Kelly Evans Bio | Wiki
Kelly Evans is an American journalist. She is a co-anchor of Power Lunch on the CNBC business news channel. Evans was previously based in CNBC Europe’s London, England, headquarters from May 2012 to May 2013. She is now based in CNBC’s headquarters in New Jersey.
Before joining CNBC, Evans was an economics reporter at The Wall Street Journal where she wrote the “Ahead of the Tapes” column, wrote for “Heard on the Street”. Additionally, she hosted the daily “News Hub” on WSJ.com. Before joining CNBC Evans was a regular guest on various television news programs.
Kelly Evans Age
She was born on July 17, 1985, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Evans is 36 years old.
Kelly Evans Height
She is a woman of average stature. Evans stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx. 1.77 m).
Kelly Evans Family
She was born in Hartford, Connecticut to her father Dave Evans, and her mother. Evans grew up alongside her sister in Lexington, Virginia, Rockbridge County, near the Blue Ridge Mountains. She has an English ancestry and holds an American nationality.
Kelly Evans Husband
Evan is married to her husband Eric Chemi, a sports business reporter for CNBC News since 2014. They got married on April 22, 2017, and welcomed their adorable firstborn baby boy on 5 July 2018. Evans and Chemi welcomed their second son later in 2020. However, the names of their two sons haven’t been revealed yet.
Kelly Evans Pregnant | Baby
She was pregnant with her first child and gave birth to a son on July 5th, 2018. In September 2019, there was news that she was pregnant again along with other three CNBC’s leading ladies Sara Eisen, Leslie Picker, and Aditi Roy. Evans became a mom again in 2020 when she gave birth to a baby boy.
Kelly Evans Education
Evans attended Rockbridge County High School where she earned eight letters in lacrosse, cross country, and track. Subsequently, she attended Washington and Lee University where she was a George Washington Honor Scholar which gave her a full-ride academic scholarship.
Evans graduated magna cum laude and received a bachelor’s degree in business journalism. During her time there she was a four-time scholar-athlete, co-captain of the women’s lacrosse team, and a national leadership society Omicron Delta Kappa
Kelly Evans CNBC
Evans started making her appearance on the small screen as a guest in various news programs of networks like Russia Today, Fox News, and CBS. She joined CNBC in 2012 where she initially served as the host of CNBC Europe’s “Worldwide Exchange” where she replaced former host Ern Burnett.
At that time, Evans was based in London, England. The following year, she became the new co-anchor for “Closing Bell” and moved to CNBC’s headquarters in New Jersey. On May 17, 2013, she turned as the new co-anchor of CNBC’s business show “Squawk on the Street”. Moreover, she was replaced by Sara Eisen for anchoring Closing Bell in late 2013.
Before joining CNBC, Evans was an economics reporter at The Wall Street Journal where she wrote the “Ahead of the Tapes” column, wrote for “Heard on the Street”. Additionally, she hosted the daily “News Hub” on WSJ.com.Before joining CNBC Evans was a regular guest on various television news programs.
Evans’ colleagues at CNBC include:
Morgan Brennan– general assignment reporter
David Faber– host
Julia Boorstin– senior media and entertainment correspondent
Deirdre Bosa– full-time technology reporter
Kayla Tausche – on-air correspondent
Eric Chemi Kelly Evans
Eric Chemi is Evans’ husband. The couple got married on April 22, 2017, and have two sons together.
Kelly Evans Salary
She is one of the renowned CNBC reporters, she served in the channel since 2012, there is no doubt, therefore, she earns a decent salary. Evans’ average salary is $71,544 per year.
Kelly Evans Net Worth
She has worked as a journalist for many years. There is no doubt, therefore, that she has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Evans’ estimated net worth is $876,955.