Well-endowed and known for reporting primarily from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade, the one, and only Rick Santelli. He is a commentator, Editor, Journalists and Trader, the CNBC on-air editor and once a Vice President of “Interest Rate Futures and Options.” Known also for The Tea Party remark he made during the Tea Party movement which most referred his comments to be the ignition for the movement.
Career and Progression:
As an editor for the CNBC Business News network joining first in 1999. In 2009 he made a remark about the possibility of a Chicago Tea Party.
Before joining CNBC being the vice of anything in 1980 he once worked as vice president of Institutional Futures and Options at Rand Financial Services Inc.
Again he was in charge of charge of Interest Rate Futures and Options at the Chicago Board of Trade for Drexel.
His career in 1979 as a trader and order-filler at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in a variety of markets and now working in CNBC.
How Much is Rick’s Net Worth?
The journalist is one few highest paid reporters in the industry he has a net worth of $6 million dollars, and his salary though is unconfirmed he likely earns a few hundred thousand dollars annually.
With his daily expenses, he may have well been very wealthy as he goes to a seminar to project his experiences in finance.
He also wears very expensive suits and drives fancy cars and just bought a house for $750 thousand dollars and is one of the smartest men in the business.
A Happy Married Life!
The reporter is, in fact, a husband to a breathtaking wife named Terri Santelli and lives with his three daughters in Chicago's western suburbs near Wheaton, Illinois. His children’s names are not given in any wiki sources at the moment as he works with the media may be shining out their names to hide from the paparazzi. Mainly focused on his career as a journalist he does not talk much about his personal life much and prefers to concentrate on his profession.
He is also one of the few wealthy man and smartest in the trading industry. Be that as it may, he likes to keep in touch with his family as much as he cans and does not talk much on his social media. He may do so once he retires.
Rick’s Short Bio:
Born on January 12, 1953. Currently 64 years of age he was born near Taylor Street in Chicago's Old Italian neighborhood and raised in Lombard, Illinois. He is the grandson of four Italian immigrants, making his ethnicity a mixed of Italian and American from his parent's side of the family.
With an American nationality, he has a height of very tall man compared to men his age. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.