Becky Quick is a television journalist, working for CNBC as a financial news reporter on Squawk Box and On the Money.
Becky Quick early life
Becky was born on June 18, 1972, in Gary Indiana. During childhood, she traveled to various states like Ohio, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Texas before settling in Medford, New Jersey.
She attended Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, and graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1993. She served as the editor-in-chief of the college students’ newspaper The Daily Targum for which the Journalism Resources Institute at Rutgers awarded her the Times Mirror Fellowship.
Becky Quick’s huge salary has helped her amass a whopping net worth
Before joining CNBC, Quick served The Wall Street Journal; she covered retail and e-commerce industry topics. Later, in April 1996, she helped the paper launch its website and became the site’s International News Editor. She worked for The Wall Street Journal for seven years before leaving it in February 2001 to join CNBC.
Becky became the co-host of Squawk Box in 2005. She has been co-hosting the program alongside Joe Kernen and Andrew Ross Sorkin. She has been hosting On the Money since November 2013.
Over her time at CNBC, Quick has interviews some powerful and influential investors and brokers such as Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, T. Boone Pickens, Charlie Munger, Alan Greenspan, Jamie Dimon and more. She has also interviewed three presidents of the USA and has co-moderated a Republican Presidential debate in October 2015.
Quick receives a salary of $700 thousand annually. This has helped in accumulating a net worth of $4 million till date.
Married twice Becky Quick has two children
Becky was married to Peter Shay, a computer programmer in the past. After their marriage ended in a divorce, Quick got married to Matthew “Matt” Quayle in 2008. He is the co-creator and executive producer of her show Squawk Box and Squawk on the Street. Matt is also a graduate of Rutgers University.
Becky, who has no children from her first husband, has two children from Matthew. Their first baby, son Kyle Nathaniel Quayle, was born on August 16, 2011. Five years later, in October 2016, she gave birth to a daughter whom they’ve named Kyle Noel Quayle. Matt has two daughters – Kimiko and Natalie – from his first marriage.