CNN Anchor: Erin Burnett Biography; Net Worth, Salary, Husband, Children

Wein Isabelle Burnett is an American news anchor, a journalist born in Mardela Springs, Maryland. She was born on July 2, 1976, and is the youngest daughter of Esther Margaret (Nee Stewart) and Kenneth King Burnett who is a corporate attorney. Burnette is of Irish and Scottish ancestry.


Erin Burnette attended St. Andrew’s School, a private co-educational college preparatory boarding school in Middletown, Delaware, and graduated in the year 1994. She later went to Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she studied political science and economics and graduated with a degree in Political Science and Economics.

Erin Burnette at the 2016 republican National Convention Ohio. CNN….. Source:

Burnette joined Goldman Sachs after her graduation as a financial analyst in their investment banking division, where she worked on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. While working as an investment banking analyst, Burnette was offered a position at CNN as a writer and a booker for CNN’s Moneyline with Stuart Varney, Willow Bay, and Lou Dobbs.

Burnette later left her position at CNN and joined Citimedia and was promoted to serve as Vice president of Citigroup’s digital media group. After Citigroup, she joined Bloomberg Television as Stocks Editor and anchor. Burnette later joined CNBC from 2005 to 2011 and serve as the host of CNBC’s street signs and Squawk on the Street with Mark Haines.

On December 7, 201o, Burnette presented an investigative report on chemical giant Transammonia doing business in Iran. On this, she reported a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transammonia in the United States purchased ammonia from Iran. Later on December 13th, 2010, as a result of her report on CNBC, Transammonia sent a press release to congressional leaders stating that Transammonia’s Swiss Subsidiary would not enter into any new business contracts with Iranian companies and would wind down its business with Iran as soon as possible. Burnette’s report was nominated later that year for an Emmy award.


Burnette served at CNBC for more than five years before leaving the network on May 6, 2011, to join CNN at the beginning of October 3, 2011. She handled her own prime-time news program, called Erin Burnett OutFront, which films at CNN’s New York City studios.

Erin Burnette Net Worth

Erin Burnette makes a lot of money from her career as an anchor and a journalist. She is one of the highest-paid News anchors whose net worth is estimated to be $16 million. She is one of the richest news anchors at CNN.

Erin Burnette Salary

Erin Burnette is one of the highest-paid news anchors at CNN receiving an annual salary of $6 million. that is $500,000 per month.

Erin Burnette Husband

Erin Burnett and David Rubulotta | Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Erin Burnette is currently married to executive David Rubullota. They both met on a blind date in 2003 and got engaged in September 2011. Burnette and Rubullotta got married on December 21, 2012. Burnette and Rubullotta are happily married with three children.

 Erin Burnette Children

Erin is having three children with her husband Rubollotta. She gave birth to her first child, Nyle Thomas Burnette Rubulotta on November 29, 2013, followed by a daughter, Colby Isabelle Burnette Rubulotta on July 18, 2015, and another son, Owen Thomas Burnette Rublloatta who is the last born of the family.