Kelly Evans Biography and CNBC
Kelly Evans is an American journalist and news anchor who currently works as a co-anchor of “Power Lunch” on the CNBC business news channel. Prior to that, she was based in CNBC Europe’s London, England, headquarters.
Prior to joining CNBC, she was an economics reporter at The Wall Street Journal where she wrote the “Ahead of the Tapes” column, wrote for “Heard on the Street”, and hosted the daily “News Hub” on WSJ.com. Before joining CNBC she was a regular guest on various television news programs.
She also moderated a James Carville v. Ann Coulter debate, part of the 25th annual mock convention event at her alma mater. She has been compared to former CNBC host Erin Burnett, who left the cable business channel to anchor a news program on CNN.
Kelly Evans Age and Birthday
Kelly is 35 years old as of 2020, She was born on July 17, 1985, in Hartford, Connecticut. She celebrates her birthday on July 17.
Kelly Evans Height and Weight
Kelly stands at a tall height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) and weighs 127 lbs (58 kg).
Kelly Evans Parents and Family
Kelly was brought up in Lexington, Virginia but was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She has not disclosed any information on her family, parents, and siblings. At Rockbridge County High School she earned eight letters in lacrosse, cross country, and track.
Kelly Evans Education
She then attended Washington and Lee University where she was a George Washington Honor Scholar which earned her a full-ride academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business journalism.
She was a four-time scholar-athlete, co-captain of the women’s lacrosse team (First Team All-State, a First-Team All-ODAC, and a First Team All-Region selection), and a national leadership society Omicron Delta Kappa.
Kelly Evans Husband and Married
Kelly is married to her husband Eric Chemi who is also a CNBC news sports reporter. They got married on April 22, 2017, and in their marriage, they have been blessed with two children.
Kelly Evans Baby and Pregnant
Kelly and her husband Eric Chemi have been blessed with two children in their marriage.
Kelly Evans Salary
As a CNBC news anchor, Kelly Evans receives an annual salary of $1 million every year.
Kelly Evans Net Worth
Kelly is believed to have an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2020, Evans was born in Hartford, Connecticut in July 1985. She is the co-anchor of the CNBC television series Power Lunch.
Kelly Evans CNBC and Wiki
Kelly is the anchor of CNBC’s “The Exchange” (M-F, 1 PM-2 PM ET), the newsroom-based program for today’s investors. She is also co-anchor of CNBC’s “Power Lunch” (M-F, 2 PM-3 PM ET), which broadcasts from the network’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
She joined the network in February 2012 as an on-air correspondent, reporting on CNBC’s Business Day programming. Evans was most recently co-anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” and earlier, “Squawk on the Street” and “Worldwide Exchange” based in London.
Prior to CNBC, Evans was an economics reporter and “Heard on the Street” columnist for The Wall Street Journal. She also hosted the daily “News Hub” program on WSJ.com. Evans joined the Journal in 2007 after graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Va.