Lauren Simonetti

Inside Biography

Lauren Simonetti is an American news reporter/journalist who works for Fox Business Network (FBN). She joined FBN as a field reporter in 2007 and became a general reporter in 2011. She also hosts FBN: AM that airs at 5 AM/ET. During her tenure with FBN, she has covered major economic news events including the 2008 financial crisis, the impact of the Gulf oil spill, and the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. She was awarded the Italian-American Achievement Award by the NYPD Columbia Association in 2014.

Simonetti interviews and reports the traders and executives at the New York Stock Exchange and CME. She married satellite engineer Mark Cubrilo in 2011.

Early Life And Education Of Lauren Simonetti

Lauren Simonetti was born on October 10, 1984, in Manhattan, the United States, under the birth sign Libra. She holds an American Nationality belonging to the White-American ethnic background. 

She is the daughter of Italian American parents, Janet and Raymond Simonetti of Rossville, Staten Island, New York. The family grew up celebrating Italian American traditions including the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. 

Simonetti was born to a businessman father and a housewife mother. She was born and raised in New York with two other siblings. Lauren graduated from Columbia University. She did a Master’s Degree in arts in English along with comparative literature from Columbia University.

Simonetti did her undergraduate degree, Magna c u m laude, in English with the highest honors from George Washington University.

She is a member of the New York Financial Writer’s Association. This presidential scholar was inspired by the media world since she was very small as she used to read articles in the newspaper and aspire to be a media woman. Her dreams have proved to be true as of now.

Lauren Simonetti's Professional Career

Lauren kick-started her professional career working as the production a s sistant for “Lou Dobbs Tonight”. She then started working as a freelance a s sociate producer for CNN and CNN International. She was a news writer for CNN for two years.

Lauren was the sole business producer for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). During her tenure, she was responsible for the coverage of various economical events regarding securities investment and economic crises.

She also interviewed several investors and heads of companies regarding the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ), the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Simonetti was also responsible for field reporting for CNN.

Fox Business Network

Lauren’s next professional endeavor was being called upon the Fox Business Network. She joined FBN as a field producer in September 2007. Later, she began contributing for the channel as a financial reporter for Good Day New York, which airs in the morning in the US, as well as a general reporter for other finance-related matters since September 2011.

Simonetti has reported the entire coverage of major economic events, including the 2008 financial crisis, the bankruptcy of the Lehman Brothers, and the impact of the Gulf oil spill, the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme, as well as the IPOs of major companies including Facebook and Twitter. 

She has spent time interviewing traders and executives at the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, NYMEX, and CME.

Lauren Simonetti's Net Worth And Salary

The Fox News reporter Lauren Simonetti's net worth is $5 million at present. She has earned a decent amount of money from her prolific career.  She is paid a huge salary at the station. Her salary is expected to be around $200 thousand.

She started her career from the show, Lou Dobbs Tonight and worked as a freelancer for CNN. She also worked as an a s sociate producer for CNN and served as a news writer, field reporter, and contributor for CNN.

The wedding expenses for Lauren and her husband Mark Cubrilo were roughly around $100 thousand. Mark Cubrilo is a satellite engineer and works in Fox News Channel. Her apartment with a condo and the antique dressing table including the king-size table alone costs around $2,000.

She mostly earns her income from her journalism career. Her husband also brings a hefty amount to their home as he also works at Fox News. She gets paid around $45000 by Fox News Network for numerous events she hosts.

In May 2014, Lauren Simonetti was awarded the Italian-American Achievement Award by the NYPD Columbia Association.

Lauren Simonetti's Personal Life, Marriage, Husband

Lauren Simonetti is a married woman. She is married to Mark Cubrilo since 2011. She and Mark Cubrilo met after she joined the channel. Then, they dated a few years before they exchanged the vows. They married on October 1, 2001, in Crystal Plaza, Livingston, New Jersey.

Once the married coupled shared that, they never thought to get married anyone from the work saying;

We both said we wouldn’t date anyone from work. We made this exception, but were hesitant about that.

Their wedding was graced by their close friends and relatives in a private ceremony. They spent their honeymoon in Tanzania and Zanzibar. Simonetti shares two children with her husband. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Rae Vivian Cubrilo in October 2015. Their second child, a baby boy named Mark Jameson on 18 April 2018. 


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Her husband Mark Cubrilo is a graduate of Cliffside Park (N.J.) High School. He is a satellite engineer and field engineer with Fox News channel in Manhattan. He met his future wife while working at Fox News.

Lauren Simonetti is active on different social media sites. She regularly uses Instagram to share her motherhood and journalism profession with her fans. These days, her Instagram is filled with pictures of her two children. 

She also posts her hangouts and spare time to enjoy pictures with her friends. She is a foodie journalist and loves to taste varieties of foods. 

So Mark and Lauren seem to be doing pretty well in their marriage and interestingly, work for the same channel which is one of the plus points for their married life. 

Lauren Simonetti is quite active on social sites especially on Instagram, she has more than 19.5k+ followers on her official Instagram page. She often shared her personal and professional updates with her fans and followers. 


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I’m back to work tomorrow! ... after a wonderful #summer with these two. Any helpful hints?? @foxbusiness @fbn_am **Live at 5am** with @cherylcasone #backtowork #maternityleaveisover #bittersweet #alarmclock #herewego !!!!

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Very active in social media, Lauren is the combination of beauty and brains and that is what has exactly made her reach the height of success she is today. Her critical views, reporting skills, personality and charm, and huge viewer ratings will certainly keep placing her in the reporting business for many more years to come.

Body Measurements

  • Height: She is 5 feet 1 inch tall.
  • Age: As of 2019, she is 35 years old. 
  • Weight: She weighs 55Kg. 
  • Body Measurements: She has a perfect body measurement size of 34-26-35. 
  • Eye Color: She has blue-colored eyes which show an attractive personality. 
  • Hair Color: She has long hair with brown color.

In the below video she talks about journalism, which you should watch. 

As per the requirement of the on-screen business, Lauren manages her wardrobe pretty well and wears appropriate, slightly sexy clothing when appearing on television. 

Pictures of her are highly circulated around the web, with photos of her adorning a bikini, or swimsuit, or simply pretty clothing. Lauren’s viewer rating is huge, thus making her an integral part of the Fox News Channel, and a well-known celebrity.

by monika, 24 Jun, 2014

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