Rick Santelli CNBC, Age, Height, Wife, Illness, Tea Party, Salary, and Net Worth

Rick Santelli Bio | Wiki

Rick Santelli is an American journalist working as an On-Air Editor for CNBC. He also regularly contributes to Squawk on the Street. Rick’s remarks have been associated with the formation of Tea Party Movement through a statement he made on February 19,2009. Before joining CNBC, he was working as the Vice President at Sanwa Futures, L.L.C.

Rick Santelli Age

He was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States on July 6, 1956. Rick is 67 years old.

Rick Santelli Height

He is a man of average stature. Rick has a height of 5 ft 6 in ( approx. 1.68m ).

Rick Santelli Family

He is a local of Chicago, IL, in the U.S. Both his paternal and maternal grandparents immigrated to the USA from Italy. Rick was born near a Chicago old Italian Neighborhood known as Taylor Street. However, his family moved to Lombard, IL, when he was six years old.

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Rick Santelli Wife

He is married to his lovely wife Terri Santelli. Rick and his wife are proud parents of three all-grown-up daughters Juliet, Alyssa, and Lauren. In October 2015, Rick bought a Prairie-style house for $730,000 in west Suburban Wayne where he has been residing with his wife and three daughters. 

Rick Santelli Daughter

Rick is a proud father of three daughters, Juliet, Alyssa, and Lauren. He shares his daughters with his wife Terri Santelli. In August 2014, he had one of his daughters douse him in ice water to complete ALS ice bucket challenge. In addition, his daughter Alyssa exchanged her wedding vows with her husband Alexander Klco in January 2021.

Rick Santelli Education

He received his high school diploma in Villa Park, Illinois from Willowbrook High School. Rick later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign where he received a Bachelor of Science in economics in 1979.

Cnbc Rick Santelli

Currently, Rick works for CNBC as an On-Air editor for CNBC since June 1999. At CNBC, he reports live from the floor of Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Rick’s coverage mainly focuses on Federal Reserve, interest rates, and foreign exchange. As a veteran financial executive and trader, he has provided live reports in print and on local and national radio as well as television. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999, Rick was working at Sanwa Futures, L.L.C. on working on Institutional Financial Futures and Options.

At Sanwa, he was a Vice President handling hedge accounts for a variety of futures related products and institutional trading. Formerly, Rick was vice president of Institutional Futures and Options at Rand Financial Services Inc. He also worked for Derivative Products Group of Geldermann Inc. as a managing director.

Previously, he worked for the Chicago Board of Trade for Drexel, Burnham, Lambert where he was the vice president in charge of Interest Rate Futures and Options. Rick began his career in 1979 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as a trader and order-filler in a variety of markets such as lumber, DCs, Livestock, foreign currencies, T-bills, and gold.

Some of Rick’s colleagues at CNBC include:

Kate Rooney – tech reporter.

Kelly Evans – anchor.

Melissa Lee – host.

Steve Liesman – senior economics reporter.

Tyler Mathisen – host.

Diana Olick – real estate correspondent.

Rick Santelli Illness | Health Problems

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, there were series of stock declines due to the fears of the virus. On March 5, 2020, during a live broadcast, Rick stated that may be it was better if everybody was infected with the virus so that it would be over quicker and stop wrecking the economy. These comments did not sit well with many viewers. However, he subsequently apologized for his remarks on managing the virus. Although, there is no information suggesting that Rick has any illness or any health related problems.

Rick Santelli Tea Party

In February 2019, Rick drew attention to his remarks made on the the Homeowners Affordability and Stability Plan while broadcasting from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In addition, he accused the government for ‘promoting bad behavior’ and subsequently raised a possibility of’ Chicago Tea Party’. Rick’s Tea Party comment was accredited by some for being a catalyst for the Tea Party movement as a national phenomenon.

Mike Santelli Related To Rick Santelli

Despite Rick being a well-renowned finance executive and trader, he has not disclosed whether he has any siblings. Therefore, making it difficult to fathom whether he is related to Mike Santelli or they just happen to have the same Surname.

Rick Santelli Inflation

In September 2022, Rick stated that the debt and spending agenda of President Biden was to blame for the continued high levels of inflation. 

Rick Santelli Salary | Cnbc Salary

He works for CNBC as an on-air editor. Rick’s salary is $110,000 annually.

Rick Santelli Net Worth

He has been working as an on-air editor, trader, and finance executive for at least two and a half decades. Therefore, it goes undisputed that Rick has been able to cumulate a decent fortune over the years with no doubt whatsoever.  Rick’s net worth is $2.5 million.

Where Has Rick Santelli Been

As of 2015, Rick has been living in Wayne, Illinois together with his wife Terri and his three daughters.

What Happened To Rick Santelli 

In March 2020, Rick received backlash comments from the viewers after he remarks on Covid-19 that it would be better if everybody was infected with it so it will over quicker to cease wrecking the economy. However, he has since apologized for his remarks.

How Old Is Rick Santelli

Rick is 67 years old. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States on July 6, 1956.

Rick Santelli Social Media Handle

Twitter: @RickSantelli

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