|Personal Details Summary|
|Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB||August 4, 1988. As of 2022, she is around 34 years old.|
|Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Engaged / Partner||Married. See below for relationship details.|
|How many followers has Cathy Pedrayes on TikTok account?||She has gained over 2 million followers and close to 90 million Likes on her TikTok account ‘Mom Friend’.|
|Children / No. of Kids||None|
|Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race||Hispanic|
Wiki Biography / Profile Background
- Cathy Pedrayes is a Cuban-American TV personality and QVC host.
- She is also a former environmental scientist and a marketing/sales executive.
Personal Life : Family and Education
- Cathy Pedrayes was born Catherina Alexis Pedrayes on August 4th, 1988, in Miami, Florida. Her parents emigrated from Cuba to the United States before Cathy was born and ultimately stayed in Miami to raise their family.
- Cathy has a brother.
- She grew up in Miami, Florida, where she also went to high school. Later, Cathy relocated to Massachusetts, where she attended Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
- Cathy was studying at Mount Holyoke College from 2006 to 2009 and graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies.
- From 2016 to 2017, she also attended the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY (City University of New York) and graduated with a Master’s degree in Spanish Journalism.
- Cathy is happily married to her husband, Brian Ilowite, who she met in Manhattan in 2012. The wedding took place in 2013. The couple currently resides in New York City with their Shih-Poo breed dog, Biscuit, and Marzipan, their cat. In 2021, Cathy got pregnant and delivered her baby in February 2022.
Career, Job, Salary & Net worth :
- After graduating from Mount Holyoke College, Cathy worked as an environmental scientist for several years.
- Following that, Cathy relocated to New York City, where she started a wedding planning company with her sister-in-law and another partner. Cathy was primarily in charge of organizing accommodation for weddings through the company’s own hotel booking service. She also sourced and contracted specialists. Cathy was the Vice President of Operations at Kleinfeld Hotel Blocks/LM Media Worldwide from 2013 to 2017.
- Since 2017, Cathy has been working as an on-air host for QVC, the teleshopping channel. She now has over 1500 hours of live TV experience and has worked with numerous brands to represent their products.
- In 2020, Pedrayes became the finalist to host shows for Amazon Live and Verizon, but these opportunities were affected by the COVID19 pandemic. She now has a verified Amazon Influencer page titled ‘Cathy Pedrayes Amazon Finds.’
- Since 2020, Cathy has found fame on TikTok, where her verified account has over 2 million followers. Her account is called ‘Mom Friend.’ Her posts revolve around safety tips, life hacks, and cyber security advice. Building on her ‘Mom Friend’ brand, she also released a book in April 2022, titled The Mom Friend Guide to Everyday Safety and Security. Tips from the Practical One in Your Squad.
Interesting Facts & Trivia :
- Cathy and her husband Brian have a Shipoo dog, Biscuit, and a cat called Marzipan. Both Biscuit and Marzipan are rescues. Biscuit is a foster she could not give up, and Marzipan was a stray that Cathy encountered in a parking garage right before her QVC audition
- Cathy also fosters other dogs and has fostered over twenty-eight of them.
- Passionate about her Cuban roots, Cathy often expresses posts in solidarity with Cuba and wishes to see a free & prosperous Cuba.
- Cathy is extremely passionate about cooking and approaches it all from a scientific angle, which means she frequently experiments with flavors and culinary projects.
- She has been cooking since she was a child. When she was only ten years old, she asked her family to get her a slow cooker because she had a specific recipe in mind. She continues to own that slow cooker, and she still uses it.
- Cathy’s passion for cooking led her to an accelerated culinary program in New York City. She auditioned for Masterchef’s eleventh season and made it to the casting semi-finals before COVID19 affected this process as well.
Body Info / Physical Features
- Eye Color : Brown
- Haircut / Hair Color : Brown
- How tall is Cathy Pedrayes Height : 5’6″ / 167cm (confirmed information from her modeling profile)
- Weight : 60 kg
- Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : No confirmed information available.
- Pregnant ? : Yes, she is due for a baby in 2022.