Larry Kudlow Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Heart Attack, Podcast, CNBC and Net Worth


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Larry Kudlow Biography | Who Is Larry Kudlow?

Larry Kudlow is an American financial analyst, conservative economist,  former television host and a newspaper columnist. He serves as Director of the National Economic Council under President Donald Trump since 2018.

Kudlow began his career as a junior financial analyst at the New York Federal Reserve. He then left the government to work on Wall Street at Paine Webber and Bear Stearns as a financial analyst.

In 1981, he joined the administration of Ronald Reagan as an associate director for economics and planning in the Office of Management and Budget.

Kudlow left the Reagan Administration during the second term and returned to Wall Street and Bear Stearns. He served as the firm’s chief economist from 1987 until 1994.

At the time, he also advised the gubernatorial campaign of Christine Todd Whitman on matters economics. After a publicized battle with cocaine and alcohol addiction in the late 1990s, he left Wall Street. He first became an economic media commentator with National Review, and later hosted several shows on CNBC.

He went back to politics in 2018, replacing Gary Cohn‘s at National Economic Council.

Larry Kudlow Education

Kudlow attended the private Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, New Jersey until 6th grade. He then joined the Dwight-Englewood School from the second half of middle school to high school.

In 1969, Kudlow graduated from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, with a degree in history. Kudlow was also a star on the tennis team and a member of the left-wing Students for a Democratic Society at Rochester.

In 1971, he enrolled at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. There, he studied politics and economics. Kudlow left before completing his master’s degree.

Larry Kudlow Age | How Old Is Larry Kudlow?

Kudlow was born on August 20, 1947, in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S. He is 75 years

Larry Kudlow Family

He was born to his mother Ruth (née Grodnick) and father Irving Howard Kudlow. Kudlow’s family is Jewish

Larry Kudlow Wife

In 1974, he married Nancy Ellen Gerstein. She is an editor in The New Yorker magazine’s fiction department. Their marriage lasted about a year. In 1981, he married Susan (Cullman) Sicher. Their wedding was presided over by Federal Judge John Sirica. In 1986, he married Judith Pond, a painter and Montana native.

Larry Kudlow CNBC

Kudlow has served as one of the rotating set of hosts on the CNBC show America Now, which began airing in November 2001. The show was renamed Kudlow & Cramer in May 2002, and Kudlow and Jim Cramer became the permanent hosts.

Cramer left to host his own show, Mad Money, and the program’s name was changed the next month to Kudlow & Company in January 2005. Kudlow & Company went on hiatus in October 2008 and returned in January 2009 as The Kudlow Report. The show ended its run on CNBC in March 2014.

He added co-anchor of CNBC’s The Call to his responsibilities in late 2008.

He is also a regular guest on Squawk Box. Larry has contributed o on MSN. He then appeared on The John Batchelor Show as a co-host on Tuesdays and as a substitute, until leaving those duties to become an economics advisor to President Trump.

He started to host a talk radio show on politics and economics on WABC in March 2006. The Larry Kudlow show aired on Saturday mornings from 10 am to 1 pm ET and via nationwide syndication in the US starting June 5, 2010.

In October 2004, Kudlow started a blog named Kudlow’s Money Politic$ in October 2004.

Kudlow has also contributed to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times, the Cato Journal of the Cato Institute, and the City Journal of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, as well as the television show The McLaughlin Group, and has appeared as a guest on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer and on Wall Street Week.

Larry Kudlow Show

The Larry Kudlow Show is a three-hour call-in program where Larry offers insight and expertise to help investors better navigate tomorrow’s evolving economic and political terrain. Each Saturday, the show provides listeners with the latest on the unemployment rate and congressional budget battles. It also covers how all of this affects their wallets.

The Kudlow Report

It was a news television program about business and politics. The Kudlow Report was hosted by Larry Kudlow and aired on the CNBC television channel at 7 pm ET. It began airing on January 26, 2009, until March 28, 2014.

Kudlow & Cramer

It was an American business and politics television program hosted by conservative Lawrence Kudlow and liberal Jim Cramer. It aired weekdays from 2002 to 2005 on CNBC. The program initially ran at 8 PM Eastern Time. It took over the time slot of Hardball with Chris Matthews which moved to sister channel MSNBC. It later moved to the 5 PM slot.

The Call

It is an American television business news program on CNBC. It aired between 11 AM to 12 noon ET weekdays from August 2007 to October 2011.

Its hosts are Trish Regan, Larry Kudlow, and Melissa Francis. They analyze, discuss and debate the market after it’s been open 90 minutes. It covers economic, corporate and political issues.

They discuss the direction of the day’s market. Coverage includes the bond markets while answering viewer emails.

Larry Kudlow National Economic Council | Larry Kudlow Trump | Larry Kudlow Donald Trump

Kudlow was appointed by Donald Trump to be Director of the National Economic Council, succeeding Gary Cohn in March 2018. He assumed office on April 2, 2018. He had authored an opinion piece entitled Tariffs Are Taxes with Stephen Moore and Art Laffer three weeks before taking office.

In April 2018, he said that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office was untrustworthy. Kudlow dismissed CBO’s estimate that the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would increase the deficit by $1.3 trillion, saying, “Never believe the CBO.

Very important: Never believe them. They’re always wrong, especially with regard to tax cuts, which they never score properly.”

Also in April, he alleged that U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley had announced that the U.S. would soon sanction Russia due to “momentary confusion”. After she contradicted Kudlow’s claim, Kudlow called Haley to apologize.

He also stated, “the trouble I had with the Obama [stimulus] program was it was all spending.” About 35% of the stimulus was tax relief, including a $116 billion income tax cut.

On August 28, 2018, after Donald Trump accused Google of rigging search results to show information biased against him, Kudlow told reporters “we’re taking a look at” regulating Google.

In November 2018, which was eleven months after the Trump tax cut, Kudlow stated, “the tax cut has paid for itself already barely through the first calendar year,” although data released weeks later showed federal revenue had declined and the deficit had increased during calendar 2018.

During the 2018-2019 partial federal government shutdown, approximately 420,000 federal workers deemed “essential” were compelled to continue working without pay.

On the 34th day of the shutdown, Larry asserted that such workers were “volunteering” to work for their love of the country and “presumably their allegiance to President Trump.”

Larry Kudlow White House

Before Kudlow’s White House appointment, he supported free trade. In September 2019, Kudlow spoke to reporters at the white house saying that Trump administration plans to unveil a tax cut plan in mid-2020. He offered no details on what he has termed Tax Cuts 2.0.

Larry Kudlow Net Worth

The television personality and newspaper columnist has earned greatly from his wide career. His net Worth estimates amount to $25 million.

Larry Kudlow Heart Attack

On June 11, 2018, Kudlow suffered a “very mild” heart attack. Sarah Sanders the then-White House Press Secretary confirmed that Kudlow had been admitted to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D. C. She said that he was “doing well”, and expects a “full and speedy recovery”.

The incident took place on the same day President Trump was set to join North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore for the American summit with North Korea. Kudlow was discharged from the hospital on June 13.

Larry Kudlow China

On 3 July 2019, Kudlow said that trade talks between the US and China would continue. Trump administration officials said that top representatives from the United States and China were arranging to resume talks the following week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world’s two largest economies.

Larry Kudlow Justin Trudeau

In June 2018, Kudlow intensified the administration’s feud with Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau, calling the prime minister’s criticisms of President Donald Trump’s tariff proposals “a betrayal” that “really kind of stabbed us in the back.”

Canada had previously hosted a weekend gathering of the Group of Seven major industrial nations and had been highly critical of Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union. Trudeau termed Trump saying that U.S. national security justified the move “kind of insulting” to Canada.

Justin, who threatened retaliatory tariffs, also said Canada would not be “pushed around.” Trump however quickly responded by personally attacking Trudeau.