Scarlett Fakhar

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Journalist (1993)
Sun Jun 20 2021
By   Bishal

Scarlett Fakhar is a former American news anchor. She previously served as a reporter for the Fox 26 News KRIV team based in Houston, Texas. Since leaving the network, she has been serving as a public speaker and fitness instructor. 

Public Speaker, Fakhar is serving for Life Time which is a fitness brand. Apart from her work, she is highly active in various social works. Further, she is a writer who frequently posts her blogs related to various issues inside the country. Fakhar loves to cook and bake food for her loved ones in her free time. 

Former KRIV-TV Reporter Scarlett Fakhar's Married Life

The gorgeous speaker, Scarlett Fakhar, is a happily married woman. She tied her wedding vows with her husband, Brian Horton, who is an American Entrepreneur. 

As per Fakhar, she met her beau for the first time at their apartment complex in 2013. Initially, the pair started their relationship as friends, and as both are devout Christians, they began going to a nearby church together. 

Scarlett Fakhar standing alongside her husband
Image: Scarlett Fakhar with her husband, Brian Horton. 
Source: Instagram

After a great bonding, they decided to date each other and began dating. After engaging in lovey-dovey for many years, the pair officially became husband and wife on 6th September 2017. 

On the wedding day, Bride, Fakhar wore her eye-catching white wedding gown while her groom dashed in his black tuxedo. Their family and close ones attended the nuptials.

Scarlett Fakhar is Now Mother of One Child Son, Ryker David Horton

Mr. and Mrs. Horton are now married for almost four years. The couple shares exceptional bonding, which has been maintaining their smooth relationship. 

Six months after the couple's nuptials, they were blessed with one child, son, Ryker David Horton. The former journalist gave birth to their kid on 3rd March 2018, and the baby is now three years old. 

Scarlett Fakhar with her husband and son
Image: Scarlett Fakhar with his husband, son, and two dogs. 
Source: Instagram

Recently, the husband and wife duo became parents for the second time. They welcomed their second kid, a daughter Bonnie Belle on March 01, 2021. It may be late, but congratulations to Scarlett and Brian for their baby daughter! 

Despite being busy parents, they spare time for their son and enjoy quality time together. The family of three is often seen vacating various places together. She updates her fans and well-wishers through her Instagram account, which she uses most of the time.

Why Did KRIV-TV Fire Scarlett Fakhar?

Scarlett Fakhar joined the Fox 26 News KRIV network back in September of 2015. Before that, she had worked in other networks like Fox 7 and KAMC-TV, where she covered major stories around the state. 

Everything was going pretty well for the mother of one. However, her career ended after she made a controversial pro-Trump and anti-Obama post on her Facebook page. 

Scarlett Fakhar's controversial post on Facebook led to her firing
Image: Scarlett Fakhar's controversial post on her Facebook account. 
Source: Facebook 

On that post, she extolled U.S. President Donald Trump and Chastising President Barack Obama. Further, her post stated the issue about black crime, which read, "I hate to say it.. but the number of African Americans killing one another far outweighs the number of them being killed by whites." 

Following a colossal critique from many, Fakhar later apologized for her statements. Despite that, her network, KRIV-TV, immediately terminated her after the post. She  

Net Worth of Scarlett Fakhar

Scarlett had an impressive career as a journalist. Also, she is having a remarkable career as a speaker and fitness instructor. Previously as a reporter, she used to bag over $70,000 per annum only as a salary. 

Now, she is involved in several jobs and businesses from which she secures a good amount of fortune. As estimated, she earns over $80,000. Furthermore, she holds a net worth of $400,000 as of 2021. 

Bio/Wiki

Former news anchor Scarlett Fakhar was born on 5th February 1991 in North Carolina, United States. Her father is Ali Akbar Fakhar, and her mother is Kathryn Elder

The 1.73 meters tall lady graduated from Elon University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. She got enrollment at Elon, as a women's scholarship athlete. 

The mother of two was a member of the Women's soccer team and captained the FC Delco of the USYSA Region I Premier League and the Easter Pa. ODP team from 2005-2007. Fakhar dreamt of becoming a broadcaster since her young days, and while her time at Elon, she interned at NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams in New York.

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