Exploring Maria Bartiromo’s Married Life With Husband Jonathan Steinberg of Over 20 Years

Age/Date of Birth:
54 years old (11 September 1967)
Height:
5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Ethnicity/Race:
Italian-American
Nationality:American
Husband or Boyfriend:Jonathan Steinberg ​(m. 1999)
Parents:Father: Vincent Bartiromo
Mother: Josephine Bartiromo
Net Worth: $50 million

Maria is a well-known journalist, published author, and columnist, who currently works with Fox Entertainment Group while her husband is one of the top players in America’s investment management industry. Although the couple had kicked off their careers and achieved a certain level of success before they got married, the decades following their marriage have seen them become even more successful at their individual pursuits. Since their marriage in 1999, the couple have stuck together with no signs of a crack in their union.

Maria Bartiromo

Maria Bartiromo and Jonathan Steinberg Celebrated Their Wedding At Saul Steinberg’s Southampton House

Maria Bartiromo and her husband met for the first time in 1990 at a time when Maria had just graduated from college, however, it is unclear the circumstance that led to their meeting but it is most likely that it could have been in New York where both started out their careers; Maria graduated from New York University after which CNBC exec Roger Ailes employed her to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, around the same time, her husband to be who had dropped out of the Wharton Business School due to reading difficulties, per the New York Times had begun working on Wall Street.

About nine years after their initial meeting, the couple decided to take their romance to the next level. They tied the knot in a private ceremony on the 13th of June 1999. At the time, she was 31 while her husband was 34. The wedding ceremony, which took place in the village of Quogue, N.Y., at the home of Jonathan’s father and stepmother, Gayfryd Steinberg, was officiated by Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein. The New York Times reported at the time that Maria Bartiromo would keep her name and so it has remained, the ace journalist still uses her name to date.

Why Does The Couple Have No Kids?

Despite being married for two decades and counting, Maria Bartiromo and Jonathan Steinberg have no kids, this has raised questions among their followers, however, their decision to remain childless is not due to any medical condition but is a mutual decision that the couple made even before they tied the knot.

The idea was Maria’s and her husband agreed to it. In 2012, the veteran Fox journalist revealed that after all these years, she does not regret her decision to be in marriage without a child. Judging by their longevity in marriage, this has obviously not affected their relationship. Though the couple is without kids, they are parents to a dog named Dusty.

The Mariagate Scandal was Insufficient To Cause Cracks In Their Marriage

Bartiromo and Steinberg’s marriage has over the years been without divorce threats but in 2007, a scandal alleging that the journalist was cheating emerged, however, it lacked solid proof and was unable to harm her marriage to Steinberg.

Tagged the Mariagate scandal, details emerged alleging an affair with Todd Thompson, a senior executive of Citigroup Inc. She had been said to accept a ride in Citigroup Inc.’s private jet in order to spend time with Thompson. Maria strongly debunked the accusations and there was no news of any effect of the rumors on her marriage with Steinberg.

Instead, only good news seems to emerge from their marriage. In Maria’s interview with DuJour Magazine, the journalist revealed that she and her husband love to unwind with outdoor activities, including biking and walking along the beach near their home in Westhampton in Long Island, New York, this was where the couple spent their lockdown during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. It was from this home that she anchored her Fox Business and Fox News shows when the state was in a total lockdown.

Bartiromo and Steinberg also own another property; a townhouse in the Upper East Side of Manhattan which they bought in 2007 for $6.5 million. Per the Observer, the house includes five bedrooms, a 39-foot backyard, and a 342-square-foot family room.

Bartiromo’s Husband Jonathan Steinberg Is An Investment Manager

Before becoming an entrepreneur and recording a lot of accomplishments, Jonathan Steinberg worked in an investment banking firm, Bear Stearns & Co. Inc., from 1986 to 1988. He worked as an analyst in the company’s mergers and acquisitions department. After three years at Sterns, Steinberg was ready to launch out on his own and decided to begin with starting a publishing company with money he inherited from his father’s stocks. Thanks to his father’s experience, young Jonathan Steinberg, fondly called Jono developed an early interest stocks and began developing trading skills as early as 13 years old.

Jonathan Laurence Steinberg is the son of Manhattan natives, Barbara Herzog and Saul Phillip Steinberg. His father, who died on December 7, 2012, was a known American businessman/financier who became a billionaire in his 40s. He served as the chief executive of the Manhattan-based property and casualty insurance company named Reliance Group Holdings while he was alive. His wealth took a dip in the late 90s due to bad investment decisions. Saul Steinberg bought a 17,000-square-foot apartment on Park Avenue in Manhattan that previously belonged to John D. Rockefeller Jr. When his wealth was hit, he liquidated the property for not less than $29 million.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Jonathan attended The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, he dropped out to work on Wall Street and has grown to become a successful business mogul.

His first attempt at publishing was buying the tabloid Penny Stock Journal which he renamed Individual Investor and became the Editor-in-Chief, he later bought another publication called America’s Fastest Growing Companies. He went public with his finance media company in 1991 which he named Individual Investor Group, Inc. He served as the Chairman and CEO of the Group.

In the aftermath of the dot-com crash of 2000, Jonathan rebranded Individual Investor Group to an exchange-traded fund (ETF) known as WisdomTree Investments. He has held the position of the company’s President since August 2012. Wisdom Tree currently has three different aspects – WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc., WisdomTree Investments, and WisdomTree Trust- and Jonathan is at the helm of affairs in all of them. The aim of Steinberg’s WisdomTree is to acquire $100 billion in assets, in 2018, The Financial Times reported that WisdomTree has managed over $60 billion in assets. Also an author, Jonathan Steinberg is the writer of ‘Midas Investing’, a book which was published in 1996 by Random House.

On the other hand, Maria Bartiromo is also flying high in her career. She was an advocate for the Trump administration and interviewed the POTUS on several occasions including after he conceded power to Joe Biden.

Profile Summary 
First Name:Maria
Last Name:Bartiromo
Also Known As:
Maria
Sex/Gender:
Female
Profession:
TV Personality
Famous For:Mornings with Maria
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Fontbonne Hall Academy in Bay Ridge, New York University- College of Arts and Sciences
Educational Qualifications:
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Economics
Religion:
Christianity
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
54 years old (11 September 1967)
Zodiac Sign:Virgo
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality:American
Ethnicity/Race:
Italian-American
Country of Residence:
United States of America (USA)
Physical Attributes
Height:
5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Weight:
63 Kg (138lbs)
Eye Colour:
Green
Hair Color:
Brown
Other Body Measurements:
N/A
Relationships
Marital Status:
Married
Spouse/Partner:
Jonathan Steinberg ​(m. 1999)
Family and Relatives
Father:
Vincent Bartiromo
Mother:Josephine Bartiromo
Children:
N/A
Siblings:Theresa Santoro - Sister
Other Relatives:
N/A
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$50 million
Salary:$10 million annually
Source of Wealth:
TV show hosting

Stephen Angbulu
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