Megyn Kelly is a US public figure known for her broadcasting career. Also, she is an anterior joint defence advocate and a political analyst being among the highest paid media public figure. Having not studied journalism she assorted her profession from a political field. Here is more about Megyn Kelly’s net worth and how she achieved all her fortune over the years. Keep reading to know more about Megyn Kelly’s net worth in 2018.
Born in the city of Syracuse, on November 18, 1970, Megyn is the daughter of Linda DeMaio, a housewife who is of German-Italian pedigree and Edward Kelly of Irish pedigree, who educated as a lecturer. Her father passed away in 1985 while Kelly was still young.
Kelly studied in New York at Tecumseh Elementary School and after their family moved she attended her high school at Bethlehem central school. She also graduated from Syracuse University with a honor in political science in 1992. She gained a Juris Doctor in 1995 from a law school.
Daniel Kendall got into matrimony with Kelly in 2001 and sadly divorced after 5 years in 2006. Her next marriage was in 2008 with Douglas Brunt, a CEO of a cyber security company. Together they are blessed with two sons, Yates (8 years) & Thatcher (4 years) and a daughter named Yardley (6 years).
Kelly started her career in 2003 where she moiled as a mere assignment anchor at the WJLA media. She demonstrated her great talent and passion even though she just worked as a junior reporter. Some of the major journalism she did was the session for the US Supreme Court justice and chief justice, the presidential elections in 2004 among others.
In 2004 she applied for a job in Fox media where she became successful after launching and entertaining her own show called “Kelly’s court” which was broadcasted in the weekends. Kelly featured in programs like; ‘The O’Reilly Factor,’ ‘on the record,’ ‘American live’ and ‘Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld’, where most of them concentrated on governmental matters. After her maternity break, Kelly came back to anchor a fresh show, ‘the Kelly file’ which was launched on October 2013 and emerged to be the best show on TV.
In her shows, she has hosted the likes of Michelle Duggar and Jim Bob Duggar who are public people in the country. After a huge struggle, she also managed to interview the current US president, Donald Trump. In 2016, Kelly moved to NBC to host a new show where she was indemnified an average of $15-20 million annually which added up to her net worth. Aside from her career, she is a writer where she signed a contract deal of $10 million in November 2016 with Harper Collins to author a book namely ’settle for more.’
Awards & Achievements
Kelly gained her first award during her university days where she was recognised as the Albany’s law review copyreader. After she broadcasted minor abuse suit in 2009, she received an accolade from child help. 2014 was the most fruitful year since Kelly hosted a celebrity award and was also ranked in the “most influential” list. Kelly was recently recognised among the “power of women honourees” in 2016.
Net Worth of Megyn Kelly
Being a millionaire and among the highest paid TV personalities, Kelly has an estimated net worth of $18 million. Even after being added an annual salary to $20 million by Fox, she opted to migrate to NBC. Kelly’s net worth booster also came from the books which she authored and sold.
Megyn Kelly is with no doubt among the famous names in the American media, her being the most remarkable person in the broadcasting industry. Although her career started at a low note, she managed to be on top in the media field through determination and hard work.