Wein Isabelle Burnett is an American journalist and news anchor from Mardela Springs, Maryland. She was born on July 2, 1976, and is the youngest daughter of corporate attorney Esther Margaret (Nee Stewart) and Kenneth King Burnett. Burnette is descended from both Irish and Scottish ancestors.
Erin Burnette graduated in 1994 from St. Andrew’s School, a private co-educational college preparation boarding school in Middletown, Delaware. Later, she attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she studied political science and economics and earned a degree in Political Science and Economics.
Burnette joined Goldman Sachs as a financial analyst in the investment banking sector upon graduation, where she focused on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. Burnette was given a position at CNN as a writer and booker for CNN’s Moneyline with Stuart Varney, Willow Bay, and Lou Dobbs while working as an investment banking analyst.
Burnette eventually left CNN for Citimedia, where she was elevated to Vice President of Citigroup’s digital media group. Following Citigroup, she joined Bloomberg Television as an anchor and Stocks Editor. Burnette later joined CNBC in 2005 and hosted CNBC’s street signs and Squawk on the Street with Mark Haines from 2005 until 2011.
Burnette delivered an investigation report on the chemical firm Transammonia conducting business in Iran on December 7, 2000. According to her, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transammonia obtained ammonia from Iran. Transammonia later sent a press message to congressional leaders on December 13th, 2010 in response to her CNBC article, indicating that Transammonia’s Swiss subsidiary would not enter into any new commercial contracts with Iranian firms and would immediately cease operations in Iran. Later that year, Burnette’s report was nominated for an Emmy award.
Burnette spent more than five years at CNBC before departing on May 6, 2011 to join CNN on October 3, 2011. She produced her own prime-time news show, Erin Burnett OutFront, which is filmed at CNN’s New York City headquarters.
Erin Burnette’s net worth
Erin Burnette earns a good living as an anchor and journalist. She is one of the highest-paid news anchors in the country, with a net worth of over $16 million. She is one of CNN’s wealthiest news anchors.
Salary of Erin Burnette
Erin Burnette is one of CNN’s highest-paid news anchors, earning $6 million a year. This equates to a monthly payment of $500,000.
Husband of Erin Burnette
Erin Burnette is presently married to David Rubullota, an executive. They met in 2003 on a blind date and married in September 2011. On December 21, 2012, Burnette and Rubullotta married. Burnette and Rubullotta have three children and are happily married.
Children of Erin Burnette
Erin and her spouse Rubollotta have three children. On November 29, 2013, she gave birth to her first child, Nyle Thomas Burnette Rubulotta, followed by a daughter, Colby Isabelle Burnette Rubulotta, on July 18, 2015, and another boy, Owen Thomas Burnette Rubulotta, on July 18, 2015.