- Date of Birth:
- July 18, 1972
- 5' 0"
Becky Quick (born Rebecca Quick on July 18, 1972 in Indiana) is an American television journalist, newscaster and anchorwoman. Becky grew up in three different states — Indiana, Texas and Oklahoma — as her geologist father moved his family to follow booms in oil production. Ultimately, Becky’s family settled down in Medford, New Jersey. She enrolled in Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, graduating in 1993 with a degree in Political Science. During her time at school, she was the editor-in-chief of The Daily Targum and was awarded a Times Mirror Fellowship. After graduating, Becky began working for The Wall Street Journal, covering various beats including retail, commerce and the Internet. She also played a crucial role in launching The Wall Street Journal Online serving as the site’s International news editor. In 2001, Becky joined CNBC as part of the network’s partnership with Dow Jones. She was appointed the co-host of the CNBC financial news show, Squawk Box. She has interviewed some of the biggest names in the financial world, including Warren Buffet, Alan Greenspan, Bill Gates, as well as three U.S. presidents. In Oct. 2015, she was tapped to join Carl Quintanilla and John Harwood to moderate the third 2016 Republican Presidential debates.
Best Known For:
Becky Quick is best known as a political commentator and journalist.
Becky has three younger brothers. She is the stepmother of two girls. In 2006, Becky lived with her then-husband, Peter Shay, a computer programmer in Haworth, New Jersey. They divorced and in 2008, she married co-worker Matt Quayle. In August 2011, she gave birth to a son, Kyle Nathaniel Quayle.