Gerri Willis Biography
Gerri Willis is an American journalist who serves as an anchor and personal finance correspondent for Fox Business, in New York. She started working for the news channel in March 2010 and has been there for more than ten years. She was the former host of Fox Business Network’s midday program The Willis Report.
Gerri Willis Age
Willis is 62 years old as of 2021. She was born on August 14, 1959, in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, U.S. She celebrates her birthday on the 14th of August every year.
Gerri Willis Height
She stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in ( 1.75m).
Gerri Willis Family
Willis was born and brought up in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. However, she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Willis has any siblings.
Gerri Willis Husband
Willis is happily married to the love of her life David Evans since 1994. However, she has not disclosed much information about her husband to the public yet.
Gerri Willis Net worth
Willis has an estimated net worth of $995,815 which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Gerri Willis Salary
She receives an average salary of $82,245 annually.
Gerri Willis Education
Willis graduated from the Columbia Business School where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow there.
Gerri Willis Career
In March 2010, Willis joined Fox Business Network (FBN). Willis is a network anchor and personal finance reporter. Willis previously worked for CNN Business News as the personal finance editor and hosted the weekly half-hour program “Your Bottom Line,” which focused on methods to save money and the economy’s impact on personal finance. She was a senior financial correspondent at SmartMoney magazine before joining CNN.
The American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute’s Education Foundation presented Willis with the 2001 Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award. She’s also the author of “The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing” and “Home Rich,” two business publications.
Gerri Willis Cancer
Willis was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2016, after noticing an anomaly and consulting with her doctor in April 2016. She later stated that battling cancer has been a godsend and that it has helped her reconnect with her faith. Willis stated on January 28, 2020 that she would be taking a leave of absence to undergo cancer surgery.
Gerri Willis Awards and Books
In 2001, Gerri won the Retirement Savings Reporting award. The American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute’s Education Foundation presented her with the prize. She is the author of The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing and Home Rich, two business publications.
Gerri Willis Fox News
Willis works at Fox News as an anchor and personal finance correspondent for Fox Business, in New York. She works at Fox News alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel