Born in the year 1977 on 19th February, to father Joan Ross Sorkin and mother Laurence T. Sorkin, in New York situated in the United States of America, Andrew Ross Sorkin spent most the early days of his life in New York. He did his schooling from the Scarsdale High School situated in Scarsdale in New York, United States of America and graduated in the year 1995 from there.

He then went on to attend the Cornell University situated in Ithaca, New York, United States of America and graduated in the year 1999 with a degree in Bachelor of Science from there. Not much information is available about his childhood days and it is not known whether he had any siblings or not. The information about what inspired him to be a journalist is also not known.

He began his career as a journalist at a very early stage of his life and went on to join The New York Times during the days of his education. He continued working there throughout his high school as well as college days. After his graduation from the Cornell University in the year 1999, he continued working at The New York Times and became a permanent member there. He went on to publish several articles during his time in the paper and also received several promotions and appreciations for his work.

He was soon promoted to the post of the chief manager of the paper and was also chosen as the acquisitions reporter of the paper. During his time at The New York Times, he has covered several major news which includes the news when Compaq was being acquired by Hewlett-Packard, news of Mannesmann being acquired by Vodafone, etc. He was also responsible for covering the news of the financial crisis in the Wall Street and about the problems in the auto industry of America. He still works for The New York Times and is known for his diligent and hard-working nature and work.

He is known as the founder of the website DealBook, which deals with all the news related to the finances. He is the chief editor as well as the founder of the website and the website was inaugurated in the year 2001. He made his television debut in the year 2011 when he was chosen as the anchor of the show Squawk Box which airs on CNBC. He has also worked on several shows such as The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, Toady show, Good Morning America, The Daily Show and Charlie Rose. He is also an excellent writer and his first book came out in the year 2009 which was titled as Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System- and Themselves.

Talking about his personal life, he is married to Pilar Jenny Queen and they are proud parents of two kids. He is a very popular journalist and his biography is available on almost all major sites. Although his salary is not disclosed, but he is said to have a net worth of $ 10 Million.

Last Modified: Mar 12, 2020

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