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Joe Kernen: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Joe Kernen is an American news anchor and author who is popularly known for being the co-host of the CNBC news show titled Squawk Box. He is also known by his nicknames “The Kahuna” and “The Hair.” Before joining as a news anchor, Joe started his career as a stockbroker. He has also written a few books, famous of which is Your Teacher Said What?!: Defending Our Kids from the Liberal Assault on Capitalism, which published in 2011.

Career Highlights

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Kernen completed his research on cancer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a degree in molecular biology. He started his professional career working for CNBC after Financial News Network merged with the company in 1991. Earlier, he was a full-time stockbroker and later joined the FNN. Kernen rose to fame after he co-hosted the regular talk show called Squawk Box, which aired in CNBC in 1995.

Family and Personal Life

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Joe Kernen got married to Penelope Scott Kernen in 1998. She is a former commodities trader who used to work at Short Hills, New Jersey. They first met during a CNBC show in 1996, and after dating for two years, got married in 1998 on a golf course. He is a gold lover.

Family Information
Wife/Spouse (Name):Penelope Scott (m. 1998)
Children/KidsYes (Blake Kernen)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameJoseph Richard Kernen
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)67 years
Date of BirthJanuary 6, 1956
Place of BirthCincinnati, Ohio, United States
Height1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches
Weight86 kg, 189.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$20 million
OccupationNews Anchor

Height, Weight, and Age

Joe Kernen's height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Boasting a weight of 86 kg. Being born on January 6, 1956, translates to an age of 67 years as of todays date (July 23, 2023).