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Susie Gharib

Susie Gharib is an American business news journalist, reporter, and longtime business TV anchor. Susie Gharib is presently a Senior Special Correspondent for Fortune magazine.

Early Life and Education

Susie Gharib was born in the year 1950, and her age is 74 years old as of now. Sadly, her full date of birth is not known. She is one of 4 daughters of a Cleveland anesthesiologist. Moreover, she is of Iranian descent. Further, one of her sisters is an endocrinologist in Boston.

Talking about her educational background, she graduated magna cum laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Case Western Reserve University. Also, she earned her master’s degree in international affairs at Columbia University. This personality is among the outstanding graduates of Cleveland Heights High School featured in the book Every Tiger Has a Tale.

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Caption: Susie Gharib posing for a photo. Source: United


Susie joined Nightly Business Report in the year 1998 after a 20-year career working at some of America’s most prestigious print and broadcast organizations, including NBC, CNBC, ESPN, and WABC-TV/New York. She started her career as a business journalist at Fortune magazine. There, she was a senior writer and associate editor.

Similarly, her previous work includes reporter positions at Newsweek, the Associated Press, and The Plain Dealer. And, in the year 1983, she moved from print to the then-new medium of TV business news when she joined Business Times on ESPN. Additionally, during part of her career, she went by her married name, Susie Nazem.

This personality is also a contributor to Nightly Business Report produced by CNBC, a program that she co-anchored for 16 years until she left the show in December 2014. Then, she was replaced by Sue Herera. Susie is popular for her no-nonsense interview style of corporate America’s leading power brokers from Wall Street to Washington.

Therefore, her interviews have included Microsoft’s Bill Gates, General Electric’s Jeff Immelt, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, Ford’s Alan Mullaly, BlackRock’s Larry Fink, J.P. Morgan’s Jamie Dimon, and many more. Further, this journalist has also been welcomed into the White House several times to interview President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush.

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Caption: Susie Gharib while anchoring. Source: Instagram

Susie Gharib – Awards and Achievements

In the year 2012, she received the Elliot V.Bell Award from the New York Financial Writers’ Association for her remarkable contribution to financial journalism. Similarly, she is the recipient of a 2013 Gracie Allen Award for NBR’s profile of Harvard University’s first female president Drew Gilpin Faust.

Also, she received an earlier Gracie Award in the year 2001 as the top anchorwoman of a national news program. Moreover, she won the Fulbright Award in 2012 for furthering global business understanding, and the “Front Page Award” from the Newswoman’s Club of New York in both the years 2007 and 2002.

Furthermore, her 2002 Front Page Award was for an outstanding panel discussion with high-profile CEOs on how to restore investor confidence in the aftermath of the business scandals at Enron and WorldCom. Likewise, she has been named one of the nation’s 100 most influential business journalists by the editors of TJFR, an industry publication.

This personality is on the Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University, and the Board of Advisors of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Moreover, she is also a member of the Economic Club of New York.

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Caption: Susie Gharib 41st Annual Gracie Awards. Source: Celebrity

Susie Gharib – Net Worth 2024

This journalist has had massive earnings throughout her professional career. However, Susie’s estimated net worth is around $4 million as of 2022.

Susie Gharib – Personal Life

Speaking of her personal life, Susie is a married woman. Therefore, she is married to Fred F. Nazem. Fred, her spouse, is a successful businessman who is famous in the corporate world in the USA. Together, they have two children, a son Alexi, and a daughter Taraneh. Alexi is the Founder/CEO of Nomad Health whereas Taraneh is a Fertility Specialist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.

Body Measurements

Susie Gharib stands tall at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 66 kilos. This personality has a unique body style with good body measurements. Susie has a healthy body weight to match her height. Moreover, her other body stats are not provided. Likewise, this personality has dark brown eyes and brown hair.

Social Media

Susie Gharib has amassed more than 3.1k followers on her ‘@susiegharib‘ Twitter account. She has a private Instagram account under the username ‘@suzgharib‘. There, she has gained 78 followers.