Andrew Ross Sorkin Biography
Andrew Ross Sorkin is an American journalist, author, and financial columnist. He is co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box and financial columnist for The New York Times. Sorkin is the founder and editor of a financial news service, Deal Book published by The New York Times.
Sorkin attended Scarsdale High School. And went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1999.
After graduation, Sorkin began his journalism career as an intern at The New York Times. He quickly rose through the ranks and became a financial reporter for the paper. In 2006, he co-founded Deal Book, a daily financial news service published by The New York Times.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Age
Sorkin was born on February 19, 1977 in New York City, New York, United States. He is 42 years old as of 2019.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Father
Sorkin was born to a Jewish family of Joan Ross Sorkin, a playwright, and Laurence T. Sorkin, a partner at the law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel.
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On June 9, 2007, he married Pilar Jenny Queen. The couple has three children, the youngest child being born on January 4, 2017.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Career
He is best known as the founder and editor-at-large of Deal Book. A financial news service published by The New York Times.
Sorkin began his career in journalism as an intern. At The New York Times while he was still a student at Cornell University. After graduating in 1999, he worked as a financial reporter for The Times. And later became the paper’s mergers and acquisitions reporter.
In 2007, Sorkin published his first book. “Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street. And Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves.” The book chronicled the events leading up to the 2008 financial crisis and was a bestseller.
In addition to his work at The New York Times, Sorkin has also appeared as a financial commentator on various television programs, including CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” He has also served as a co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and is a regular contributor to MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
Sorkin has received several awards for his journalism, including the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism and the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Books
- Too Big to Fail – 2009
Andrew Ross Sorkin Too Big to Fail
“Too Big to Fail” is a non-fiction book by Ross Sorkin that chronicles the events surrounding the 2008 financial crisis. The book provides a detailed account of the major players and decisions that contributed to the crisis, including the actions of government officials, bankers, and regulators.
Sorkin, a financial journalist for The New York Times, interviewed over 200 people involved in the crisis, including top executives from major banks such as Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, and Goldman Sachs.
The book offers a behind-the-scenes look at the negotiations, meetings, and decisions that took place during the crisis, from the government’s decision to bail out major financial institutions to the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Through its detailed reporting, “Too Big to Fail” provides insight into the inner workings of Wall Street and the government’s response to the crisis. The book also raises important questions about the role of regulation and the risks posed by the concentration of power in the financial sector.
Overall, “Too Big to Fail” is an informative and engaging account of one of the most significant events in modern financial history.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Aaron
Ross is not related to screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin or noted defense lawyer Ira Lee Siorkin.
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Andrew is a journalist and author who co-created and is an executive producer of the television series “Billions.”
The show is a fictional drama that centers around the world of high finance and the legal battles between the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and a billionaire hedge fund manager.
Sorkin drew inspiration for the show from his own experiences reporting on the financial industry for The New York Times and his book “Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System–and Themselves.”
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Ross has a coloboma in his left eye. Ross says that it makes it look like his eyes are two different colors but he doesnt think they are.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Net Worth | Andrew Salary
Through Sorkin’s wide career in journalism and writing, Sorkin has acquired some reasonable good wealth. The founder and editor of Deal Book has an estimated net worth of $10 million. His annual salary is not yet disclosed.
Andrew Ross Sorkin Religion
Being born in a Jewish family, Ross is also Jewish.