Erin Burnett is one of the most prestigious CNN news anchors and reporters, having delivered live reports from Mali, Rwanda, Israel, and other countries of the Middle East. She is a married woman, and her husband is a business tycoon, David Rubulotta, now the managing director of high yield sales of Citibank.
David Rubulotta Age, Childhood, Education
David Thomas Rubulotta was born in 1973 in Pennsylvania but hasn’t stated the exact place and date of his birth.
He remained in Pennsylvania for his education, as he enrolled at Villanova University from which he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Advertising, while also finishing a major in Business Management. After graduation, he went on to complete a Master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from Columbia University.
He started his career as a line broker with Lehman Brothers, which is one of the most successful investment companies in the US.
For the next 10 years, David honed his skills, becoming one of the most prominent traders, which earned him recognition in the industry, and he was later recruited by CitiBank. He was first an executive, but after several years of hard work, David was promoted to and continues to serve as the Managing Director of high yield sales.
David Rubulotta Net Worth and Personal Life
Being a managing director of a part of CitiBank has provided him with a decent yearly salary, which according to sources is around $250,000.
Sources now estimate David’s wealth at $16 million, and some of his most luxurious assets include a $2 million apartment on the Upper west side of Central Park.
David came to prominence following his marriage to Erin; the two met on a blind date in 2003, and soon after started a romantic relationship. They became engaged in September 2011 and married on the 21st December 2012. Since then, they have welcomed two sons and a daughter.
Erin Burnett Bio
Born Erin Isabelle Burnett on the 2nd July 1976, in Mardela Springs, Maryland USA, of Irish and Scottish ancestry, and is the daughter of Kenneth King Burnett and his wife, Esther Margaret. Erin has an older sister. She went to the private St. Andrew’s School, a preparatory boarding school located in Middletown, Delaware. Erin finished high school in 1994, after which she enrolled at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in political economy.
During her university years, Erin excelled in sports, having played lacrosse and field hockey.
Following her graduation, Erin became a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs. She was in the investment banking division, and her task was overseeing mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. After Goldman Sachs, Erin joined Citigroup’s digital media group, CitiMedia, to serve as its vice president.
However, this didn’t last long as she joined Bloomberg Television, to work as a Stocks Editor and anchor. She would gradually switch her focus to television and started hosting “Bloomberg on the Markets”, which lasted from 2003 to 2005. After this, Erin was recruited by CNBC and was made the host of the show “Street Signs”, remaining with CNBC until 2011, during which time she also co-hosted “Squawk on the Street”, next to Mark Haines. She earned an Emmy award nomination for her report on the chemical giant Transammonia and its operations in Iran.
Thanks to her hard work, Erin started receiving offers from media conglomerates, and eventually changed CNBC for CNN, on the 3rd of October 2011 – CNN gave her a prime-time news program “Erin Burnett OutFront”. In addition to delivering breaking news, Erin has also created several notable documentaries, including the “City of Money & Mystery” in 2008, then “Dollars & Danger: Africa, The Final Investment Frontier” (2009), “On Assignment: Iraq” and “Big Money on the Middle East”, both in 2010, all of which helped increase both her popularity and net worth. Criticism and Controversies
She hasn’t always been golden, and her career has suffered a few negativities – in 2009 she called the Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd a serial killer, after his plan to spend millions of dollars on reducing the population of the Australian feral camels by killing them from the air. Furthermore, the day after her show launched on CNN, Erin mocked the protesters who were opposed to Wall Street and its economic inequality, which started in September 2011 and was called the Occupy Wall Street movement (OWS).
She aired the segment on the demonstrations and titled it “Seriously”, which raised a few eyebrows in the media. Despite the criticism, CNN stood behind Erin and her work.
Erin Burnett Net Worth
Erin is a well-respected journalist and news anchor, and her engagement with several high profile media companies has contributed significantly to her wealth. According to sources, Erin Burnett’s net worth is as high as $12 million, while her salary is reputedly as high as $3 million. Erin stands at 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, weighs 130lbs ~ 59kgs, and her vital statistics are 36-25-36. She has blue eyes and dark brown hair.