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Jon Fortt Bio, CNBC, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

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Jon Fortt Biography

Jon Fortt is an African American in the journalism field who works for CNBC as a co-anchor of “Closing Bell: Overtime” from Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fortt joined CNBC from Fortune magazine, where he was a senior writer and covered trends including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution, as well as major technology companies like Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft. In July 2010, Fortt became a technology correspondent for CNBC.

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Jon Fortt Height

Fortt stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 7 inches

Jon Fortt Age

Fortt is 47 years old. He was born on December 12, 1976. Long Island, New York, USA. Every December 12th, Fortt celebrates his birthday annually.

Personal Life

Jon Fortt Relatives and Family

Fortt grew up on Long Island, New York, with his mother Annette and father John Fort. He keeps information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Jon Fortt Spouse and Children

Fortt is happily married to his wife, Gina Chung Fortt. The couple has been blessed with children; Nathan and Benjamin are the couple’s two kids.

Jon Fortt Education

Fortt attended DePauw University as a Media Fellow, with a B.A. in English. 

Professional Life

Jon Fortt Career

Fortt works for CNBC as a co-anchor of “Closing Bell: Overtime” from Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fortt joined CNBC from Fortune magazine, where he was a senior writer and covered trends including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution, as well as major technology companies like Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft. In July 2010, Fortt became a technology correspondent for CNBC.

He developed the weekly programs “On the Other Hand” on “Squawk Box,” a one-man discussion, and “Working Lunch” on “Power Lunch,” where he conducts in-depth interviews with CEOs who are creating headlines, like Sayta Nadella of Microsoft, Andy Jassy of Amazon, Lisa Su of AMD, and Paul Hudson of Sanofi.

Fort previously shared hosting duties for CNBC’s “TechCheck” and “Squawk Alley.” He worked as an on-air editor at CNBC’s worldwide headquarters in Englewood Cliffs before that. N.J. He joined CNBC in July 2010 as a technology correspondent. He reported from CNBC’s Silicon Valley office and covered the businesses, start-ups, and trends that are fueling the sector’s innovation.

Fortt is the creator of Fortt Knox, a digital program he established in 2016 that covers in-depth 1:1 interviews with founders, CEOs, and innovators (https://www.youtube.com/forttknox). He developed The Black Experience in America: The Course in 2020 as an online tool for learning about history and culture.

Fortt worked as a senior editor at Business 2.0 magazine, where he created the “What Works” section, before joining Fortune in 2007. Fortt worked as a writer and editor for Silicon Valley’s local newspaper, the San Jose Mercury News, from 1999 until 2006. He made contributions to various projects there that were recognized by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers with honors.

Jon Fortt Net Worth

Fortt has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist.

Jon Fortt Salary

Fortt receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which he earns working as an anchor.

Jon Fortt Social Media

Fortt has active social media platforms, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 6K on Facebook, a following of over 2986 on Instagram, and a following of over 44.7k on Twitter.

CNBC Station

At CNBC, Fortt works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Rosanna Lockwood
  2. Julia Boorstin
  3. Deirdre Bosa
  4. Morgan Brennan
  5. Contessa Brewer
  6. Dominic Chu
  7. Bertha Coombs
  8. Jim Cramer
  9. Andrea Day
  10. Sara Eisen
  11. Sharon Epperson