Jack Cafferty

Inside Biography

Early Life

Jack Cafferty was born on December 14, 1942, and his current age is 72 years. Cafferty’s birth place is Chicago, Illinois, United States and he was raised in Chicago where he was born. Cafferty’s parents are Jean Cafferty and Tom Cafferty.

Jack Cafferty’s ethnicity is White as he belongs to Native descent and his nationality is American. His birth sign is Sagittarius. Cafferty has a brother named Terry Cafferty.


In 1960, Jack Cafferty started his television career in Reno, Nevada. Later in 1960, he appeared as the anchor of the daytime talk show "Cafferty & Company" in Kansas City. Cafferty joined WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa as an anchor and the news director for the 6 o'clock and 10 o'clock news.

 Cafferty started anchoring in Live at Five and the Scarborough-Cafferty Report and New York including Strictly Business in 1977. Cafferty served for the WNBC-TV as an anchor of Strictly Business for eleven years until 1989. After WNBC-TV, he joined WNYW-TV as an anchor for WNYW-TV's Newsline New York. 

Later in the 1990s, Cafferty worked as a business reporter and anchor at News at 10 on New York's WPIX-TV. In 2005, he joined CNN as anchor of The Situation Room, which was a CNN's weekday afternoon newscast. Cafferty also worked in CNN's weekday morning broadcast,

Personal Life

Jack Cafferty is currently single, and his sexual orientation is straight. Cafferty was married to his girlfriend Carol Cafferty in 1973, and after thirty-five years of married life, his wife died in 2008. 

Cafferty has four children with is former wife. He also has 5 grandchildren.

Cafferty has been sober since his wife death and has not been in extra martial affairs after his wife’s death. Jack Cafferty was once involved in a controversy when he told Donald Rumsfeld was a war criminal and obnoxious jerk. Cafferty currently lives in Chicago, United States of America.

Net Worth and Social Network Involvements

Jack Cafferty’s net worth and salary information are under review. According to the data, for all time Cafferty has earned a sum of 44 million dollars. He was paid $275 thousand at WNBC and $230 thousand at Live at Five. 

Cafferty has been actively an icon who has been followed on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook by several fans.

by Bchrome, 17 Mar, 2017

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