Quick Facts of Mary Katharine Ham

  • Full NameMary Katharine Ham
  • Net Worth$1 Million
  • Date of Birth05 April, 1980
  • BirthplaceMontgomery, Alabama
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christanity
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Hazel
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseJake Brewer (2011–2015; Widowed)
  • Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
  • EducationUniversity of Georgia
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook, Twitter
  • Children2 (Georgia Brewer and Garnet J. Brewer)
  • Horoscope Aries
Mary Katharine Ham

An American Journalist, Mary Katharine Ham is CNN’s contributor as well as a senior writer at The Federalist. She had previously worked for Fox News channel and Hot Air as an editor-at-large. Apart from her professional life, Mary is a widow who tragically lost her husband in sad circumstances in September 2015. Let’s move deep and find out her, bio, husband, wedding, net worth, height, and weight.

Who is Mary Katharine Ham? Bio, Height, and Weight

Early Life and Education

Mary Katharine Ham is a journalist and conservative commentator who was born in Montgomery, Alabama on 5th April 1980. Further, she was raised in Durham, North Carolina, by her father is Jon Ham, who himself was a journalist and blogger.

More, Mary completed her high school education from the Riverside High School. She holds a Bachelor in Arts through the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where she majored in Journalism and Mass Communication. Standing 5 feet 8 inches tall, Mary holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.


The vibrant journalist, Mary started her career in Rockingham, North Carolina as a writer for the Richmond County Daily Journal. Later, she switched to The Washington Examiner while at the same time working for the political conservation website, Townhall.com as a managing editor and columnist.


Not only this but also she create a video blog series on YouTube titled HamNation. On the HamNation, Mary posted videos for her viewers and for that she won a Golden Dot Award for Best Vlog of 2006 via the Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet. In 2007, her HamNation video, Sopranos DC was voted Video of the Year by Weblog Award. In June 2008, the series ended.

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Furthermore, Mary became a host of The Morning Majority on WMAL in Washington, D.C. On 5th March 2012, she resigned her post. Afterward, she started appearing on The View as a guest host on 4th February 2014.

Additionally, she was presented with the ACU Blogger of the Year award at 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Moreover, she published a book End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun) Hardcover, collaborating with Guy Benson.

Know about Mary’s Husband and Wedding

Mary was married to Jacob Brewer, a co-founder of the immigration activism Define American and White House aide. The duo tied the knot in 2011. Later two year they became a proud parent for the first time following the birth of their first baby girl.


On 9th September 2015, her husband passed away from severe injuries sustained in a bicycle accident.  At the time, Katharine was pregnant with their second baby. In late 2015, she welcomed their second child, a girl.

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How much is Mary’s Net Worth?

Analyzing Mary’s flourishing career in journalism, one can already realize the prospect it holds for the conservative commentator. At the moment, Mary is considered to be one of the few wealthy journalists in CNN. Though her annual salary is under review, her net worth is estimated to be more than $1 million as of 2018.

Apart, Katharine ran the Marine Corps Marathon in 4:22:14 with her husband in 2011. Later two year, while again running the Marine Corps Marathon, she raised more than $35,000 for one of her late husband’s favorite charities The Travis Mansion Foundation, on an unseasonably warm day (4:44:10). The fund benefits a family member of American troops who died in the war.