David H Faber is a market analyst and financial journalist for CNBC. He is also a TV host on CNBC show named, Squawk On The Street.

Personal life

David was born in 1964 to Belle Faber and Norman Faber. Belle is a businesswoman and also the associate director of American Jewish Congress. His father is a lawyer. He has a step mother named Cathy Faber. It is not known when his parents got divorced and the reason behind it. David never talked about his parent’s divorce. His stepmother, Cathy was present during his wedding. It is not known whether or not his mother has remarried or is in a relationship. In 1985, he graduated with a degree in English. In 2000, he married Jenny Harris. Jenny is a TV producer and journalist. They had a very high profile wedding at Rainbow Room. Jenny’s mother is Marie Masters, an actress.

They are married for sixteen years and they do not have any plans on having any children. It is not known whether or not they are planning to have one in near future. They maintain a very high privacy when it comes to their personal life. Thus, details about their style of marriage life is not known to public. There are no rumors of separation or problems in their marital life. Thus, it is assumed that they are living harmoniously and there is no chance of any news about divorce in near future.

Neither David nor Jenny had been married or engaged before. His previous girlfriends are not known to media. He was never a part of any celebrity relationship. His engagement was not announced to media. David was never a part of any extra marital rumors. They never expressed their relationship before their marriage. They never talked about their dating life and thus, it is not known how long they dated and where they met. Since they are keeping a low profile, there is very less chance that we will be learning about them, in the near future.


David joined CNBC in 1993. Prior to his career in TV, he was working at Institutional Investor for seven years. He has worked on many documentaries based on many corporations like eBay, Wal-Mart and others. In 2005, he was awarded Peabody Award for his documentary on Wal-Mart. He was also awarded Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for his work in broadcast journalism. He has also received an Emmy and Loeb Award for his work.

He also hosts Business Nation in CNBC since 2007. Apart from these, he is also an author. His first book,The Faber Report was published in 2002. He has written three books in total. He is repeatedly mocked for his quote, ‘I need to make a couple of phone calls’ during his shows. It is said that he gets assistance regarding market change while on the show.

His salary is roughly one million dollars per year including incentives and bonus. His net worth is assumed to be more than 40 million dollars. He has not clearly mentioned anything about his salary or net worth to public. He is active on social media sites like Twitter.

Last Modified: May 10, 2020

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