The same year of her graduation, Michelle Caruso Cabrera began her professional career by joining ''Union News''. She worked as a producer for the network until June 1994. After she left the Union News Michelle, she joined the ''WTSP-TV'' as a reporter where she worked for more than four years.
Currently, Caruso is working with the CNBC network as an anchor and reporter. She joined the CNBC in October 1998 and since then she is with the company. For her work at the CNN, Michelle was honored with ''Emmy Award'' and ''Broadcaster of the Year'' by the ''National Association of Hispanic Journalists'. Along with this, Caruso is also an author. She has published a book named, ''You Know I'm Right; More Prosperity, Less Government''.
Talking about her personal life, Caruso got married to her long-term boyfriend, Paulo Lima in 1999. The husband and wife remained together for 17 years but they couldn't continue their relationship and eventually separated without citing the reason behind their divorce. As of 2017, the anchor is enjoying her singlehood.
Michelle belongs to a white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Caruso has earned a good sum from her journalism career. Besides, she receives a tremendous salary from ''CNBC'' and her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.