Lucky are those who get to relish a successful professional career and a blissful personal life. One of those who has a balancing job and an enthralling married life is American journalist Julia Boorstin.
Julia Boorstin is CNBC’s Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent who has been covering the intersection of media and technology with a special focus since May 2006.
Short Wiki, Age
The American journalist Julia Boorstin was born in the year 1978. Her birthday is on the 4th of December which will make her age 43 in December of 2021.
She is popular for appearing on CNBC’s bi-coastal tech-focused program called TechCheck where she reports, analyzes, and interviews social, streaming, and the convergence of media and technology.
Julia has been working for CNBC for more than 15 years since joining the network in May 2006 as an on-air correspondent.
Before joining CNBC, she was a writer at Fortune Magazine from June 2000 to May 2006.
Talking about her education, she attended Princeton University from where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History. She previously attended Harvard Westlake School.
Julia Boorstin was born to Paul Boorstin and Sharon Boorstin. Talking about her parents’ profession, her father Mr. Samuelson is a writer and producer of television documentaries. Likewise, her mother Mrs. Boorstin is an author.
Her grandfather’s name is Daniel J. Boorstin. Her late grandfather, who is the Pulitzer-winning historian, had been friends with her husband Couper Samuelson’s grandfather, Paul A. Samuelson. Paul A. Samuelson is the Nobel laureate economist.
Julia Boorstin Salary And Net Worth
The Los Angeles-based CNBC’s Senior Media & Technology correspondent Julia Boorstin has been assembling an amazing salary from her career.
According to Glassdoor, a CNBC reporter receives around $79,000 as an annual salary. The salaries of reporters at CNBC can range from $76,276 to $110,000 per year.
Since Julia has been working at CNBC for 15 years, her annual salary might be more than the estimated figures.
Similarly, she has assembled her net worth in millions. Although Julia Boorstin’s exact net worth hasn’t been revealed yet, it is speculated to be between $2 million to $5 million in 2021.
Who Is Julia Boorstin’s Husband?
Julia Boorstin has been married to Couper Samuelson. Her husband Couper Samuelson is a film producer by profession. He is the president of Feature Films at Blumhouse Productions.
Before becoming the president of Blumhouse Productions in September 2015, he was the executive vice president from September 2011 to September 2015.
Couper previously worked as a vice president of Paramount Pictures from August 2009 to September 2011.
He worked as a production and development executive of 2929 Productions for more than 5 years from January 2004 to July 2009.
Likewise, Couper was an assistant to Motion Picture Talent Agent at Creative Artists Agency during the initial phase of his career.
Couper is a graduate of Harvard University. He has a degree in History & Literature; Romance Language & Literatures.
From First Meet To Dating To Marriage
Julia and her husband Couper first met at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004 where they were introduced by their mutual friend.
Recalling their first meeting, Couper said,
“A phalanx of boring people in parkas parted, and there was this dramatic-looking woman wearing this dark leathery shearling coat. She was extremely attractive so I decided to play it cool.”
When the duo first met, Couper’s dating skills were underdeveloped but he still knew that she’s the one.
Since it was an immediate attraction for both of them, they eventually began dating.
The duo got married on December 16, 2007. They shared the wedding vows in front of 113 guests at Il Cielo, a restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif.
At the time of their marriage, Julia was 29 years old and Couper was 28 years old.
Julia and Couper have now been married for 13 years and in between these years, they became parents to two children.
Four years after tying the knot, Julia gave birth to their first child. Their son named Henry Samuelson was born on July 13, 2011. They also have another son whose identity has been a mystery.
The duo prefers to keep their family life private because of which they haven’t shared any details or pictures of their kids on social media.
Julia currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.