Robert Frank (no relation) is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and leading journalistic authority on the American wealthy.
He joined CNBC in May 2012 as a reporter and editor for the news organization.
Prior to joining CNBC, Robert was with The Wall Street Journal for 18 years, serving as a foreign correspondent in London and Singapore, and later covering Wall Street and corporate scandals.
For eight years, he was the paper’s Wealth Reporter, covering the lives, culture and economy of the new rich.
Robert is the author of two books: Richistan, a New York Times Bestseller, and The High-Beta Rich.
His blog, The Wealth Report was named by Time magazine as one of America’s most influential financial blogs.
Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in literature from State University of New York at Binghamton.
He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.