Catherine Merri “Katie” Pavlich (born July 10, 1988) is an American conservative commentator, author, blogger, and podcaster.
Pavlich was born in Arizona to a family of Croatian and German descent. She grew up in the mountainous areas of northern Arizona, where she developed interests in outdoor activities such as river rafting and hunting. Pavlich graduated from Sinagua High School in Flagstaff, where she played volleyball and basketball.
In 2010, Pavlich earned a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Arizona. As an adult woman with eligible ancestry, she became a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.