Erin Isabelle Burnett – born July 2, 1976 is an American news anchor, currently the anchor of her own show on CNN, Erin Burnett OutFront.
She previously worked for CNBC as co-anchor of Squawk on the Street and the host of Street Signs.
Burnett has also appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press, Today, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and NBC Nightly News as well as making occasional appearances on The Celebrity Apprentice, serving as an advisor to Donald Trump.
Burnett has hosted Erin Burnett OutFront live from the border of Mali, Afghanistan, Rwanda, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel. She has also reported from China and Pakistan for the program.
While working at NBC, Joe Scarborough dubbed Burnett “The International Superstar” for her work on a number of documentaries filmed outside the United States. Her reporting and documentaries were filmed inside Libya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, and India.
Burnett met executive David Rubulotta on a blind date in 2003. Rubulotta was previously a trader for Lehman Brothers. They became engaged in September 2011. Burnett and Rubulotta were married on December 21, 2012.
On November 29, 2013, Burnett gave birth to a son. On July 18, 2015, she gave birth to a daughter. The couple welcomed their third child, a boy, on August 20, 2018.