Who Is Art Fennell (Country Style)? Net Worth, Wife (2024)

Art Fennell
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Art Fennell is an American Emmy Award-winning Broadcast Journalist, Multi-Media Executive, and YouTuber with a net worth of $2.3 million in 2024.

Arthur Fennell runs his YouTube channel, Country Style, based on his upbringing in Marlboro County. He is a founder, philanthropist, and seasoned travel journalist.

In this article, we’ll talk about who Arthur Fennell is, what he does for a living, his early life, personal life, income, salary, net worth, etc. Keep reading!

NameArt Fennell
Also Known AsArthur Fennell
Date of BirthJanuary 10, 1961 (64 Years)
Place of BirthBennettsville, South Carolina, United States
Height6 Ft. (1.8 Meters)
ProfessionBroadcast Journalist, Multi-Media Executive, and YouTuber
EducationSouth Carolina State University
Marital StatusToni Yates
ChildrenSarah Austyn Fennell (Daughter),
Alexis Naomi and Gabriel Harvey Fennell (Sons)
Net Worth~$2.3 Million (Est.)

Art Fennell’s Wiki

Early Life and Education

Art was born Arthur Fennell on January 10, 1961, in Bennettsville, South Carolina, United States. He was raised with his twelve siblings.

He completed his primary schooling at a local school and attended South Carolina State University to complete his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication and Media Studies.


After completing his graduation, Arthur went on to pursue his journalism career. He started his career as a radio broadcaster in South Carolina.

He worked at the South Carolina Educational Television Network in on-air positions. For ten years, from 1990 to 2000, he worked as an anchor and news reporter at WCAU NBC-10 in Pennsylvania.

After leaving NBC-10, he joined the Comcast/NBC Universal network in 2001 and served as a Principal News Anchor, Host, Managing Editor, and Executive Producer until 2014.

At Comcast network, he hosted late-night newscasts from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. He also worked for TV-One, covering Michael Jackson’s memorial from Los Angeles.

He also covered the 2008 Election Night, the inauguration of President Barack Obama, and taught as a communication professor at Delaware State University.

Since 2007, he has been a self-employed Television Journalist and Multi-Media Executive delivering broadcast content, freelance travel writing, documentary films, and still photography as a side gig.

Other Works & Awards

In 2001, Art founded the Art Fennell Foundation and worked there until 2008, helping and raising funds for underserved communities to foster better health, education, and awareness & prevention of several diseases.

From 1995 to 1997, Art also served as the National President of the Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and on the boards of UNITY. NABJ is the world’s largest organization of journalists of color.

He served as the president of the Association of Black Journalists in Philadelphia, for which he received the prestigious Vanguard Award. He was also a founding president of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists.

He is the founder and president of a Multi-Media production company, Fennell Media, which focuses on content creation, documentary films, still photography, and travel writing.

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He received over seventy-five awards throughout his career, including the Vanguard Award, Emmy Award for Outstanding News Anchor in 2006, Journalist of The Year in 2009 for his work in Philadelphia, etc.

Art Fennell’s Parents & Siblings

Fennell has never shared about his family background. Born in Bennettsville to White ethnicity, he is an American national and lives in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Information about his parents is unavailable on the Internet. We’ll update you as soon as we have the information. He was reportedly raised with his twelve siblings.

Art Fennell’s Wife & Children

Art married the 1963-born famous reporter and co-anchor of Eye Witness News, Toni Yates. The couple has three children: an elder daughter, Sarah Austyn Fennell (born May 3, 1994), and two sons, Alexis Naomi (born July 21, 1995) and Gabriel Harvey Fennell.

Even though they were involved in the same profession, the couple could not maintain their relationship for long and divorced. Toni is a single mother raising her three kids in New Jersey.

The reason for their divorce is unknown. Both are now single and do not seem involved in any relationship. Their kids are making progress in their professional careers.

Art Fennell Country Style YouTube Channel

After leaving NBC-10 in 2014, Art started his YouTube channel, Art Fennell Country Style. On his channel, he shares the love of his family and friends for hunting, farming, fishing, grilling, homemade wine, etc.

He calls himself a storyteller, which he does on his channel, nothing fancy, nothing special. He is a seasoned traveler and shares his documentary films and still photography.

He created the channel on August 2, 2014, with over 210k subscribers and 39+ million views with only 138 videos. He started uploading videos in 2019.

The first video he uploaded was on June 25, 2019, titled Hog Head Cheese (Country Style), which now has over 1.5 million views. It is also the most viewed video on his YT channel.

Art Fennell Country Style Net Worth

Working 23 years as a journalist has gained him a financially free lifestyle. Getting work at NBC-10, Comcast Network, and TV-One is not everybody’s cup of tea. He has worked hard throughout his career.

After leaving journalism, Art Fennell worked as a self-employed broadcast journalist and multi-media executive. He runs his YouTube channel, uploading videos regularly.

All his hard work has helped Art Fennell gather an estimated net worth of $2.3 million in 2024. It is not an official or public figure. It is based on his past work, Fennell Media valuations, and other assets he owns.


Who is Art Fennell?

He is a self-employed American Broadcast Journalist, Multi-Media Executive, and YouTuber.

How old is Art Fennell?

He was born on January 10, 1961. As of 2024, he is 64 years old.

Where does Art Fennell live now?

He was born & raised in Bennettsville, South Carolina, and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Is Art Fennell married?

He married Toni Yates, with whom he has three kids. They could not maintain their relationship for long and divorced. Now he is divorced-single.

16 thoughts on “Who Is Art Fennell (Country Style)? Net Worth, Wife (2024)”

  1. I got to stop in Bennettsville on my way home .To Greensboro NC reminds of my up bringing in My grandfather and his brothers

  2. I just started watching this show in May 2023 and I truly love it!! I watch the videos over and over again. It brings me such great joy to watch black men cooking, fishing, eating and laughing together as well as having good old country style fun. Art, thank you for sharing your family and friends with us. I needed to see this after having a very rough year. I hope to make the cook off next year and I look forward to watching more Country Style videos. Keep Trisulating and making us laugh 😂 Love ya 😍

  3. I discovered Art’s channel in 2O23, in search of new food content/ideas. I love his YouTube channel/Family. I look forward to attending the 2024 BBQ Challenge and would love to meet him. FYI I’m the FISH LADY and BBQ Queen. Haven’t been beat yet. 😎😂

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  4. Man I just love watching your videos. I would love to come and hang out with you and the country style family. I live in Cahokia Heights IL but was born and raised in DeKalb Ms. I just sometimes sit and watch you guys until I have to turn it in for the night. I miss all the southern lifestyle. You’re and original southern dude. (Trisulate that)

  5. Art I love your videos I watch them over and over Gissum and the Dragon keeps me laughing I live in VA. Would to come to one of the cookouts I love the country keep doing what you doing

  6. I enjoy the country style life and long life friends everybody reminds me of most of my life long friends. I live in Charles City County, Virginia where we enjoy the country style life ( hunting, fishing, cooking and a little cool water) doing it Country Style!! God Bless, Thank you

  7. Just my humble opinion. The best YouTube content out there! Keep up the great work, Art!

    Certainly looking forward to the next video. Coming from the DMV area!

  8. My husband and I are Country Style fan for sure and if all goes well we will be at the Country Style Cook-off in June 2024 so I can trisulate…


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