• Julia Boorstin is a journalist and reporter from Los Angeles, California.
• She has a net worth of $600,000.
• She graduated from Princeton College and worked for Fortune Magazine and CNN.
• She created the CNBC Disruptor 50 in 2013 and was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award in 2009.
• She is happily married to William Couper Samuelson.


Who is Julia Boorstin?

Julia Boorstin was born on 4 December 1978 under the birth sign of Sagittarius, in Los Angeles, California USA. She is a journalist and news reporter, probably best recognized for working as a business journalist for the CNBC Network. She is also known as the creator of the CNBC Disruptor 50.

Long, successful reporting day on Twitter's IPO, and a successful launch for Twitter.

Posted by Julia Boorstin on Thursday, November 7, 2013

Julia Boorstin Net Worth

Net worth is $600,000.

Early Life, Education, Nationality, Ethnicity

Concerning her early life, Julia Boorstin apparently spent her childhood in the hometown of Los Angeles, where she was raised alongside her siblings by her father, Paul Boorstin, who works as a producer and screenwriter for television documentaries, and her mother, Sharon Boorstin, an author. Julia is American. Regarding her educational background, she went to Harvard Westlake School, and upon matriculation in 1996, enrolled into Princeton College, graduating with a BA degree in History.

Julia Boorstin

While in college, she showed her interest in journalism, and spent some time serving as the editor for “The Daily Princetonian”.

Career Beginnings

Right after graduation in 2000, Julia Boorstin started pursuing her professional career in the field of journalism, and was hired to serve in the positions of a news reporter and business writer for Fortune Magazine, marking the establishment of her net worth. During her stint there, Julia also worked as a contributor to CNN Headline News’ live market wrap up segment – “Street Life”.

Rise to Fame: CNBC, Disruptor 50

After six years Jennifer decided to leave and started working in the position of the general assignment reporter for the CNBC Network in May of 2006. She was promoted later that year to work as the network’s media and entertainment reporter, based in the CNBC’s Los Angeles Bureau. After gaining enough experience and knowledge, Julia decided to further explore the economic market. and in 2013 created the CNBC Disruptor 50, which represents the annual list of the 50 most important private companies, which have huge impacts on the whole economy and their industry.

Two years later, Julia was promoted to work in the position of the Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent at the CNBC Broadcasting world, adding a considerable amount to her net worth and increasing enormously her popularity. Furthermore, she also worked as a reporter for the documentary “Stay Tuned… The Future of TV”, and other programs, including “Worldwide Exchange”, “Squawk Box”, and “Deadline: White House”, etc.

Accomplishments and Awards

Distinguishing herself as a successful and devoted journalist, Julia was named one of the most promising business journalists under the age of 30 in the “TJFR 30 under 30” list by the Journalist and Financial Reporting newsletter three times, in 2003, 2004 and 2006. Moreover, she was even nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form, when she served as a correspondent for “NBC News Special: The Inauguration of Barack Obama” in 2009.

Other Projects

To speak further about her professional career, Julia Boorstin has also worked as a part of the delegation of the State Department to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (O.E.C.D.), as well as a member of the Domestic Policy office for Vice-President Al Gore, both jobs contributed considerably to her net worth.

Personal Life: Is She Married? Who is her husband?

If to talk about her personal life, Julia Boorstin is apparently a happily married woman – she met her future husband, William Couper Samuelson, back in the year 2004 at Sundance Film Festival, after he was dragged to meet her by his friend because he was not interested in going on a date with her.

However, the situation reversed and they soon began dating. Three years later, the couple exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held in Beverly Hills, California in December of 2007 – she gave birth to their child, a son they named Henry, in July of 2011. Julia enjoys in her blissful marriage with William, who is known not only as a successful actor and producer, but also as the Executive Vice President of Universal Pictures’ Blumhouse. Regarding their current residence, the family lives in Los Angeles, California.

Age, appearance and vital statistics

  • She was born in 1978 (40 years old)
  • Light brown hair
  • Blue eyes
  • Height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m)

Social Media Presence

Julia Boorstin runs only her official Twitter account with almost 35,000 followers, which she uses mostly to promote her upcoming projects. Besides that, she also sometimes shares photos from her private life. Julia is also active on her official Facebook page, but on which she has only 3,000 ‘likes’.


Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected].

Write A Comment

Pin It