Married In 1984, Sue Herera's Husband Daniel Herera: Met On Assignment In Los Angeles. Discover Her Married Life And Net Worth

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Married In 1984, Sue Herera's Husband Daniel Herera: Met On Assignment In Los Angeles. Discover Her Married Life And Net Worth

Quick Fact Check

  • Date of Birth 1957-11-15
  • Age 61 Years 11 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place Spokane, Washington, United States
  • Profession Reporter
  • Birth Name Susan McMahon
  • Zodiac Sign Scorpio
  • Religion N/A
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Son/s Daniel Herera
  • Daughter/s Jacqueline Herera, Victoria Herera
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse Daniel Herera (m. 1984)
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Net Worth $8 Million
  • Career 1980-present
  • College California State University, Northridge
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
  • Weight 158lbs
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Brown Light
  • Eye Color Brown Dark
  • Lesbian No

“Wolf of Wall Street,” ever heard that before?? It is not a new term; everyone knows it. Have you ever heard of “The First Lady of Wall Street”?

The First Lady of Wall Street has established herself very well as a visible journalist covering “Wall Street." You may be surprised to know that the Nightly Business Report co-anchor (alongside Tyler Mathisen) doesn’t work there. What?!

Yes! She reports. This lady is one of the first women to break into the world of broadcast business news - formerly a man’s territory. She has been covering Wall Street for over 25 years.  She has also starred in the movie, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which has related the Wall Street and finance industry very well.

Furthermore, she is one of the founding members of CNBC. Her name in financial journalism is “HUGE” as you all may know. She has circled the globe, be it Russia, India, China, Japan or any other country, to cover major stories.

She started her career from KNXT TV station in LA as an intern with a Journalism degree from California State University, Northridge. Herrera stepped up in 1981 as a business news reporter covering highly technical futures industry for a brand new Financial News Network and soon became an anchor. She was then hired to work at NBC as the first employee of CNBC. She helped CNBC as one of the founders in 1989.

She currently serves CNBC as their Breaking News Anchor along with the regular news updates throughout CNBC’s Business Day Programming. She is an anchor for the award-winning evening business news program “Nightly Business Report.”  She has also been honored with CSUN’s Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Wedding, Married Life, and Husband:

Caption: From Left to Right: Daniel and Sue Herera, Suzanne and Bob Wright, and Carlos Watson


Susan McMahon met Daniel Herera, who used to be a cameraman, in Los Angeles during an assignment. After getting married to Daniel Herera in the year 1984, Susan McMahon became Susan Herera. Now we know her as one of the most talented financial reporter Sue Herera. Her husband Daniel had a dream of going to a medical school, and he eventually got a medical degree and became a physician in 1999.

Well, when we moved back to New York, my husband had always wanted to go to medical school. He was a television news cameraman. We met on assignment in Los Angeles and we married.

In 2002, when Herera was in China for work, she happened to come across a village that had no place for girls.  The girls were simply abandoned to die from starvation. After asking if her husband was up for adoption, she became the mother of twin girls. She was pregnant with Daniel’s child, and a year after the adoption of Chinese twins, Sue gave birth to a son.

Sue and Daniel are married for over 30 years and are parents of three children. They have one of the beautiful relationships. The couple is going strong without any rumors clouding their relationship or hinting a divorce.

The couple met and got married in LA. Herera family had to move to New York after the marriage. It meant new place and an expanding family.  Sue had to manage time for her work, which demanded a lot of time, as well as for her three little children and a husband.

She did an interview on how she balances time between work and family. I think it gives an insight on every working mom’s life.

Sue Herera's career Journey

Sue graduated from CSUN with a journalism degree in 1981. After graduating, Herera found herself working at the brand new cable TV station, the Financial News Network (FNN) which surprised her as she planned to become a print journalist.

Eventually, she would become the financial genius she is now through her experience at FNN as well as her experience of the stock market crash of 1987 one of the biggest losses Wall Street has ever faced.

The experience tempered the future financial veteran and eventually learned ideas about the market and how to handle various issues and to expect the unexpected. Finally, when FNN’s prospects were failing, Sue jumped ship and found herself in NBC’s new start up branch network, CNBC which went on to be a hugely unexpected success. 

Caption: A youthful Sue Herera.


During a presentation of hers, she faced a question regarding students who want to enter into business news which she responded with

I think if you are considering business news and you want to do the markets then I would advocate learning the way I did, just getting into the trenches and learn it from the floor. If you were interested more in the corporate side of it I would get a job at one of the investment banks and see how their culture works.

And supporting women’s involvement in journalism she added

There are a lot of people out there who are generalists, You have much more longevity as a woman in the business if you bring something else to the table.

Sue Herera has been working as a financial journalist for a long time. Being one of the founding members of CNBC, which is one of the leading networks, her salary is estimated to be one of the highest paid in the business. Her net worth is speculated to be $ 4. million after being in the media industry for over 35 years.

A Spicy Moment with Will Ferrell

In 2004, right before the launch of Will Ferrell's blockbuster "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgandy," Will Ferrell was on live with Sue to promote his movie when the Sue and Will had a romantic moment where they kissed multiple times.  This is still burned in her memory as well as her husband's and they are reminded of this every time a new movie with Will Ferell comes out.

Caption: Will Ferell kissing Sue Herera.