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
Professional wrestling career

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]


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.


  1. ^ a b "Cathy Kelley on". 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". 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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