Julia Boorstin Biography
Julia Boorstin is a media personality serving as a senior media & entertainment correspondent at CNBC. She is a creator of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list. She is also a contributor to CNBC’s #ClosingTheGap.
Julia Boorstin Age
She was born on December 4, 1978 in Los Angeles, California USA.
Julia Boorstin Education
She went to Harvard Westlake School, and upon matriculation in 1996, enrolled into Princeton College, graduating with a BA degree in History. While in college, she showed her interest in journalism and spent some time serving as the editor for “The Daily Princetonian”.
Julia Boorstin Parents
Julia is the daughter of Paul Boorstin and Sharon Boorstin. Her father is a producer and screenwriter for television documentaries while her mother is an author. Her grandfather, Daniel Boostin, was a professor at the University of Chicago and the Librarian of Congress. He won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction.
Julia credits her father for teaching her about work and rising to the occasion, “Whenever I find myself in a moment of panic I think about four adages that my father, Paul Boorstin, has repeated to me since I was a teenager.”
Julia Boorstin Husband
Julia is married to William Couper Samuelson since December of 2007. Julia is the president of feature films at Blumhouse Productions where he previously served as the executive vice president. He also served as production and development executive at 2929 Productions. He was a co-producer of The Ex, We Own The Night and The Life Before Her Eyes.
Julia Boorstin Children
Julia has a son known as Henry Samuelson born on July 13, 2011.
Julia Boorstin CNBC
Julia joined CNBC in 2006 as a general assignment reporter. She currently serves as a senior media and entertainment correspondent. In December 2006, Boorstin became CNBC’s media and entertainment reporter working from CNBC’s Los Angeles Bureau. Boorstin covers media with a special focus on the intersection of media and technology. She created and launched the CNBC Disruptor 50. She also had reported a documentary titled Stay Tuned…. The Future of TV.
She previously served as a business writer and reporter for Fortune magazine. She covered a wide range of stories on everything from media companies to retail to business trends. At the time she was a contributor to “Street Life,” a live market wrap-up segment on CNN Headline News.
She has also worked for the State Department’s delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (O.E.C.D.) and for Vice President Gore’s Domestic Policy office.
Julia Boorstin Salary
Julia earns an annual salary of between $600k-$690k.
Julia Boorstin Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $100 million.