Erin Burnett is an American news anchor, currently the anchor of her own show on CNN, Erin Burnett OutFront. Similarly, she previously worked for CNBC as co-anchor of Squawk on the Street and the host of Street Signs. Likewise, Burnett has also appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press, Today, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and NBC Nightly News as well as making occasional appearances on The Celebrity Apprentice, serving as an advisor to Donald Trump. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Burnett was born on July 2, 1976, and she was raised in Mardela Springs, Maryland. Likewise, she is the youngest daughter of Esther Margaret (née Stewart) and Kenneth King Burnett, a corporate attorney. She is of Irish and Scottish ancestry.
Similarly, Burnett attended St. Andrew’s School, a private co-educational college preparatory boarding school in Middletown, Delaware, graduating in 1994. She returned to the school in 2009 to deliver the commencement speech. Furthermore, she then attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she studied political science and economics, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political economy. As an undergraduate, she played lacrosse and field hockey.
Likewise, Burnett began her career as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs in their investment banking division, where she worked on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. While working as an investment-banking analyst, Burnett was offered a position at CNN as a writer and booker for CNN’s Moneyline with Stuart Varney, Willow Bay, and Lou Dobbs. Additionally, she left the position to serve as vice president of Citigroup’s digital media group, CitiMedia.
Burnett met executive David Rubulotta on a blind date in 2003. Rubulotta was previously a trader for Lehman Brothers and is currently a managing director for Citigroup. Similarly, they became engaged in September 2011. Burnett and Rubulotta tied a knot on December 21, 2012.
Similarly, on November 29, 2013, Burnett gave birth to a son and on July 18, 2015, she gave birth to a daughter. Further, the couple welcomed their third child, a boy, on August 20, 2018.
- Full Name: Erin Isabelle Burnett
- Date of Birth: July 2, 1976
- Age: 43
- Birth Place: Mardela Springs, Maryland, U.S.
- Alma mater: Williams College
- Occupation: News anchor, journalist
- Years active: since 2003–present
- Agent: CAA
- Spouse(s): David Rubulotta (since m. 2012)
- Children: 3
- Height: 1.68 m
- Education: Williams College, St. Andrew’s School (Delaware)
- Annual salary: $3 million
- Net Worth: $12 million
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