Steve Liesman CNBC, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Education, Band, Salary, and Net Worth

Steve Liesman Bio | Wiki

Steve Liesman is an American financial journalist working for CNBC as a senior economics reporter. At CNBC, he also makes regular appearances on Squawk Box as well as other business programs on the network. Apart from working as a reporter, Steve is also an amateur guitarist who plays regularly in a Grateful Dead cover band known as Stella’s Blue Band. Before joining CNBC in 2002, he was working for The Wall Street Journal as an economics reporter.

Steve Liesman Age

He was born in Bronxville, New York, in the United States on May 21, 1963. Steve is 60 years old.

Steve Liesman Height

He is a man of short stature. Steve possesses a height of 5 ft 3 in ( approx. 1.6m ).

Steve Liesman Family

He is a local of Bronxville, NY, in the USA. He is the son of his parents Late Bernice ‘Bunny’, his mother, and Late Marvin Leonard Liesman, his father. Furthermore, Steve was raised along with two brothers Paul, an engineer, and Robert an entrepreneur and Charlotte podiatrist. In addition, his father had a long, successful career in the garment industry.

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Steve Liesman Wife

He married his wife Karen Fran Dukess on November 9, 1991, in Rye, New York. Steve’s wife is an American writer who has worked a magazine publisher in Russia, newspaper reporter in Florida, and a s a speechwriter UNDP(United Nations Development Programme). Karen is also the author of The Last Book Party. In addition, Steve and his wife are proud parents of two sons Joe and Johnny born in March 2000. Johnny graduated from Bowdoin College in 2022.

Steve Liesman Education

He schooled at Edgemont Junior – Senior High School where he received his diploma. Steve later enrolled at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York where he majored in English. In addition, he also holds a master’s degree in Journalism from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

Steve Liesman Cnbc

He is currently working for CNBC as a senior economics reporter. At CNBC, Steve reports on economy including major economic indicators and the Federal Reserve. Apart from working as an economics reporter, he also appears regularly on CNBC’s Squawk Box and other business related programs. Before joining CNBC in 2002, he was working as an economics reporter for The Wall Street Journal between 1994 to 2002.

While working there, Steve provided coverage for academic research, international economies, monetary policy, and productivity. At WSJ, he also worked as a Moscow bureau chief and energy reporter. Steve was also a recipient of an Emmy for his coverage on the financial crisis. In addition, he was also part of the WSJ team that was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for stories narrating the crash of the Russian financial markets.

Before joining the Wall Street Journal, Steve was working for The Moscow Times as a business editor between 1992 to 1994. Previously, he was working for The St. Petersburg Times in Tampa, Florida. Steve also started his journalism career while working for Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Sarasota Florida as a reporter between 1987 to 1989.

Some of Steve’s colleagues at CNBC include:

Julia Boorstin – Tech and senior correspondent.

Contessa Brewer – correspondent.

Sara Eisen – co-anchor.

Sharon Epperson – reporter.

Kelly Evans – anchor.

Melissa Lee – host.

Steve Liesman Band  | Grateful Dead 

He is not only a journalist but also an amateur guitarist. Steve plays regularly in Stella Blue’s Band that specializes with Playing authentic Grateful Dead music to folks in the New York metro area. In addition, his band has performed in various fundraising events including a fundraiser to benefit Riverkeeper.

Steve Liesman Political Affiliation 

Although Steve is a well-renowned economics reporter, he has not disclosed whether he is a Democrat, Republican, or even a Liberal.

Steve Liesman Salary  | Cnbc Salary

He works for CNBC as a senior economics reporter. Steve’s salary is $120,000 annually.

Steve Liesman Net Worth | Cnbc Net Worth

He has been working as an economics reporter for more than three decades. Therefore, it goes unchallenged that Steve has been able to cumulate a decent fortune over the years. Steve’s net worth is $2 million.

How Old Is Steve Liesman

Steve is 60 years old. He was born in Bronxville, New York, in the United States on May 21, 1963.

Where Does Steve Liesman Live

Steve and his wife Karen Dukess reside near New York City together with their two sons Joe and Johnny.

Is Steve Liesman Married

Yes. Steve got married to his wife Karen Dukess on November 9, 1991. Together, the duo are proud parents of two all-grown-up sons Joe and Johnny.

Steve Liesman Social Media Handle

Twitter: @steveliesman

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