Net Worth: $4.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Television
- Birth Place Spokane, Washington
- Marital Status Married to Daniel Herera
- Full Name Susan McMahon Herera
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth November 15, 1957
- Occupation Co-Anchor of The Power Lunch
- Education California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
- Children 3
About Sue Herera
Television reporter and financial journalism anchor Sue Herera has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. She was born Susan McMahon on November 15, 1957 in Spokane, Washington but grew up in Brentwood, California. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) along with her co-anchor Bill Griffeth.
After graduation, Herera was hired as an intern with KNXT TV station, now KCBS-TV, in Los Angeles. In 1981, she worked as a business news reporter by covering the highly technical futures industry for brand new Financial News Network and later anchoring in the program. In 1989, she was hired by Jack Welch, the CEO of General Electric, to work at NBC as one of the founding members of the financial television network CNBC, which was launched on April 17, 1989, and also as an anchor together with Griffeth.
In 2004, Sue Herera was the host and anchor of the special international series CNBC in Russia, which tackled Russia’s economy and leadership while contrasting the country’s successes with its problems. She won first place in the National Headliner Awards for the special. She was also the host of CNBC in India which earned her top honors in the Business & Consumer Reporting category.
Herera earned the nicknamed “The First Lady of Wall Street” as one of the first women to break into the world of broadcast business news. With more than 20 years of covering Wall Street, she has provided viewers with a seasoned perspective on major stories and issues moving the markets, as well as groundbreaking interviews with leaders in politics and corporate America.
Currently, Sue Herera is the co-anchor of Power Lunch, which airs Monday to Friday at 1 p.m. She is the author of Women of the Street: Making It in Wall Street – The World’s Toughest Business. She has also hosted and helped produce the CNBC special The Great Game: The Story of Wall Street. She was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by CSUN in 2003.