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Date of Birth: 1954 , February-15
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name David Asman
Father Robert Asman
Mother Ann Asman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hollis, New York
Ethnicity Scottish
Profession Host & anchor
Working For FNC's Fox Business Network
Net Worth $2 million
Salary 6-digit figure
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Marta Cecilia Asman (m. 1989)
Children 2
Divorce No
Education Marlboro College, Northwestern University
Awards 1986 IAPA Tom Wallace Award
Online Presence Twitter

Quick Timeline of David Asman

1954 Born To TV Producer Father
1978 Graduated from Northwestern University
1983 Journalism Career at The Wall Street Journal
1997 Joined Fox News Channel
1989 Exchanged vows with Marta Cecilia Asman
2020 Net Worth In Millions

Detail Timeline of David Asman

February 15 , 1954

Born To TV Producer Father

David Asman was born in Hollis, New York to the late Robert Asman and Ann Asman. His father died in 2017. He grew up in Washinton D.C & later returned to New York.


Graduated from Northwestern University

After attending Marlboro College in Vermont, Asman went to Northwestern University in Illinois, Chicago & graduated in 1978 with Master’s Degree in Education.


Journalism Career at The Wall Street Journal

Having worked as an editor for Prospect Magazine, David joined The Wall Street Journal in 1983 & covered articles for Latin America. In1995, he was promoted to editor for editorial features of WSJ.


Joined Fox News Channel

David Asman joined Fox News Channel in 1997 & worked as a host/anchor of Fox News Live and Forbes on Fox. Currently, Asman works for Fox Business Network since 2007 & is the host of FBN's Bulls and Bears.

February 15 , 1989

Exchanged vows with Marta Cecilia Asman

David is a happily married man & enjoys a 3 decade-long relationship with wife Marta Cecilia Asman. They met in 1988 & married after a year of dating in 1989. Together, they share a daughter Kristina. David's stepson Felipe was a U.S. Marine.




Net Worth In Millions

As of October 2020, David Asman has a net worth of $2 million & lives in Manhattan. While at WSJ during the 80s & late 90s, he earned $35,000 annually while his salary in Fox News is hundreds of thousand dollars per year.


David Asman, a Fox News personality joined the network in 1997 and is associated with the channel ever since. In 2007, Asman joined Fox Business Network as an anchor & currently hosts the post-market program Bulls & Bears. Formerly, Asman was an anchor of Fox News Live (1997- 2005) and hosted Forbes on Fox (2002- 2018).

Prior to FNC, the Northwestern University graduate already had a 12 years stint at The Wall Street Journal; became an editor of its editorial page starting in 1995. The 1986 IAPA Tom Wallace Award winner is the editor of the book The Wall Street Journal on Management: Adding Value Through Synergy.

Born In New York: Education & Early Career

Asman was born on February 15, 1964, in Hollis, New York, the USA, to Robert Asman and Ann Asman. His father, a TV producer died on December 1, 2017. An American by nationality, David is of Scottish descent.

Raised in Washington D.C, David later went to Chicago & studied at Marlboro College. After graduation, he enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois & obtained a Master’s Degree in education in 1978. As a University student, he was a junior high school math teacher.

As for a fact, David's first-ever job was a short-order cook.

How Old Is David Asman Now?

The Fox Business Network host David is 63 years old in October 2020.

Professional Career Journey

Following graduation from University, Asman joined Prospect Magazine as an assistant editor in 1978 & was promoted to the executive editor within a year. Moreover, George Gilder' hired him to star an economic journal for the Manhattan Institute in 1980.

Thereafter, in 1983, Davd began to work in The Wall Street Journal, where he would cover for Latin America for 12 years. Throughout the 80s, David Asman wrote over 100 articles & got recognition by Inter-American Press Association; he received the 1986 Inter American Press Association's (IAPA) Tom Wallace Award and Daily Gleaner Award (in 1992 & 1995).

At the beginning of 1995, he became an editor for editorial features of WSJ & worked for the next 2 years.

Joined Fox News Channel 

In 1997, David joined the Fox News Channel and co-anchored the news talk TV-program Fox News Live from 1997 to 2002. Thereafter, he hosted the channel's business analysis program Forbes on Fox for 16 years (2002- 2018). Moreover, he became the head of FNC's documentary unit in 2005 & hosted Fox News special series Global Warming: The Debate Continues and U.N. Blood Money.

While at Fox News Channel, he interviewed many famous personalities including former  U.S. President George W. Bush, running-President Donald Trump, Sarah, Duchess of York, Stan Lee, Rupert MurdochChuck Norris, and Steve Forbes.

David Asman, in September 2007, joined FNC's sister network Fox Business Network and currently hosts Bulls & Bears (2018- Present) replacing Dagen McDowell. Since 2008, he is co-anchor of After the Bell and has already worked in its TV program Power and Money (2011) and America's Nightly Scoreboard( (2007-2011)

Lives With Wife Marta Cecilia Asman: Do They Have Children?

The FBN's Bulls & Bears host is happily married & enjoys a marital relationship of over 3 decades with his wife Marta Cecilia Asman. After a year of dating, the duo exchanged vows on February 15, 1989, & shares a daughter Kristiana Asman (born on July 18, 1992).

From Marta's previous relationship, David fathered a stepson Felipe who was a U.S. Marine & served during the Iraq War. Currently, Asman and his wife live in Manhattan, New York.

David CAPTION: David Asman and his wife Marta SOURCE: Fox News

Reportedly, David Asman met his wife during his visit to Central America. During the mid-80s, while working for WSJ, Asman traveled to Central America where he met in and out of prison lawyer Roger Guevara, who stood for human rights. Soon, they became good friends; in 1998, during a dinner, Guevara introduced Marta to David & the duo began dating soon after.

The Fox News personality is not active on Instagram, but is an avid user of Twitter; joined in June 2013 & has 16.6K followers in late 2020.

How Much Is David Asman's Net Worth?

Turned professional in journalism in 1978, Asman's career of over 4 decades indeed grabbed him a considerable fortune & along with fame. In October 2020, David has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Reportedly, while at The Wall Street Journal, he earned $35,000 per year & since 1997, he works for Fox News Channel (joined its sister channel Fox Business Network in 2007).

As per online sources, David collects a salary in the 6-digit figure from Fox News. On average, an anchor in the Fox News grabs a payroll of $74,000 annually.