Who is Maria Bartiromo?
Maria Bartiromo (Maria Sara Bartiromo) is an American television personality, author, financial journalist, and news anchor. She hosts Mornings with Maria, Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street on the Fox Business Network, and Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel.
Prior to joining Fox News Channel, Bartiromo was a CNN producer for five years. After she left the channel, she was hired by CNBC and worked on-air for 20 years since 1993. During her tenure at CNBC, Maria hosted Closing Bell and On the Money with Maria Bartiromo.
Bartiromo resigned from CNBC in 2013 and joined Fox Corporations Channels as a host. Starting from 2016, Her Fox Business program was among the programs that ran on air corrections after false allegations of the 2020 presidential election fraud.
Bartiromo appeared in the films Risk/Reward as herself in 2003, in the 2009 remake of The Taking of Pelham 123, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps in 2010, Inside Job in 2010, and Arbitrage in 2021. Joey Ramone wrote a song titled Maria Bartiromo in 2002.
How Old is Maria Bartiromo?
Bartiromo is 56 years old as of 2023 having been born on 11 September 1967 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She shares her birthday with celebrities like Virginia Madsen, Tyler Lee, Amy Madigan, Charles Kelley, Elizabeth Henstridge, John Hawkes, Earl Holliman, among others.
Maria Bartiromo Family
Who Are Maria Bartiromo’s Parents?
Bartiromo is the daughter of Vincent and Josephine Bartiromo. Her parents were Italian-American who raised her in Brooklyn in New York City. Vincent, her father owned a restaurant, Rex Manor in Brooklyn while her mother served as the hostess seating guests. Additionally, Maria’s mother was a clerk at an off-track betting parlor.
Does Maria Bartiromo Have Siblings?
Bartiromo has a sister Theresa Santoro, who serves as the president and the CEO of RVNA, a home health care agency in Fairfield County, CT. The two sisters have a close bond and are best friends.
Maria Bartiromo Education
Bartiromo schooled at Fontbonne Hall Academy, a private Catholic school in Bay Ridge. During her tenure in High school, Maria served as a coat check person in her father’s restaurant. She also served at Kleinfeld’s wedding dress shop as a stock clerk.
Maria enrolled at C. W. Post but later transferred to New York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and economics in 1989. During her college tenure, she served with her mother at a betting parlor.
Bartiromo was an intern on WMCA 570 in New York where she served with Barry Farber. She later interned at CNN.
Maria Bartiromo Husband
Bartiromo met the love of her life, Jonathan Steinberg, in 1990 after her college. The couple tied knots in 1999. Jonathan is the CEO of WisdomTree Investments and the son of Saul Steinberg. Bartiromo and Jonathan lived in a five-story townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Currently, they own a beach house in the hamlet of Westhampton, New York.
Does Maria Bartiromo Have Children?
Although Bartiromo has been married for over two decades, she does not have any children yet.
How Tall is Maria Bartiromo?
Adding to her well-curved body, Bartiromo stands at a height of 1.65 meters. Maria is a short lady considering the American woman’s height.
Maria Bartiromo Career
Bartiromo served CNN for five years as an executive producer and assignment editor with CNN Business from 1989. She was under Lou Dobbs‘ supervision who later joined Fox Business. While still at CNN, Bartiromo served as a production assistant for Stuart Varney.
Maria Bartiromo 1993 to 2013
Bartiromo left CNN in 1993 and was employed by executive Roger Ailes at CNBC. She replaced analyst Roy Blumberg. Bartiromo began her tenure as a live reporter from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. She was additionally a host and a contributor to the Market Watch and Squawk Box segments. Maria was the first journalist to give live television reports from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Bartiromo was the CNBC business interview show On the Money with Maria Bartiromo managing editor and anchor. The show was known as The Wall Street Journal Report. Maria hosted The Business of Innovation starting 2007. Additionally, she hosted Business Center from 1997 to 1999, Market Wrap from 1998 to 2000, and Closing Bell from 2002 to 2013.
Bartiromo has appeared on numerous tv shows such as NBC Universal’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, CBS Television Distribution’s The Oprah Winfrey Show, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Warner Bros. Television’s short-lived The Caroline Rhea Show, McEnroe, and Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. She additionally guest-hosted Live with Regis and Kelly.
In the 1990s Bartiromo was nicknamed Money Honey. She filed a trademark application in January 2007 to use the term “Money Honey” as a brand name for a line of children’s products.
Additionally, Maria anchored Columbus Day Parade starting in 1995. In 2008, Bartiromo renewed a 5-year contract with CNBC. She earned an annual salary of about $4 million.
Maria Bartiromo Fox News
Bartiromo left CNBC on 18th November 2013 to join Fox Business (FBN). Her contract with FBN called for her to have a role on Fox News and anchor a daily market hours program. Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo was her first show on FBN. On Fox Shows, Bartiromo expanded her coverage to include the stock market and larger questions of public policy and the overall economy.
Bartiromo was among the three Fox Business moderators of the debate of10th November 2015 in regard to the 2016 Republican Party presidential debates and forums. Maria drew some boos from the audience that suggested that Hillary Clinton, Democratic nominee had much more relevant experience.
Bartiromo co-hosted yet another debate on 14th January 2016 on Fox Business. It was not planned but was awarded based on the performance of the first debate. Maria took a pro-Trump stance as the elections were nearly concluding.
Maria Bartiromo Trump’s Administration
Bartiromo became a Trump administration advocate in 2017. She was seen to agree with Trump during her interviews not questioning his claims. Bartiromo accused Obama administration officials of counterintelligence operations.
Maria conducted her first post-election interview with Trump in November 2020. She backed Trump’s attempt to overturn the election results and false claims of election fraud. Maria was backed up by Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro. Bartiromo hosted and interviewed Peter Navarro, Trump’s economic advisor in January 2021 after the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters.
Maria signed a new multi-year deal with FBN in 2019. She had an annual salary of about $10 million in 2019. Bartiromo was tried to head the new weekday at 7 p.m. Fox News Primetime political opinions show in January 2021. She began hosting guests on 25th January 2021.
Smartmatic sued Bartiromo, Fox Corporation, Fox News, Dobbs, and Pirro, for defamation in February 2021. Her lawyers moved to have the case against her dismissed.
Maria Bartiromo Publications
Bartiromo is the author of:
- Use the News: How to Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy in 2001.
- The 10 Laws of Enduring Success in 2010.
- The Weekend That Changed Wall Street in 2011.
- The Cost: Trump, China, and American Renewal co-authored with James Freeman in 2020.
Maria Bartiromo Awards and Honors
Bartiromo received :
- An Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award in 1997
- Bartiromo received the Lincoln Statue Award presented by the Union League of Philadelphia in 2004.
- A Gracie Award, for Outstanding Documentary IN 2008.
- An Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in 2008.
- An Emmy Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in 2009.
- The Financial Times listed Bartiromo among the “50 Faces That Shaped the Decade” in 2009.
- Bartiromo was the third inducted journalist into the Cable Hall of Fame in 2011.
- Maria was inducted into the Library of American Broadcasting in 2016.
- Fontbonne Hall Academy named their studio The Maria Bartiromo Broadcast Journalism Studio after her.
- Maria serves on the board of trustees of New York University and is on the board of trustees for the New York City Ballet.
- She is on the board for the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York and also on that of Public Education Needs Civic Involvement and Leadership (PENCIL) in New York.
- Bartiromo oversees the Board of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum.
- She serves on the Board of Governors of the Columbus Citizens Foundation.
- Bartiromo was the Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshal.
- Bartiromo is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the Economic Club of New York.
Maria Bartiromo Net Worth
Bartiromo earns an annual salary of $10 Million. She has accrued an estimated net worth of $50 Million from her long-term profession.