Becky Quick Biography

Updated On Mar 12, 2019 Published On Dec 17, 2015
Facts of Becky Quick
Date of Birth: 1972 , July-18
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Becky Quick
Birth Name Rebecca Quick
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Gary, Indiana
Ethnicity White/Native American
Profession Journalist
Working For CNBC
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 32-25-34
Breast Size 32
Waist size 25
Hip Size 34
Chest Size 32
Shoe Size 8
Weight in KG 58 kg
Famous for CNBC Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Peter Shay, Matt Quayle (m.2008)
Children 2 (Kyle Nathaniel Quayle and Kaylie Noelle)
Divorce Peter Shay
Education Rutgers University
Awards Times Mirror Fellowship
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Independence Day: Resurgence
TV Show Squawk Box, On the Money
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The former waitress and bartender, Becky Quick is now one of the popular TV journalists and newscaster in the United States. Becky is famous for being the co-anchorwoman of CNBC's financial news show Squawk Box and On the Money

Becky Quick Childhood, Parents, Education

Becky was born as Rebecca Quick on July 18, 1972, in Gary, Indiana, US, to American parents and grew up in Indiana, Ohio, Texas, and Oklahoma. Even though her father's name is not known, reportedly her father was a geologist while her parents had an oil producing occupation.

After Becky's family moved to Medford, New Jersey and settled there, Becky joined Rutgers University in 1989 and graduated from there in 1993. The lady is a degree holder in the Bachelors in Arts in Political Science. During her graduation, she was also awarded the Times Mirror Fellowship from the Journalism Resources Institute at Rutgers

Career Details: Hosting & Journalism 

While Becky was in her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University, she began working at The Daily Targum. She worked there as an editor for almost a year and left the job to be one of the reports and editors at the famed The Wall Street Journal for around 8 years. She started her career in 1993 and was a part of it until 2001

Since the first month of 2001, Rebecca Quick can be seen as an employee of the CNBC news channel. She has been known for being the co-anchor of the CNBC's signature morning program, Squawk Box. During her spell as an anchor, she has successfully interviewed the likes of Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and such high-profile celebrities. 

Married to husband Matt Quayle, Children

As for Becky's personal life, Becky is a married woman and living happily with her husband, Matt Quayle, executive producer of Squawk Box, tying the knot since 2008. On August 16, 2011, she became a mother for the first time giving birth to her son, Kyle Nathaniel Quayle. Several years after, in October 2016, Becky Quick gave birth to her second child, Kaylie Noelle

Before getting married to Quayle, Becky was first married to Peter Shay as they exchanged vows on 22nd January 2006. Shay was a computer programmer. The pair was together for two years and after that, they broke up with the reasons unspecified.

However, a plethora of tabloids suggest that the dissolution of their marriage is due to her extramarital affair with Quayle. 

How Much Is Her Net Worth?

The exact figure of Becky's net worth is still unknown but, it has been estimated that the American TV host has around $4 million as her total assets as of 2018. She has been earning a lucrative amount of salary for a long time from her career as a CNBC host. 

Height and Social Media

5ft 4 inches tall Becky Quick is active on Twitter where she has over 201K followers.

Becky Quick facts on timeline

Born in Gary, Indiana

July 18 , 1972

Born as Rebecca Quick in Gary, Indiana, United States of America to American parents, Becky was raised in Indiana, Texas, and Oklahoma. She is an American and is of white ethnicity. 

Graduated from Rutgers University


After completing her high school graduation, she joined Rutgers University. She also won the Times Mirror Fellowship from the Journalism Resources Institute at Rutgers. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1993

Played an important role to launch The Wall Street Journal paper's website


While Becky was pursuing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at Rutgers University, she began working at The Daily Targum as an editor-in-chief. She also played an important role to launch The Wall Street Journal paper’s website. 

Married to Peter Shay

January 22 , 2006

On 22nd of January 2006, Becky got married to Peter Shay. Peter Shay is a computer programmer. This married life was finally dissolved in 2008. The actual reason that dissolved this married life is rumored to be her extra affairs.

Married to Matthew Quayle


It seems like Becky's extra affairs with Matthew Quayle was the main reason that dissolved her first married life. As soon as she got divorced with Peter Shay, she got married to executive producer, Matthew Quayle. 

First child, Kyle Nathaniel Quayle

August 16 , 2011

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2011. After being married with Matthew Quayle for about three year, she became pregnant with her first child and she finally welcomed a son on 16th of August and they named him Kyle Nathaniel Quayle. 

Joined CNBC


She began her professional career from The Wall Street Journal. There she covered all the retail and e-commerce industry topics. After being there for about half a decade, she finally joined CNBC with the start of 2001.

Hosted Warren Buffett: The Billionaire Next Door


She is popular for taking interview with three U.S. presidents. She is also famous for being the co-anchorwoman of CNBC's financial news shows Squawk Box and On the Money.  She also hosted Warren Buffett: The Billionaire Next Door Going Global in 2007