Quick Facts Julia Boorstin

  • NameJulia Boorstin
  • Birth Year1978
  • Birth month12
  • FatherPaul Boorstin
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceLos Angeles
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toCouper Samuelson
  • EducationPrinceton University
  • ChildrenHenry Boorstin
  • MotherSharon Boorstin

CNBC’s Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent, Julia Boorstin, was born on December 4, 1978. She graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. specialized in History.

The 40 years old CNBC new reporter’s height is 5 feet 6 inches and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. 

Julia Boorstin’s Net Worth and Salary

Since Julia is working as a head of media and entertainment section of CNBC, it will not be surprising to hear that her salary is more than half a million dollar per month.

Julia Boorstin’s monthly salary is estimated to be ranging from $600k to $690k and her total net worth is estimated to be at $100 million.

Julia Boorstin’s Married Life and Children

Julia Boorstin started dating a Hollywood producer, Couper Samuelson, in the year 2004 shortly after meeting for the first time during Sundance Film Festival. Julia and Couper married to each other after 3 years of dating in a private ceremony inviting only close friends and relatives to their wedding. 

CAPTION: Julia Broostin and Couper Samuelson in their wedding ceremony

SOURCE: The New York Time

Julia and Couper are enjoying their happy married life and there is no sign of divorce so far. Rather they are happy to be parents four years after their wedding when Julia gave birth to a baby boy whom they decided to name Henry Boorstin

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Julia Boorstin’s Parents and Early Life

Julia was born in Los Angeles and spent her childhood days in the same city with her parents. Her father, Paul Boorstin, worked as a producer in a TV documentary, while her mother, Sharon Boorstin, was an English teacher. Julia completed her high school from Harvard Westlake School, in the same city she grew up in. 

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Julia Boorstin’s Early Career

Julia started her career early in her college days when she was enrolled at Princeton University. She worked as an editor of a university newspaper, Daily Princetonian. After graduating from the university, she started working as a business writer in Fortune Magazine, during the year 2000

YouTube: Julia Broostin reporting on CNBC about brands’ social media fails

Julia Boorstin’s Career and Achievements

Julia got her highest recognition of her career in CNBC where she started working as a general assignment reporter in 2006. Few years after working for the company, she became CNBC‘s media and entertainment reporter. During that time, she was working CNBC’s Los Angeles Bureau

Currently, she is working as the Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent in the same company. She was mentioned in the newsletter of The Journalist and Financial Reporting titled “TJRF 30 under 30” as the most promising business journalists under the age of 30.

During her journalism career, she got opportunities to interview some of the highly renowned personalities, whose names are given in the table below.



Ben Silbermann

CEO of Pinterest

Nick Woodman

CEO of GoPro

Andrew Wilson

CEO of Electronic Arts

Ash Carter

Secretary of Defense