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Andrew Ross Sorkin

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Date of Birth: 1977 , February-19
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Andrew Ross Sorkin

1977 Born in New York City, New York
1995 Did graduation
1999 Joined full time in The New York Times
2007 Married his wife

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February 19 , 1977

Born in New York City, New York

Andrew Ross Sorkin was born in New York City, New York. He is the son of Joan Ross Sorkin, a playwright, and Laurence T. Sorkin, a partner at the law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He is of American nationality and white ethnicity.

1995

Did graduation

Andrew Ross Sorkin joined Scarsdale High School and graduated in 1995. He joined Cornell University and earned a Bachelor degree in Science. His journalism career started already at his college when he had joined The New York Times as a student interns and published 71 articles before his graduation.

1999

Joined full time in The New York Times

In 1999, he joined full time The New York Times as the newspaper's European mergers and acquisitions reporter, based in London. The next year he became paper's chief mergers and acquisitions reporter, based in New York and he still holds that position.

2007

Married his wife

Andrew Ross Sorkin married his long time girlfriend Pilar Jenny Queen. He is now living happily with his wife and two twin children. Pilar is an agent at Inkwell Management who graduated from Northwestern. The couple is not likely to get a divorce.

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His journalism career started already at his college when he had joined The New York Times as a student interns and published 71 articles before his graduation. In 1999, he joined full time The New York Times as the newspaper's European mergers and acquisitions reporter, based in London. The next year he became paper's chief mergers and acquisitions reporter, based in New York and he still holds that position.

He was a leader in The New York Times' coverage of the world's largest takeover ever, Vodafone's $183 billion hostile bid for Mannesmann. He has also reported Wall Street financial crisis. He was the one to write about the troubled American auto industry. In 2007, he was the first journalist who identified and criticized a tax loophole for private equity firms and hedge funds.

Sorkin became a co-anchor on CNBC's Squawk Box in July 2011 and he was the guest host of Squawk Box before joining it. He has even appeared in different other shows including 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.

He is a financial columnist for The New York Times. He is the founder and editor of DealBook, which is a financial news service published by The New York Times. He is the writer of the bestselling book Too Big to Fail for which he won Gerald Loeb Award. He is a co-producer of a movie adaptation of the book for HBO Films. For his contributions, he has been awarded different awards.

Along with journalism, he seems interested in sports too. He loves playing chess and golf. The great personality has an awesome net worth of $ 10 million with a better amount of salary. He is of American nationality and white ethnicity. Talking about his personal life, he was married to his long time girlfriend Pilar Jenny Queen. He is now living happily with his wife and two twin children. The handsome author has more than five hundred thousand followers on Twitter.