Andrew Ross is an American Journalist and author. He is famously known as the financial columnist for The New York Times and a co-anchor of CNBC’S Squawk Box. He is also the founder and editor of “DealBook.” He authored the best-selling book Too Big to Fail and later on Co-produced a movie adapted from the book for HBO Films. He is well known for his showtime series Billions as the Co-creator.
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Early Life & Biography
Sorkin was born in New York; his parents were Ross Sorkin, a playwright and his mother Laurence T. Sorkin, who was a partner at the law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He went to Scarsdale High School, where he graduated in 1995 and earned his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, where he was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity.
Sorkin is married to pilar Queen Sorkin, where they got engaged in 2007. The two have been blessed with three kids, namely Henry, Robin, and Sydney.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 February 1977, Andrew Ross Sorkin is 43 years old as of today’s date 7th October 2020. His height is 6 feet, 3 inches tall, and his weight is 60 kg.
During his senior year in high school, he joined The New York Times as a student intern and also worked for a paper publishing 71 articles before he graduated. While he was still in college, he began writing media and technology articles while assisting the advertising columnist Stuart Elliot.
During his summer at London, he wrote about European business and technology for the New York Times, and later on, he returned to Cornell to complete his studies where he was vice president of the Sigma Pi Fraternity. In 1999, in London, he joined The New York Times full time as the newspaper’s European mergers and acquisition reporter.
In 2000, in New York, he became the papers chief mergers and acquisition reporter, a position he holds till now. He also founded an online financial report published by the Times titled “DealBook,” where he writes a weekly column under the same name. He is also an assistant editor of business and finance news for the paper.
He has broken the news of major mergers and acquisitions and also led The New York Times coverage of the largest takeover in history. He has reported on the Wall Street financial crisis and also wrote about the troubled American auto industry. He was the first journalist to identify and criticize a tax loophole for private equity firms and hedge funds in 2007. He has written a half dozen articles criticizing the tax practice by private equity firms advocating the government to end the loophole.
Sorkin started DealBook as a journalist, a newsletter about deal-making, and Wall Street, which was one of the first financial news aggregation services on the internet. Sorkin became a co-anchor on CNBC’S Squawk Box in addition to his duties at The New York Times. He has also appeared on NBC’s Today show, Charlie Rose and The News Hour 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 The Colbert Report.
Sorkin hosted a weekly seven-part, half-hour PBS talk show series called it’s the Economy, NY, which focused on the economy affecting the citizens. He was the co-creator for the Showtime series Billions starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis. He wrote a book on the Wall Street banking crisis: Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington fought to save the financial system which was published by Viking. Luckily, the book was adapted as a movie by HBO Films and later on premiered, where it was directed by Curtis Hanson, and Peter Gould wrote the screenplay.
Awards & Achievements
Sorkin won the Gerald Loeb Award in 2005 for Deadline Writing and also a business Book in 2010 for his book Too Big to Fail and also won a Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award. He was named as a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum. He was also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Net Worth & Salary of Andrew Ross Sorkin in 2020
As of October 2020, Sorkin has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He is ranked as the highest-paid journalist and columnist in any media field. His successful career has made him earn millions as a journalist. He has authored a book that has become one of the best-selling books globally this making his earning increment. He is also a co-creator of a Showtime series billions, which means an added income to his wealth.
Sorkin has managed to change the global economic and political views of the people regardless of the controversies arising. He is considered to be among the most successful journalists of all time.