David Asman Biography
David Asman is an American journalist working at FOX News serving as an anchor. He has been working for the network since 1997 and assisted in the launch of FOX Business Network (FBN) in 2007.
David Asman Date of Birth / Birthday
Asman was born in 1954 in Hollis, New York, United States of America. However, the exact date of birth of the Fox news anchor is not yet known to the public. He is therefore 67 years old as of 2021.
David Asman Measurements/Height
Asman stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
David Asman Partner/Wife
Asman has been happily married to Marta Cecilia a Nicaragua native who escaped a communist dictatorship that threatened to force Felipe (son) into military servitude at the age of 15. Asman helped Marta and Felipe get a visa for life to Costa Rica. He then brought them to America to start a new life with him.
David Asman Kids/Children
Asman and Marta have a daughter, Kristiana Asman who was born in July 1992. She is Asman’s only child with Marta. However, Marta has a son by the name of Felipe who served in the US national army during the Iraq wars.
David Asman Relatives/ Family
Asman was born to Nancy Johnston Asman (mother) and Robert Asman (father). He has a sister known as Melinda Asman Krasting.
David Asman Schooling/Education
Asman received his college education from Marlboro College. He then joined Northwestern University.
David Asman Profession
Asman serves as a guest anchor on programs across FNC and FBN. He previously served as the host of FBN’s post-market program Bulls & Bears (weekdays 5-6 PM/ET). He also served as a co-anchor on FBN’s After the Bell (weekdays 4-5 PM/ET), which was number one in its timeslot. During his tenure with the network, he has anchored the weekday Fox News Live. Additionally, he was tagged head of FNC’s documentary unit in 2005 where he hosted a series of investigative specials, including Global Warming: The Debate Continues and U.N. Blood Money, a three-part series that examined the oil-for-food controversy.
Asman served as the Wall Street Journal’s editorial features editor beginning in 1995 prior to joining the network. He joined the newspaper in 1983 as an editorial writer, where he edited the “Manager’s Journal” and the “Americas” column. He also wrote editorials and over 100 articles from Latin America and elsewhere. Asman was tagged senior editor for the Journal’s editorial page in 1994, where his role was combined with administrative responsibilities.
Asman started his career in journalism in 1978 as an assistant editor of Prospect Magazine and rose to the executive editor within a year. He was then hired by George Gilder in 1980 to start up an economic journal for the Manhattan Institute. Additionally, he also sometimes was a radio commentator for Perspective on the Economy and was a consultant to the Ford Foundation on African organizations in the United States. He also served as host of Issues USA, a nightly televised public affairs show.
David Asman Income
Asman receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
David Asman Net Worth
Through Asman’s career as an anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
David Asman Awards
Asman has also managed to win several awards ever since he started his career in journalism. For instance, he won the 1986 Inter-American Press Association’s (IAPA) Tom Wallace Award for coverage of Latin America in the Americas column. He was also the editor of “The Wall Street Journal on Management: Adding Value Through Synergy.” Additionally, he received the IAPA’s 1992 and 1995 Daily Gleaner Award for his articles on free trade and Cuba and Mexico’s economy respectively.
David Asman Facebook and Twitter
Asman is active on his social media accounts. He has about 33 friends on his Facebook Page and about 21,865 followers on his Twitter account.