Christine Romans Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, CNN and Salary

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Christine Romans Biography

Christine Romans is an American journalist who serves as an anchor and chief business correspondent for CNN and the host of CNN Money which is CNN’s Saturday business program. She is also an author.

Romans is the anchor of “Early Start” with Dave Briggs. She graduated from Iowa State University in 1993. While attending Iowa State University, she majored in French in addition to Journalism and Mass Communication and also spent extensive time in France as an exchange student.


She joined CNN in 1999.  Romans also reports on the economy, politics, and international business for CNN’s morning shows. Christine’s reporting is also regularly featured on CNN International. She is known as CNN’s explainer-in-chief of all things money, she translates complicated international finance to kitchen table economics. She is an author of two books: How to Speak Money (Wiley 2011) and Smart is the New Rich (Wiley 2010).

Christine’s coverage focuses on the latest breaking developments in the current economic crises and what they mean to Americans and their money. When former President Obama talks about the economic crisis and the road ahead. CNN relies on Romans for her perspective and instant analysis of the administration’s efforts to rescue the American economy.

A photo of Christine Romans
A photo of Christine Romans

Among other issues, she reports on the bank crisis, the AIG bailout, the intricacies of the derivative markets, and the economic stimulus and its effect on American wallets, she brings an award-winning career in business reporting.

In 2010, she co-hosted “Madoff: Secrets of a Scandal,” a special hour-long investigative report examining disgraced financier Bernard Madoff and how he perpetrated one of the largest investor frauds ever committed by an individual. In 2009, her special “In God We Trust: Faith & Money in America” explored the intersection of how religious values govern the way people think about and spend money.

Christine Romans Age

Christine was born on January 31, 1971, in Iowa. She is 49 years old as of 2020.

Christine Romans Family

She was born the eldest of four children.

Christine Romans Husband

Christine has been married to Ed Tobin. Ed Tobin is a reporter for “Reuters”. They have three children together.

Christine Romans Children

Christine has three children with her husband. She had her second son in May 2008. Her second son Edward Arthur Tobin was born on July 11, 2010.

Christine Romans Early Start

The show had premiered on January 2, 2012. John Berman left the program in January 2017 to anchor CNN Newsroom. He was succeeded by Dave Briggs.

Christine Romans Net Worth –  Salary

She has a net worth of $4 million. Her salary is not yet revealed.

Christine Romans Measurements – Height

  • Height 5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
  • Weight 121 lb / 55 kg

Christine Romans Awards

Romans received an Emmy Award in 2004 for her work on “Exporting America,” an investigation into the impact of globalization on U.S. workers. She was part of the coverage teams that earned CNN a George Foster Peabody award for its Hurricane Katrina coverage and an Alfred I. DuPont Award for its coverage of the tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia.

The National Foundation for Women Legislators honored her with its media excellence award for business reporting and the Greenlee School of Journalism named her the 2009 James W. Schwartz award recipient.