Gerri Willis Biography
|Date of Birth:||1959 , August-14|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Gerri Willis|
|Birth Place/City||Spruce Pine in North Carolina.|
|Working For||Fox Business Network|
|Married to||David Evans|
|Education||Columbia Business School from where she did complete her graduate degree|
|Awards||‘Excellence in Retirement Saving Reporting’|
|TV Show||“Your Bottom Line”|
Gerri Willis is a host and a television news journalist. She is widely recognized as a former host of a daytime program on the Fox Business Network, The Willis Report. She was honored by several awards in her career. Before joining FBN, she worked the personal finance editor for CNN hosting a weekly half-hour program titled "Your Bottom Line", which focused on ways to save Americans money and the economy's effects on personal finance.
She has been married to David Evans since 1994. announced her breast cancer diagnosis in May 2016, after discovering an abnormality and seeing her physician in April 2016. She later indicated that dealing with cancer has been a blessing, and has reconnected her with her faith.
Early Life And Education Of Gerri Willis
Gerri Willis was born on August 14, 1959, in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, U.S. She was born and raised in Spruce Pine in North Carolina. She holds an American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
She completed her schooling there and after that went to Miami University located in Oxford, Ohio. She is one of the recipients of the Knight-Bagehot fellowship. She attended Columbia Business School at Miami University.
In the beginning, she started working for a local newspaper after college as a reporter. Then she worked for the newspaper in Lima, Ohio. After that, she joined Crain Publications and Dow Jones.
During her college days she was mostly interested towards the job of political correspondent but eventually, after working in the media she was drawn to journalism. She switched to television later on in different positions.
Gerri Willis' Career
Firstly, she worked for CNN as a finance editor. She also did hosting of the program Open House and Your Bottom Line. On those programs, she gives information related to business and economy.
Discussing preventive ways to save individual finance and save from the effect of national economy and money, she is helping people in a sector of an economy. She has also worked for the magazine called Smart Money in the position of a financial reporter at the top level.
Started working for Fox Business Network from 2010, she hosts the program ‘The Willis Report’ discussing political and financial affairs. Because of her experience and talent, she has been paid an impressive salary and she always likes to keep her profile low.
Gerri Willis' Personal Life
Willis is a married woman. She is married to David Evans, a researcher of Gerson Lehrman group. She has a charm of a young woman even though she is already in her early fifties. She is very passionate and dedicated towards her work that she wants to give her best in each and every show. Because of her confidence and positive attitude, she is loved by many of her fans.
People think that the secret behind her beauty is because of surgery. But they all are proven wrong and her beautiful looks are natural has been assured.
For the show, she wears short skirts and tight dresses showing her beautiful and sexy pair of legs. She has a beautiful body with a professional attitude. She stands tall with a height of 1.83 meters and gives information about the corporate world in different styles. She is currently working for Fox News Channel.
However, neither Gerri nor David have confirmed this issue and the divorce. She is a very private person. She likes to keep her personal life separate so there is no information regarding her children.
She is also a writer and has published two books. The books are business books one is ‘Home Rich’ and another ‘The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing’. She has been awarded several awards in her career.
She received the title of ‘Excellence in Retirement Saving Reporting’ by the ‘American University of School of Communication. She was also honored by the ‘Investment Company Institute’s Education Foundation’.
Gerri Willis' Net Worth And Salary
Gerri Willis' net worth is $2 million at present. She has earned an enormous amount of salary working at CNN, as the journalists at CNN are paid $88,112-$94,881. She is worked Fox Business News and CNN. She is the author of two business books, "The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing" and "Home Rich."
She won the Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award in 2001, which is bestowed by the American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation.
She is active on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. She has a huge number of fan followers on her Twitter account.