Andrew Ross Sorkin Biography
Andrew Ross Sorkin is an American author, columnist, and anchor who is currently working at CNBC. He serves as the co-anchor of Squawk Box alongside Becky Quick and Joe kernen which airs on weekdays from 6 am to 9 am. In addition, he also served as a financial columnist for The New York Times and the editor-at-large of DealBook.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Career
Furthermore, he is also the co-creator of Billions which is a drama series on Showtime starring Damien Lewis and Paul Giamatti. Over the years, he has broken news on many major mergers and acquisitions such as Hewlett-Packard’s acquisition of Compaq, and Chase’s acquisition of J.P. Morgan.
In addition, he also did lead The Times in its coverage of Vodafone’s $183 billion hostile bid for Mannesmann that resulted in the world’s largest takeover ever. For breaking the news of I.B.M’s historic sale of its PC business to Lenovo,m he was awarded in 2004 with a Gerald Loeb Award.
Ross was a finalist in the commentary category for his DealBook column. In the years 2005 and 2006, he won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award for breaking news. In addition, he was named by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2007.
In addition, he was also named on Vanity Fair’s next Next Establishment list in 2008 and 2009. Sorkin also received the Directorship 100 name which is a list of the most influential people on the nation’s board of directors. Additionally, he is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Furthermore, he started writing for The New York Times in 1995, yet he had not yet graduated from high school, thus making it an unusual circumstance. In May 1999, he graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. degree.
In addition, he is the author of the best-selling book, Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves. The book chronicled the events of the 2008 financial crisis.
In 2010, his book won Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book, in addition to being shortlisted for the 2010 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award and the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize. Furthermore, his book was adapted as a movie by HBO Films in 2011. He served as a co-producer of the film, which was nominated for 11 Emmy Awards.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Salary
Ross earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Net Worth
Ross has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an author, columnist, and anchor.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Age
Ross is 45 years old as of 2022. He was born on February 19, 1977, in New York, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 19th of February every year.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Height and Weight
Ross stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Family
Ross’ father was known as Laurence T. Sorkin who was a partner at the law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel while his mother was known as Joan Ross Sorkin who was a playwright. However, information about his siblings will be updated when available.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Wife and Children
Ross is married to Pilar Jenny Queen. They tied the knot on June 9, 2007, together they have been blessed with three children including; twins Max Sorkin and Henry Sorkin and the last born called Sydney Sorkin.
Andrew Ross Sorkin House
Ross and his wife bought a house in 2010 which is located on the fourth-floor unit on West 79th Street for $2.315 million. They bought the house during the housing market’s post-crash doldrums, according to property records.
Later on, they sold the house at $3.25 million to Evan Rosenberg, a lawyer for a hedge fund, and his wife Sarah Lederman, an interior designer. The house contains a three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit that has 10-foot ceilings, an eat-in kitchen, and a living room with built-in bookshelves.
In addition, the 14-story co-op was built in 1925, by architect Emery Roth, known for the iconic luxury Beresford building in the same neighborhood. Sorkin later upgraded to pricier new digs when he and his wife bought a sixth-floor unit in a co-op on West 86th Street for $4.25 million, according to property records.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Social Media Platform
Ross is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page and he has 901k followers on Twitter 20k followers on Instagram and 71k followers on Facebook.