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Gemma Acton

Gemma Acton

Gemma Acton is the finance expert on the television news service Seven News and also the Seven’s Network Finance Editor as well. She is also a CNBC news anchor and correspondent. Moreover, she is also famous as the wife of an English professional footballer Gary James Cahill.

Professional Career

Gemma Acton attended the Lauder Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from where she achieved her MBA/MA degree. She is also a CFA Charterholder.

Gemma worked in several cities like London, New York, Dubai, Milan, and Paris for almost 18 years. She worked in investment banking and asset management at prestigious institutions like Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and PIMCO. Similarly, she also served the CNBC team as a news anchor and correspondent based out of London. She later worked as a producer at CNBC.

Gemma Acton
Caption: Gemma Acton (Photo: forums.mediaspy)

Currently, Gemma is working at the Seven Network as the finance expert. She makes reports on various business and finance stories for a national audience with a particular focus on how these topics are affecting the consumers. In addition, she also keeps a keen eye on the impact that the ongoing digital revolution is having on the country’s jobs, financial security and everyday lives of the people.

Who Is Her Husband?

Gemma Acton’s husband Gary James Cahill is a professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Crystal Palace.

Her Husband Career

Gary Cahill started playing football with AFC Dronfield youth in Derbyshire. In the year 2000, he started his professional career with Aston Villa where he focused more on self skill enhancement techniques. He also signed to Sheffield United for three months.

Gemma Acton's husband Gary Cahill
Caption: Gemma Acton’s husband Gary Cahill (Photo: transfermarkt )

After that, he signed for Bolton Wanderers in 2008. And they paid him 5 million Euros as per the contract. He made his debut goal with Bolton on 5 October 2008 where he played against West Ham United. He played for three seasons and made a record of 130 league games and 13 goals.

Gary later joined the Premier League’s club Chelsea on 16 January 2012. During his period with Chelsea, he won the UEFA Championship League and FA Cup. He made his first goal for Chelsea on 18 March 2012 where he played against Leicester City. On July 26, 2017, he was appointed as the caption of the club and led the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

International Career

Gary Cahil has played in both junior and senior levels in several major tournaments representing his national England. On September 3, 2010, he made his senior international debut in a match played against Bulgaria.

Gemma Acton's husband Gary Cahill
Caption: Gemma Acton’s husband Gary Cahill (Photo: Pinterest )

Later on March 29, 2011, he made his first international start against Ghana. He was also chosen as the vice-captain of the team in September 2014 after the retirement of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard. So far, he has won over 58 caps and 4 goals for his team.

Gemma Acton Married Gary James Cahill, an Engish Footballer

Yes, Gemma Acton is a married woman. She is married to his long term boyfriend Gary James Cahill. He is an English professional football player and is currently playing as a defender for Crystal Palace Football Club. The two tied the wedding vows in June 2013 at Brookfield Manor, Hathersage, Hope Valley.

Gemma Acton with her husband
Caption: Gemma Acton with her husband (Photo: players wiki )

From her marriage with Gary, she has two children a daughter named Freya Cahill and a son born in January 2012 named Leo Cahill. As of now, Gemma is living a happy married life with her husband and children.

What Is Gemma Acton’s Net Worth?

Gemma works as a finance expert and finance editor of the Seven Network channel. Previously, she worked in investment banking and asset management between London, New York, and Dubai for almost 18 years. But she must have earned a massive sum of money through her successful professional career.

On the other hand, Gary James Cahill has a net worth of $26 million in 2019. Most of his income comes from his professional career as a football player. Besides, he received 5 million Euros of signing to Bolton Wanderers in 2008.

Facts of Gemma Acton

Full NameGemma Acton
ProfessionFinance Expert
EducationWharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
NationalityAustralian
SpouseGary James Cahill
ChildrenLeo Cahill, Freya Cahill

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