Joe Kernen Bio, Net Worth, Age, House, Family

By | November 1, 2017

The renowned TV anchor Joe Kernen finally revealed his secret net worth which is around $14 million. Check his salary, bio, height, age, house, daughter to family info.  He is a CNBC news anchor and currently co-host of CNBC’s Squawk Box, was born on 6th January, 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. His full name is Joseph Richard “Joe” Kernen and his nickname is “The Kahuna”. His father was a doctor and mother was a nurse. But he was not interested in the medical field from his early life. He started his education from St. Xavier High School as a good ranking student and completed his education in 1974. Image source: assets.nydailynews.com

Joe Kernen


Full Name Joseph Richard  Kernen
Birth Date January 6, 1956
Nationality American
Height 5.11 feet / 1.83 m
Parents Joe Blake Kernen
Net Worth $14 Million
Source of Income News Anchor
Annual Salary $2 Million
Sibling N/A
Daughter Blake Kernen
Ethnicity White
Wife Penelope Scott

Net Worth source: http://www.therichest.com/celebnetworth/celeb/tv-personality/joe-kernen-net-worth/

He got Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Colorado Boulder and he also achieved Master’s degree of Science in molecular biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on cancer research, before being within the television industry. After few years he joined to CNBC in early 1991 and his post was financial news reader. Apart from this he also worked as a stockbroker for approximately 10 years of his career.

Joe Kernen has a perfect body statistics with 5 feet 11 inches height. At present his age is 61 years 9 months. His estimated net worth is $14 million and he earns annual salary of around $2 million. Additionally he is an ex-vice president for a well known firms i.e “EF Hutton” and “Smith Barney”. He came on news radar after the heated discussion on “IFDA head Martin Shanahan interview-Euro controversy 2014”. Despite this, he is known as one of the finest anchors.



Apart from professional career he is also interested in music as well as golf playing. His favorite indoor game is chess and he is also a good cook. In 1998 he married Penelope Kernen, who joined the CNBC in 1996. There is strong bonding between the couple and there is no chance of divorce case. Currently they have two children. They have a daughter, named as Blake and a son, named as Scott, who is younger ones. In addition, he has published a book named “Your Teacher Said What?! Defending Our Kids from the Liberal Assault on Capitalism” (2011) with his then 5th grade daughter Blake.

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