Eric Bolling Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Eric Bolling Net Worth 2020 – Eric Bolling is a conservative American TV personality and author. He specializes particularly in financial news and political commentary.
Bolling is the co-host of Fox News Channel’s talk show The Five and the host of the Fox Business Channel news program Cashin’ In.
Early Life/Personal Life/Biography
Eric was born on 2nd March 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. His parents are Marie Hildegarde (Catino) and John Gustav Bolling. While much is unknown about his siblings, one of his sisters died due to cancer.
His father is Swedish and mother is Italian so he is of mixed ethnicity. He is American by nationality. Except for the fact that he grew up in a poor family in Chicago, there is no much information regarding the childhood life of Bolling.
Eric married Adrienne Bollin on 4th October 1997. They first met through Eric’s friend known as Gretchen Carlson. In 1998 the couple welcomed their son Eric Chase Bolling.
On 8th September 2017 Bolling’s son, Eric Chase Bolling who was 19 years, died of mixed drug intoxication. At the time of his death, he was studying economics at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Bolling attended the ‘Queen of All Saints Basilica’ school and later went to Loyola Academy for his high school education.
He then enrolled at Rollins College, graduating in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Eric eventually received a fellowship at the School of Public Policy at Duke University.
The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Bolling in the 22nd round of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft and assigned him to their affiliate in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League.
However, his baseball career was cut short by a torn rotator cuff injury.
Eric Bolling’s Career
Bolling began his career as a commodities trader on the New York Mercantile Exchange, where he specialized in trading natural gas, crude oil, gold, and other commodities.
After serving 5 years on the board of directors at the NYMEX (now CME Group), Bolling went on to become a strategic adviser to the exchange’s board of directors.
He was included in Trader Monthly‘s Top 100 in 2005 and 2006. He received the Maybach Man of the Year Award at the Trader Monthly Awards, January 17, 2007.
Bolling was involved in developing CNBC’s Fast Money. After leaving CNBC in August 2007, he moved to the Fox Business Network as one of the financial analysts. There, he hosted the business show Happy Hour.
In an on-air incident in June 2011, Bolling mocked President Barack Obama’s decision to meet with Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba in the White House.
Then he went on to also criticize Obama for allowing rapper Common to appear in the White House a few weeks before. Progressive group Media Matters criticized him.
Bolling serves as a host of The Five on the Fox News Channel. He also serves as a guest host on many Fox News shows such as The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity, Fox & Friends, The Glenn Beck Show.
Eric has also penned few books like ‘Wake up America’, and ‘The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It‘.
Eric Bolling Net Worth
Eric Bolling has a net worth of $25 million.