There are a few celebrities who, through their hard work and dedication in their chosen profession, have been able to step into the limelight in a very short time. The veteran American journalist Kelly Evans is definitely one of these celebrities. She began her journalistic career in 2007 at the Wall Street Journal as a reporter, covering areas such as real estate and business, and in a very short time, she became one of the household names in news reporting and also as a presenter. Kelly has spent nearly 12 years in her career, during which she has had some truly productive years with more than a few well-known media outlets; most notably, her current job at CNBC, where she is currently co-hosting Power Lunch on the network’s business news channel.
Kelly Evans – Bio
The veteran journalist was born on July 17, 1985. Her birthplace is in Hartford, Connecticut, which indicates her American nationality, but her ethnicity is white. Details of her family background are not currently available, but her father has been identified as Dave Evans. Kelly Evans comes from a middle-class family and spent her formative years in Lexington, Virginia, Rockbridge County, near the Blue Ridge Mountains. She grew up at her sister’s side, although her identity was never released.
Kelly distinguished herself through her academic achievements and was a student at Rockbridge County High School, where she excelled in sports and earned eight letters in cross country, lacrosse, and athletics. Although the year of her high school graduation is not documented, the promising journalist went to Washington and to Lee University in Lexington on a four-year full scholarship from the George Washington Honor Scholar program.
She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in business journalism. Her college years were very eventful. Kelly Evans was a four-time scholarship holder and was on the women’s lacrosse team where she co-captained and received awards such as First Team All-ODAC, First Team All-State, and First Team All-Region. She also served as a member of the national management company Omicron Delta Kappa.
Kelly Evans Career At CNBC
After several productive years with some well-known media, the experienced journalist joined CNBC in February 2012 as one of the station’s remarkable young faces. She worked as an on-air correspondent, was assigned as a reporter for CNBC’s Business Day program, and also acted as host of Squawk Box in the United States. She was first sent to CNBC’s European headquarters in London, England, to take the place of Erin Burnett – a former anchorwoman who joined CNN to work as a news anchor.
Kelly Evans was at the UK headquarters from May 2012 to May 2013, before being sent to CNBC headquarters in New Jersey in May 2013 to work with Closing Bells as a co-host. Kelly Evans is still an employee of CNBC and currently works for the network’s business news channel and is co-host of Power Lunch.
Who Is Her Husband?
The CNBC presenter seems to be the type who keeps his private life under wraps, as no one seems to know the details of their relationship history. However, it has been discovered that the famous journalist is currently married to co-CNBC reporter Eric Chemi, who works in the sports department. The duo entered into the matrimonial bond of marriage on April 22, 2017, although the details of their marriage were never made public. Their union has now lasted for almost three years and is still strong as their relationship was cemented with the birth of their first child, a young boy who announced his entry into the family on July 5, 2018.
Salary and Net Worth
Kelly Evans is one of the most popular young faces in the world of news reporting and has earned well since the beginning of her journalistic career. In addition to her annual income on CNBC, which has been set at $500,000, Kelly Evans also earns a reasonable amount ($100,000 per year) from other areas such as advertising, sponsorship, features, advertising, sponsorship, stock market, and real estate. Her net worth has been formally estimated at $2.5 million, but at the last review in 2019, it has risen one notch higher to $3 million. In the same vein, her husband’s net worth was also estimated at $3 million. The two currently enjoy a wasteful life with their son.