Sharon Epperson Biography
Sharon Epperson is an American Personal Finance Expert, Multimedia Journalist, Adjunct Professor as well as a Motivational Speaker who currently serves as a
Sharon Epperson Awards
Throughout her successful career journey, Sharon has won numerous awards such as;
- In 2014; she won the Alliance for Women in Media’s the Gracie Award for Outstanding Online Host for her “Financial Advisor Playbook” video series on CNBC.com,
- In 2003: she won All-Star Award from the Association of Women in Communications and Trailblazer of the Year Award from the New York Association of Black Journalists in the same year
- In 2001: the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television awarded her the Gracie Allen Award
- In 1999: Silver World Medal from the New York Festivals, an international television programming competition.
- In 1995: 1st place honors from the National Association of Black Journalists for team coverage on Time magazine’s cover story on the Nation of Islam.
Sharon Epperson Age
Sharon turned 53 years old in 2021. She was born on April 12th, 1968, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. She usually celebrates her birthday every year on April 12th. She will be turning 54 years old on April 12th, 2022. Her birth sign is Aries.
Sharon Epperson Height
She has a body height of 5 feet 8 inches which is equivalent to 1.72 meters. Her other body measurements such as body weight are currently under review.
Sharon Epperson Education
Sharon earned her high school certificate in 1986 from Pittsburgh’s Taylor Allderdice High School. She later joinedgraduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and government in 1990, and her Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 1993. During her time in college, she interned as a journalist with several prominent papers, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe.
Sharon Epperson Family, Siblings
Sharon was born on April 12th, 1968 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of Dr. David E. Epperson who served as a dean at the University of Pittsburgh and her mother, Cecelia T. Epperson, was a schoolteacher in the Pittsburgh Public School System. Her sister, Lia Epperson, works as a civil rights lawyer and law professor at American University Washington College of Law and former NAACP CEO.
Sharon Epperson Husband
Sharon married her beloved husband Christopher John Farley on August 30, 1997. He is an award-winning Jamaican-born American journalist, columnist, and author who serves as an editor of The Wall Street Journal. Together are blessed with two children and live in Westchester County, New York.
Sharon Epperson Children
Sharon and her husband are blessed with two children, a son Dylan Farley and a daughter Emma Farley. In March 2019, their daughter Emma was selected as a Youth Leader for STOMP Out Bullying.
Sharon Epperson Salary
How much does Sharon Epperson earn? Having been working as a Senior Personal Finance Correspondent, she receives a salary ranging from $162,574 to $475,483.
Sharon Epperson Net Worth
Sharon’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income mainly as a journalist and in the other businesses, she has invested in.
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Sharon Epperson Illness
In September 2016, Sharon has diagnosed with a brain aneurysm, a condition that occurs when a bulge forms in a blood vessel in the brain and fills with blood. She underwent emergency surgery, spent two weeks in the ICU, and endured months of exhaustive rehabilitation. She narrates that her mother’s oldest sister and her father passed away from brain hemorrhages. Her grandfather also passed away four months before she was born. In September 2018, she and her family established “The Sharon Epperson Chair of Research” through the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to provide grants for research on early detection and innovative treatments.
Sharon Epperson Books
Epperson is the author of the book The Big Payoff: 8 Steps Couples Can Take the Most of Their Money – And Live Richly Ever After and was a contributing writer for The Experts’ Guide To Doing Things Faster.
Sharon Epperson Residence
Sharon and her husband, Christopher John Farley, live in Westchester County, New York, with their two children.
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