Steve Liesman Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CNBC, Music, Band, Salary, Net worth

Steve Liesman Biography

Steve Liesman is an American journalist he is known for appearing on Squawk Box and also other CNBC programs. Steve won an Emmy Award for covering the  U.S. financial crisis. He also has the  Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting which he got in 1999, which was recognized on the Wall Street Journal for his coverage of the Russian financial crisis.

Steve Liesman Education

Steve studied at  University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, she got her bachelor’s degree in English. He later proceeded to get her master’s degree at Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

Steve Liesman Salary

Steve earns an annual salary of $ 600,000 dollars.

Steve Liesman Net worth

Steve has an estimated net worth of $ 1.5 million as per his career as a journalist.

Steve Liesman CNBC

Before joining CNBC in April 2002, Liesman worked at the Wall Street Journal as a senior economics writer, covering domestic and global economies, corporate profits, and the Enron accounting disaster. Liesman was a member of the WSJ team that won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1999 for their in-depth analysis of the Russian financial crisis. For his four-part series “Markets Under Siege,” he got the first runner-up award in the 1998 SAIA – Novartis Prize for International Reporting.

Liesman formerly worked at the Journal as an energy correspondent and the Moscow bureau chief. He was part of a reporting team that earned a Pulitzer Prize for stories detailing the meltdown of the Russian financial markets, and he won an Emmy for his coverage of the financial crisis.

Liesman was the founding business editor of The Moscow Times, the country’s first English-language daily newspaper, where he helped design the publication’s stock index, which was the country’s first, before joining the Journal in 1994. Liesman has also worked as a business reporter for the St. Petersburg Times and The Sarasota Herald-Tribune in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Steve covers the economy from all angles, including the Federal Reserve and significant economic indices. Throughout the business day, he appears on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and other shows. Steve came to CNBC after working as a senior economics correspondent at The Wall Street Journal, where he covered monetary policy, international economics, academic research, and productivity.

For his coverage of the financial crisis in the United States, Liesman received an Emmy Award. In 1999, he shared the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for his coverage of the Russian financial crisis for the Wall Street Journal. Andrew Higgins and Liesman received the prize for writing the first story in the series, “Mistakes by Moscow, New Asian Turmoil Set Off Russian Crisis” (June 5, 1998), and contributing to at least one additional.

Liesman worked as a business writer for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and then the St. Petersburg Times from August 1987 until June 1992. In August 1992, he relocated to Moscow, Russia, to work as the founding business editor of the Moscow Times, Russia’s first English-language daily newspaper.

He established the Moscow Times Index, Russia’s first stock index. In 1994, Liesman joined The Wall Street Journal’s Moscow desk, and in August 1996, he was promoted to Moscow bureau chief. In May 1998, he moved to the New York office and began covering the international oil and gas industry.

Journalists Matt Taibbi and Mark Ames criticized Liesman for his Pulitzer in the Nation, believing that Liesman’s overly optimistic economic outlook in the run-up to the Russian Financial Crisis was due to Liesman’s sourcing from controversial figures such as Anatoly Chubais and others in favor of the country’s ongoing privatization efforts.

Steve Liesman Age

Steve is currently 58 years old. He was born on 21st May 1963 in Bronxville, New York. Steve  celebrates his birthday on the 21st May of every year.

Steve Liesman Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall.

Steve Liesman Family

Steve has not revealed any details concerning his family

Steve Liesman Wife

Steve is married to Aaliyah Santelli, the couple have two children together, sons.

Steve Liesman Music

Steve is an amateur guitarist who plays regularly in a Grateful Dead cover band in addition to his work as CNBC’s senior economics reporter. He also hosted the band’s three “Fare Thee Well” concerts in Chicago in July, which were televised on pay-per-view.

Steve Liesman Band

Stella Blue’s Band was formed in 2009 with the goal of recreating the experience of attending a Grateful Dead event by playing this music authentically. The first band to be picked for a residency at Garcia’s at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York, was Stella. Garcia’s at The Cap has become the band’s permanent home, hosting Stella Weekends and DeadCenter residencies on a regular basis.

Stella has opened for Santana at the Greenwich (CT) Town Party, performed at the Central Park Bandshell in support of Riverkeeper since 2018, and shared the Capitol Theater stage with Melvin Seals, Jerry Garcia’s longtime keyboard player, and Mr. Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead.

How Old is Steve Liesman?

Steve is currently 59 years old. He usually celebrates his birthday on the 21st May of every year.

Is Steve Liesman Married?

Steve is married to Aaliyah Santelli, the couple have two children together, sons.


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