Gerri Willis Biography

Updated On Aug 12, 2018 Published On Aug 17, 2015
Facts of Gerri Willis
Date of Birth: 1959 , August-14
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Name Gerri Willis
Birth Name Gerri Willis
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Spruce Pine in North Carolina.
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Fox Business Network
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $550,000
Married Yes
Married to David Evans
Children N/A
Education Columbia Business School from where she did complete her graduate degree
Awards ‘Excellence in Retirement Saving Reporting’
TV Show Your Bottom Line, The Willis Report
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Gerri Willis 59, is a famous American television news journalist, currently working as a reporter for the Fox News Channel. She is also the former host of The Willis Report which is a daytime program on the Fox Business Network, focusing on consumer's personal finance issues.

Willis was born in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, United States of America. The attendant of Columbia Business School, Gerri graduated from the Miami University where she was a winner of famous Knight-Bagehot Fellowship. Talking about her ethnicity and nationality, she is a white American journalist for Fox network. She currently resides in Westchester County.

After completing her education, she started working for a local newspaper as a reporter. She then worked for the newspaper in Lima, Ohio. After that, she joined Crain Publications and Dow Jones.

Gerri joined the Fox Business Network in March 2010, appearing across all programming on the network where she formerly hosted The Willis Report. Currently, as per her Twitter intro, she works as a reporter for the Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel.

Other than being a show host, she is also a writer and has published two books. She is the author of two business-related books ‘Home Rich’ and another ‘The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing’. 

In concern to the personal life of Gerri Willis, she is a married woman. Gerri Willis got married to David Evans in 1994, who works in the position of researcher for Gerson Lehrman Group. In the past few months, the rumor of this pair's separation was hyped and was rumored to have difficulties in their marriage.

However, it is not official and neither Gerri nor David have confirmed about this issue and the divorce. As she maintains a private lifestyle, nothing controversial has been caught by the paparazzi yet, about her life. There is no information regarding her children as well. 

In May 2016, she announced her breast cancer diagnosis on her show The Willis Report

She is believed to be earning an annual salary of around $550,000 annum from Fox Network along with that she also receives royalties from books. As of 2018, her estimated net worth is around $2 million.

She is active on Facebook and Twitter. She has over 45.4K followers on Twitter.

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Born in Spruce Pine, North Carolina

August 14 , 1959

Gerri Willis was born in an upper middle-class family. Her place of birth is Spruce Pine, North Carolina, United States of America. She completed her schooling there and after that went to Miami University located in Oxford, Ohio for further studies in the field of Journalism.

Joined Fox Business Network

2010

In March 2010, Gerri Willis started working with Fox Business Network (FBN). There she is an anchor and personal finance reporter for the network. Willis hosts the program ‘The Willis Report’ discussing political and financial affairs. 

Received Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting

2001

In 2001, Willis received the 2001's Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award, which is bestowed by the American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation. She has also been nominated for various other awards for her excellent reporting.
 

Announced her diagnosis with Breast Cancer

2016

Gerri Willis made the limelight after she revealed that she was daignosed with breast cancer in May 2016, via her show.

Net worth $2 million

2018

Gerri Willis has kept the most of her property detials undisclosed, though it is alleged that her annual salary from Fox News Channel is around $550,000. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of  $2 million along with her revenues from her books.