Dagen McDowell bio, career, net worth, and more

Who is Dagen McDowell?

Mary Dagen McDowell, Aka Dagen, is well known for being the American anchor and analyst on Fox News Channel’s Fox business network and business correspond. She is famous for her works and has appeared on Cashin’ IN, Hannity, Your World with Neil Cavuto, and others.

Apart from her news reading works, this young lady is a writer as well as producer who is married to Jonas Max ferries. Dagen is a hard-working woman who started her journey from selling beer out of court on golf courses and even worked as a dressing room attendant. 

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Dagen McDowell Biography

Her journey from smaller works to being one of the famous newsreaders is remarkable. So if you want to know more about her, stick with this article until the end and I hope you are going you get your curiosity answered well.

Quick facts

Full name Mary Dagen McDowell
BirthdayJan 7, 1969
Age53 years old
Sun signCapricorn
TraitsPositive: Determined, practical, and ambitious

Negative: Stubborn, impulsive, and procrastinating
BirthplaceBrookneal, Campbell County, Virginia, USA
EducationGraduated from Wake Forest University in art history
ParentsCharles Ross McDowell III (father)

Joyce Holt McDowell (mother)
GrandparentsManlie Thomas Holt (grandfather)
Ann Elizabeth Holt (grandmother)
SiblingsLandon Oakes McDowell (Brother)
Marital statusMarried
Spouse Jonas Max Ferris
Eye colorBrown
Weight54 kgs
HobbyListening music
ProfessionAnchorwoman, reporter
Last update2021
Net worthUSD 5 million

Dagen McDowell childhood and personal details

Dagen McDowell was born on Jan7, 1969 in Campbell County, Virginia. Her family is of Irish Ethnicity and so is she. Her Instagram really shows that she loves dogs so much and posts most of their picture on her Insta page pictures. This young journalist is deep into dogs. Her Instagram bio even says “I’ll speak to your dog before I speak to you”.
Dagen being born in January has the sun sign Capricorn and she follows Christianity just like her family. And being born in the USA she is supposed to have American nationality.
Dagen since grew up in the south and is supposed to have North Carolina Accent however people seem like she doesn’t actually have it and she fakes it. Once a tweeter user accused her by posting that she has a fake accent but to that Dagen McDowell replied in a very polite tone “I grew up in the south. How does Varney have a British accent after living in the US for 40+ years?”

Dagen McDowell

Dagen loves cars and she started driving one from a very young age. She gave her driving test in ‘Ford F150’ at age of 16. She even loves ‘NASCAR ‘ racing. Dagen McDowell used to drive Ford Bronco while in high school and college.
Apart from NASCAR racing, she is a fan of the Washington Redskins. Dagen McDowell is a music lover too, well who is not. Some of her favorites are ‘The weight’, ‘Rock&Rock’, and ‘Natural Forces’.

Dagen McDowell early life and family

Dagen McDowell was born into a family in Campbell. Her mother’s name is Joyce Holt who passed away in 2019 due to cancer. Dagen’s Father is a healthy man whose name is Charles Ross McDowell. Her Instagram clearly shows how much they mean to them.

Dagen keeps posting pictures of dad. Her recent Instagram post says “I miss you every minute of every day, Momma. Fuck cancer.” She posted this on Feb 5, 2021. Her mother died on November 7, 2019, at the age of 81, however, it’s clear that she loved her so much and hates cancer for taking away her mother’s life.

Again, all we know Dagen McDowell is not the only child of her parents. She has a brother as well whose name is Landon Oakes McDowell. He is married to Sara Thomas McDowell and has a daughter who is currently living in Virginia. She has posted a young picture of both of them on Instagram as well. Well, we guess even though she is somewhat private about her life, her Instagram shows her family and dogs are most important to her.

McDowell’s height, weight and education

The young journalist Dagen McDowell is so beautiful and her body looks perfect. She has a height of 5 inches 9 foot which perfectly carries her weight of 54 kgs. She looks beautiful even without her makeup.

Her blonde hair with brown eyes is a plus to her slim athletic body and white face. Her body measurements are 34-24-36 which makes her stand out cute among everybody.

Talking about her education, Dagen McDowell graduated from Wake Forest University in art history and started her career in the Institutional iNvestor’s Newsletter department as a financial journalist.

Dagen McDowell loves what she does and maybe that’s the reason people love her or doing that job. Let’s take a look at how she started her carer and how is it going now.

Dagen McDowell career

She began her career in 1996 where she used to work as an attendant in the dressing room and even sold beer at a golf course. And later that she started working as a financial journalist in Institutional iNvestor’s Newsletter department.

Her journey from smaller works to her dreams is quite hard work. Before coming into TV anchorings, Dagen McDowell even worked for magazines like Smart money and even had a hand on the website smartmoney.com. She even wrote a personal finance column ‘Dear Dagen‘ for the website where she was able to clarify the doubts of her readers.

Finally, in 2003, she got associated with the Fox News channel and started working as a business correspondent. She is a regular guest on ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto’ which is a show that is shown on the Fox channel which is successfully able to cover the stock market news throughout the day and even explains other factors that affect stock prices.

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Good things come to those who wait and Dagen McDowell is an example of it, after 4 years of being a guest on the Fox channel now in Sep 2007 she officially began her work as an anchor on; Fox Business Network ‘where she covers the show’ market now.’

Dagen McDowell is also a panelist on the show ‘Cashin’IN’, a business analyst program. She even serves as a panelist on another business analyst show ‘Cavuto on Business. Not only this she has been a contributor for the show ‘Imus in Morning’, a radio show hosted by Don Imus. Mcdowell also appears on the daytime news and talk show ‘Outnumbered’.

Dagen McDowell has a huge career and she workes on several shows apart from being the TV anchor for the Fox channel. It’s so good to see women growing and trying to make a change. She was also seen appearing on the show’ The fIve, which deals with political issues and pop culture, and even hosted a show ‘Bull & Bears’ in 2016 which was previously posted by Brenda Buttner.

Mcdowell is currently co-hosting the show ‘Morning with Maria’, a telecasted business program on ‘Fox Business Network’ where maria Bartiromo is the lead anchor. Further Dagen is also the regular guest on the show ‘Hannity’, an apolitical show hosted by Sean Hannity.

Well, the career literally took heights, and now Dagen McDowell is one of the most wanted anchors for the Fox channel. She is an internet celebrity as well and excels in each of her works and is loved by people so much. Her work from being an attendant in a dressing room to being a part of different famous shows and hosting one of them on her own is just inspirational.

Dagen McDowell relationship, married life, and kids

Dagen is currently married to Fox News economic analyst Jonas Max Ferris. Jonas is an investment adviser as well who was born in Southfield, Massachusetts. The couple tied their knot in 2005. It was heard that when they both met, Dagen McDowell was married to some else however things didn’t stay the way they thought and she got divorced.

There is no information about her first husband because Dagen kinds live a private life but the divorce turned out good for Jonas and they both started dating in 2003. The couple first met each other on a set of stocks and investment news programs, Cashin ‘In. Their first meet was to argue with each other about mutual funds and nobody knows when they both fell in love.

Once Dagen’s husband Jonas mentioned, “We were sort of handpicked-At least I think I was handpicked, I don’t Know about Dagen- To Argue in a mutual fun faceoff on the show…cast to because of our argumentative nature.”

Even though the marriage took place years ago but nobody knows if they have kids yet however the couple was heard about owning a pet Chihuahua called Ramon. Even after decades, Dagen and Jonas’s none have opened up about children and neither have Dagen McDowell talked about her relationship either.

Well, let’s just suppose the couple is having a good life and are together still.

Who is Dagen McDowell’s husband?

Dagen McDowell is married to Jonas Max Ferris after she divorced her first husband and the reason for her divorce is yet a secret however we know the couple at present is having a very good time with each other. Dagen’s husband Jonas is an economic analyst and investment adviser. Jonas gained fame after appearing in Fox Business Network Show Cashin’ In.

Jonas is one of the panelists of the stocks investment and news program Cashin ‘In. Nobody knows his background and what major did he get into however his sudden appearances on Fox Business Network helps him gain fame easily.

Apart from this, Jonas is the founder of the website Maxfunds.com, which help people finding the correct mutual fund. This website of Ferris helps users to create their portfolio with very little financial education and advises them how much they should invest.

Jonas is quite active on Twitter which he mostly uses to inform his fans about his latest projects and his work. He has about 1k followers on Twitter and he is supposed to have a Facebook page but it’s not official that he uses it by himself.

Does Dagen McDowell have cancer?

Most fans are curious to know if Dagen is healthy or not however the news of her having cancer is completely wrong. Since Dagen’s mother died of cancer, most fans were worried if she has cancer as well but Dagen never talked anything about her worst health conditions.

This directly implied that she is not suffering from any kind of illness and have perfectly good health.  Talking about cancer, the previous host “of the show “Bill and Bears“ Brenda Buttner left the show and Dagen McDowell got the job because she was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Dagen McDowell net worth and income

A young professional Journalist, Dagen McDowell must have saved a good amount of money through her hard work. Her main source of income is journalism. She is supposed to have accumulated a net worth of about USD 5 million till now.

Her husband Jonas, unlike her, is an economist, income advisor, and economic analyst and is said to have a net worth of about $5 million. Well, the couple has saved a fortune to live a luxurious life till death and we really hope the money will keep increasing.

Social media presence

Social media is common nowadays and every person has it. Just like some other person, Dagen is a Twitter as well as an Instagram user. But she doesn’t have any other social media accounts. Dagen McDowell even though is very much secretive about her life but she posts so much on her official Instagram page.

She is a verified user on Instagram and has about 67.5k followers at present. Dagen Mcdowell Instagram account is a reflection of her life.

She loves posting her pets as well as has immense love for her family which is seen on her posts. You can follow her under @dagenmcdowell on Insta as well as on Twitter.

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