Family and Personal Life
Born on 22 September 1958 in Westbury, New York, Neil Cavuto is the son of Patrick Cavuto, who is a sales executive of a can company, and Kathleen T. (Feeley), a UN staffer and homemaker. His father was Italian whereas mother was Irish.
He preceded his secondary education at Immaculate High School in Danbury, Connecticut where he grew up. At the age of 17, he started working as a manager in a fish and chips restaurant. In 1980, he completed his graduation from St. Bonaventure University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and post-graduate from American University.
Cavuto married to Mary Fulling on October 15, 1983. Currently, the couple is living in Mendham, New Jersey with their biological daughter Tara, and adopted sons Bradley and Jeremy. Once, he struggled with cancer. However, it ended with multiple sclerosis and got heart surgery in 2016.
In July 1996, Cavuto got the responsibilities of managing editor of business news and the host of Your World with Neil Cavuto for Fox News Channel. Later, he became the vice president of business news in 2006 and served in three different positions.
Prior to Fox, He anchored Power Lunch for CNBC and Today for NBC. For 15 years, he served for the Public Broadcasting Service. Furthermore, he was named as New York City bureau chief and was also an intern in White House during the Jimmy Carter administration.
Additionally, Cavuto is an author of More Than Money and Your Money or Your Life which was listed in the New York Times best-selling books.
Achievements and Awards
Cavuto was awarded the 1980 Hellinger Award from St. Bonaventure University, which is the highest award given to graduating students of journalism. He is announced as the Best Business Television Interviewer by the Wall Street Journal and was nominated five times for Cable ACE Awards.
Net Worth and Salary