How much is Sean Hannity worth? Know his Fox News salary

By Anthony Norman

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Sean Hannity has a net worth of $80 million. This includes high salaries that he has been receiving from Fox News since 1996.

The valuable work experiences that Sean has gained as a radio and television host and an author have made him one of the highest earning celebrities in America.

Forbes reported that his annual income in 2015 was $29 million and that got him placed at #89 among the 100 highest earning celebrities that year. His net worth includes a lavish mansion in Oyster Bay, NY and a private jet.

Sean Hannity has hosted several shows on Fox

Sean Hannity in television studio

When he was first hired at Fox News, he was offered to host the show Hannity and LTBD (Liberal To Be Determined). The show was relatively less popular until Alan Colmes, a liberal political commentator, was hired to co-host the show. Subsequently, the show was renamed as Hannity & Colmes.

Hannity & Colmes debuted as point-counterpoint-style talk program where Colmes presented the liberal viewpoint and Hannity shared his conservative point. The show often had guests of both views, and during an episode, Hannity even had a clash with the show’s guest Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer.

Colmes announced that he would be leaving the show on 25 November 2008 and the show broadcasted for the last time on 9 January 2009. The time slot of Hannity & Colmes was taken over by Hannity’s own show named Hannity, which is airing till date.

Sean has presented one more talk program called Hannity’s America, a weekly show on Fox News, which premiered on 7 January 2007 and ran for two years.

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Sales from books have added to his net worth

Sean Hannity talking to camera, there are several monitors behind him

Apart from television and radio shows, Sean has taken help of books to convey his views to the people and till date, he has released three books. His first book Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism was released in 2002 and second book Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism in 2004. Both the books which were published by ReganBooks became New York Times bestsellers. 

After quite a long time, on 30 March 2010, Sean came up with his new book Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda. The book was by HarperCollins and this too became a New York Times bestseller.