Who is Gerri Willis?
Gerri Willis is an American television journalist. She is a personal finance reporter and anchor for Fox Business Network (FBN). She previously served as the host of Fox Business’ midday program The Willis Report, which focused on consumer and personal finance concerns.
Before working for FBN, Willis was the personal finance editor for CNN Business News. She also served as the host of the weekly half-hour show “Your Bottom Line,” which highlighted methods to save money for Americans and how the economy affects personal finances.
Gerri Willis Age
Willis is currently 64 years old. She was born on August 14, 1959, in Spruce, North Carolina, USA.
Gerri Willis Education
Willis graduated from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and government. She is also a graduate of Columbia Business School.
Gerri Willis Height
The FOX Business journalist stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Gerri Willis Husband / Children
Willis married her husband, David Evans on June 11, 1994. The couple will mark their 30th wedding anniversary in June 2024. The couple has no children of their own.
Gerri Willis Health
Willis revealed in May 2016 that she had been diagnosed with cancer after spotting an irregularity and visiting her doctor in April. She said about a year later that coping with cancer has been an absolute blessing and has helped her rediscover the faith she once held dear.
The Fox Business journalist underwent a mastectomy in October 2017, followed by four months of chemotherapy and five weeks of daily radiation therapy.
That same month, she revealed that she had been in remission since the beginning of the year in an interview with Westchester Magazine. Willis would take a leave of absence while having surgery to remove pre-cancer cells, as reported on January 28, 2020.
Gerri Willis Fox Business
Willis worked as the personal finance editor for CNN before joining Fox Business. She hosted a weekly half-hour program called Your Bottom Line that discussed methods to save money for Americans and how the economy affects personal finances.
She also worked for CNN Business News, a unit of CNN Worldwide that creates business news for CNN/U.S., CNN International, Headline News, CNN Airport Network, CNNRadio, and the website CNN/Money.com.
Willis provided viewers with life-improvement advice in her daily “Gerri’s Top Tips” program while serving as personal finance editor. Her monthly piece, “Home Economics,” first appeared in Money magazine.
According to our research, Willis served as Smart Money magazine’s senior financial correspondent before joining CNN Business News in March 2003.
Willis picked up the 2001 Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award from the Investment Company Institute’s Education Foundation and the American University School of Communication.
Gerri Willis Salary
Willis earns approximately $210,000. Her wages have increased significantly over the years that she has worked in mainstream media.
Gerri Willis’ Net Worth
The Fox Business journalist has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. She has been able to build her wealth thanks to her career as a journalist.