Cathy Kelley

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Cathy Kelley
Birth nameCatherine Anne Kelley
Born (1988-09-27) September 27, 1988 (age 30)
Oak Park, Illinois,
United States
Websitewww.cathykelley.com
Professional wrestling career
Debut2016[1]

Catherine Anne Kelley (born September 27, 1988) is an American ring announcer, television host, journalist and actress currently signed with WWE since 2016.[2] Prior to signing with WWE, she was best known for hosting and being a panelist on Maria Menounos' online network AfterBuzz TV.[3] She was a part of AfterBuzz's WWE's Monday Night Raw, WWE's NXT, and ABC's The Bachelor recap shows. Cathy also hosted and contributed to Sam Roberts' show on Sirius XM, WTTW's GenYTV,[4] WOI-DT's The Open House Television Show,[5] DSM Living,[6][7] and JUCE TV's Hot Off The Press.

Personal life[edit]

Cathy was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois.[4][2] She grew up with a single mother, but spent much of her time on her father's farm in Vermont.[8] Her grandfather, Bartram Kelley was an aviation pioneer, as the senior engineer of Bell Helicopters.[9]

She is a member of Mensa International.[1]

Career[edit]

AfterBuzz TV[edit]

Kelley was a host and panelist on Maria Menounos' online network AfterBuzz TV on Raw, NXT, and The Bachelor recap shows. She hosted the shows for over two years.[10] She also hosted "Chatting with Cathy" on AfterBuzz where she interviewed celebrities, social influencers, and friends of the network.[11]

WWE (2016–present)[edit]

Kelley was signed to WWE in February 2016.[10] She has been assigned as a backstage correspondent in NXT and a social media correspondent, hosting WWE Now on the company's website and YouTube channel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cathy Kelley on WWE.com". WWE. Archived from the original on April 11, 2019. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Cathy Kelley's Biography". Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Chatting with Cathy on Stitcher Radio". Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  4. ^ a b Dean, Terry (22 January 2008). "Former OPRF Students Produce Ch. 11 Show". Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  5. ^ "About The Open House Television Show". Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  6. ^ "About WOI-DT's DSM Living". Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  7. ^ "About DSM Living". Archived from the original on 27 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  8. ^ McGregor, David. "A Session With Cathy Kelley". tvandfilmreview.com. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  9. ^ "Army Aviation Hall of Fame 1995 Induction". Army Aviation Association of America. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  10. ^ a b Hanstock, Bill (February 5, 2016). "WWE hires announcer Catherine Kelley". Cageside Seats. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  11. ^ "AfterBuzz TV's Chatting with Cathy". AfterBuzz TV. Retrieved May 21, 2017.

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