Charles Payne Biography
Charles Payne is a well-reputed American television personality, news anchor, and author who currently hosts Making Money with Charles Payne on Fox News. He also contributes to the Fox Business Network and the FOX News Channel.
Charles Payne Age
Charles Payne was born in the United States on November 15, 1962. He is 61 years old.
Charles Payne Height
Charles’s height is 6 feet 0 inches/1.83m tall.
Charles Payne Family
Charles is the son of Della Wolfley and Charles Leroy, his mother and father. In addition, his father served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Furthermore, he was raised in a Black family alongside his two brothers. His mother and father divorced while he was still a child. Unfortunately, his father died in 2016, just two weeks after Father’s Day.
Charles Payne Wife
Charles got married to his wife Yvonne Ammirati in 2004. The lovebirds had been living together since the mid-80s’. Furthermore, his wife is an American author who wrote Kritsotopoula. Charles and his wife also have two children, a daughter, Cherie, born in 1985, and a son, Charles Jr., born in 1996.
In addition, his wife has a daughter from a previous marriage. His wife rose to prominence as a result of her husband’s sexual rape allegations. Charles’ wife had a heart attack in 2012 as a result of ventricular tachycardia, a condition she was diagnosed with in her thirties and learned to live with. Yvonne’s condition had deteriorated in the previous year, 2011, before her heart attack.
As a result, she would suffer from bouts of exhaustion regularly. Furthermore, the doctors had informed her that a heart transplant was her ticket to life. Following her fatal heart attack in 2012, she was fortunate to receive a timely donation from Sammi Kane Kraft, a 20-year-old who died in a car accident. In addition, Charles and his wife have two granddaughters and live in Teaneck, New Jersey.
Charles Payne Son
Charles is the proud father of two children, Cherie (born in 1985) and Charles Jr. (born in 1996). In 2017, he wrote an article honoring his father while describing his son, who was then in college, as compassionate, intelligent, and thirsty for knowledge. He also stated that he is pleased that his son looks to him for answers. Furthermore, his son offers him suggestions and ideas that can improve his life.
Charles Payne Education
Charles attended Minot State University and Central Texas College while serving in the United States Air Force, which he joined at the age of 17.
Charles Payne Salary
Charles earns an annual salary of $175,000.
Charles Payne’s Net Worth
Charles’ estimated net worth is $12 million.
Charles Payne Career
Charles began contributing to Fox Business Network in 2007. She began hosting Making Money after seven years of contributing to Fox. During his time at Fox, he also contributed to FOX News Channel and appeared frequently on Fox & Friends and Your World with Neil Cavuto.
Furthermore, he began his Wall Street career in 1985 as a financial analyst for E.F. Hutton. He is also the founder of an independent stock market research firm (1991), where he serves as a principal analyst and chief executive officer. Since 2014, he has hosted Making Money with Charles Payne on Fox News. Furthermore, the show airs on weekdays between 2-3 PM/ET. Making Money is also a show where Charles gives viewers an end-of-day wrap while providing an insider’s look at tomorrow’s money makers.
However, he was suspended from hosting Making Money in July 2017 after sexual rape allegations against him surfaced from Scottie Nell Hughes, a former guest network. He denied the allegations but admitted to a three-year affair with Scottie before the accusations. Scottie maintained an apartment near Fox’s Manhattan headquarters for the duration of the affair, claiming she hoped it would help her obtain a permanent position at Fox. Charles returned to hosting Making Money in September 2017.