Dagen McDowell, Age, Fox News, Net Worth, Salary, & Husband

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Dagen McDowell Biography

Dagen McDowell is an American Journalist, anchor, and analyst on the Fox Business Network and a business correspondent for the Fox News Channel. McDowell arrived at the FOX Business Network (FBN) as an anchor in September 2007. She appears daily on FBN’s Mornings with Maria (weekdays 6-9 am/ET).

Dagen McDowell Age

Dagen McDowell is 53 years old as of 2022. She was born Mary Dagen McDowell on 7th January 1969, in Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday every 7th January every year and her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Dagen McDowell Height and Weight

Dagen stands a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.6m) tall and weighs around 56 kg (123 lbs). Likewise, her body stats are 34-24-35. Similarly, her shoe size is 7, and her bra size is 34A. Likewise, looking at her physical appearance, she has fair skin with blonde hair and dark brown eye color.


Regarding her educational background, she graduated from Wake Forest University. Dagen graduated Bachelor’s degree in Arts with a major in History.

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Dagen McDowell Parents and Siblings

McDowell was born in Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, about her ethnic group, her family is of Irish descent and she belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group following Christianity. About his family members, her parents attended the ‘University of Virginia’. However, there is not much shared in the media. Likewise, she has a brother living in Virginia.

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Dagen McDowell Husband | Married

McDowell is a married woman. She is married to economic analyst Jonas Max Ferris. He worked in ‘Fox News’ as an investment advisor and economic analyst. Dagen met him while working on the channel and was chosen to counter each other’s arguments on a show about mutual funds. Additionally, they got married in 2005 but do not have any children as of now. Moreover, they own a pet Chihuahua named Ramon.

Dagen McDowell Panelist

Besides hosting shows, Dagen has also worked as a panelist on several shows. She was a panelist on the business analysis show ‘Cavuto on Business. Likewise, she became a semi-regular panelist on the daytime news and talk show ‘Outnumbered’. Similarly, Dagen was a weekly panelist on the business analysis show ‘Cahsin In’. This show had a section ‘Cashin In Challenge’ in which each of the panelists was handed some cash to deal with the securities market. Moreover, Dagen won the challenge three times in a row in 2013, 2014, and 2015.


Dagen began working as an attendant in a dressing room. She also worked at a golf course, selling beer. Moreover, she began her journalism career as a financial journalist in a magazine. Dagen worked in a newsletter division of the magazine ‘Institutional Investor’. Likewise, she worked in another magazine ‘Smart Money’, and its website ‘SmartMoney.com’ too. This magazine was about a personal business which is published by the ‘Wall Street Journal. Moreover, Dagen started her personal finance column ‘Dear Dagen’ for the website ‘TheStreet.com’. On this website, she mainly clarified the doubts related to finance, which is put forward by her readers.

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Likewise, in the year 2003, Dagen began working as a business correspondent with ‘Fox News Channel’. Similarly, she also made a guest appearance on the business talk show ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto’. This show covers mainly the movement of the stock market and airs on the ‘Fox News Channel’ airing on weekdays. Likewise, since September 2007, Dagen started working in ‘Fox Business Network’ as an anchor besides being an anchor on the show ‘Markets Now’ on the same network. This show is a daily business program airing from 11 am to 3 pm on weekdays.

Additionally, Dagen has also appeared on the popular American talk show ‘The Five’. This show talks about the issues related to politics and pop culture. Likewise, in 2016, she became the host of the business analysis program ‘Bulls and Bears’. This show was previously hosted by Brenda Buttner. Similarly, she also co-hosted the show ‘Mornings with Maria’ along with lead anchor Maria Bartiromo. This show was a business program airing on the ‘Fox Business Network’. Likewise, Dagen is a regular guest on the political talk show ‘Hannity’ hosted by Sean Hannity.

Dagen Mcdowell Salary

Fox News anchor news salaries range from $350 thousand per annum. However, these statistics can differ greatly depending on the employee’s level of seniority at issue. We don’t have Dagen’s exact salary and net worth at the moment, but we will keep track and update once it’s available.

 Net Worth

McDowell has made a somehow respectable position in the American television industry as a host and has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Her primary source of income is from her journalism career.

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