In 2005, Degen got married to Jonas Max Ferris. Jonas full name is Jonas Max Ferris and he is well known in the world as a producer. As a married couple, they adopted Chihuahua named Ramon. Besides this married life, she has not been involved in any kind of extra affairs.
After the completion of her high school education from some high school in Virginia, Degen joined Wake Forest University. She also finally completed her undergraduate degree from there in Art History. She began her professional career in 1996. She joined Institutional Investor's Newsletter Division and began serving them as a financial journalist. She then joined FOX Business Channel. During her early days, she co-hosted the show, Markets Now. The actual figure about her salary is unknown however, her net worth is said to be around 5 million US Dollars.