Maria Bartiromo Biography
A native of Brooklyn, New York City, Maria Bartiromo is an American television opinion news host, magazine columnist, and author.
Bartiromo is the host of Mornings with Maria and Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street on the Fox Business Network. She also hosts Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel.
Maria attended Fontbonne Hall Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school. She later joined Long Island University before transferring to New York University, where she majored in business and journalism.
Maria Bartiromo CNBC
Bartiromo began her career as a producer and editor with CNN Business News in 1988. Later in 1993, after five years working with CNN Business News, she joined CNBC as a reporter.
Prior to joining CNBC television, she worked at CNN for five years. At CNBC, Bartiromo was the anchor of the Closing Bell program and the host and managing editor of On the Money with Maria Bartiromo. She is credited for becoming the first reporter to broadcast live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Maria Bartiromo Fox News and Fox Business
On November 18, 2013, Bartiromo left CNBC for Fox Business Network. She is a Global Markets editor at Fox Business Network as well as an anchor of the Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo on Fox News. Bartiromo also anchors Fox Business Global Power Players segments.
Maria Bartiromo Age
Bartiromo was born on September 11, 1967, in Brooklyn, New York City. She is 53 years old as of 2020.
Maria Bartiromo Height and Weight
Bartiromo stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m ). She weighs 65 kgs.
Maria Bartiromo Measurements
Bartiromo has body measurements of 38-28-38.
Maria Bartiromo Family – Parents/ Siblings
Bartiromo is the daughter of Vincent and Josephine Bartiromo. Her mother, Josephine, worked as a clerk at an off-track betting parlor while her father was the owner of the Rex Manor restaurant in Brooklyn.
She has one sister, Theresa Santoro, and a brother. At the moment, there is no more information available about her siblings.
Maria Bartiromo Husband
Bartiromo is married to Jonathan Steinberg, the chief executive officer of WisdomTree Investments. He is also the son of billionaire financier Saul Steinberg.
Maria and Jonathan got married in 1999 having first met him in 1990, soon after she graduated college. Their wedding ceremony was held at the home of the bridegroom and was officiated over by a rabbi.
Maria Bartiromo Joey Ramone
In 1998, Maria started getting emails from someone calling himself Joey Ramone but she ignored him thinking she had attracted the attention of a weirdo. Ramone was asking for investment advice.
Bartiromo eventually decided to reply and her surprise found out it was the legendary figure of New York Punk.
“I started getting emails from him and he would say Maria, what do you think about Intel or what do you think about AOL and I thought who is this person emailing me? It’s crazy, he’s calling himself Joey Ramone. Sure enough, it was him and we developed this friendship. And he was attuned to the markets. He really understood his own investment portfolio. Joey Ramone was a fantastic investor,” Maria recalled.
Maria Bartiromo Song
Ramone wrote a song about Maria. The song was on Ramone’s final album, released after his death from lymphoma in 2001.
Below is the first verse of the song.
What’s happening on Wall Street
What’s happening at the stock exchange
I want to know
What’s happening on Squawk Box
What’s happening with my stocks
I want to know
I watch you on the TV every single day
Those eyes make everything OK
I watch her every day
I watch her every night
She’s really out of sight
Maria Bartiromo Salary and Net Worth
Bartiromo’s annual salary is estimated to be $3 Million. She has an estimated net worth of $22 Million.
Maria Bartiromo Awards
- Lincoln Statue Award (2004)
- Coalition of Italo-American Associations awards for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award (2007)
- Gracie Award, for Outstanding Documentary (2008)
- Emmy Award, for Outstanding Coverage of A Breaking News Story (2008)
- Emmy Award, for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting (2009)