American journalist Jon Fortt is widely-renowned as the co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Alley broadcast, which airs from the New York Stock Exchange. Previously, Fortt served as an on-air editor based at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Jon Fortt has marked his territory in the world of media with his excellent presentation and reporting skills.
However, the talented reporter has been a closed book when it comes to the information regarding his off-screen life. From his breakthrough in journalism to confined relationship life, the global TV viewers are desperate to find out.
Jon Fortt’s Bio
Jon Fortt was born on 12 December. Although his actual date of birth remains confined on social media, the 2016’s tweet from Drew Powell hints when Fortt celebrates his born day. Besides, Jon Fortt likes to have a low profile on social networking sites as he has kept his fans guessing regarding his actual age.
Jon Fortt has always been a professional person and has tried to keep his whereabouts beyond the reach. When it comes to the identity of his parents, he has never mentioned any details. However, his Linkedin profile suggests Fortt graduated from DePauw University which is situated in Greencastle, Indiana.
Jon's Career, Net Worth
Jon gathered a lot of interest in the field of media since his early age. He showed tremendous analytical skills during his college days. In the hopes of pursuing his media career to the next level, Fortt joined CNBC in July 2010.
Initially, he served as a technology correspondent at CNBC’s Silicon Valley bureau. He covered the news relating to the companies, start-ups, and trends that steered innovation in the industry.
Besides, Fortt served as an on-air editor at the CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. He marked a great impression with his prominent editing skills. Currently, Fortt is working as a co-anchor of CNBC’s technological show, Squawk Alley, which airs from the New York Stock Exchange.
His show Squawk Alley covers the technology news and it is aired five times a week on CNBC Network. In August 2018, many teachers and students went to a visit to the leading enterprises where Jon gave the students a tour of CNBC’s NYSE floor studio.
Before CNBC, Jon served as a senior writer for the Fortune magazine since joining in 2007. He covered both large technology companies such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft, and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution.
Besides, Fortt’s journey before Fortune magazine was as a senior editor at Business 2.0 magazine. He also wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News from 1999 to 2006. During that time, Jon bagged awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Jon also timely uploads his podcast related to his show. His latest podcast has been released on 8 September 2018 which can be viewed in iTunes. His other podcasts include an interview with Dinesh Paliwal, who is a CEO of Harman, Nike's Gamble.
Apart from his personal and professional life, Jon loves photography. He loves taking pictures of nature and every random thing. While speculating at his Instagram's, Jon has mentioned that he is a maker of photos with camera Sonya7ii.
As of now, Jon recently reported on 10 September 2018 on Apple CEO Tim Cook's legacy in China and explained how the tariff might raise the price of Apple products in America.
As per the reports, the CNBC’s anchor’s salary ranges between $603k to $693k. Looking at the astounding work ethics of Jon Fortt, he, without any doubt, enjoys a massive net worth.
Jon Fortt’s Family Life: Married But Secret?
The talented journalist, Jon Fortt is a married man. But who is he married to? What’s his wife name? Well, the queries keep on stacking up, but the answer remains confined.
As secluded as Jon Fortt is relating to his personal life, his fans and followers keep on guessing the actual identity of the girl of his dreams. For the little consolation to his curious fans, Fortt mentioned that he had been married for almost nine years replying to Kayla Tauscher's tweet on 19 October 2015.
Also, back on 8 March 2016, Jon tweeted that his wife didn’t let him own cats as he had a great affection for them.
Jon Fortt enjoys the outing with kids on 17 April 2016 (Photo: Jon Fortt's Instagram)
Besides, Jon had mentioned his kids on his Instagram account. Back on 17 April 2016, he Instagrammed the picture with his 5-year-old and 7-year-old sons as he was enjoying the outing with them from Newark to Puerto Vallarta.
By the looks to it, Jon seems to be biting every cherry from his lavishing relationship life. However, he still remains concealed on flashing out his partner’s details.