Joe Kernen CNBC Bio, Age, Wife, Daughter, Salary, Net Worth, Squawk Box

Joe Kernen CNBC
Joe Kernen CNBC

Joe Kernen Biography

This is what you need to know about Joseph Richard Kernen well known as Joe Kernen. He is a well-known American news anchor who is the co-host of Squawk Box on CNBC.

Joe Kernen Age

Joe Kernen was born as Joseph Richard Kernen on 6 January 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. He is 65 years old as of 2021.

Joe Kernen Height

Kernen stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches.

Joe Kernen Wife

Kernen is married to his wife Penelope Scott Kernen, a former commodities trader from Short Hills, New Jersey. The couple tied the knot in 1998 on a golf course two years after meeting in 1996.

Joe Kernen Salary

Kernen receives an annual salary that ranges from $656K – $743K. This is according to the annual average salary of an anchor at CNBC.

Joe Kernen Net Worth

CNBC’s Squawk Box co-host Kernen has a net worth of $16 million U.S dollars. His career as a television personality is the primary source of his income.

Joe Kernen Education

Kernen is a graduate of St. Xavier High School class of 1974. He is a bachelor’s degree holder from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in molecular biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on cancer research.

Joe Kernen Career

Before his role as an anchor, Kernen was CNBC’s On-Air Stock Editor and was featured throughout the business day on CNBC. He came to CNBC in the 1991 merger with Financial News Network, having joined FNN after a 10-year career as a stockbroker. In 1995, he became the co-host of Squawk Box.

After training at Merrill Lynch, Kernen rose to the level of vice-president at both EF Hutton and Smith Barney. Focusing on small-to-medium-sized corporations, he managed corporate cash accounts and qualified retirement plans in addition to key employees’ assets.

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