Jon Fortt Biography
Jon Fortt is an American anchor who is currently working at CNBC. He serves as the co-anchor of TechCheck which airs on weekdays from 11 am to 12 pm alongside Deirdre Bosa and Julia Boorstin.
In addition, he is also the creator of the weekly segments, “On the Other Hand” on “Squawk Box” and “Working Lunch” on “Power. Previously, he served as the co-anchor of Squawk Alley. Fortt joined the CNBC team as a technology correspondent in July 2010. Furthermore, he worked at CNBC’s Silicon Valley bureau where he covered the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.
Jon created The Black Experience in America: The Course in 2020 which is an online resource for exploring history and culture. Before he joined the CNBC team, he worked at Fortune magazine where he served as a senior writer he covered large technology companies like Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft.
Furthermore, he worked at Business 2.0 magazine in 2007, where he served as a senior editor. While he worked at Business 2.0 magazine, he produced the What Works section. In addition, from 1999 to 2006, he served as the producer of the What Works section. Jon wrote and edited at the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s hometown newspaper.
In addition, he also did contribute to a number of efforts that won awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. He attended DePauw University where he graduated with a B.A. in English as a Media Fellow.
Jon Fortt Salary
Fortt earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jon Fortt Net Worth
Fortt has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Jon Fortt Age
Fortt is 46 years old as of 2022. He was born on December 12, 1976, in Long Island, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of December every year.
Jon Fortt Height and Weight
Fortt stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72m) tall and weighs 70kg (155 lbs).
Jon Fortt Family
Fortt’s mother was known as Annette Fortt. However, information about his father and siblings will be updated when available.
Jon Fortt Wife and Children
Fortt is married to Gina Chung Fortt who is a reading specialist and self-employed. She serves as an elementary educator for fourteen years. Together the couple has been blessed with two sons.
Jon Fortt Social Media Platform
Fortt is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages and he has 42k followers on Twitter 2k followers on Instagram, and 6k followers on Facebook.