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Maria Bartiromo Biography
Maria Bartiromo is an American television opinion news host, magazine columnist, and author who is the host of Mornings with Maria and Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street.
Maria is global markets editor at Fox Business Network as well as the host of Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo on Fox News. She also Fox Business Global Power Players segments.
Before 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 Age
Maria was born as Maria Sara Bartimo on 11th September 1967 in Brooklyn, New York City.
Maria Bartiromo Family
Maria was born to Italian-American parents; Vincent and Josephine Bartiromo. She grew up in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn in New York City. Maria went to Fontbonne Hall Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school. She later attended Long Island University before transferring to New York University, where she majored in business and journalism. She has one sister, Theresa Santoro and a brother.
Maria Bartiromo Husband
Maria is married to Jonathan Steinberg, the chief executive officer of WisdomTree Investments. They have been married since 1999 and do not have any children together.
Maria Bartiromo Career
Maria began her career as a producer and editor with CNN Business News in 1988. In 1993, after five years with CNN Business News, Maria joined CNBC as a reporter. She was reporting live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and was also hosting and contributing to the Market Watch. She also served as an anchor and as a managing editor of; On the Money with Maria Bartiromo. Due to her striking looks and being the first woman to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Maria was nicknamed “Money Honey”.
In January 2007, Bartiromo went ahead to file trademark applications to use the term “Money Honey” as a brand name for a line of children’s products including toys, puzzles and coloring books to teach kids about money. She also hosted a variety of other shows which include: Closing Bell, The Business of Innovation, Business Center, and appeared on TV shows like Real Time with Bill Maher, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC Universal’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Warner Bros.
Maria Bartiromo Fox News and Fox Business
On November 18, 2013, Maria left CNBC for Fox Business Network. her deal with Fox Business called for her to anchor a daily market hours program and to have a role on Fox News as well. Maria is currently a Global Markets editor at Fox Business Network as well as anchoring the Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo on Fox News and also anchors Fox Business Global Power Players segments. Her FBN broadcast, Mornings with Maria, beat CNBC’s Squawk Box in the ratings for second quarter 2018 as announced in July 2018.
Maria Bartiromo Joey Ramone
In 1998, Maria started getting emails from someone calling himself Joey Ramone. She, however, ignored him thinking she had attracted the attention of a weirdo. He apparently was asking for investment advice. After a while, curiosity got the best of Maria and she replied to him. She later found out that it was really him. The legendary figure of New York Punk. Speaking of him, Maria said, “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 recalls.
Maria Bartiromo Song
Maria just did not know how much Ramone was under her spell until he wrote a song about her; Maria Bartimoro which 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
Her annual salary is put at $3 Million and has an estimated net worth of $22 Million. She ranked 2nd in the list of 250 Most Influential Business Journalists, compiled by UK-based company Richtopia, in 2017.
Maria Bartiromo Measurements
Maria has body measurements of 38-28-38.
Maria Bartiromo Height
She has a height 1.65m and a weight of 63.5kg.
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)
Maria was the first journalist to be inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame.
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