Erin Burnett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Jul, 2021
Facts of Erin Burnett
Date of Birth: 1976 , July-2
Age: 45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Erin Burnett
Birth Name Erin Isabelle Burnett
Father Esther Margaret Burnett
Mother Kenneth King Burnett
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Mardela Springs, Maryland
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession American news anchor
Working For CNN
Net Worth $16 million
Salary $6 million
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 57 kg
Famous for Ancor
Married Yes
Married to David Rubulotta (m. 2012)
Children Nyle Thomas Burnett Rubulotta
Education Williams College, St. Andrew's School
Awards N/A
Online Presence Wiki,Facebook,Twitter,Instagram
TV Show CNN News
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Erin Burnett, an American news anchor, is currently working at CNN News Network. She hosts her own show Erin Burnett OutFront on CNN news source. Previously, she co-hosted CNBC's Squawk on the Street alongside Mark Haines from 2005-2011. Her reporting and documentary skills are regarded to be of superb quality and the amalgamation of beauty and brains she possesses makes her a sought after anchor in America. 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. In her illustrious career, she has focused extensively on reporting in the Middle East and has filed reports from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, in addition to Pakistan.

Apart from her successful professional life, Erin also leads quite a successful marriage with his wife. She is married to David Rubulotta, the manager of Citi Bank. They are married for quite a while now but what about their children. Do they have any kids from their marriage? 

Further, also find out about her earnings, relationship with her parents, and a lot more interesting details. 

Mardela Springs Born Erin Burnett Is Of Irish And Scottish ancestry

Erin Burnett was born as Erin Isabelle Burnett on July 2, 1976, in Mardela Springs, Maryland, under the birth sign of Cancer. She is also known by the name The Street Sweetie. As far as her ethnicity, she is of Irish and Scottish ancestry holding an American nationality. 

CAPTION: Erin Burnett in her childhood days SOURCE: Instagram

Burnett is the youngest daughter born to parents Esther Margaret and Kenneth King Burnett. She grew up in Mardela Springs, Maryland.

Burnett attended the St. Andrew’s School, a private co-educational college preparatory boarding school in Middletown, Delaware. She graduated from the school in 1994.

Burnett joined the Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she studied political science and economics. She graduated from college with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political economy.

As a sports enthusiast during her undergraduate years, she actively played lacrosse and field hockey.

Erin Burnett's Career

Erin started her career as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs in the investment banking division. She worked on mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate finance when working there. During the tenure of her job, on being offered a position of writer and booker for CNN’s Moneyline with Stuart Varney, Willow Bay, and Lou Dobbs which she accepted.

CAPTION: News anchor Erin Burnett SOURCE: Wealtholino

She then left her job and took up the position of Citigroup’s digital media group Citi Media's vice president. Her next endeavor was joining the Bloomberg Television as Stocks editor and anchor after which she moved into CNBC.

Moreover, Burnett was the host of CNBC’s Street Signs as well as the co-anchor of Squawk on the Street with anchor Mark Haines from 2005 to 2011. She also appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and NBC Nightly News as well as NBC's Meet the Press, Today, etc.

Furthermore, she also made occasional appearances on The Celebrity Apprentice as an advisor to Donald Trump. When working on NBC, she was quoted to be “The International Superstar” for her various documentaries documented from Libya, Nigeria, Russia, Jordan, India, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, etc.

She also worked on few documentaries like City of Money & Mystery (2008), India Rising: The New Empire (2008), The Russian Gamble (2008), Dollars & Danger: Africa, The Final Investment Frontier (2009), On Assignment: Iraq (2010), Big Money in the Middle East (2010). 

On the duration of her career at NBC and MSNBC, she has also been surrounded by a number of conspiracies and controversies regarding the issues she has raised and the words she has used on screen.

On using the term “serial killer” in regards to a report about the plans of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to kill Australian feral camels by spending millions of dollars for aerial shooting, she came into the limelight. The plan was referred to as "camelcide" by Erin and she later subsided the issue by referring to it as a joke.

Her investigation and subsequent report on chemical giant Transammonia, doing business in Iran, was nominated for an Emmy. Her revelation that the American subsidiary of this company purchased ammonia from Iran caused the Swiss subsidiary of this company to issue a press release stating that they would not enter new contracts with Iranian companies.

This beauty joined CNN on October 3, 2011, as the anchor of her own show called Erin Burnett OutFront. She has hosted her show live from outside America on many occasions including hosting from the borders of Rwanda, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Mali, Afghanistan, China as well as Pakistan.

Her segment on the Occupy Wall Street protests, where she mocked the protestors, was claimed to be inaccurate and caused a controversy.  CNN, however, subsided the issue by releasing a statement in Erin’s favor.

Erin’s career has basically focused on reporting issues and eye-opening cases regarding the economy and the style of living of countries like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunisia, Iran, Turkey, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Yemen, Palestinian Territories as well as Pakistan. Burnett is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

CAPTION: CNN news anchor Erin Burnett SOURCE:

Needless to say, Erin Burnett’s career, however controversial, has certainly made her name rise into fame. Her direct approach to all kinds of issues and the intellect she possesses are worth noting and complementing.

Fans all over the world love her for her exclusive reporting and anchoring skills and also for the perfect body and dress up the masters. She is also talked about in regards to her display of perfectly toned legs on screen. Her immaculate dress up and the pretty face make her a desirable personality to watch on screen.

Having worked previously on CNBC and NBC, she is followed and watched by millions of viewers all across America as well as the entire world.

How Much Does Erin Burnett Make A Year? Net Worth & Salary

Erin Burnettnet's current net worth is estimated to be $16 million and her annual salary at CNN is $6 million, according to celebrity net worth. The renowned on-pair personality primarily makes wealth from her media career. 

According to, a news anchor at CNN earns around $85,757 salary annually. It also reported that the average salary of the CNN news anchor ranges from $50,555 to $106,896 and the salary varies from qualification and experience. So, we believe, the veteran news anchor gets the salary more than the given range. 

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Sources suggest that Burnett has a house in New York, New York City. Though the media personality has clandestine the financial details of her house, the average price in NYC is around $671,700. 

Besides, Erin also appeared as a CNN news anchor in a megahit movie Edge of Tomorrow. The movie starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and more. 

Erin Burnett's Living Blissful Life With Husband David Rubulotta

Erin Burnett is currently married to David Rubulotta. She met her then-future husband, finance executive, and the managing director of Citigroup on a blind date in 2003. Her partner Rubulotta was a trader for the Lehman brothers who currently works as a managing director for Citigroup.

CAPTION: News anchor Erin Burnett with her husband David Thomas Rubulotta SOURCE:

The couple became engaged in September 2011 and Erin married David, at the age of 36, on December 21, 2012. Their wedding took place at City Hall and was officiated by a Justice of Peace. The ever beautiful Erin wore a red dress to the ceremony and changed shortly afterward to a full-length golden gown for the reception. 

How Many Do They Have Child? 

Erin and her spouse David are blessed with three children. She gave birth to a baby boy Nyle Thomas Burnett Rubulotta on November 29, 2013. and their second child, a daughter, Colby Isabelle was born on July 18, 2015. No issues or rumors about divorce have ever arisen about the couple and they seem to be living happily together.

The couple welcomed their third child, named Owen Thomas Burnett Rubulott on August 20, 2018. The two told the magazine, 

We are all in awe of our baby boy — who is already bringing joy (despite a lot less sleep) to our home

The media personality started her maternity leave just after last week she gave birth to their son.

Social Media Involvement 

Concerning her online presence, Burnett has a huge fan following on her social media like Twitter and Facebook. As of 2020, she has over 38k followers on her Instagram account. 


In the year 2009, there was a huge rumor of Erin Burnett's topless picture was featured on the front page of a magazine named Maxim. However, later on, it was reported that the image was fake.

Age, Height, Body Measurements And Other facts

The very hot television anchor Erin Burnett has an hourglass body figure with the perfect body measurements of 36-25-36 inches. She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 60 kg.

Burnett's bra size is 34 and the cup size is B. Her dress size is 6 (USA), shoe size is 8 (USA). This beauty has graced the television with her intellect and beauty for many years and will surely be doing so for several more years to come.

  • Age: July 2, 1976 (age 43)
  • Height: Stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches. 
  • Birth Name: Erin Isabelle Burnett
  • Hair Color: Light Brown 
  • Eye Color: Brown 
  • As a child, she loves to play the piano.