Rebecca Jarvis Biography
Rebecca Jarvis is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist currently serving as the Chief Business, Economics, and Technology Correspondent for ABC News. She is also the host, creator, and managing director of Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis and the podcast No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis which features game-changing women. In addition, Jarvis was a finalist on Season 4 of The Apprentice.
As the Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent, Rebecca reports for all ABC News programs including Good Morning America, World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline, 20/20, and This Week with George Stephanopoulos.
In her career, Jarvis has conducted news-making interviews with some of the biggest names in the business including Warren Buffett, Richard Branson, Sheryl Sandberg, Jamie Dimon, Jessica Alba, Bill, and Melinda Gates. She also interviewed Ursula Burns; the first African American woman to run a Fortune 500 company and General Motor CEO Mary Barra, the first woman to run a car company.
Jarvis has also conducted an exclusive interview with the likes of Apple CEO Tim Cook and was the first and only reporter to interview United States CEO Oscar Munoz after the controversy surrounding the airline’s forceful removal of a passenger. She has also covered numerous presidential elections, the Madoff scandal, the housing bubble, the Great Recession, the financial crisis, and the fall of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers.
Prior to joining ABC News, Jarvis worked as a co-host of CBS This Morning: Saturday and Business and Economics correspondent for CBS News. Before joining CBS, she worked at CNBC for three years reporting on the market news from the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and the New York Mercantile Exchange. Additionally, Rebecca is a regular contributor to NBC News including the Today Show and Nightly News.
Jarvis started her career as a writer for Crain’s Chicago Business and Business 2.0. She also worked in investment banking and foreign currency trading, working as a short-term interest rate trader on Citigroup’s foreign exchange desk in London. Later on, she worked at Banc of America Securities in Chicago as an investment banking analyst.
Rebecca is a graduate of the University of Chicago receiving a degree in Economics and Constitutional Law. After receiving the University of Chicago Dean’s Grant, she studied European banking and financial markets and the formation of the European Union at the Université Sciences Po in Paris, France. Moreover, she graduated from St. Paul Academy and Summit School in 1999.
Rebecca Jarvis Age
How old is Rebecca Jarvis? Jarvis is 40 years old as of September 2021. She was born on September 28, 1981, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on September 28th every year.
Rebecca Jarvis Husband
Jarvis is married to Matthew Pierce Hanson since 2012. The duo wedded on January 28, 2012, at McNamara Alumni Center in Minnesota. They are both graduates of the University of Chicago and worked together at Banc of America Securities in Chicago. Rebecca was proposed to in December 2010 on LaSalle Street in Chicago. In addition, Rabbi Barry Axler officiated the ceremony with the bridegroom’s father, the Rev. Craig Hanson, the lead pastor at Roseville Lutheran Church in Roseville, Minnesota, taking part.
Rebecca Jarvis Family
Jarvis is the daughter of Gail Jarvis and James T. Jarvis. Her father is a lawyer and business consultant in Chicago while her mother is the Chicago Tribune’s nationally syndicated financial columnist. However, information regarding whether Rebecca has any siblings is currently under review.
Rebecca Jarvis Height
Jarvis stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (approximately 1.75 m) tall.
Rebecca Jarvis Net Worth
Jarvis has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.
Rebecca Jarvis Salary
Jarvis receives an annual salary of approximately between $40,000 – $100,500.
Rebecca Jarvis Awards | Recognition
- 2000: Point of Light Award winner
- 2000: “20 Teens Who Will Change the World” by Teen People magazine
- 2002 – 2003: Recipient of the University of Chicago Dean’s Grant
- 2012: A recipient of the Women in Numbers Award by The Alliance for Women in Media
- 2013: Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award: 48 Hours CBS News Prime Time Special: Newtown
- 2014: Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Morning Show – Good Morning America
- 2015: Nominated Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Morning Show – Good Morning America
- 2016: Nominated Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Morning Show – Good Morning America
- 2017: Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Morning Show – Good Morning America