Maria Bartiromo on what her parents taught her at Christmas and all year long

Dec 20, 2021 1049

BY: Maureen Mackey

Maria Bartiromo — anchor of "Mornings with Maria" on Fox Business Network, and anchor of "Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo" on Fox News Channel — grew up in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, New York. It was "a close-knit neighborhood where most of us knew everyone on the block," as she explains in the new book All American Christmas by Rachel Campos-Duffy and Sean Duffy. 

Bartiromo's engaging contribution takes readers into the heart and soul of her family life, including during the holiday season, when "Christmastime was full of holiday parties and excitement." Among the other revelations: Her grandfather Carmine Bartiromo came to the US about 1906 from Naples, Italy, joining his own father, Pasquale — Maria Bartiromo's great-grandfather — who had come to America a few years before that and was living in New York.

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