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 64 years old as of 2020.
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 receves a annual salary that ranges from $656K – $743K. This is according to the annual average salary of an anchor at CNBC.
Joe Kernen Net Worth
The 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’ personal assets.