Erin Burnett is a popular face in the News industry of America having hosted various programs on CNN, CNBC and NBC. She is at the helm of anchoring her own show named “Erin Burnett OutFront” on CNN. She is also an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Now let’s have a close look on Erin Burnett’s Net Worth in 2018.
Erin Burnett’s Early Life
Erin Isabelle Burnett was born to Esther Margret and corporate attorney Kenneth King Burnett on July 2, 1976 in Mardela Springs, Maryland, U.S. She was born into mixed heritage with both Irish and Scottish ancestry. Raised in Maryland, she studied in the private co-educational college in Middletown, Delaware called St Andrew’s School. After graduating in the year 1994, she enrolled in Williams College in Massachusetts from where she pursued Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy. She was also an active sportsperson having played field hockey and lacrosse in her undergraduate years.
Erin Burnett met her partner through a blind date which cemented into strong friendship before they got married in 2012. Her spouse David Rubulotta works as a managing director of Citigroup. They have two kids together, a son named Nyle Thomas Burnett Rubulotta born in 2013 and a daughter named Colby Isabelle born in 2015.
Erin Burnett’s Career, Awards & Achievement
Erin Burnett, having had a background in finance with her father being a corporate attorney, started her career as a financial analyst with the institutional investment banker Goldman Sachs. After this, there was no looking back for her, as she soon received invitation for the post of writer and booker from CNN for their program “Moneyline”. The latest version of the program is still running on Fox Business Network.
Leaving behind the lesser post, Erin Burnett joined as the vice president of the department of Digital Media in Citigroup after quitting CNN. She left Citigroup to join Bloomberg Television where she worked as a stocks editor for a very short period.
In 2005, she joined CNBC and hosted two sections “Squawk on the Street” and “Street Signs”. Erin Burnett’s most acclaimed work as of yet, was perhaps, her investigative report titled “Transammonia: An American Business in Iran” which delved into the illegal ammonia dealings of the chemical companies from Iran. The show was broadcasted in December 2010 and led to active steps being taken by the company with press releases being sent to the Congressional Leaders, vowing to end their relations with Iran and not renewing any contracts with the Iranian companies.
Erin left CNBC after a work period of 5 years on May 6, 2011. Erin Burnett announced her resignation on her last appearance on the show “Squawk on the Street”. Her decision was met with emotional intensity by co-host Mark Heins who died a few weeks later. After leaving CNBC, she joined CNN in September, 2011 and headlined her personal prime-time news show which is titled “Erin Burnett OutFront”. The program which runs for an hour is filmed at CNN’s New York City Studios and aired at 7 PM ET.
Erin Burnett has also worked outside her news industry and participated in more than 5 documentaries. She also starred in a few movies including “Edge of Tomorrow” which starred Tom Cruise in the lead role.
Awards and Achievement
Erin Burnett’s acclaimed report titled “Transammonia: An American Business in Iran” received an Emmy nomination.
Net Worth of Erin Burnett
Erin Burnett’s annual earning is a considerable $3 million, which in turn has amounted to her $15 million net worth.
Erin Burnett has come a long way since she started as a financial analyst, and she continues to be brave and diligent in reporting and presenting news of consequence. Her primetime show enjoys unprecedented popularity and has proved to be a success for CNN.