Sharon Epperson Bio, Age, Height, Sister, Husband, Kids, Salary, CNBC

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Sharon Epperson Biography

Sharon Epperson is an American Personal Finance Correspondent for CNBC. Epperson is also seen on NBC News shows, Today and NBC Nightly News.

Sharon Epperson Age

Epperson was born on April 12, 1968, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. She is also 53 years old as of 2021.

Sharon Epperson Height

Epperson stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in

Sharon Epperson Family

Epperson is the daughter of her parents David E. Epperson and Cecelia T. Epperson, a retired schoolteacher in the Pittsburgh Public School System, last teaching at Lincoln Elementary School in Pittsburgh. Her grandfather was a steelworker.

Sharon Epperson Sister

Epperson has a sister called Lia Epperson, a civil rights lawyer, and law professor at American University Washington College of Law, and former NAACP CEO Ben Jealous is Sharon’s former brother-in-law.

Sharon Epperson Husband

Epperson is married to her husband Christopher John Farley, also an award-winning journalist and author, live in Westchester County, N.Y., with their two children. 

Sharon Epperson Salary

Working at CNBC News as an anchor, Epperson receives an annual average salary of $74996. 

Sharon Epperson Net Worth

Epperson has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million. Credits to her career as a News correspondent which is her primary source of income.

Sharon Epperson Education

Epperson studied at Pittsburgh’s Taylor Allderdice High School graduating in 1986 and was inducted into their alumni hall of fame in 2011. She also holds a  bachelor’s degree in sociology and government from Harvard University, a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from Carlow University in Pittsburgh.

At Harvard, Sharon joined the Lambda Upsilon chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. She has been an adjunct instructor of international affairs at Columbia University’s School of International Public Affairs since 2000.

Sharon Epperson CNBC News

Epperson is a notable American Personal Finance Correspondent for CNBC. She is also seen on NBC News shows, Today and NBC Nightly News.

Epperson has numerous industry and civic awards, including the Special Achievement Award from the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the Savvy Inspiration Award from the non-profit, financial for empowerment group Savvy Ladies.

She won an Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracie Award for Outstanding Online Host for her “Financial Advisor Playbook” video series on CNBC.com.

She has also had the chance to receive the Vanguard for her career in business and personal finance reporting from the National Urban League Guild, and the All-Star Award from the Association of Women in Communications.

Sharon has also won awards from the New York Festivals, the New York Association of Black Journalists, and the National Association of Black Journalists.

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