Wilfred Frost Biography
Wilfred Frost is an American media personality serving as a co-anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell” (M-F, 3PM-5PM ET), which broadcasts from Post 9 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. He also covers banking and finance for the network’s Business Day programming and co-founded The Miles Frost Fund.
Wilfred Frost Age
Wilfred was born on 7 August 1985 in London, United Kingdom.
Wilfred Frost Height
Frost stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches tall.
Wilfred Frost Education
Frost attended the University of Oxford and graduated with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.
Wilfred Frost Parents
Frost is the son of Sir David Frost and Lady Carina Fitzalan-Howard. His father was an interviewer, a television host, comedian, and writer while her mother is a daughter of the Duke of Norfolk. Frost studied at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, from 1958, graduating with a Third in English. He was previously married to Lynne Frederick but their marriage lasted only 17 months and the couple divorced in 1982. On 31 August 2013, Frost was aboard a Cunard Line cruise ship, the MS Queen Elizabeth, when he had a heart attack and died at the age of 74. A post-mortem found that he had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Wilfred Frost Siblings
Wilfred was brought up alongside his two brothers George Frost and Miles Frost. George is an entrepreneur and the founder of rum company The Duppy Share. He revealed that he was driven by an obsession to “do rum justice” and his love for rum and the culture that surrounds its longstanding . He is “obsessed with the Caribbean and obsessed with rum” — and he cites the influence his father had on his can-do mindset.
“It’s a cliché when people say that you should “do something you love” but dad drilled that into us from a very young age. And it’s true. Whether I am sweating, bleeding or crying I do so knowing that I believe 100% in what I am doing […] I think those who are terrified of failure will always fail.”
Miles was a financier and managing partner at Frost Brooks, a London-based private equity group. He died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. His father had the same condition when he died as discovered in autopsy. In response, Wilfred and his younger brother, George, created the Miles Frost Fund, which works to raise awareness of and increase testing for this hereditary heart condition.
Wilfred Frost Royal Wedding
Wilfred became famous as the commentator of the British Royal Wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in May 2018.
Wilfred Frost Wife
Wilfred has not revealed any details regarding his marital status but he was sported sharing the red carpet alongside Princess Beatrice while attending The British Heart Foundation’s Beating Hearts Ball but nothing about his love life is confirmed.
Wilfred Frost Children
Wilfred has no kids as of 2021.
Wilfred Frost CNBC
Frost joined CNBC in 2014 as the co-anchor of Worldwide Exchange in London and moved to the U.S. when the program began broadcasting from CNBC Global Headquarters in 2015. In 2018, he became co-anchor of co-anchor of “Closing Bell” (M-F, 3PM-5PM ET), which broadcasts from Post 9 on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Frost also covers banking and finance for the network’s Business Day programming.
He previously worked for five years as a fund manager with Newton Investment Management in the City of London before opting to pursue a full-time career in journalism. He manages a TV production firm and completed a number of on-screen assignments for broadcast networks including ITV and CNN. He also founded The Miles Frost Fund, which works to raise awareness and funds for inherited heart conditions.
Wilfred Frost Salary
He earns an annual salary of around $655,995.
Wilfred Frost Net Worth
His estimated net worth is unknown.
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