Glenn Beck is a famous talk show host from America who is best known for hosting the radio show known as the ‘Glenn Beck Radio Program’. He is an author and has penned many books. He is also a producer and commentator and is the owner, founder, and Chief Executive Officer of Mercury Radio Arts. He hosts the television program called ‘Glenn Beck’. Beck has won several honors in his career. Now let’s have a close look at Glenn Beck’s net worth in 2018.
Glenn Beck Early Life
Glenn Lee Beck was born in Everett, Washington on February 10, 1964, to his parents William Beck and Mary Clara Beck. He grew up as a Roman Catholic.
He completed his schooling in 1982 from the Sehome High School. Soon after that, he started his career in a radio station. In 1996, he took theology class at Yale University.
In 1983, Glenn Beck got married to Claire. The couple had two daughters. The couple divorced in 1994. He then got married to his present wife Tania in 1999. They have a daughter named Cheyenne and an adopted child, Raphe.
Beck is known to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In 2010, he was suffering from macular dystrophy. In 2014, he was diagnosed with the neurological disorder.
Glenn Beck Career, Awards & Achievement
Soon after finishing his school, he took a job in the radio station KAYK. In 1983, Glenn Beck began to work in WPGC in Washington, D.C. Following that, he started to work at the radio station called KZFM in Corpus Christi, Texas.
He then started a weekday show ‘Captain Beck and the A-Team’. Beck was recruited by Phoenix Top-40. This was followed by taking a job at WBSB in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2000, the ‘Glenn Beck Program’ got aired in Tampa’s WFLA (AM). By 2002, the program was launched in 47 stations.
His show reached in more than 280 stations by 2008. In 2006, the television show ‘Glenn Beck’ was aired on CNN. He left CNN and joined the Fox News Channel in 2008. Beck then hosted ‘Glenn Beck’ on Fox from 2009. In 2012, his show began airing in ‘TheBlaze’. It is currently available in more than 90 TV providers.
Apart from hosting, Beck launched Mercury Radio Arts, which is a media platform in 2002. It is an umbrella of various live shows, broadcasts, internet, and publishing. He has also done several stage shows and has given speeches at different events.
Awards & Achievements
In 2013, the Talkers Magazine conferred Glenn Beck with the Gene Burns Memorial Award for Freedom of Speech. He has also won the 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award. In 2008, he was given the Personality of the Year Award at the Marconi Awards. He is the recipient of the Defender of Israel Award in 2011 by the Zionist Organization of America. His books have featured six times in the list of New York Times bestseller. He has also received the Key to the City of Mount Vernon.
Net Worth of Glenn Beck
Glenn Beck’s estimated net worth is more than $250 million. He owes this fortune to his career as a professional talk show host. He has successfully hosted many shows in his career, particularly ‘Glenn Beck’ and the ‘Glenn Beck Radio Program’. He also created Mercury Radio Arts and has written many books. His books have become New York Times bestseller on six different occasions. Some of his popular books are ‘The Overton Window’, ‘Agenda 21’, ‘The Snow Angel’, and ‘The Eye of Moloch’.
Glenn Beck is one of the most widely known talk show hosts in the world. He has interviewed several personalities in his career. He is also a philanthropist and the founder of ‘Mercury One’, which is a non-profit organization. Glenn Beck has been a part of several projects as well as rallies.