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Jon Fortt Biography | Wiki
Jon Fortt is an American award-winning journalist, anchor and columnist currently serving as a co-anchor of CNBC’s bi-coastal tech-focused program “TechCheck” (M-F, 11 AM-12 PM ET/8 AM-9 AM PT). He previously served as a co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” show. Before joining CNBC, he worked as a senior columnist at Fortune magazine.
Jon Fortt Education
Fortt studied at Montgomery Blair High School from 1990 to 1994. After graduating from High School, he joined DePauw University in 1994 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1998.
Jon Fortt Age and Birthday
Jon is 44 years old as of 2020. He was born on December 12, 1976, in Long Island, New York, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on 12th December of every year. ALSO READ: Robert Frank
Jon Fortt Nationality | Ethnicity
Fortt holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He is of African-American ethnicity/heritage.
Jon Fortt Height
Jon stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Jon Fortt Family | Parents
Fortt was born and raised in Long Island, New York by his parents. He is the son of (father) John Fortt and (mother) Annette Fortt. His father is an architect by profession but changed to become a United Church of Christ minister, while his mother is a Pratt Institute-trained artist and teacher.
Jon Fortt Wife | Married
Fortt is currently married to his wife Gina Chung Fortt. Gina currently serves as a reading specialist and self-employed. She is an elementary educator with experience of 14 years of which 5 years specializing as a reading specialist. Information regarding when and where the couple celebrated their wedding is currently under review.
Jon Fortt Sons | Children
Fortt and his wife Gina are proud parents of two sons, Nathan and Benjamin.
Jon Fortt Salary
Fortt working as a co-anchor of CNBC’s bi-coastal tech-focused program “TechCheck” earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $250,000 – $600,000.
Jon Fortt Net Worth
Jon as an accomplished America award-winning journalist, anchor and columnist has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
Jon Fortt CNBC | Wikipedia
Jon currently serves as a co-anchor of the bi-coastal tech-focused program “TechCheck” at CNBC’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. He previously served as a co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” show. He also worked as an on-air editor at CNBC. In July 2010, Jon joined the CNBC network as a technology reporter. Working from Silicon Valley at the CNBC bureau, he has reported about companies, trends and start-ups that drive innovation in the Industry.
Fortt is the founder of Fortt Knox Youtube Channel, a digital show he started in 2016. The shows that feature 11 interviews with prominent founder, CEOs and Innovators. He also founded a website (https://forttmedia.com), exploring history and culture by the name of “The Black Experience in America.”
Before joining CNBC, he worked as a senior columnist at Fortune magazine where his reports based on both large companies including Hewlett-Packard, Cisco and Microsoft. He also covered trends including cloud computing and the smartphone revolution. Prior to Fortune magazine in 2007, he worked as a senior editor at Business 2.0 magazine. While there, he produced the “What Works” section. He also worked for San Jose Mercury News from 1999 to 2006 as a columnist and editor in Silicon Valley’s hometown newspaper. While there, through his reports he won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.