How much is Sean Hannity worth? Know his Fox News salary
Sean Hannity has a net worth of $80 million. It includes the high salaries he has received 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 Sean earned an annual income of $29 million in 2015. And that placed Hannity 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.
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, co-hosted the show. Subsequently, the show was renamed, Hannity & Colmes.
Hannity & Colmes debuted as a 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 was broadcasted for the last time on 9 January 2009. Hannity’s show named Hannity took over the time slot of Hannity & Colmes, which is airing to 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.
Sales from books have added to his net worth.
Apart from television and radio shows, Sean Hannity has taken the help of books to convey his views to the people, and to date, he has released three books.
In 2002 Sean released his first book, Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism. And his second book, Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism, in 2004. ReganBooks published both of the books published later 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.