Carmen Rita Biography
Carmen Rita Wong is an American radio, television, and online journalist, as well as a personal finance expert for CNBC, where she was the previous host of On the Money in 2005. She’s also a writer, producer, and member of a non-profit board of directors. She is the former co-creator and television host of CNBC’s ‘On the Money,’ and was a national advice columnist for Glamour, Latina, Essence, Men’s Health, and Good Housekeeping, as well as an editor at MONEY magazine. She is currently writing her memoir, which will be published by Crown Publishing in 2022.
Carmen Rita CNBC | Wikipedia
She is currently a personal finance expert and radio, television, and online journalist for CNBC, where she was the former host of the 2005 version of On the Money, a personal finance program. She appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and iVillage as a guest. Wong also contributes to CNBC.com with a blog about personal finance management.
Carmen Rita Career
She appeared on iVillage and The Dr. Oz Show as a guest. Wong also writes a blog for CNBC.com about taking care of your personal finances. She was named host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Money weekly radio program in October 2013, with the first episode airing in November 2013. When giving financial advise on the Marketplace Money program on October 26, 2013, she also revealed that she is now divorced and a single mother.
As of February 2014, Marketplace refers to her as a ‘Recent Host.’ Wong’s blog debuted on Qvisory.com, and her weekly advice columns have appeared in Glamour, Men’s Health, and Latina, as well as online. Wong also contributes to the Essence and Diversity People sections of the magazine. She has been making her name as a finance analyst featuring on CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, and Oprah Winfrey’s XM radio network.
In January 2009, Business Pundit named Wong one of the 25 Hottest Women in Business. In March 2009, Wong’s accomplishments were honored at the eighth annual New York City Women’s History Month Festival. Wong is the author of Generation Debt: Take Care of Your Money-A How-to Guide, published by Grand Central Publishing in 2006. This 272-page book focuses on giving guidance to people under the age of 40 on how to deal with student loans and consumer debt.
The guide also includes advice on how to create a goal-oriented budget, maximize payback alternatives, and employ worker savings and pension plans. Her book was included in The Wall Street Journal’s recommended reading list, and The Washington Post featured her endorsement. In December 2010, Perigee/Penguin published Wong’s second novel, The Real Cost of Living: Making the Right Choices for You, Your Life, and Your Money.
Carmen Rita Age
How old is Rita? Wong is 48 years old as of 2021. She was born in 1974 in New York, New York, the United States of America. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Carmen Rita Education
Wong earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and art history from Fairfield University in Connecticut and a Master’s degree in psychology from Columbia University in New York City.
Carmen Rita Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Rita? she belongs to a mixed ethnicity/heritage ( Dominican and Chinese ). Wong was born and raised in New York City United States. She holds American nationality.
Carmen Rita Height
Rita’s height is not yet disclosed, however, details regarding her actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping updating this information once it is out.
Carmen Rita Family | Siblings | Parents
Wong was born and raised in New York City United States. She is of Dominican descent. Her father Peter Wong, is of Chinese descent, though he is not her biological father.
Carmen Rita Husband | Married
She announced that she is divorced and a single mother, of one Bianca (born in 2006). Formerly known as Carmen Wong Ulrich.
Carmen Rita Salary
How much does she earn? Wong earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Carmen Rita Net Worth
Rita Wong is an American radio, television, and online journalist, as well as a personal finance expert for CNBC, who has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a radio, television & online journalist.
Carmen Rita Author
Carmen is the author of a series of novels and two best-selling advice books.