Media Industry has produced some of the biggest celebrities in the world. Erin Burnett is among the very few celebrities who have made a name for themselves in the media industry. She is a news anchor who hosts a show on CNN, Erin Burnett OutFront and previously, she worked for CNBC as the co-anchor of the Squawk on the Street and hosted Street signs. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Erin Burnett in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Erin Burnett was born in 1976 on 2nd July in Mardela Springs, Maryland to Esther Margaret and Kenneth King who was working as a corporate attorney. She has both the Irish and Scottish Ancestry. She attended St Andrew’s School, which is a private college preparatory boarding school which was located in Middletown, Delaware. She graduated in 1994 and proceeded to join Williams College, in Massachusetts, where she pursued Political science and economics. When she was in college, she was very active in lacrosse and field hockey.
Burnett is married to David Rubulotta, who is a finance executive after they met on a blind date in 2003. David was a trader for the Lehman Brothers and is currently managing director for the Citigroup. The two became engaged in 2011, and their wedding took place in 2012. In 2013, she gave birth to their first son, Nyle Burnett Rubulotta and in 2015, she gave birth to a daughter, Colby Isabelle. She is expecting her third child.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Burnett started her journey as a financial analyst for the Goldman Sachs. She was working in the investment banking division, and she was in charge of mergers and acquisitions and the corporate finance. While still working at the company, she got a job offer from CNN as a writer and a booker for the CNN money line with Varney Stuart and Lou Dobbs. She left this position to serve as vice president of the Citi Group media.
She later joined Bloomberg Television as the Stocks Editor and also an anchor. From 2005 to 2011, Burnett was the host of Street Signs that aired on CNBC and a co-anchor of the Squawk on the Street with Mark Haines. She worked on an investigative piece titled ‘Transammonia’ which exposed ammonia business in Iran. As a result, she got nominated for the Emmy Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Erin Burnett is over $18 million. The fortune has been generated from her career as a financial analyst and as a media personality. Reports have emerged that she is usually paid $3 million a year and this is set to increase in the coming years.
She has had a very lucrative career in the media industry. Her consistency and hard work have seen her rise to become among the best journalist in the world despite her starting from the finance world. Her determination to hold leaders accountable for their actions is what has made the show popular.