Andrew Ross Sorkin Biography
Andrew Ross Sorkin is a skilled American journalist/author currently working at CNBC 4 as the “Squawk Box” Co-Anchor. Ross Sorkin is co-anchor of “Squawk Box” (M-F, 6 AM-9 AM ET), CNBC’s signature morning program. Sorkin is also a financial columnist for The New York Times and the editor-at-large of DealBook
Andrew Ross Sorkin Age
Sorkin was born on February 19, 1977, in New York City, New York, United States. He is 44 years old as of 2023.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Education
He attended Scarsdale High School where he graduated in 1995. In 1999, he earned a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University where he was a member of the Sigma Pi fraternity.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Height/Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Andrew Ross Sorkin family
Sorkin was born to a Jewish family of Joan Ross Sorkin, a playwright, and Laurence T. Sorkin, a partner at the law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Wife
He is happily married to Pilar Jenny Queen. The couple tied the knot On June 9, 2007
Andrew Ross Sorkin children
Sorkin and couple Pilar Jenny Queen are blessed with three children, the youngest child being born on January 4, 2017.
Andrew Ross Sorkin CNBC Squawk Box
Sorkin joined The New York Times as a student intern during his senior year in high school. He also served for the paper while he was in college, publishing 71 articles before he graduated. He began by writing media and technology articles while assisting the advertising columnist, Stuart Elliott. Sorkin then spent the summer of 1996 working for Businessweek, before he returned to The New York Times.
In 1998, Ross moved to London, where he wrote about European business and technology for The New York Times. He then returned to Cornell to complete his studies. He was vice president of the Sigma Pi fraternity at Cornell.
Sorkin became a co-anchor on CNBC’s Squawk Box in July 2011. He has also appeared on NBC’s Today show, Charlie Rose and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS, MSNBC’s Hardball and Morning Joe, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Chris Matthews Show, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, the BBC World Service, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and also The Colbert Report.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Too Big to Fail
Being the author of the best-selling book, “Too Big to Fail, Which talks about How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves,” chronicled the events of the 2008 financial crisis. In 2010, The book won the Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book and was shortlisted for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2010 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award.
In addition, the book was adapted as a movie by HBO Films in 2011. Sorkin was a co-producer of the film, which was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards. Furthermore, Sorkin is also co-creator of the drama series “Billions” on Showtime starring Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis.
He has broken news on various major mergers and acquisitions, including Chase’s acquisition of J.P. Morgan and Hewlett-Packard’s acquisition of Compaq over the years. He also led The Times’s coverage of Vodafone’s $183 billion hostile bid for Mannesmann, resulting in the world’s largest takeover ever.
Andrew Ross Sorkin DealBook
In 2004, he won a Gerald Loeb Award for breaking the news of I.B.M.′s historic sale of its PC business to Lenovo. He was also a finalist in the commentary category for his DealBook column. He won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for breaking news in 2005 and again in 2006. In 2007, he was named the World Economic Forum for a Young Global Leader.
In 2008 and 2009, Vanity Fair named him to its “Next Establishment” list. Additionally, he was also named to the “Directorship 100,” a list of the most influential people on the nation’s board of directors. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Sorkin started writing for The New York Times in 1995 under unusual circumstances: He hadn’t yet graduated from high school. He attended and graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. degree in May 1999.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Books
- Too Big to Fail – 2009:The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves
Andrew Ross Sorkin Left Eye
Ross has a coloboma in his left eye. Ross says that it makes it look like his eyes are two different colors but he doesn’t think they are. Furthermore, the hole can be caused when a gap called the choroid fissure. it is present during the early stages of prenatal development and fails to close up completely before a child is born
Andrew Ross Sorkin salary|Net Worth
Sorkin has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and He has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Social Media Platforms
He is very active on social media platforms and has over 337.8k followers on Twitter, 100.5k followers on Instagram, and over 246.9k followers on Facebook.