Lara Spencer owns a whopping net worth of $9 million that comes from her contribution to various TV shows including, ABC News’ Good Morning America and Nightline and HGTV’s Flea Market Flip. Her HGTV shows and books have also helped her worth.
- Quick Facts about Lara Spencer
- Is Lara Spencer still on GMA?
- Lara Spencer’s passion for interior design led to HGTV’s Flea Market Flip
- Lara Spencer is building her own media empire
Quick Facts About Lara Spencer
|Birthday||June 19, 1969|
|Age||48 Years Old|
|Net Worth (USD)||$ 9,000,000 - Nine Million US Dollars|
|Salary||$ 3,000,000 - Three Million US Dollars|
|Best Known For||Good Morning America|
|Working For||ABC News|
Is Lara Spencer still on GMA?
Lara joined Good Morning America as a national correspondent in 1999. She served from the same position until leaving the show in 2004.
She made her return to the show in 2011 as a lifestyle anchor and has been seen as integral to the show since then. She finalized a long-term deal to stay at GMA in 2014.
You know you’re in the right job when getting up at 4 a.m. is a joy. This was a simple decision; I love what I do, and I adore the people I work with. I am thrilled to be on this team and look forward to many more years.- Lara Spencer
Now, she is a co-anchor of the morning newscast alongside Robin Roberts, Amy Robach, George Stephanopoulos, Ginger Zee, Michael Strahan, Josh Elliott and others. Though the terms of her contract haven't been revealed, her GMA salary has been expected to be around $3 million. She is also a correspondent for ABC News and Nightline.
Before joining ABC News, she hosted the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider from 2004 to 2011. She was also a regular contributor to CBS’s The Early Show and served as a lifestyle reporter for WABC-TV for several years.
From 2004 to 2005, she hosted Antiques Roadshow and its spin-off Antiques Roadshow FYI in 2005. She created and executive produced the primetime game show titled It’s Worth What?, which was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer in 2011 on NBC.
Lara Spencer’s passion for interior design led to HGTV’s Flea Market Flip
Based on her passion for interior designing and flea market, Lara Spencer has created and produced two shows. The first one Brake for Yard Sales was originally aired on HGTV in April 2012.
Flea Market Flip, which has already been renewed for the ninth season airs both on Great American Country and HGTV channels. She has said that her passion has led her to create the shows.
Creating a show that combines my skill set on TV with my passion for design and vintage accessories was like creating a dream job.- Lara Spencer
Additionally, she has penned two books. I Brake for Yard Sales, which is a guide about how to create high-end looking rooms using second-hand finds, was released in 2012. Her second book, Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures, which was released in September 2014, offer tips for budget-friendly renovations.
The book guides on designing gorgeous rooms with vintage treasures. Moreover, it is a room by room guide, which has lots of shots of Lara shopping for, planning, and executing room designs.
"Once the first book was done, I wanted to put all that know-how into various design dilemmas so that people can see it in action and get inspired. This book takes almost a dozen designs dilemmas of real families and real rooms", said Lara.
She has been counseling people to help them to use the furniture that has been recycled, reinvented, either from yard sales, flea markets or thrift shops.
Lara Spencer is building her own media empire
Alongside her co-hosting gig on GMA and her Flea Market Flip, it seems like, Lara is building her own media empire behind the camera. She inked a contract with Leftfield Entertainment in 2016. Various sources have learned that she will be bringing a new show about lifestyle.
Now, she executive produces six series on different cable channels through her Duffkat Media banner. She is working on Travel Channel's yet-to-be named show, Cooking Channel's Farmer's Market Flip, ABC's Reconnected and an untitled reality-series on E! From her producing and hosting gigs, she has amassed such a huge fortune.