8 richest news anchors in the world!

Anderson Cooper

Actors and actresses do get a hefty paycheck. But there are the news anchors who become the face of the programs they host and also are paid a great amount of money for it. Their net worth is also sky high. Let us take a look at some of the richest news anchors.

Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer works for the NBC. He has a great going career in journalism and has conducted a number of interviews. Those he interviewed include Presidents, Princes, and such high-profile celebrities. He just works four days a week and still is in the top notch of wealthy news anchor with a net worth of $ 25 million.

Source: Celebrity insider (Matt Lauer)

Billy O’Reilly

Billy works for the Fox News and his net worth is estimated to be around $ 20 million. He is the host of The O’Reilly Factor which airs on Fox News. It is a highly popular show and Billy has been working with Fox News since it’s inception.

Diane Sawyer

Diane is with ABC. She anchors the show ABC World News. In 1978, she began work with CBS. She was a Correspondent first and later became an anchor. She earns a great salary and her net worth is $ 12 million. She is one of the richest female news anchors in the world.

Source: The List (Diane Sawyer)

Anderson Cooper

This light eyed anchor has made a name for himself working with CBS. Anderson Cooper’s net worth is $ 11 million. He does shows for CNN and has been awarded eight Emmy awards for his excellence. He also is a recipient of an Edward R. Murrow award.

Shephard Smith

Shephard Smith is a Fox News employee. He is the Chief news anchor with a net worth of $ 5-8 million. He is not only an anchor but also serves as a managing director of the news channel’s breaking news division. He also has been with the channel since its very start.

Sean Hannity

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Sean earns around $29 million a year and works as a news anchor and political Correspondent. He is with Fox News and also hosts “The Sean Hannity Show” on the radio. He was born in 1961 in New York City. He is known for the various conspiracy theories such as voter fraud, an AIDS cover-up, President Barack Obama’s birth issue, and Hillary Rodman Clinton’s e-mail saga. He does pro-President Donald Trump coverage. His wife is Jill Rhoads and they have two children. He resides in Long Island.

Brian Williams

Brian is the Chief Anchor for the cable news department of MSNBC. His nightly show “The 11th Hour with Brian Williams” is very popular. He was the managing director and anchored “NBC Nightly News” for 10 years from 2004 to 2014. He faced suspension at NBC when it was learned that he has fabricated stories while covering the Iraq war. He now lives with his wife of 30 years in Connecticut. They have two children. His daughter is an Actress and his son is a sports anchor.

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Source: Variety (Brian Williams)

Robin Roberts

She is the richest female news anchor. She is a co-author of ABC’s Good Morning America. Born in Alabama, she grew up in Mississippi. In 1990 she joined ESPN as a sportscaster. She helped boost GMA ratings after joining. She had breast cancer in 2007 and MDS in 2012 and fought both diseases to emerge a survivor.

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