Steve Liesman

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Reporter (1963)
Fri May 20 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Steve Liesman

Wife : Karen Fran Dukess
Steve Liesman is in a material relationship with Karen Fran Dukess

Steve Liesman is a senior economics reporter and journalist from America. He is well known for his appearance as a reporter on CNBC's program, Squawk Box.

Liesman was born 21st May 1963, New York, United States of America, where another CNBC reporter Scott Mcgrew was also born. Born to his American parents, he is of White ethnicity and holds American nationality. 

Marital Status: Married

The CNBC news reporter is a married man. He also shares two sons with his spouse, whose names are not disclosed. 

Steve Liesman wishes to keep the details of his wife and kids away from the media. As some new, Steve Liesman married to Karen Fran Dukess on 1991. His fans and other media knew about his relationship when Steve tweeted, saying, ''Best part of this fabulous NY Giants victory watching it with my wife and two boys.''

Steve Liesman rtweeted mentioning his wife and kids watching NY Giants' game
Steve Liesman's tweet
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Steve along with his wife, actively helped the victims for Hurricane damage in Haiti which caused significant destruction of properties and injured hundreds of people.

Net Worth

The famous news reporter and journalist make decent money from his career. It has been more than three decades. Steve is serving in this network industry. 

To date, he has worked for various companies such as, Moscow Times, The Wall Street Journal, and CNBC, which adds up to his current fortune. 

AS per, an average salary of a news reporter at CNBC is more than $93,140. Hence, we can assume the yearly wage of Steve from via CNBC. Liesman's total net worth is estimated to be $600,000, as of 2019, which is a bit less than another CNBC news reporter Julie Roginsky with a whole wealth of $1 million.

Initial Career

With a keen interest of becoming a journalist, Steve received his master's degree via Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. 

Soon after his graduation, Liesman kicked off his career as a business reporter at Sarasota, Florida Herald-Tribune, and St. Petersburg Times from 1987 to 1992. 

The same year in 1992, Steve left St. Petersburg Times and shifted to Russia, where he served as the business editor at the Moscow Times. He is also known as the founder of the Moscow Times Index.

Professional Career

In 1994, Steve Liesman joined The Wall Street Journal. After serving for two years, he was named as the bureau chief in August 1996. Later, Liesman shifted to the New York bureau, where he covered the international gas and oil industry. 

Liesman while working at The Wall Street Journal
Photo: Liesman serving at The Wall Street Journal
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Steve's hard work and dedication led him to be the senior economics reporter at The Wall Street Journal in 2000. During that time, Steve covered several domestic and global economies. 

From WSJ to CNBC

After working for more than eight years at The Wall Street Journal, Liesman moved to CNBC in April 2002 and served as the senior economic reporter. 

As of now, Liesman is famous for covering all the events regarding the economy, which includes the major economic indicators and the Federal Reserve.

Steve playing guitar with his band
Picture: Steve and his band named Grateful Dead

Steve is also famous for his guitar skills. He is seen playing lead guitar with the band Grateful Dead.


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