Joseph Richard Kernen, also known as Joe Kernen was born on 6th January 1956 in the Western Hills section of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. His nickname is The Kahuna. By profession, he is a stockbroker and television news anchor. He attended St. Xavier High School and completed his schooling in 1974. Likewise, he studied his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology majoring in molecular biology where he worked on cancer research. His main focus was on mouse erythroleukemia cells and resulted in a series of publications in well-known scientific journals including CELL, Developmental Biology and Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology.
Before starting his anchoring career, Kernen was and on-air stock editor in CNBC and was featured throughout the business day. He moved to CNBC in the 1991 merger with the Financial News Network, having joined FNN as a stockbroker after ten years of career. In the year 2011, he authored the book named Your Teacher Said What?!: Defending Our Kids from the Liberal Assault on Capitalism with his daughter. Kernen began a Rise Above campaign to pressurize Congress to cut spending in the year 2012. In 2014, Kernen asked IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan about why Ireland did not use the pound sterling if Ireland and Scotland weren't on the same island for which he was criticized by The Irish Times for thinking that the Republic of Ireland was part of the UK. Currently, he is working as a co-host of CNBC’s Squawk Box.
Salary and Net worth : What is the net worth of Joe Kernen?
As Joe Kernen salary has increased in the large margin this year, Joe Kernen net worth is estimated to be somewhere approximately 14 million dollars which makes his income of more than two million dollars per year.
Married or dating : Who is the new girlfriend of Joe Kernen?
Talking about Joe Kernen married life; he started dating with a former commodities trader Penelope Scott from Short Hills, New Jersey in 1996. They dated for around two years and got married in 1998 on a golf course. The affair between the couple began after Joe Kernen wife joined CNBC in 1996. Since 20 long years, they are living a happy married life without any dilemma or extra-marital affairs. The bonding between the couple is so stronger that there is no chance of divorce case. Currently, they are the parents of two children. Their daughter is named as Blake and son is named as Scott who is the younger ones.
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