Becky Quick Biography
Becky Quick (Born; Rebecca Quick) is an American media personality serving as a co-anchor of CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’. She formerly anchored the nationally syndicated “On the Money,” which was produced by CNBC and was also a reporter for The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Throughout her career, she has covered retail, e-commerce, the Internet, finance, and foreign affairs. She played an important role in launching The Wall Street Journal Online, where she served as the international news editor.
Becky Quick Age
She was born on July 18, 1972 in Gary Indiana, USA.
Becky Quick Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Becky Quick Education
Becky attended Andrean High School and later joined Rutgers University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Government in 1993.
Becky Quick Parents
Becky has not revealed the names of her parents but she has said her father was a geologist while her mother was a teacher. Her father ventured into the oil industry and became successful after the oil boom in the 1970s and 1980s.
Becky Quick Siblings
She has three younger brothers. In 2013 during a CNBC “Squawk Box” on Phil LeBeau’s Telsa’s Model S test drive she said that her parents “used to make my brothers take empty bottles with them when we traveled because they refused to stop even for bathroom breaks.”
Becky Quick Jewish
Becky is Jewish by religion.
Becky Quick Matt Quayle/ Becky Quick Husband
Becky is married to Matt Quayle. The couple got married in 2008. Matthew Quayle is a business and financial journalist. He is a veteran CNBC producer and co-creator of co-creator of “Squawk Box” and “Squawk on the Street.” He joined CNBC as an intern while he was still in college. In 2020, he was honored as a 2020 Business News Visionary.
An insider had told Page Six in 2009 that Becky was getting preferential treatment due to the relationship; “He is her direct superior, so it’s a little weird. She’s definitely been getting preferential treatment since they got together.”
CNBC however refuted the claims in a statement to Page Six, “All three anchors on ‘Squawk Box’ – Becky Quick, Joe Kernen and Carl Quintanilla – have married CNBC producers. Love is in the air when you’re first in business worldwide.”
Becky Quick First Husband
Becky was previously married to Peter Shay, a computer programmer. The couple got married in January 2006 but they divorced in 2008. According to some sources, the cause of their divorce was an extramarital affair on Becky’s side. It is alleged she had an affair with her current husband, Matt Quayle. The information is just speculation we have no way to verify if it is true.
Becky Quick Children
Becky is a mother to two children a son known as Kyle Nathaniel Quayle, born on August 26, 2011 and a daughter known as Kaylie Noelle Quayle born in October 2016. She is also a stepmother to Matt’s two daughters from his previous marriage, Natalie and Kimiko.
Becky Quick CNBC
Quick is a co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box alongside Joe Kernen and Andrew Ross Sorkin and airs weekdays, 6-9 AM ET. She previously anchored the nationally syndicated “On the Money,” which was produced by CNBC, and also authored a regular column for Fortune magazine. She joined CNBC in February 2001.
During her tenure, she has interviewed investor giants Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, T. Boone Pickens, Jamie Dimon, Charlie Munger among others. She also has interviewed three U.S. presidents and has hosted panels at some of the most prestigious conferences in the world such as the Microsoft CEO Conference, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women’s Conference and the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Media Conference.
Prior to joining CNBC, she worked for the Wall Street Journal as a reporter for seven years where she covered technology and media beats. She also played a crucial role in the launch of The Wall Street Journal Online, while serving as the site’s international news editor. She also served as a copy editor for The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Asian Wall Street Journal.
She began her career as an editor of The Daily Targum.
Becky Quick MSNBC
Becky does not work for MSNBC but the sister channel CNBC where she co-hosts ‘Squawk Box.’
Becky Quick Warren Buffet Relationship
Quick and Warren Buffets are friends and is one of Warren’s favorite journalists. During an interview when she was asked how she became Warren Buffet’s favorite journalist she said;
“I’m not his favorite! Carol Loomis at Fortune is his favorite. I got to be on Warren’s list by being a pain in the rear. He likes it when you go to his annual meeting because that’s his big party every year, so I went to that. And then I found out he was going to China in September 2007, and I called him up and was so nervous and asked him if I could come. There was this long pause and then finally he said, ‘O.K.’ We ended up talking on the whole plane ride over, for about 12 hours. We’re both from the Midwest, so we spoke each other’s language. It was on that trip and that plane ride we really hit it off.”
Becky Quick Political Party
Becky has not public revealed her political affiliation but in 2015 she moderated the third Republican presidential debate.
Becky Quick Salary
She earns $3 million dollars annually at CNBC.
Becky Quick Networth
She has a net worth of $15 million dollars. This is a combined net worth with her husband, Matt Quayle.
Becky Quick Illness
Becky has no known illness as of 2021 but her daughter has an underlying condition which she has not revealed yet.
Becky Quick Instagram
She has no Instagram account