Dagen McDowell Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Dagen McDowell is a famous American News Anchor, Guest Host, and Commentator. She is a contributing writer for various financial publications. She currently serves as co-host of FBN’s (FOX Business Network) new evening program, The Bottom Line, alongside Sean Duffy.

Dagen McDowell Net Worth

Dagen McDowell is a famous FOX Channel News personality. She earns her primary income from her career as a Financial Journalist and FBN News Anchoring profession. In her tenure at Fox Network, Dagen has provided financial commentary and is a skilled interviewer.

She has also offered stock analysis and has been seen as a host on various FOX News Media programs. She was also a former business contributor on the radio talk show – “IMUS In The Morning.” As of 2024, Dagen McDowell has a net worth of $5 million.

Net Worth: $5 Million
Real Name: Dagen McDowell
Birth Date: January 7, 1969
Age (as of 2024): 55 Years
Birth Place:  Brookneal, Virginia, United States
Height: 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Husband: Jonas Max Ferris

Early Life

Dagen McDowell was born on 7th January 1969 in  Brookneal, Virginia, United States. She is 55 years old as of 2024, and her full name is Mary Dagen McDowell. She belongs to a family of Irish background. Her father’s name is Mr. McDowell, and McDowell’s mother is named Joyce Holt McDowell.

She often shared photos of her parents on her Instagram. She has a brother, but her brother’s details are unavailable. Talking about Dagen McDowell’s educational background, she finished her high school education at St. Catherine School in 1987. She graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelors in art history.


Dagen started her career interest as a financial writer. She wrote a personal finance column for TheStreet.com called “Dear Dagen.” She moved to Manhattan, where she got her start as a financial journalist at the Institutional Investor. She also published articles for SmartMoney magazine.

Fox News

Dagen rose to prominence when she joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in 2003. There, she started her work as a business correspondent. For the Fox News channel, Dagen McDowell hosted Bull & Bears in 2016 and other shows like Your Questions Your Money (2009) and Hannity (2009-2014).

Additionally, she also interviews United States House of Representatives Majority Whip and U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise during “Mornings With Maria” at Fox Business Network Studios. She is a frequent co-host on Outnumbered. She regularly appears on Fox News Channel programs like The Five, CAVUTO Live, and Gutfeld!..

She co-hosted Mornings with Maria on Fox Business from its inception in 2015 until 2023. In December 2022, she became the co-host of a new show called The Bottom Line alongside Former United States Representative Sean Patrick Duffy.

As a Fox News anchor, she is also present on FOX NEWS FASHION, where anyone can explore Dagen McDowell’s outfit and accessories chronicle. She has appeared as a Guest on Fox News Saturday Night with Jimmy Failla. She answers questions related to her life and career. On 22nd Jun. 2024, her Video Clip is available on the Fox News website.   

Humanitarian work

She is an animal lover personality. She has two white dogs in her home. She is a supporter of the FOAC organization (Friends of Campbell County Animal Control). In her Instagram bio, Dagen wrote – “ I will speak to your dog before I speak to you,” #adoptdontshop #rescuedogsofinstagram. On Instagram, she often posts and shares photos in support of adopting rescue dogs.

Personal Life

Dagen is happily married to a man named Jonas Max Ferris. The couple first met in 2001 in the Fox News studios on the set of Fox’s Cashin’ In, where they entertained viewers with their regular disagreements. Later, they tied the wedding knot in 2005. Her husband, Jonas Max Ferris, is an American economic analyst, economist, and financial adviser.

He also appears on the FBN (Fox Business Network) panel. Jonas Max was born on 13th Sept. 1971 in Southfield, Massachusetts, United States. Dagen is three years older than her husband, Max Ferris. She has not discussed her personal life in public. It is also unknown that she gave birth to any child. 

Social Media

She is active on social media platforms. She has verified her Instagram account with the username @dagenmcdowell. She has 133K followers on her verified instagram account. She is mentioned on her IMDb page and Twitter with the username @dagenmcdowell.

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