Bartiromo’s kicked off her journalism career, joining CNN Business News as an intern. And after five years as a producer and assignment editor at CNN, she joined CNBC in 1993. She was an anchor and managing editor of the CNBC Business show On the Money with Maria Bartiromo

In her career spanning over two decades, she has hosted several TV shows such as The Business of Innovation, Closing Bell, Market Wrap, and Business Center. As her face closely resembles Sophia Loren, she is often nicknamed “Money Honey” & “Econo Babe” by the stock exchange traders. 

Maria Bartiromo With Multiple Awards in the Bag!

Maria Bartiromo is a journalist with multiple award-winning! She took home two Emmys: first for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in 2008 & second for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in 2009, and a Gracie Award for Outstanding Documentary in 2008.

Maria Bartiromo at New York City Spring Gala in 2004
Maria Bartiromo at New York City Spring Gala in 2004

Moreover, the versatile woman also holds the record of being the first woman to be inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame Class in 2011. In 2009, the Financial Times named her one of the “50 Faces That Shaped the Decade”.

Maria has interviewed some famous and powerful personalities! Such as President-elect Donald Trump, Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox, late singer Prince, American Politician Dannel Malloy etc. Moreover, Maria has been influential with her tough attitude, skilled anchoring, and quick-witted intelligence.

As an appreciation for her productive and influential contribution to the journalism field, she received Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Award in 1997, presented by the Coalition Of Italo-American Associations. Likewise, she received the Lincoln Statue Award in 2004, presented by The Union League Of Philadelphia.

Net Worth and More

Maria Bartiromo is a host of Mornings with Maria and serves as Global Market editor for Fox Business Network. Reports have it that she was receiving paychecks of $4 million while at CNBC. Currently, her annual salary at FBN is perhaps $2-3 million. Maria holds an estimated net worth of $22 million.    

The first journalist to report live from the floor of NYSE, Maria is also a bestselling author. She has released three books, including Use the News: How to separSeparateNoise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy, The 10 Laws of Enduring Success and The Weekend That Changed Wall Street.

The pioneering journalist has also been a part of the pop culture! Furthermore, Maria became known for her cameos in a few motion picture films, playing herself in Arbitrage and Wall Street Two. Joey Ramone wrote a song about her entitled Maria Bartiromo in 1999, which remains included on his first album.