Craig Carton Wife, Salary, Family, Kids, Net Worth, Arrest

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Who is Craig Carton?

Craig Cartoon is a renowned American radio host. He is best known for Boomer and Carton in the Morning show, which is the most listened-to program in WFAN history. Other than that, he is also the famous host of New Jersey 101. 5 station.

Age, Nationality, Zodiac Sign

Craig Carton, full name Craig Harris Carton was born in New Rochelle, New York, on January 31, 1969. He will be 54 years old in 2023. He is an American citizen and falls under the Aquarius zodiac sign.

Craig Carton’s Family

The radio host’s family has not come publically. They have always been under the hood. Although we failed to gather information about his parents, we crashed with his sibling. His brother has a brother, Jeffrey I. Carton.

Education

Regarding Carton’s education, he attended New Rochelle High School. Later in 1987, he enrolled at Syracuse University to continue his studies. After that, the host leaves University with a Bachelor of Science – Bs degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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Short Career Highlights

After graduation, Carton stepped into the radio career. His first work was in WGR Radio in Buffalo, New York. During his work, he had the opportunity to move around the country, which helped him leave a mark on the shows of a different place. Continuing his journey, he landed at 610 WIP in Philadelphia, where he gathered recognition. At the show, he was well known as “The Kid.” Moving forward into his career, Carton was the first to crack the news that a Hollywood producer, Jeffery Lurie, had acquired the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Craig Carton And Greg Jennings [Photo: Instagram]

In late 2000, Craig shifted to New York to work on WNEW’s morning show. He presented the new face of the show and even broadcast an on-the-air cockfight and ‘Pastapalooza.’ Soon he gained the nickname “Jersey Guy” on New jersey 101.5 and became the highest-rated FM afternoon talk show in America continuously for five years.

In the future, Jersey Guy published his book, Loudmouth: Tales (and Fantasies) of sports, Sex, and Salvation from Behind The Microphone in 2013.

Is Craig Carton Married?

The New Yorker is a married man. He had exchanged vows with Kim Carton. The duo met when a mutual acquaintance introduced them, and after some time, they started dating. After dating for a short duration, the pair decide to be one in a quiet ceremony.

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Craig Carton Sons and Daughter [Photo: Kim Carton’s Facebook]

They were together till 2017 and has blessed with four children. They were three sons, Anthony, Lucky, and Sonny, with a beautiful daughter Mickey. The couple has separated and living differently. However, they are not divorced.

Who Is Craig Carton’s Wife, Kim Carton?

Craig’s wife, Kimmy Geffen Carton, is a successful American businesswoman. She was born in 1975 in Huntington Valley, Pennsylvania, USA. She is 48 years old. Kim has successfully established her career in the clothing industry.

Except for business, she was also engaged in charity work with her husband. The couple was running Tic Toc stop foundation, which offers help to children suffering from Tourette Syndrome.

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Craig Cartons Wife Kimmy Geffen Carton [Photo: Facebook]

Craig Carton Got Arrested

The FBI arrested the host, alleged to be part of a $5.6 million Ponzi scheme, on September 6, 2017. According to allegations, Craig and two others informed investors they had access to tickets that would be bought at face value and sold for more money on secondary markets. In addition, they stated that they had deals with arenas and a corporation that promotes music. The alleged shows fake documents to make them believe. The investment was used to pay Carton’s debts of $2.6 million to various casinos.

Height, Weight and Body

The Jersey Guy has a lofty height of 6 feet 1 inch ( 1.85 meters ) and a weight of 83 kg. He has dark brown eyes and a bald head. Regarding his body measurements are missing right now.

Craig Carton’s Salary and Net Worth

The radio host’s primary income was from hosting shows. Craig was earning $2 million per year during his peak career level. Before his downfall, he earned $1 million per annum, although everything changed after that. Right now, he has a debt of $4 million.

Some Facts About Radio Personality

  • He suffered from Tourette Syndrome.
  •  Craig and his wife founded a charity organization, Tic Toc stop, to help children with Tourette Syndrome.
  •  He is the author of the book Loudmouth.
  •  He was a successful host that brought high ratings to shows such as MMA Uncensored Live, Carton in the Moring, and Imus In the Morning.
  •  He was hosting a live broadcast on the day of the September 11 attack.