Eric Bolling (Eric Thomas Bolling) is an athlete, former baseball player, American television personality, conservative political host, author, and financial anchor. He was born on 2nd March 1963. Eric has acquired various roles as an anchor in financial problems.
He has done this most notably for the well-known Fox News channel. In May 2017, he hosted Fox Business Channel’s Cashin In and Fox News Channel’s The Five before quitting that show to co-host Fox News Specialists. He is from the Republican party and a prominent supporter of Former President Donald Trump.
Eric Bolling Net Worth – How much is he worth
Eric is a former baseball player, commentator, television news anchor, conservative political host, author, and financial anchor with an estimated net worth of $20 Million. His primary source of income is his career as a television personality, author, conservative political anchor, and T.V. reviewer of political and financial incidents.
Allegations against Eric Bolling
An action was taken against him when an article published in HuffPost documented that Bolling had sent unsolicited obscene photographs and text messages to three female companions. Independent scrutiny was conducted against him in this case, and as a result of this incident, he was expelled from Fox News in September 2017. Later, he hosted America’s television shows on TheBlaze and America This Week. Sinclair Broadcast Group produced this show, and their sites delivered it as a Sunday morning talk show.
If he talks about the current show he hosts, Eric Bolling, The Balance. It is an hour-long afternoon televised program that airs on Newsmax T.V. every Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. E.T. The show was aired on 28th July 2021.
Eric Bolling Early Life
Bolling was born in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, the U.S.A., on 2nd March 1963. He attended grade school at Queen of All Saints Basilica school and high school at Loyola Academy. He graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, with a B.A. degree in economics in 1984. Bolling also played baseball when he was at Rollins College. The Pittsburgh Pirates recruited him in 1984. He couldn’t continue his career in baseball due to a torn rotator cuff injury.
Eric Bolling’s Personal Life
Presently, Bolling lives in South Carolina. He is a Catholic. He is married to Adrienne. His wife, Adrienne, was a former anchor for the Fox News Channel and an American celebrity. The couple got married on 4th October 1997. Eric is a family-oriented man who loves his family more than anything. The couple had a son named Eric Chase Bolling, who died of an accidental drug overdose on 8th September 2017, at 19.
Eric grew up as a bright student and was active in baseball in high school before he fell into depression and committed suicide. According to the report, he was very close to his father but hunched to the emotional distress from the case filed against his father by Fox News. It led him to overdose on drugs which caused his death. The exact reason for his death was not revealed to the public, and his death was termed as an “unintended manner” by the police.
Eric Bolling Career
Eric Bolling’s career as a commodities trader
Bolling also served as a merchandise trader on Wall Street. He was a board member of the New York Mercantile exchange for five years. After then, he became a strategic consultant to the business.
Eric Bollings’ career as a political anchor
On CNBC: Bolling also appeared on CNBC’s Fast Money as a panelist. He was one of several reviewers to appear on CNBC’s Fast Money.
On Fox News: In March 2008, Bolling joined Fox Business Network as a financial reviewer. Bolling joined as a co-host of happy hour in 2008. He joined the show with Cody Willard and Rebecca Diamond. It was a market analysis show in the time slot of the evening at 5:p.m. He hosted the Follow the Money on Fox Business channel with Eric Bolling and the host of the channel’s Cashin’ in 2013 by replacing Cheryl Casone. The program aired every Saturday. Fox News Channel’s The Five was also hosted by Bolling.
Former President of the United States of America Barack Obama was criticized by Bolling for his decision to meet with Gabon’s president of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba in the White House. He condemned him on the Fox Business Network in June 2011.
Bolling remarked, “Guess who’s coming to dinner? A dictator.” He also condemned Obama for permitting Rapper common to appear in the White House just a few weeks before, calling out, “it’s not the first time he’s had a hoodlum in the house.” Bolling was condemned by
Progressive group Media Matters by saying, “Calling the president of Gabon and Common’ hoods in the hizzy’ is not colorful commentary; it is overt racism.” Firstly, Bolling protected himself on Twitter before asking for forgiveness from Obama. He said, “We got a little fast and loose with the language, and we know it’s been interpreted as being disrespectful, and for that, I’m sorry.”
Media Matters also denounced Bolling for his on-air publicity of citizenship corruption theories about Barack Obama (“birtherism”) and the fraud concepts about the murder of Seth Rich. Also, for his statement in 2011, that “liberal Hollywood was using class warfare” in a Muppets movie “to brainwash our kids” and his assertion in 2012 that “Every terrorist on American soil has been a Muslim.”
In a statement by Bock Beckel in 2017, Bob said that Bolling and Roger saved his life after they performed the Heimlich maneuver on him at a restaurant. When he was working at Fox, Bolling was a guest commentator on several Fox News opinion shows, such as The O’Reilly Factor and Fox and Friends.
Eric Bolling’s Physical Appearance
Bolling is 59 years old according to his birth date (2nd March 1963). He weighs 75 kgs and is 6’1″ (1.85m) tall.
- Wake Up America: The Nine Virtues That Made Our Nation Great and Why We Need Them More Than Ever (2016). It was the first book by Eric.
- The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism (2017).
- How Trump Can Drain It (2017).
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