Kelly Evans

Kelly Evans is known as an American journalist. She is most famous for being the co-anchor of Closing Bell.

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Kelly Evans was born on July 17, 1985 in Hartford, Connecticut. Kelly was raised in Lexington, Virginia, in Rockbridge County near the Blue Ridge Mountains. High school was a breeding ground for Kelly’s athletic abilities. She earned eight varsity letters in lacrosse, cross country and track. She enjoyed running because it allowed her to get stress out. She was found of lacrosse because she enjoyed the game and companionship she got from her teammates.

She graduated cum laude from Washington and Lee University in Lexington with a bachelor’s degree in Business Journalism. As a college student, she was also an excellent athlete like she was in high school. She was a four-time scholar athlete when she was the co-captain of the women's lacrosse team. She was a First Team All-State, a First-Team All-ODAC and a First Team All-Region selection. She was also a member of the national leadership society, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Marriage & Kids

Kelly is married to a fellow employee. She tied the knot with CNBC sports reporter, Eric Chemi in 2017. The loving couple did not take long to start a family. They gave birth to their son on July 5, 2018. Kelly is happy that she now has the time to be a mother. After a long and successful career, she is now able to have a beautiful child to raise.


Before finding a home at CNBC, Kelly Evans was economics and real estate reporter for the Wall Street Journal. It was a great job to have after graduating from college, she was able to gain valuable experience by interview people and writing insightful articles about the economy. While employed there, she wrote for a number of well-respected columns, such as “Heard on the Street” and “Ahead on the Tape”. At that time, she also served as a reporter for the Global Economics Bureau.

Evans believed that all youngsters should increase their work efforts for the economy to work well. She says that she loves to simplify the huge figures and industry jargon and bring real economic issues to the common man.

The renowned journalist wrote an article entitled "One Nation, Dangerously Divided" in which she mentioned that the unemployment rate has come down in the U.S and the corporate situation is much better but there are huge differences between the republicans and the democrats over the entitlement system.

Kelly began her career at CNBC when she worked for the CNBC London office from 2012 to 2013. Evans described the transition to TV in an AJC interview, "The learning curve was steep. It's been one immersive experience after another. It has pushed and stretched me. It's challenging and fun. I would say I didn't know how little I knew about doing television until I got here."

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 17-7-1985
Height: 1.78 m
T.V. Show(s): Closing Bell, Squawk on the Street, CNBC Market Wrap
Nationality: United States of America
Birth Place: Lexington city, Virginia
Profession: Journalist
Ethnicity: White
Alma Mater: Washington and Lee University
Birth Sign: Cancer
Net Worth: $2.5 million
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Net Worth 2020: 3 million
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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