Liz Claman is an American journalist who is notably known for anchoring the Fox Business Network show ‘Countdown to the Closing Bell’ since 2007. After joining the network, she has conducted interviews with various top political and businessman personalities.
Previously, she has worked with the CNBC network from 1991-1988. She left the network after 3 days of the expiration of her non-compete contract clause with CNBC and joined FBN. Let us scroll down to know more details about the veteran journalist.
— Liz Claman (@LizClaman) July 8, 2019
Liz Claman: Bio, Family, Education
The veteran anchor was born on 12 December 1963, in Beverly Hills, California as Elizabeth Kate Claman. She was born to the Jewish Family originally from Canada. But her father Morris has a root of Russia while her mother Beverly Claman is a Romania. Her father was a urologist and associate clinical professor at UCLA’s School of Medicine. Beverly was popular as an actress.
Furthermore, Liz has four siblings who are making their livelihood as musicians. Her eldest sister, Danielle works as an executive for Dick Wolf Films. Then another sister is a Hollywood studio musician as well as her younger brother. Like her siblings, she has also developed an interest in music during her early days, however, she didn’t do any further works as a musician.
— Liz Claman (@LizClaman) May 12, 2019
Looking at her education, she has attended Philips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. During that period, she has been a disc jockey for the school radio station, WPAA. Later, she moved to Beverly Hills High School. After that, she joined the University of California and proceed to Berkley Campus.
Liz Calman: Career & Life Achievements
She started her career at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles as a production assistant. Then she launched herself as a reporter at WSYX-TV after moving to Columbus, Ohio. After working for three and a half years, she moved to Cleveland and started to host a morning talk show at WEWS-TV. Additionally, she also received the youngest person in the station’s history to win a local Emmy award. Also, she has served as a weekend anchor for the network WHDH-TV in Boston, Massachusetts.
Later in 1988, Liz started to work as a freelancer for CNBC based in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Below is the list of the shows that Liz has worked with the CNBC network.
- Morning Call (2002-2007)
- Cover to Cover (2003-2006)
- Wake Up Call (2002-2005)
- Market Watch (fill in co-anchor 1998-1999, co-anchor 1999-2002)
- Today’s Business (2000-2002)
- This Morning’s Business (fill in anchor)
- Before the Bell (fill in anchor)
Cozy in “Pod 1” in the @FoxNews newsroom for my @SpecialReport hit. Chris Wallace of @FoxNewsSunday cracked me up as he called out my mixed metaphor for the markets: “The bull run today was an amazing horse race.” Duh, Liz! pic.twitter.com/IIkYOlsuWF
— Liz Claman (@LizClaman) July 12, 2019
Since 2007, she has been working at Fox Business Network on 3 pm and co-anchor at 4 pm show along with David Asman. Thereafter, she has interviewed several political leaders and businessmen like Bill Gates, Steve Forbes, Jack Kemp, Dennis Kozlowski, Timothy Geithner, former London mayor Boris Johnson, and Spanish Primer Minister Jose Maria Aznar. Besides, she also appeared on CBS’s The Early Show and on ABC’s Good Morning America.
Liz Claman: Personal Life & Husband
Coming over to the beautiful personal life, she is a happily married woman. The lady has married to Jeff Kepnes since 1999. Jeff has graduated in B.S. in broadcasting and film from Boston University. He worked as an executive producer at CNN Specials Events (March 2003-October 2017). Currently, he has been working as the Senior Executive Producer for Specials at MSNBC & NBC News.
The couple first met in Boston while Liz was working there. After dating for years, they married in 1999. Further, the couple now is proud parents of their teenage children: daughter Gabrielle ‘Gaby’ Claman and son Julian Claman. Currently, Liz and the family resides in Edgewater, New Jersey and enjoying their life.
Liz Claman: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The CNBC anchor makes a good profit out of her career. It is believed that the network pays a good amount to their employees. The network has an estimation that ranges from $65K-$200K, which is based upon statistical method or information provided by their employees. Therefore, the salary of Claman ranges somewhere in between $85K-$150K. Further, Liz’s net worth has estimated around $3 million.
The media personality also interacts with her followers on different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. But she does not seem to be active on Instagram. On Twitter, she goes by the account @LizClaman with 98.2K followers. She has verified Facebook account @LizClaman with over 26.5K followers.
— Liz Claman (@LizClaman) May 16, 2019
Liz Claman: Body Measurements
Claman has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches of 1.701 meters and weighs around 63 kg. Her body has a measurement of 38-25-37 inches. She has red hair color with brown eye color.