Julia Harlow. She is of English ethnicity.

Her late father, James was an attorney by profession. He passed away when she was just 15 years old. Harlow has a younger brother. On the 16th of May 2012, her brother graduated from Columbia University.

In 2001, she completed her High School education at The Blake School. Later, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University with Honors Political Science and majored in Middle Eastern Studies.

During their university days, she used to be a member of the society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Poppy Harlow- Professional Career

Poppy Harlow started her career as an intern for the CBS network during her college days. Later, she became the assistant producer of CBS’s financial website, MarketWatch.

She left the job to be a reporter and anchor for NY1 New’s Local Edition. For the network, she used to cover Staten Island and New Jersey in topics related to local politics and cultural events.

In September 2007, she joined Forbes.com. For the network, she covered the topics concert to Fashion, Entertainment, and Business. The following year, she joined the CNN network and worked as an anchor for CNNMoney.com. Since that, she co-hosts CNN’s program, CNN Newsroom.

In April 2012, she became the NY-based correspondent of the network. Apart from CNN Newsroom, she has also co-hosted the show, Erin Burnett OutFront with Erin Burnett and New Day. 

As of now, she has interviewed the world’s top-class business personalities like Warren Buffett, JPMorgan Chase, Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, Wes Moore, and many more.

Poppy Harlow
Caption: Poppy Harlow Posing for a Photo (Source: Bio Married )

Awards, Nominations

  • 2008- Gracie Awards for best Online investigative Program.
  • SABEW’s Best Business Award.
  • 2016- Nominated for Grammy Award for CNN Newsroom.

Poppy Harlow- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Her salary as a Journalist is $2 million.

Body Measurements- Height & Weight

Poppy Harlow has blue eyes with blonde hair. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and has a decent weight that is 55kg. Her body measurements are 34-25-36 inches.

Poppy Harlow- Controversy & Rumors

Back in 2013, she faced huge criticism when she was reporting on the Steubenville High School rape case for CNN. In the report, she sounded sympathetic towards rapists; Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond.

After the report, a petition was filed requesting apologize from the network. The petition was signed by over 250 thousand people within two days.

On the 28th of December 2015, she has been in the headlines when she passed out in mid of the broadcast. Ten minutes after that, she was back in the air and told she had gotten a little hot and passed out for the moment. Later, she made an announcement through Twitter that both she and her unborn daughter were fine.

Social Media

Poppy has over 170.7k followers on Twitter, over 59.1k followers on Instagram, and over 249.4k followers on Facebook.

On Instagram, she is following the personalities like Lisa Respers France, Cathy Engelbert, and Sarah Richardson.


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Why is Poppy Harlow not on CNN anymore?

  • She said she want to go to school.

What is Poppy Harlow's real name?

  • Her birth name is Katharine Julia.