Dagen Mcdowell

Dagen Mcdowell

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Updated On March 2, 2022

Dagen Mcdowell is an American Journalist, anchor, and analyst on the Fox Business Network. Dagen Mcdow ell is also the business correspondent for the Fox News Channel. Likewise, she is the former business contributor on the ‘Imus in the Morning’ radio show.

Early Life and Childhood

Dagen Mcdowell was born on 7th January 1969 and is currently 52 years old. Her birth name is Mary Dagen McDowell and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Likewise, Dagen was born in Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, about her ethnic group, her family is of Irish descent and she belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group following Christianity. About his family members, her parents attended the ‘University of Virginia’. However, there is not much shared in the media. Likewise, she has a brother living in Virginia.

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Caption: Dagen with her younger brother during her teen days. Source: Instagram

Ever since childhood, Dagen was fond of cars and loved watching NASCAR racing. Likewise, at the age of 16, she took a driving test for ‘Ford F150’. Moreover, she used to drive ‘Ford Bronco during her high school and college. Likewise, Dagen loves listening to music and her favorite songs are, ‘The Weight’, ‘Rock & Rock’, and ‘Natural Forces’. Similarly, she is a huge fan of the American football team Washington Redskins’ and tries to watch their matches regularly. Furthermore, regarding her educational background, she graduated from Wake Forest University. Dagen graduated Bachelor’s degree in Arts with a major in History.

Professional life

Since her initial age, Dagen started working as an attendant in a dressing room. She also worked at a golf course selling beer. Moreover, she began her journalism career as a financial journalist in a magazine. Dagen worked in a newsletter division of the magazine ‘Institutional Investor’. Likewise, she worked in another magazine ‘Smart Money’, and its website ‘SmartMoney.com’ too. This magazine was about personal business which is published by the ‘Wall Street Journal. Moreover, Dagen started her finance column ‘Dear Dagen’ for the website ‘TheStreet.com’. In this website, she mainly clarified the doubts related to finance which is put forward by her readers.

Likewise, in the year 2003, Dagen began working as a business correspondent with ‘Fox News Channel’. Similarly, she also made a guest appearance on the business talk show ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto’. This show covers mainly the movement of the stock market and airs on the ‘Fox News Channel’ airing on weekdays. Likewise, since September 2007, Dagen started working in ‘Fox Business Network’ as an anchor besides being an anchor on the show ‘Markets Now’ in the same network. This show is a daily business program airing from 11 am to 3 pm on weekdays.

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Caption: Dagen presenting the Fox Business program. Source: Instagram

Furthermore, Dagen has also appeared on the popular American talk show ‘The Five’. This show talks about the issues related to politics and pop culture. Likewise, in 2016, she became the host of the business analysis program ‘Bulls and Bears’. This show was previously hosted by Brenda Buttner. Similarly, she also co-hosted the show ‘Mornings with Maria’ along with lead anchor Maria Bartiromo. This show was a business program airing on the ‘Fox Business Network’. Likewise, Dagen is a regular guest on the political talk show ‘Hannity’ hosted by Sean Hannity.


Besides hosting shows, Dagen has also served as a panelist on several shows. She was a panelist on the business analysis show ‘Cavuto on Business. Likewise, she became a semi-regular panelist on the daytime news and talk show ‘Outnumbered’. Similarly, Dagen was a weekly panelist on the business analysis show ‘Chasin In’. This show had a section ‘Cashin In Challenge’ in which each of the panelists was handed some cash to deal with the securities market. Moreover, Dagen won the challenge three times a row in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Net worth

Dagen is an anchor and analyst in the Fox Business Network. Likewise, being active in television media for more than two decades, she has earned quite an impressive name and fame. Similarly, her primary source of income is through her journalism career. Moreover, according to the source, her net worth is around $5 million.  She has been able to earn a quite good income and net worth since an early, however, there is no information regarding her asset value shared in the media.

Relationship status

Dagen is straight and married. She is married to economic analyst Jonas max Ferris. He worked in ‘Fox News’ as an investment advisor and economic analyst. Dagen met him while working on the channel and were chosen to counter each other’s arguments on a show about mutual funds. Likewise, they got married in 2005 but do not have any children as of now. Moreover, they own a pet Chihuahua named Ramon.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Dagen stands height of 5 feet 6 inches (66 inches) tall and weighs around 56 kg (123lbs). Likewise, her vital stats are 34-24-35. Similarly, her shoe size is 7, and her bra size is 34A. Likewise, looking at her physical appearance, she has fair skin with blonde hair and dark brown eyes color.

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Caption: Dagen posing for a mirror selfie. Source: Instagram

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Dagen is active on Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram handle is @dagenmcdowell and has over 51.1k followers in it. Likewise, she joined Twitter in July 2009 and has over 168.5k followers in her @dagenmcdowell account.