Andrew Ross Sorkin Biography
Andrew Ross Sorkin is an American journalist and author. He is 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, a financial news service published by The New York Times. He wrote the bestselling book Too Big to Fail and co-produced a movie adaption of the book for HBO Films. He is also the co-creator for the showtime series Billions.
How old is Andrew Ross Sorkin? – Age
The American journalist and author is 44 years old as of 19th February 2021. He was born in 1977 in New York City in the United States of America.
Who are Andrew Ross Sorkin Parents? – Mum and Dad
The American Journalist was born as the son of Joan Ross Sorkin, a playwright, and Laurence T. Sorkin, a partner at the law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel. Andrew is not related to writer Aaron Sorkin or defense lawyer Ira Lee Sorkin.
Is Andrew Ross Sorkin in a relationship? – Spouse
Yes, Sorkin is married. He is married to Pillar Jenny Queen on June 9, 2007. They are happy married together and living together with his children.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Children
The American journalist after marrying his now wife Pillar Queen on 2007, they were both later blessed by children. They have got three lovely children raising together. The youngest child was born on January 4, 2017.
The American Journalist first joined The New York Times as a student intern during his senior year in high school. He began by writing media and technology articles while assisting the advertising columnist, Stuart Elliott. At Cornell, he was vice president of the Sigma Pi fraternity. In 1999 he was newspaper’s European mergers and acquisitions reporter, and was based in London. In 2000, Sorkin became the paper’s chief mergers and acquisitions reporter, based in New York. In 2001, he founded “DealBook”, an online daily financial report published by the Times.
Sorkin broke the news of IBM’s sale of its PC business to Lenovo, Boston scientific’s $25 billion acquisition of Guidant and Symantec’s $13 billion deal for Veritas Software, and reported on News corp.’s acquisition of Dow Jones and The Wall street Journal. In 2017, he was the first to identify and criticize a tax loophole for private equity firms and hedge funds.
In July 2011, Sorkin became a co-anchor on CNBC’s Squawk Box in addition to his duties at The New York Times. He also hosted a weekly seven-part, half-hour PBS talk-show series called It’s the Economy, NY, which focused on how the evolving economic crisis was affecting New Yorkers.
Sorkin wrote “Too Big to Fail” and won the 2010 Gerald Loeb Award for best business book of the year. The book was adapted as a movie by HBO Films and premiered on HBO on May 23, 2011. In 2007, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. He is a member of the council on Foreign Relations.
The American Journalist is said to have written an op-ed in The New York Times accusing fictional entrepreneurs Gretchen and Elliott Schwartz for making donations to drug rehabilitation centers in hopes of cleansing their company’s image after the Walter White scandal. He then later wrote the entire fictional article.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Net worth
The American journalist and author has an estimated net worth of $10 million.