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Gerri Willis Biography

Updated On 26 Jun, 2018 Published On 09 Mar, 2015
Gerri Willis

Facts of Gerri Willis

Date of Birth :
Age : 63 years old
Family Name : Willis
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Leo
Height : 6 Feet
Name Gerri Willis
Birth Name Gerri Willis
Birth Place/City Spruce Pine in North Carolina.
Profession television personality
Ethnicity White
Religion Chriatian
Nationality American Nationality
Working For Fox Business Network
Married Married
Married to David Evans
Education Columbia Business School from where she did complete her graduate degree
Awards ‘Excellence in Retirement Saving Reporting’
TV Show “Your Bottom Line”

Relationship short Statistics of Gerri Willis

What is Gerri Willis marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Gerri Willis have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Gerri Willis having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Gerri Willis Lesbian ? No

She is a television news journalist, author and host of The Willis Report, program focusing on consumer and personal finance issues. With collaboration of American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation, she received the 2001 Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award. Since March 2010, she has been working with Fox Business Network. She went to Miami University and there she attended the Columbia Business School. She is the writer of "Home Rich" and "The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing".

Early Life And Education Of Gerri Willis

Gerri Willis was born on 14 August 1959 in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, the U.S. Her birth sign is Leo. She has American Nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

She completed her graduation from Columbia Business School. She also attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. While studying at Miami University, she worked as the business manager of "The Miami Student"  which is the oldest college newspaper in the United States.

Gerri Willis' Career 

She started her professional career at Smart Money magazine as the senior financial correspondent. Before fame, she served as the personal finance editor for CNN network.

In addition to it, she also hosted a weekly half-hour program named "Your Bottom Line" on CNN. The program was basically focused on possible ways to save the American economy and its effect on personal finance.

Gerri Willis on Photoshoot, Source: Twitter

In March 2010, she became the part of Fox Business Network. She hosted The Willis Report, a daytime show basically focused on consumer and personal finance issues. Willis is also an author.

She released two books named "Home Rich" and "The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing".

Gerri Willis' Award And Honors

She received the Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting Award in 2001 for her hard work and dedication. The award was granted by the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation and by the American University School of Communication.

She received the 2018 Impact Awards in May. She was honored for her efforts in raising awareness and money to find a cure for cancer by the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

She led Team Gerri at the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC Race and raised more than $21,000.

Gerri Willis' Net Worth

Though her professional career is clear in media, she has not revealed details about her current net worth and salary.

Details about her fortune including her house and cars are not revealed in media.

Gerri Willis' Personal Life

Willis, 58, is a married woman. She tied the knot to David Evans in June 1994. He is a researcher of Gerson Lehrman group.

Gerri Willis and David Evans together, Source: Pinterest

Life After Breast Cancer

Willis was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in April 2016. She took five months off from the Fox Business Network.

During an interview, she mentioned that her family played a very important role in her difficult days.

She said,

"I came away remembering what my real priorities are. It's family that is most important, and they were certainly behind me every step of the way. And remembering, you're a person and a human being, and not a robot. And so all of those lessons came back to me."

It was the first time she spent enough time with her brother, Steve as he helped her in her emotional distress.

Gerri Willis during her treatment, Source: Good Housekeeping

After many aggressive treatments, mastectomy and four months of chemotherapy. she is now cancer free.

She's very active in raising awareness against the disease and raising fund for treatment and cure.


Gerri Willis Married

First Marriage with David Evans

He is a researcher at the Gerson Lehrman Group. The Gerson Lehrman Group is locaed in Wall Street.

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