Andrew Ross Sorkin Biography
Andrew Ross Sorkin is an American media personality serving as a co-anchor of “Squawk Box”, CNBC’s signature morning program. He is also a financial columnist for The New York Times and the editor-at-large of DealBook, a news site he founded that is published by The Times. He has also appeared on NBC’s Today show, as well as on PBS, and ABC’s Good Morning America.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Age
Andrew was born on February 19, 1977, in New York City, U.S.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Education
Sorkin attended Scarsdale High School and earned a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in communications in 1999 where he was a member of the Sigma Pi fraternity.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Parents
Ross is the son of Laurence T. Sorkin and Joan Ross Sorkin, a playwright and librettist whose credits include “(mis)Understanding Mammy: The Hattie McDaniel Story,” which played at Theater Five in New York this year, and an operatic version of “Strange Fruit” that had its premiere at Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. His father is an Adjunct Professor of Law and a retired partner in the New York law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, where he headed the firm’s antitrust and trade regulation group and practiced for more than 45 years. He teaches at Fordham Law School and at the University of Amsterdam Law School and currently serves on the Section’s International Cartel Task Force. He is a member of the advisory board of the Fordham Competition Law Institute and also serves on the advisory board of the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies at Loyola University (Chicago)Law School. He graduated from Brown University in 1964 and Yale Law School in 1967 and received an LLM in 1968 from the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 1968-69 he was a law clerk to Judge J. Joseph Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Siblings
No information regarding his siblings is available.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Wife
Andrew is married to Pilar Jenny Queen, an agent at Inkwell Management, a literary agency in New York. She is the daughter of Bobbi Queen. Her mother is the senior fashion editor at Women’s Wear Daily and the associate fashion editor of W magazine, both in New York. Pilar graduated from Northwestern University.
The pair exchanged their marriage vows on 9 June 2007at the Angel Orensanz Foundation for the Arts in New York in a ceremony attended by close family members and friends and officiated by Rabbi Richard Jacobs.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Children
Andrew and his wife are parents to three children, twins Max Sorkin and Henry Sorkin and Sydney Sorkin.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Eye
Ross has a coloboma in his eye.” I have coloboma in my left eye. It makes it look like my eyes are two different colors, but I don’t think they are. (I could be wrong; it is possible one is slightly lighter than the other.)” A coloboma is a hole in one of the structures of the eye, such as the iris, retina, choroid, or optic disc. The hole is present from birth except for one case, where it developed within the first few months of the child’s life and can be caused when a gap called the choroid fissure, which is present during the early stages of prenatal development, fails to close up completely before a child is born.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Related to Aaron Sorkin
Andrew is not related to writer Aaron Sorkin or defense lawyer Ira Lee Sorkin. In a tweet dated July 5, 2009, he revealed, “since i keep getting asked all weekend, i’m not related to Aaron Sorkin nor am i related to Ira Lee Sorkin. sorry to disappoint.”
Andrew Ross Sorkin Connecticut House
In 2017, Sorkin sold his house for $3.25 million and had bought the fourth-floor unit on West 79th Street for $2.315 million in 2010, during the housing market’s post-crash doldrums. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit has 10-foot ceilings, an eat-in kitchen, and a living room with built-in bookshelves was designed by architect Emery Roth, known for the iconic luxury Beresford building in the same neighborhood. The buyers were Evan Rosenberg, a lawyer for a hedge fund, and his wife Sarah Lederman, an interior designer.
Andrew Ross Sorkin CNBC
In July 2011, Sorkin became a co-anchor of “Squawk Box” (M-F, 6 AM-9 AM ET), CNBC’s signature morning program. in addition to his duties at The New York Times. He also has 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 The Colbert Report, and was a frequent guest host of CNBC’s Squawk Box before joining the ensemble. Sorkin 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 is the co-creator for the Showtime series Billions, an American television drama series created with Brian Koppelman and David Levien, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis. The series is loosely based on crusading federal prosecutor of financial crimes Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. The show premiered in January 2016.
Over the years, Sorkin has broken news on many major mergers and acquisitions, including Chase’s acquisition of J.P. Morgan and Hewlett-Packard’s acquisition of Compaq. 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 Book Too Big to Fail
Ross is the author of Too Big to Fail: Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street, a non-fiction book chronicling the events of the 2008 financial crisis and the collapse of Lehman Brothers from the point of view of Wall Street CEOs and the US government regulators. The book was released on October 20, 2009, by Viking Press.
It won the 2010 Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book and was shortlisted for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. It was also adapted in 2011 for the HBO television movie Too Big to Fail.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Salary
He earns an annual salary of $650,000.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
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