Mary Dagen McDowell was born on 7 January 1969 in Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia. She works for Fox News as an anchor and analyst on the Fox Business and as a business correspondent. She is also an accountant.
Mary is of Irish heritage and a native of Campbell County, Virginia. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Wake Forest University.
Her financial journalism career took off at the Institutional Investor’s Newsletter Division. Thestreet.com is also one of the institutions she has worked for.
She is a co-host on Mornings with Maria which airs on Fox Business and is a regular on Your World with Neil Cavuto, and a weekly panelist on Cashin’ In.
McDowell assumed the hosting role of Bulls and Bears in 2016 when Brenda Buttner was diagnosed with fatal cancer.
Dagen McDowell Health: Does Dagen McDowell Have Cancer?
No, Dagen McDowell does not have cancer. Rumors of her having cancer started circulating when in 2021 she disclosed on her Twitter page that her mother had battled stage four cancer.
McDowell’s mother died in February 2021 of metastatic lung cancer-related causes.