Kelly Evans is one of the recognizable faces on CNBC who appears as a co-anchor on Closing Bell. She is an American Journalist and reporter who honed her skills at The Wall Street Journal.
Kelly Evans played lacrosse as a high school student
Born on July 17, 1985, in Lexington, Virginia was raised near the Blue Ridge Mountains by her father, David Evans. Kelly Evans completed her high school from Rockbridge High School, where she earned eight letters in lacrosse, cross country, and track. Following her achievement, she was placed 8th at the Cross-country state championship in her sophomore year in high school.
Evans graduated from the Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia with great praise and a bachelor’s degree in business journalism. She was also a recipient of George Washington Honor Scholarship.
Kelly Evans launched her career from The Wall Street Journal
Kelly Evans kick-started her career as a Journalist covering finance and real estate at The Wall Street Journal. She wrote columns such as Ahead of the Tapes, Heard on the Street over the years for The Wall Street Journal.
Kelly joined CNBC in May 2012 and was compared to former CNBC host Erin Burnett, who left CNBC to host a news program on CNN. Kelly was initially hired at CNBC Europe’s London, England headquarters.
She was a moderator for 2012 Republican Primary debate which was held in Myrtle Beach, South California and also moderated James Carville versus Ann Coulter debate as a part of the 25th annual mock convention held in her university. It was in 2013 when Kelly joined CNBC’s New Jersey headquarters.
Never married Kelly Evans was once rumored to have a secret husband
Kelly is a low key person, as news about her personal life hasn’t escaped into the tabloids. She is supposedly single as she has failed to mention details on her current boyfriend or husband.
However, back in 2014, a random person on tweeted Kelly Evans which fueled the rumor that she had married and had children with her unrevealed husband.
|Birthday||July 17, 1985|
|Age||35 Years Old|