Lauren Simonetti is an award-winning American writer, producer, and journalist who currently works as a field maker and co-anchor at Fox Business Network. She is also known to have worked as an assistant director for CNN.
|Age||42 years old (as of 2023)|
|Birth Date||April 11, 1981|
|Birth Place||Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA|
|Profession||Journalist, Writer & Producer|
|Parents||Raymond and Janet Simonetti|
|Siblings||Twins (Matt and Craig)|
|Weight||55kg (121 lbs)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Early Life and Educational Background
Lauren Simonetti was born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America on April 11, 1981, which makes her 42 years old in 2023. Simonetti’s parents Raymond and Janet Simonetti also had two more children who are twins Matt and Craig.
Simonetti’s nationality is American and she has an Italian heritage. She also belongs to the white ethnic group.
This accomplished American journalist’s attended St. Joseph by the Sea High School. Building upon her secondary education, she set her sights on the nation’s capital, where she earned a prestigious bachelor’s degree from George Washington University.
She then continued her academic pursuit and enrolled at the esteemed Columbia University, where she got a master’s degree in English and Comparative Literature.
Professional Career In Journalism
Lauren began her professional career as a producer and writer for the multinational news channel and website CNN (The Cable News Network) in 2005. She worked for a total of two years before joining Fox Business News (FBN) in 2007.
Simonetti started work at FBN as a field producer for four years before she became a reporter in 2011. She also hosts the early morning business news program called FBN at 5 AM/ET.
Some of her major/popular news coverage includes the monetary emergency of 2008, the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, the impacts of the Gulf oil slick, and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi conspiracy.
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Awards and Nominations
In 2014, she was awarded the Italian-American Achievement Award, which was given to her by the NYPD Columbia Association.
Marital Status / Husband
Lauren is happily married to her husband Mark Cubrilo, a talented field and satellite engineer for Fox Business Network. The couple’s love story is nothing short of a fairytale, as they courted for three years before Mark popped the question in April 2011.
Their wedding ceremony took place on October 1, 2011, at the opulent Crystal Plaza in Livingstone, New Jersey. And there have been blessed with three beautiful children – two daughters and one son. Their eldest daughter, Rae Vivian, was born in 2015, followed by their second-born, Mark Jameson, in December 2017.
The family of four became a party of five when they welcomed their youngest daughter in February 2021. Lauren proudly revealed her daughter’s name as Celia Monroe in an Instagram post on 4 April 2021.
What are Simonett’s Height and Weight Measurements?
This American journalist stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch (155 centimeters). She weighs a healthy 121 pounds (55 kg) and has body measurements of 34-26-35 inches (86-66-89 centimeters).
Net Worth 2023
Lauren Simonetti’s net worth is an impressive figure that is rumored to be around $5 million, although this information is not officially confirmed.
As a dedicated and accomplished reporter for Fox Business Network, she earns a handsome salary from her career in journalism. According to sources, her estimated annual salary is approximately $200,000.