Sharon Epperson

Television Correspondent (1968)
Fri Nov 29 2019
By   Selena

American Television Correspondent Sharon Epperson is now working as a Personal Finance Correspondent for the news channel CNBC. She also serves at several news stations, including Today, NBC Nightly, and News programs.

Born as Sharon Emily Epperson on  April 12, 1968, Sharon is the daughter of David E. Epperson (father) and a retired schoolteacher, Cecelia T. Epperson (mother). Her birthplace is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Further, Emily holds American citizenship and is of African-American ethnicity.

Married For 22 Years

Sharon is a married woman. She said ''I do'' to her boyfriend, Christopher John Farley on August 30th, 1997, among their closed ones.

Sharon and husband John at an event
Image: Sharon Epperson and her husband, Christopher John Farley at Omni William Penn Hotel.
Source: Christopher's Instagram(@ christopherjohnfarley)

For now, Sharon and Farley lead a blissful marital life without any sign of conflict for over two decades. Moreover, her husband, Christopher, is a Jamaican-born American journalist, columnist, and author who currently serves as an editor of The Wall Street Journal. 

Parents Of Two Kids

The husband-wife pair shares two kids from their conjugal relationship. Dylan Farley is the firstborn kid, while the second one is Emma Farley.

Sharon's children on an outing
Image: Sharon Epperson's son Dylan Farley and daughter Emma Farley.
Source: Christopher's Instagram(@ christopherjohnfarley)

Younger daughter Emma has selected as a Youth Leader for STOMP Out Bullying in March 2019. Moreover, Epperson and John Farley often seen uploading pictures of their two beautiful children on social media.

Sharon Epperson's Net Worth And Salary

Sharon Epperson is an American Television Correspondent who has a net worth of $1 Million as of 2019. She added her wealth mostly from her long-time career as a reporter.

Sharon is posing along with Carson on the studio on Today Show
Image: Sharon Epperson and Carson Daly at Today Show.
Source: Sharon's Instagram(@sharoneppersoncnbc)

According to Glassdoor, the average salary of CNBC is around $82892 per annum. Regarding her contributions, Epperson delivers all the biggest breaking stories all over the world with another co-anchors, Sara Eisen and Bertha Coombs at the same stations.

Sharon Is Also An Author

Along with a correspondent, she is also an author who has written the number of books. Some of the published books include:

  • The Big Payoff: 8 Steps Couples Can Take To Make The Most of Their Money and Live Richly Ever After  = costs $9.99 in Kindle and $35.70 in Hardcover
  • The Big Payoff: Financial Fitness for Couples = $9.99 in Kindle and $1.25 in Hardcover

Started Career As A Correspondent

Epperson started her career as a correspondent in Time Magazine from 1993 to 1996. While serving in Times, she covered social, cultural, and business issues in New York. 

Since July 1996, she is working at  CNBC. Initially, she began serving as a senior commodity and personal finance correspondent and later as a senior personal finance correspondent.

Image: CNBC reporter, Sharon Epperson's live from the floor of the #NYMEX
Source: Sharon's Instagram(@sharoneppersoncnbc)
 

While working at CNBC, she also joined Columbia University as an adjunct international affairs instructor.

Awards And Honors

In 1999, Epperson was awarded the New York Festivals ' Silver World Medal.' Two years later, in 2001, she won the American Women's Foundation's Gracie Allen Award in Radio.

Sharon further received the 2003 New York Association of Black Journalists ' Trailblazer of the Year Award. The Association also awarded her an All-Star Award for Women in Communications in the same year.

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