Neil Cavuto Profile
Neil Cavuto is an American News Anchor/Reporter and Host working for FOX Business Network (FBN) and FOX News Channel (FNC). He joined FNC in August 1996.
Neil Cavuto Education
Cavuto graduated from Immaculate High School and then attended St. Bonaventure University. He graduated from the university in the year 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication. Cavuto is also a proud 1982 graduate of American University where he obtained a Master’s degree in International Affairs. While attending high school he was the manager of a fish and chips restaurant.
Neil Cavuto Career
Cavuto serves at FOX Business Network (FBN) and FOX News Channel (FNC) as a Managing Editor of Business News, Anchor, and Senior Vice President. He anchors FNC’s programs, “CAVUTO Live” which airs every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and “Your World with Neil Cavuto” which airs from Monday to Friday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Also, he anchors FBN’s program, “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” which airs from Monday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Cavuto is also responsible for overseeing business news content for both FBN and FNC and leading special events coverage for FBN. He has been with FBN since it was launched in the year 2007.
Cavuto mainly focuses on the intersection of politics and business. He has interviewed key policymakers and industry titans, including Bernard Marcus and Ken Langone (Home Depot founders), Mark Cuban (billionaire businessman), President Barack Obama, and many others. He has worked as a contributor to the network’s coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In early 2022, he served as a host of a town hall, ‘Inflation In America’ on his FBN program “Cavuto: Coast to Coast.”
Over the years with FBN, he has been responsible for leading all of the network’s election reports, including the 2020 marathon election night special coverage. His FBN special on the midterm elections in the year 2018 was FBN’s best-performing midterm coverage ever in history. Cavuto led the network’s 2016 election coverage, which earned the FBN the highest-rated ever. He and FBN’s Maria Bartiromo were responsible for moderating the network’s inaugural Republican presidential primary debate in November 2015.
Before joining FNC, Cavuto served at CNBC as a host and anchor for over 3 hours of live daily programming, including “Market Wrap,” CNBC’s highest-rated show. Cavuto also contributed to NBC News at Sunrise and NBC’s Today Show. Before going to CNBC, he worked for PBS Television’s Nightly Business Report as the New York Bureau Chief. Also, at the same time, he worked for Investment Age Magazine as a Washington Bureau Chief.
Quick Facts About Neil Cavuto
|Age||64 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$22 Million – $28 Million|
Cavuto has reported on major political and business stories such as the 2008 financial meltdown, the 9/11 – September 11, 2001 attacks, Persian Gulf Wars, and the 1987 stock market crash. He has covered significant corporate scandals from Enron to Tyco and the economic policies of the presidents of America since Jimmy Carter. During the administration of Pres. Jimmy Carter, Cavuto worked as a White House intern.
Cavuto has been named “the very soul” of FBN by MarketWatch, and the “best interviewer in broadcast business news” by The Wall Street Journal. He was also named “the best interviewer on television, period” by James Glassman (financial author). Additionally, ADWEEK named him among the “Most Impactful television Newsers of the Past one and a half decades,” in January 2019.
Neil Cavuto Age
Cavuto is 64 years old as of 2022. He was born on September 22, 1958, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 22nd of September every year.
Neil Cavuto Height
Cavuto stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Neil Cavuto Family
Cavuto was born to his loving parents, Kathleen T. (mother) and Patrick “Pat” Cavuto (father). His dad worked as a can company sales executive and was of Italian descent. Cavuto’s mom was a United Nations staffer and homemaker and was of Irish ancestry. Cavuto grew up in Danbury, Connecticut. Information regarding Cavuto’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Neil Cavuto Wife
Cavuto is married to his lovely spouse, Mary Fulling. They tied the knot on October 15, 1983. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children, whose names are currently under review. The family resides in Mendham Borough, New Jersey. Cavuto likes spending his spare time with his wife, as well as his kids.
Neil Cavuto Salary
Being one of the top journalists for FOX Business Network (FBN) and FOX News Channel (FNC), he earns an annual salary of $7 Million.
Neil Cavuto Net Worth
Cavuto has an estimated net worth of between $22 Million – $28 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Host.
Neil Cavuto Books / Author
Other than being a journalist, Cavuto is also an author of 2 books, “Your Money or Your Life. New York” (2005) and “More Than Money. New York” (2004), which she published with the publishing company, HarperCollins.
Neil Cavuto COVID-19
On October 19, 2021, Cavuto revealed that he had undergone a diagnosis of COVID-19. He missed his usual news show that same afternoon. In a statement shared by Fox News Media, he stated that he was stunned by the doctors’ news that he was lucky because it would be a far more dire situation if he had not gotten vaccinated, and with all his medical issues. Cavuto made an announcement that he had once more been diagnosed with COVID-19 after he returned to the airwaves in February of 2022. He said that the doctors diagnosed it as ‘Covid pneumonia.’ He urged people to get vaccinated.
Neil Cavuto Cancer / Health
Cavuto has been dealing with health issues for most of his career. He was diagnosed with a type of cancer that attacks the body’s immune system known as Hodgkin’s lymphoma, in the year 1987. At the time of the diagnosis, he just graduated from college. He underwent chemotherapy and radiation. After a decade from his initial diagnosis, he started experiencing symptoms again. He says that he was falling and stumbling, and he would wake up prickly and his legs felt like stilts. Cavuto went to his doctor and this time he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis degenerative neurological disease. He didn’t speak about this diagnosis for 4 days. He is currently battling the disease while continuing with his career.
Neil Cavuto FOX Business Network (FBN)
At FOX Business Network (FBN) Cavuto works alongside;
- Madison Alworth
- David Asman
- Gerry Baker
- Cheryl Casone
- Jackie DeAngelis
- Jeff Flock
- Phil Flynn
- Charlie Gasparino
- Jon Hilsenrath
- Lydia Hu
- Lisa Kennedy Montgomery
- Larry Kudlow
- Edward Lawrence
- Susan Li