Erin Burnett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07.Nov.2017
Facts of Erin Burnett
Date of Birth: 1976 , July-2
Age:41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
NameErin Burnett
Birth NameErin Isabelle Burnett
FatherEsther Margaret Burnett
MotherKenneth King Burnett
Birth Place/CityMardela Springs, Maryland
ReligionRoman Catholic
EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
ProfessionAmerican news anchor
Working ForCNN
Hair ColorBrown
Face ColorWhite
Weight in KG57 kg
Famous forAncor
Married toDavid Rubulotta (m. 2012)
ChildrenNyle Thomas Burnett Rubulotta
EducationWilliams College, St. Andrew's School
Online PresenceWiki,Facebook,Twitter,Instagram
TV ShowCNN 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 the superb quality and the amalgamation of beauty and brains she possesses makes her a sought after anchor in the America.

Early Life and Education

Erin Burnett was born as Erin Isabelle Burnett on July 2, 1976, in Mardela Springs, Maryland. As far as her ethnicity, she is of Irish and Scottish ancestry holding an American nationality.

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 on 1994.

Burnett joined the Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she studied political science and economics. She graduated from the 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’s debuted 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.

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.

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.

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 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 on 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, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Yemen, Palestinian Territories as well as Pakistan. Burnett is also a member of Council on Foreign Relations.

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.

Personal Life

Erin Burnett, she is currently married to David Rubulotta. She met this finance executive and the managing director of Citigroup on a blind date in 2003. The couple has been together without separation since then.

The couple got engaged on 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. 

Burnett gave birth to a baby boy Nyle Thomas Burnett Rubulotta on November 29, 2013. No issues or rumors about divorce have ever arisen about the couple and they seem to be living happily together.

Salary, Net worth, and Body Measurements

Erin’s current net worth is estimated to be $12 million and her annual salary at CNN is $3 million. She has a huge fan following who follow her on social networking sites like twitter and facebook.

She has hourglass body shape with the measurements of 36-25-36. She stands the height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 60 kg. 

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.