The Real Net Worth Of TV Hosts Exposed

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You may hear these names and you may see their faces but have you wonder how much they are worth? We are going to reveal the actual net worth of some of the famous TV hosts.

Jon Stewart – $80 Million

Jon has been well known for being the co-host of The Daily Show since 1999. But in 2015, the host announced his exit from the TV show to focus on his writings.

Stephen Colbert – $45 Million

Stephen’s show, The Colbert Report, has become one of the highest rated TV shows on Comedy Central. Plus, he has won several awards such as 9 Primetime Emmy Awards, 2 Grammy Awards, and 2 Peabody Awards.

Judy Sheindlin – $47 Million

Since 1996, the former family court judge Judy Sheindlin has worked as a judge/TV attorney. She has become one of the best-rated daytime TV programs of all time.

Oprah Winfrey – $2.9 Billion

Oprah is one of the best-paid TV hosts with a stunning worth of $2.9 billion. In fact, she is the first Afro-American multi-billionaire woman and thanks to the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Bill O’Reilly – $70 Million

Since he started The O’Reilly Factor on Fox News in 1996, Bill has been the host of one of the best-rated news shows. Besides, he has published several books such as A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity and Pinheads & Patriots.

Pat Sajak – $45 Million

There is no doubt that Pat is best known for his work as a host of Wheel of Fortune. He also hosts the radio show “The Pat Sajak Baseball Hour.”

Steve Harvey – $100 Million

The official host of the Miss Universe Pageants has an impressive net worth of $100 million. Additionally, Steve also hosts the radio show The Steve Harvey Morning Show.

Drew Carey – $165 Million

The American comedian has received a great success as he hosts The Price Is Right and ABC’s The Drew Carey Show.

Wendy Williams – $60 Million

Besides hosting The Wendy Williams Show, she has written 6 books (including her autobiography). She has also opened her own fashion line and jewelry.

Barbara Walters – $150 Million

Barbara made history when she became the first female anchor to appear in the national evening news. Also, she has hosted successful shows as ABC News Today and 20/20. Her most recent work was a host of The View.

Larry King – $144 Million

Since 1985, Larry King has been the frontman of political/celebrity broadcast journalism as he hosts the show Larry King Live. But when he retires from the show in 2010, Larry wrote his memoir on the book titled “My Remarkable Journey.”

Rachael Ray – $30 Million

This celebrity cook has made millions from her successful lifestyle shows including 30 Minute Meals and Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels. Rachael also has her own publication named Every Day with Rachael Ray

Katie Couric – $55 Million

Thanks to a long-term contract with NBC News, Katie has received a very good profit. She has featured on some high-rated shows as The Today Show, Dateline NBC, and 60 Minutes.

Simon Cowell – $550 Million

There is no doubt that Simon is not the best-liked judge on American Idol but certainly, he has made a name for himself on reality talent shows. Simon has also participated in other shows such as The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent.

Ellen Degeneres – $400 Million

Ellen has become one of the most recognized hosts in TV thanks to the award-winning The Ellen Degeneres Show. As a result, she has reached a stunning net worth of $400 million. Well done Ellen!

Regis Philbin – $150 Million

Regis is best known for being the host of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” which has given him an impressive fortune. He also hosted the 1st season of America’s Got Talent.

Ryan Seacrest – $350 Million

Ryan is a multifaceted man who has made his own name as a radio personality, TV host, and producer. But it’s his work on American Idol which has given him the majority of his fortune and fame.

Conan O’Brien – $75 Million

Conan has become one of the most beloved hosts on primetime TV thanks to Saturday Night Live show. Since David Letterman’s retirement, Conan is now the longest-serving host on any night chat show after being active in the industry for over 22 years.

Jay Leno – $350 Million

Jay started as a standup comedian but it was in 1992 when NBC granted him his own show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. After retiring from the show in 2014, Jay was deservedly inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

Anderson Cooper – $100 Million

Anderson is one of the most privileged hosts by receiving a stunning $11 million per year for being CNN’s primary anchor and host of the news show Anderson Cooper 360°.

Dr. Phil McGraw- $400 Million

Dr. Phil has done a very impressive work which has a net worth of $400 million thanks to his own chat shows, Dr. Phil, and The Doctors. Besides, he has published several best-selling books.

Chelsea Handler – $40 Million

Chelsea is a multifaceted woman who has been a comedian, producer, and TV host. But thanks for being the host of the Chelsea Lately Show on E! she is now worth a staggering $40 million.

Jimmy Kimmel – $35 Million

After receiving a good reputation in his early career on Comedy Central, Jimmy has now his own chat show, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live which has given him fame and recognition. He has also some cameos in films like Ted 2 and Pitch Perfect 2.

Diane Sawyer – $80 Million

Diane was best known for being a closer associated with former President Richard Nixon. She has worked as the news anchor for ABC’s World News and host of Good Morning America and Primetime. Her net worth is estimated to be around $80 million.

Sir David Attenborough – $80 Million

Sir David Attenborough has been dedicated his entire career to the nature broadcasting. Also, he has received numerous BAFTA awards for his long-running shows Life and Planet Earth.

Chuck Barris – $120 Million

Chuck is best known for being the host of the Gong Show. Also, he was the creator of The Dating Game and is considered a true legend of American TV. Sadly, he has passed away in 2017.

Sean Hannity – $80 Million

Besides of his show on Fox, The Sean Hannity Show, he has written some books and hosted radio shows. But indeed, he is recognized the most for interviewing political figures and announcing political news on the TV show.

Megyn Kelly – $15 Million

Megyn made $6 million only in 2013. Additionally, she also received $10 for the publishing of her memories, “Settle For More.” Many considered that Megyn may be the next Oprah Winfrey. Only time will tell…

Trevor Noah – $3 Million

Trevor replaced Jon Stewart as the host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and he hasn’t stopped. However, the South-African born host published some controversial tweets about getting the job, so he said, “to reduce my views to a handful of jokes that didn’t reflect the real face of my character.”

Jimmy Fallon – $25 Million

Jimmy has been in the spotlight since his debut on Saturday Night Live in 1998. Eventually, he received the opportunity to host his own show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and now became the 6th host of The Tonight Show.

David Letterman – $400 Million

David became the most popular host thanks to the show Late Night with David Letterman in 1982. Now, he is running his own program and making money from re-runs of some sitcoms such as Everybody Loves Raymond and The King of Queens.

Kellyanne Conway – $40 Million

Kelyanne is best known for being the favorite political commentator for CNN and Fox News. Also, she has appeared as a guest on TV shows as Good Morning America and Real Time with Bill Maher. However, not many know that she was actually the campaign manager for President Trump in the last presidential elections.


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