Eric Bolling net worth and salary: Eric Bolling is a television news anchor who has a net worth of $15 million. Eric Bolling was born on March 2, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from college, Bolling was drafted to play Major League Baseball by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He spent a brief period in the Gulf Coast minor league but his career was ended when he tore a rotator cuff. After baseball, Eric became a commodities trade in New York City specializing in gold, oil and natural gas. He earned the majority of his net worth as a NYMEX member and floor trader specializing in the oil futures market. At one point he was the largest natural gas trader in the entire market. He received several industry awards while working as a trader and these credentials helped land him the opportunity to develop a show with CNBC. The show he ultimately developed was "Fast Money". In 2007 Eric left CNBC for Fox News and Fox Business. On the Fox network, Eric is often matched against political pundit Bob Beckel. Though the disagree on many issues, the two are actually quite friendly off camera. In fact, Eric even saved Bob's life by performing the Heimlick maneuver at a restaurant. He has made frequent guest appearances on several Fox programs, including The O'Reilly Factor, Fox & Friends an Hannity. Eric Bolling and his wife Adrienne have a son together named Eric Chase Bolling.