Jon Fortt Biography
Jon Fortt Age
Jon turned 45 years old in 2021, being born on December 12th, 1976 in Long Island, New York, in the United States of America. He usually celebrates his birthday every year on December 12th.
Jon Fortt Height
Jon has a body height of 5 feet 7 inches which is equivalent to 1.7 meters. His other body measurements such as his body weight are currently under review.
Jon Fortt Education
Jon earned his high school certificate in 1994 from Montgomery Blair High School, where as president of the Student Government Association in the 1993 to 1994 school year. He was among the students who organized protests to push the county to build a new school in its current location, then known as the Kay tract. In his senior year, he won the Knight-Ridder Minority Journalism Scholarship. He afterward enrolled at DePauw University in August 1994, where he was part of the Media Fellows honors program. There he worked at The DePauw student newspaper and became editor. He graduated in May 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing.
Jon Fortt Family, Siblings
Jon was born on December 12th, 1976 in Long Island, New York, in the United States of America. After a period of time, his family relocated to Washington, D.C. He is the son of John Fortt and Annette Fortt. His father worked as an architect before becoming a United Church of Christ minister, while his mother is a Pratt Institute-trained artist and teacher. He grew up alongside his two brothers namely Tavia and Steven.
Jon Fortt Wife
Jon is a married man. He is the husband of Gina Chung Fortt whom he married through a wedding ceremony on 30th December 2006. His wife works as a self-employed and as a reading specialist. Together are blessed with two children namely Nathan Fortt born in 2009 and Benjamin Fort who was born in 2011
Jon Fortt Children
Jon together with his wife Gina Chung Fortt parents two children, namely; Nathan Fortt born in 2009, and Benjamin Fortt who was born in 2011
Jon Fortt Salary
How much does Jon Fortt earn? Having been working as a CNBC Anchor, he receives an average salary of $525,000, ranging from $500,000 to $550,000. CNBC Anchor salaries are collected from government agencies and companies. Each salary is associated with a real job position.
Jon Fortt Net Worth
Jon’s net worth is estimated to be $15 Million as of 2022. He has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a journalist and in the other businesses he has invested in.
Jon Fortt is an American journalist who serves as the Co-Anchor of CNBC’s TechCheck (formerly Squawk Alley) on weekday mornings at 11 ET/8 PT. She occupied this position on November 2013 whereby, he covers technology and innovation from CNBC Global Headquarters. He joined this network in July 2021 initially as a Technology Correspondent covering technology and innovation from Silicon Valley.
In November 2016, he became the Creator, Executive Producer, and Host of Fortt Knox whereby he interviewed and covered breaking-news insights from the highest achievers from business, entertainment, philanthropy, and sport. In 2020, he created a weekly segment on Squawk Box called On the Other Hand, in which he argued two sides of a contentious business issue to illuminate the facts. He as well created a weekly segment on Power Lunch in 2021 called Working Lunch, in which he used Fortt Knox interviews to introduce viewers to the personality and outlook of a founder or CEO.
Jon also works as an Advisory Council Member for Ward Infinity in Sibley Memorial Hospital since May 2021. The Ward Infinity Advisory Council consists of civic leaders who offer Sibley strategic advice on amplifying impact while honoring the values of community residents and leaders. Additionally, he works as a Board Member for National Summer Learning Association
Before joining CNBC, he had served as a senior writer for Fortune magazine for a period of almost three years since September 2007, where he covered both large technology companies— such as Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft—and trends, including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution. Prior to joining Fortune, Fortt was a senior editor at Business 2.0 magazine where he produced the “What Works” section. From 1999 to 2006, Fortt wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s hometown newspaper. There he contributed to several efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Jon Fortt Residence
Jon is a resident of New York City.
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