In [Erin Burnett's] list of "Eight Things That Would Impress Me," in next month's Men's Health, the high-maintenance news hottie advises: "Any guy who can plan a trip to an exotic locale, such as Mongolia, Mozambique or Papua New Guinea, would impress me .
She has won three Golden Globe Awards (out of eight nominations) and has been nominated for four Academy Awards for her film acting, winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000).
Her films Mystic Pizza (1988), Steel Magnolias (1989), Pretty Woman (1990), Flatliners (1990), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Hook (1991), The Pelican Brief (1993), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Conspiracy Theory (1997), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Valentine's Day (2010), Eat Pray Love (2010), Mirror Mirror (2012), and Money Monster (2016) have collectively brought box office receipts of over US$2.7 billion, making her one of the most successful actresses in terms of box office receipts.
She received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie nomination for her performance in the HBO television film The Normal Heart (2014).
Roberts was the highest-paid actress in the world throughout most of the 1990s Her older brother, Eric Roberts, from whom she was estranged until 2004, sister Lisa Roberts Gillan, and niece Emma Roberts, are also actors.
Burnett has hosted her show ‘Erin Burnett Outfront’ live from borders of Mali, Afghanistan, Rwanda, Israel and United Arab Emirates.