Eric Bolling Biography
|Date of Birth:||1963 , March-2|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 Feet 1 Inch|
|Birth Name||Eric Thomas Bolling|
|Birth Place/City||Chicago, Illinois|
|Working For||Fox News Channel|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Weight in KG||84 Kg|
|Famous for||Analyst, host, columnist, investor|
|Married to||Adrienne Bolling|
|Children||Eric Chase (1998-2017)|
Eric Bolling is an American television personality, conservative political commentator and financial analysts. He is a former Fox News anchor who served almost one decade for the network. In 2017, he was terminated from his service after numerous sexual allegations. He then joined the CRTV Network. Bolling is also a New York time best seller author. He has published two books; Wake Up America (2016) and The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It (2017). He is married to Adrienne Bolling since 1997.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Eric Bolling
Eric Bolling was born on 2 March 1963, in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America. He spent his childhood days at his hometown. He is of American nationality and White-American ethnicity. He enrolled Queen of All Saint Basilica School and later completed a high school diploma from the Loyola Academy.
Bolling then earned a BA in Economics from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. When he was Rollins College, he played baseball. In 1984, he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates. His baseball career was cut short by a torn rotator cuff injury.
Eric Bolling’s Career
Bolling was a commodities trader on the New York Mercantile Exchange before joining TV industry. He served five years as the board of directors at the NYMEX (now CME Group).
Then, he became a strategic adviser to the exchange’s board of director. His name was listed in Monthly Top 100 Traders in 2005 and 2006. In 2007, he received the Maybach Man of the Year award at the Trader Monthly Awards.
Bolling then worked for CNBC’s Fast Money. In August 2007, he left CNBC and join the new Fox Business Network as one of the network’s financial analysts. He hosted the business show Happy Hour for several years.
In June 2011, he criticized President Barack Obama’s decision to meet with Gabon's President, Ali Bongo Ondimba, in the White House. He served as a co-host of The Five on the Fox News Channel. Bolling also served as guest host on numerous popular Fox News shows like Hannity, Fox & Friends, The O’Reilly Factor, and The Glenn Beck Show.
In August 2017, Bolling began hosting his new show Fox News Specialists alongside Katherine Timpf and Eboni Williams. The show later canceled when he was fired by the Fox News after making "wildly inappropriate" comments to a female employee. In summer 2018, he joined the CRTV. As of August 2018, he is working at CRTV.
Eric Bolling's Controversy
In August 2017, Huffington Post reported that Bolling allegedly sent an unsolicited lewd text message and offensive photos to three female colleagues at Fox News. He was also accused of making wildly inappropriate comments to female employees.
Following this, Fox News suspended him and awaiting the outcome of an investigation. Eventually, a former Fox News guest Caroline Heldman said that he made several unwanted sexual advances towards her. But, his attorney Michael J. Bowe claimed that there are no such unsolicited communications occurred and he will pursue his legal remedies in response to the accusations.
Bolling filed a $50 million lawsuit against freelance writer Yashar Ali- a writer of his harassment history for Huffington Post. In September 2017, the Huffington Post reported that Bolling and Fox News had amicably parted ways.
Eric Bolling’s Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income
One of the richest journalist Eric Bolling’s net worth is $25 million as of 2019. He has accumulated such a hefty amount from his longtime journalism career. He was paid a salary of $3 million annually when he was in Fox News. He earns a hefty amount at CRTV Network.
In July 2018, the media personality took his Jersey Shore home on the market for $3.2. Bolling bought the mansion in 2005 for $2 million. The house has 75 feet of beachfront property and also features four bedrooms and four bathrooms.
Bolling is also the elite writers who has authored a book The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It which is priced $10.76 for Hardcover and $12.18 for Paperback.
Eric Bolling’s Personal Life, Married, Wife, Son, Family
Eric Bolling is a married man. He is married to Adrienne Bolling since 1997. The couple’s relationship is still going strong with the passage of time. Bolling and his wife welcomed their first child, a son named Eric Chase Bolling who sadly died on September 8, 2017, at the age of 19. The cause of his death explained by the police officials as an accidental overdose.
He and his family are Catholic. He used to go St. Patrick’s Cathedral every day to light a candle and goes to mass every Sunday. He considers himself a good friend of POTUS Donald Trump and has known him for a long time.
He also appeared in shows such as The Glenn Beck Show and Fox & Friends as a guest host. He was the co-host of the very popular show called The Five and the show is a broadcast of Fox News Channel.
Bolling was out of Fox News after sexual harassment allegation in September 2017.
His personal life is running smoothly without a hitch and it is because he is a very responsible man. He married Adrienne Bolling in the year 1997 and till now their relationship as husband and wife is going very well.
As the couple is so happy with their relationship, there is almost no chance of a divorce to occur in the near future. He does not have many children, in fact, he has only one son whose name is Eric Chase.
He has also been very active in popular social networking sites such as Twitter. He has a very impressive 261 thousand followers on Twitter and this proves how popular he has been on the site. He has already tweeted in the site more than 23.8 thousand times as he is very active on Twitter.
Eric Bolling's Age, Height, And Other Facts
- Eric Bolling's height: he has a height of 1.85m (6ft).
- Bolling age as of 2019 is 55 years.