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Born Joseph Richard Kernen on the 6th January 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio USA, he is a news anchor, best known to the world for being the co-host of the show “Squawk Box” on the CNBC network. Before he became a television personality, Joe worked as a stockbroker.

Have you ever wondered how rich Joe Kernen is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Joe Kernen`s net worth is as high as $14 million, while his annual salary amounts to more than $2 million.

Joe Kernen Net Worth $14 Million

Joe spent his childhood in the Western Hills, which is an area in Cincinnati; he went to the St. Xavier High School, from which he matriculated in 1974. After high school, Joe enrolled at the University of Colorado, from which he obtained a bachelor`s degree., but that wasn`t the end of his education, as he enrolled in masters studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating with a master`s degree in molecular biology. While at University, he worked on a cancer research project.

His career as a stockbroker began at Merill Lynch, and little by little his ambitions increased, and he eventually became the president of the EF Hutton and Smith Barney, which only increased his net worth. He started working on Financial News Network, thanks to his successful career as a stockbroker, and after merger with the CNBC in 1991, he became a part of the Network. Four years later he was made co-host of the new show “Squawk Box”, alongside Mark Haines, however Mark left the show in 2005, and was joined by Rebecca Quick, and Carl Quintanilla who stayed on the show from 2005 until 2011. Most recent addition was Andre Ross Sorkin, who is the co-host of the show since 2011. In 2012, during the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ crisis, Kernen began a “Rise Above” campaign at CNBC, aimed at pressuring Congress to cut spending. Since the inception of the show, Joe`s net worth has increased by a large margin, as his salary is $2 million per year.

Regarding his personal life, Joe has been married to Penelope Scott – a former commodities trader herself – since 1998; the couple has one child, daughter Blake, who helped Joe write the book “Your Teacher Said What?!: Defending Our Kids from the Liberal Assault on Capitalism” in 2011.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 6, 1956
Birth place: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Profession:News Anchor
Education:St. Xavier High School (1974), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Colorado Boulder
Nationality:American
Spouse:Penelope Scott (m. 1998)
Children:Blake Kernen
TV shows:Squawk Box
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Son of Joe Blake Kernen.
2Has a Scottish terrier named Scott (born March 15, 2002).
3His wife, Penelope Scott, was a commodities trader from Short Hills, New Jersey. They met when she joined CNBC in 1996 and were married in 1998 on a golf course.
4Grew up in the Western Hills of Cincinnati, graduating from St. Xavier High School in 1974. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in molecular biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on cancer research.
5Has a daughter, Blake Kernen, born in 2000.
6CNBC news anchor. Came to CNBC in the 1991 merger with the Financial News Network, having joined FNN after a 10-year career as a stockbroker.


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Damages2012TV SeriesSquawk Box Host

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Squawk Box2007-2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - Co-Anchor / Himself - Anchor / ...
Talking Dead2014TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHimself
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2012TV SeriesHimself
Too Big to Fail2011TV MovieHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
The Apprentice2009TV SeriesHimself - Boardroom Advisor / Anchor: CNBC
McEnroe2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Undefeated2011DocumentaryHimself - Host of Squawk Box (as Joe Kernan)

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