Scott Wapner CNBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Father, Wife, Sickness, Glasses, Salary, and Net Worth

Scott Wapner Bio | Wiki(Wikipedia)

Scott Wapner is an American journalist, anchor, and author working as the host of Fast Money Halftime Report for CNBC. Previously, he was a reporter based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey at the CNBC’s headquarters. Before joining CNBC, Scott was working in Dallas, Texas as a business reporter for KDFW-TV.

Scott Wapner Age

He was born in Laurel, Maryland, in the United States on February 13, 1969. Scott is 54 years old.

Scott Wapner Height

He is a man of average stature. Scott has a height of 5 ft 7 in ( approx. 1.7m ).

Scott Wapner Father | Parents

He is a native of Laurel, MD, in the USA. At the age of 16 years, on October 7, 1985, Scott rode in a limo with O.J Simpson. It was on a game night when Washington Redskins were playing host to the then St. Louis Cardinals. Scott’s friend, Michael had invited him to the game. However, there was only one issue, Scott’s parents would not let him drive to the game. Luckily, they rode with Ralph and Chuck, who were a few years older and self-proclaimed autograph hounds.

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Scott’s Photo

Together they waited for O.J. Simpson and Frank to come out of their hotel. He subsequently came out signing the autographs and Scott asked if they would ride together to the game. After the ride, Scott and Michael ran to the nearest pay phone to call their parents informing them of riding with O.J. However, Scott has neither disclosed the identity of his parents( father and mother), or whether he has any siblings.

Scott Wapner Wife | Spouse

Scott is a happily married man to his wife with whom he shares two sons. He and his wife reside in New Jersey together with their two children. However, due to his secretive nature, Scott has neither disclosed the identity of his wife nor his two sons.

Scott Wapner Education

He is a 1993 graduate of the University of South Florida where he received a Bachelor of arts in History.

Cnbc Scott Wapner | Halftime Report

Currently, Scott works for CNBC as the host of Fast Money Halftime Report. Before hosting Halftime Report, Scott was a reporter based in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. At CNBC, he has reported live at the the Nasdaq Markets and New York Stock Exchange where he has covered the real-time action of the global financial markets. In May 2010, Scott was reporting live during the flash crash from the New York Stock Exchange.

Furthermore, he has also reported on one-hour documentaries for CNBC including Planet of the Apps: A Handheld Revolution!, Ultimate Fighting: Fistful of Dollars, Touchdown: The Patriots and the Business of Winning, One Nation, Overweight, and Ultimate Fighting: From Blood Sport To Big Time which earned him an Emmy nomination.

The One Nation, Overweight documentary earned Scott a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalist and an award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Formerly, Scott was working as a Business reporter in Dallas, Texas for KDFW-TV. As a journalist, Scott has also worked for Associated Press Television News as a reporter based in New York City.

Some of Scott’s colleagues at CNBC include:

Pippa Stevens – reporter.

Andrew Ross Sorkin – co-anchor.

Mike Santoli– senior markets commentator.

Rick Santelli– On-air editor.

Kate Rooney– tech reporter.

Courtney Reagan– senior retail reporter.

Kate Rogers– small business and restaurant correspondent.

Scott Wapner Sickness

Although Scott had three Covid-19 vaccines administered, he contacted the virus in February 2022. Due to the sickness, Scott had an intense sore throat and he could not imagine how worse it could be without the shot.

Scott Wapner Glasses

In September 2022, CNBC’s Contributor, David Alton Clark shared a photo of Scott wearing glasses with blue flames on Twitter. Scott later mentioned he was trying something new. Although, some viewers have trolled Scott because of the glasses.

Scott Wapner Book

He is not only a journalist but also an author of the book published on April 24, 2018, titled, When the Wolves Bite: Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle. The book gives an insight of the clash of Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn, who are the two Wall Street richest, biggest, and toughest aggressive players.

Scott Wapner Cnbc Judge | Judge Wagner

Generally, Scott’s viewers and social media followers refer to him as “Judge”. This is because the first presiding Judge of People’s Court was Judge Wagner and people have always called him that.

Scott Wapner Political Affiliation

Despite being a well-renowned anchor and host of Fast Money halftime Report, Scott is yet to disclose his political affiliation.

Scott Wapner Salary | Cnbc Salary 

He works for CNBC as the host of Fast Money Halftime Report. Scott’s salary is $120,000 annually.

Scott Wapner Net Worth | CNBC Net Worth

He has been working as a Wall Street Reporter and anchor for three decades. Therefore, it goes undisputed that Scott has been able to accumulate a decent fortune over the years. Scott’s net worth is $2.5 million.

Is Scott Wapner Related To Judge Wapner

No. Although Scott and Judge Wapner share the same surname, they have no kinship ties. Judge Wapner(Joseph Albert Wapner) was an American television personality and Judge popular as the first judge of The People’s Court. Unfortunately, Judge Wagner passed on in February 2017 at the age of 97 years in LA, California.  

Why Is Scott Wapner Called Judge

CNBC viewers as well as Scott’s colleagues and social media followers have nicknamed Scott as Judge. This is because the first presiding judge of The People’s Court was known as Judge Wapner.

Who Is Scott Wapner Father

Although Scott has not disclosed the identity of his father and mother, Judge Wapner is not his father. They just share the same surname but they have no kinship ties whatsoever.

Scott Wapner Social Media Handle

Twitter: @ScottWapnerCNBC

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