Updated: 11/03/2017 03:43 PM | First Published: 11/03/2017 03:21 PM

Lori Wachs

Ali Velshi and wife Lori Wachs

Lori Wachs is the wife of MSNBC Live anchor Ali Velshi. She has been married to the former CNN anchor since 2009. She is the president of Cross Ledge Investments LLC.



Lori Wachs Wiki: Short Biography

Lori Wachs on the set of Bloomberg News, there's a skyline behind her

Lori Wachs was born in New York City. She went to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. Majoring in finance, she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1990. 

Shortly after graduating, Lori began working at Goldman Sachs’ Equity Risk Arbitrage department. She moved to Pennsylvania two years later and joined Delaware Investments. In 1997, she became the Vice President & Portfolio Manager of the company.

She joined forces with two colleagues from Delaware Investments in 2010 to launch Cross Ledge Investments. 

Details on Lori Wachs and Ali Velshi’s marriage

Wachs met her husband Ali Velshi in 2003 when she was a guest on his CNN show. It was her first time on television. Since then, she has been regularly featured on ABC, CNBC, Bloomberg News and Fox News. 

They got married in 2009. They don’t share children of their own but Wachs has two children from a previous marriage. Wachs is Ali Velshi’s second wife.

Ali Velshi with his wife at The Public Theater's celebration of 50 years at Delacorte and Honors Al Pacino

In an interview with Philly Mag, the couple revealed that they don’t get to spend their weekdays together because of work commitments. Lori is raising her children in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania while Velshi spends most of his week in New York. 

They get together on the weekends and regularly talk on the phone. “Given our setup, it really still always feels so new. And it sounds corny, but it’s true: On Friday nights, I’m excited to get in the car and go pick him up. There’s nothing that ever feels routine about us. I feel very lucky. And we talk about that often, how lucky we feel,” said Lori.

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What’s Lori Wachs’ Twitter?

It seems Wachs isn’t much interested in social media. Her official Facebook account has been deleted and there’s no activity on her Twitter account @LoriWachs.

Name Lori Wachs
Profession Business Celebrity
Gender Female
Nationality American
Marital Status Married
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Net Worth (USD) $ 2,000,000 - Two Million US Dollars