Joe Kernen is a popular CNBC anchor and is one of the most popular TV personalities to appear on TV. Joe is also ranked among the richest anchors to work on TV, also getting his title on the age side. He has worked as an excellent and accomplished anchor for a long time. Let us get to know a little bit more about Joe Kernen from down below.
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Early Life and Family
He was born in the year 1956, on the 6th of January in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the united states of America. his nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. If you want to know about his zodiac sign, it is Capricorn. Joe hasn’t mentioned that much about his parents nor siblings. However, his father worked as a medical practitioner. his mother usually stayed in the house only. This is all known about his early and family life.
Educational life and early career
He studied in the St. Xavier High School and then got into the University of Colorado, in Boulder. Joe got his degree in the field of Arts with a specialization in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. He also studied at MIT and got his master’s. Later, Joe Kernen worked on Cancer research and published a lot of papers. In his early career time, he worked as a researcher.
Joe Kernen somehow had plans to be a journalist but instead took up the job of a stockbroker. He has worked in the field for an entire decade and even aced in it. Sadly, he chose to switch to journalism and at first, worked for FNN or Financial News Network. With his stock experience, this was the best he could potentially opt for. His work came into luck after CNBC and FNN got merged. Joe got his promotion for years of hard work as the co-host for ultimate morning news, from Wall Street. At that time, it was mostly known as “Squawk Box”.
Joe Kernen still works as a co-host of the show with his other colleagues, Carl Quintanilla and Rebecca Quick.
Social media handles
Being a person from the 50s, he is not that of a fan of social platforms. However, he is present on Instagram and is a popular anchor on Twitter with over 160K+ followers.
Personal life and relationships
He is married to the beautiful Penelope Scott for over 23 years. The couple has two children, Blake Kernen and Scott Kernen. He also lives a pretty and luxurious life in his hometown and with his family.
Rumors and controversies, if any
Joe got into a scandal after he noticeably got an Indian accent and was told if Indian currencies were accepted in a Japanese store. He also made a great controversy, by asking the CE of IDA, Ireland that why Euros were still operable in it. Joe Kernen is also known to have once considered falsely that Ireland was a part of the United Kingdom.
Net worth in 2021
Joe Kernen is one of the richest anchors, with worth over $14M.