Darren Rovell Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, CNBC, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Darren Rovell is an American journalist currently working as CNBC’s Sports Business Reporter. He is responsible for the coverage and commentary of the sports business

Darren Rovell Biography

Darren Rovell is an American journalist currently working as CNBC’s Sports Business Reporter. He is responsible for the coverage and commentary of the sports business community on all CNBC programming, including “Squawk Box,” “Power Lunch” and “Street Signs.” He is also the host of the “Sports Biz” column on CNBC.com.

Darren Rovell Education

Rovell graduated from Roslyn High School, Roslyn Heights, New York, in 1996. Rovell attended the Graylock Boys Academy, a sports camp in the Berkshires. In January 1982, Rovell played with Leslie at the Woodmont County Club in Tamarac, Florida.

He attended and graduated cum laude from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, in 2000, where he is a member of the Advisory Board for Graduate Studies in Sports Management. He was majoring in the arts. However, he also presented a college sports radio program.

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Since joining CNBC in July 2006, Rovell has interviewed many of the world’s top stars, including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Maria Sharapova, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Michael Phelps, and Lance Armstrong. Other interview themes include sports world top power brokers including NBA Commissioner David Stern, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, Major League Baseball President, and COO Bob DuPuy, Super Agent Scott Boras, Under Armor CEO Kevin Plank, Nike CEO Mark Parker and WWE Chairman Vince McMahon.

Rovell reported and anchored the first-time CNBC documentary “Swoosh! Within Nike,” which has brought audiences through the company’s past to the factory floors in Vietnam. It’s been nominated for an Emmy. He has appeared in two other prime-time films, including “Inside Track: Refueling NASCAR Business,” “As seen on TV,” an in-depth look at the news business, “Behind the Counter: The Untold Story of Franchising” and “Business Model: Inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.” Rovell won Emmy for his contribution to NBC’s 2008 Election coverage.

Rovell doesn’t just report out, he does. He completed the New York Marathon in 2004, the same year he ate six hot dogs and buns at a hot dog in the qualifying. He finished fifth in the world at the 2005 Watermelon Seed Spitting World Championship in Luling, Texas, and scored one point in two minutes for the Washington Generals at Madison Square Garden in 2008. He’s still on the Green Bay Packers season ticket waiting list, he’s been hunting for golf balls in the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass, and he’s been tutored by Dallas Mavericks’ free-throw mentor. In February 2008, when Shaquille O’Neal was trading with the Phoenix Suns, he gave Shaq the idea to name himself The Big Cactus.

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In 2009, he partnered No. 2 with Andy Murray in a tennis match and sat in Kyle Busch’s car at the Pennzoil Burnout Tournament at the Sprint All-Star Race in Charlotte. Prior to joining CNBC, Rovell worked as a sports industry columnist for ESPN.com and focused on the world of agents, arena sales, promotions, and contracts for the ESPN flagship, “SportsCenter,” the investigation program, “Outside the Lines,” and had weekly segments for “ESPNEWS.”

Rovell is also the author of two business books: “First In Thirst: How Gatorade Turned The Science of Sweat Into A Cultural Phenomenon” and “On the Ball: What You Can Learn About Business From America’s Sports Leaders.” “First In Thirst” was named as one of the best 30 business books of the year by Soundview Summaries, while “On the Ball,” co-written with industry insider David Carter, was named to the top 25 list of “What Corporate America Is Reading” by Knight Ridder/Tribune News.

In 2004 and 2007, Rovell was named “30 under 30” by Newsbios, a ranking of the best 30 national industry reporters under the age of 30. He is the first sportswriter to have been honored in the two-decade history of honors. Rovell graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where he is a member of the Advisory Board for Doctoral Studies in Sports Management.

Rovell works at CNBC where he works alongside other famous CNBC anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Trish Rega
  2. Carmen Rita Wong
  3. Dee Dee Myers
  4. Cory Johnson
  5. Kathleen Hays
  6. Alina Cho
  7. Kate Bohner
  8. Bob Sellers
  9. Melissa Lee
  10. Seema Mody
  11. Carl Quintanilla
  12. Ted David
  13. Shepard Smith
  14. Sara Eisen
  15. Contessa Brewer
  16. Morgan Brennan
  17. Jim Cramer
  18. Kate Rogers

Darren Rovell Age

Rovell is 43 years old as of 2021. He was born on 30 June 1978 in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 30th of June every year.

Darren Rovell Height

Rovell stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Darren Rovell Family

Rovell is the son of Marcia Gordon Rovell and Jeffrey Rovell of Roslyn Heights, N.Y. Rabbi Alan B. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed more information about his parents. It is also not known if Rovell has any siblings.

Darren Rovell Wife

Rovell is a married man. He is married to Cortney Brooke Schlosser. The couple married in a Jewish wedding in 2008 at the Woodbury Jewish Center in Woodbury, N.Y., with Cantor Ofer Barnoy taking part. Cortney’s father is a senior vice president and the director of retail banking at Emigrant Bank in New York.

Darren Rovell Net Worth

Rovell has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.

Darren Rovell Salary

Rovell earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Rovell.

Who is Darren Rovell?

 He is an American journalist currently working as CNBC’s Sports Business Reporter

How old is Darren Rovell?

43 years old as of 2021

How tall is Darren Rovell?

5 feet 9 inches

Who is Darren Rovell married to?

Cortney Brooke Schlosser

How much money does Darren Rovell earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Darren Rovell worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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