What makes a TV personality successful? Perhaps it is their unique personality, charm, and wit. Maybe they have some exceptional talent that they display that fans appreciate. From cooking guru to news anchor, all of these successful TV personalities have created a fortune doing what they do best.
1. Silvio Santos
Businessman and TV host, Silvio Santos is one of the wealthiest men in show business with a net worth of around $1.3 billion. He is from Brazil and is listed as the 35th richest person in Brazil, and he also made the top 1007 list of the World’s Richest Billionaires. He does comedic acts with puppies and funny pet tricks and has also appeared on numerous game shows.
2. Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell has a net worth of $550 million. He is the 2nd richest person on our list of the Top 100 TV personalities today. He made a name for himself as the “less than tactful” judge on “American Idol,” but he has since also made appearances on “The X Factor,” “Britain’s Got Talent,” and many other shows. He is considered a television producer, not just talent, so his talents are widespread.
3. David Letterman
David Letterman is a well-known late night TV talk show host. He got his start in radio decades ago and moved to New York where he was offered a contract with NBC for “Late Night with David Letterman.” The show has featured numerous famous guests over the years, and his sardonic wit has earned him a lot of prestige among TV fans. His net worth is around $425 million.
4. Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver has a net worth of over $400 million. His talent in the culinary arts, as well as his winning media personality, has earned him high regard with many groups and fans. His “try it at home” methods with his TV cooking shows have earned him the hearts (and ratings) of fans everywhere.
5. Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres hosts a daily TV talk show on ABC. She is also a stand-up comedian. She has hosted the Ellen Degeneres show for ten years. Her net worth is estimated to be around $400 million.
6. Dr. Phil Mcgraw
Dr. Phil, as he is known to his fans, is a clinical psychologist and TV show host with a net worth of $400 million. Dr. Phil first appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show years ago, but he has made his name over the years by helping people on his show to connect to the help they need to get their life in order. His tough love approach is met with discomfort by some, but he is known for showing people that they must make a change in their life to avoid disaster.
7. Ryan Seacrest
Ryan Seacrest is an American radio talk show personality and TV host. He has an estimated net worth of $375 million as of 2015, and he is the current host of “American Idol,” a show dedicated to weeding out the talent from the dreamers in the music industry. He also does the weekly Top 40 radio countdown and has deals with multiple radio media companies.
8. Kathy Hilton
Kathy Hilton is a TV host and actress. She is the mother of Paris and Nicky Hilton. She has a current net worth of $300 million. Her daughter Paris and her fame helped Kathy indirectly to increase her popularity and net worth.
9. Daymond John
Daymond John, owner, and CEO of FUBU, a clothing line dedicated to upwardly mobile Black Americans, came from humble beginnings. He started his now worldwide brand in the modest back room of his mother’s house in Manhattan, selling hats and clothing items he created on the streets. He made over $800 in one day, and his mother said she knew he would make it big! And he has. Entrepreneur, author, speaker, and “Shark,” Daymond is now worth over $250 million. He offers sound advice to other entrepreneurs on social media and is a regular on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”
10. Sharon Osborne
Sharon Osborne is a reality TV show host, starting with “The Osbournes” show, a reality show about her family’s life. She has also been a judge for “The X Factor” show in the UK and other talent shows. Her current net worth is estimated around $220 million.
11. Dick Clark
Dick Clark made a name for himself as leader of “The American Bandstand” in the early 70s, a show that ran nearly three decades. He “raised up” hundreds of teenagers over the years and held dance competitions and reviewed the current hit songs. Later, he also began a countdown for the new year known as “Dick Clark’s Rocking Eve” that also spanned several years. His shows became a tradition and had continued to influence the culture of music in America, despite his death in 2012. At the time of his death, Clark had a net worth of $200 million.
12. Tony Little
Tony Little is an American TV fitness personality and successful businessman. His net worth is around $200 million currently. He has made a great deal of his wealth from his training and fitness products, DVDs, and materials. He was born and raised in Fremont, Ohio.
13. Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters has a net worth of around $150 million. She has made her name and her wealth mostly from the famous interviews she has done with celebrities, actors, and politicians. She was the first woman news anchor to host national news.
14. Larry King
Larry King is a famous talk show host, radio personality, and broadcast journalist. His show debuted in 1985, and he made a name for himself as a guru of political talk on his shows. His audience was in the tens of millions. He has had over 40,000 interviews over the course of his career, and he currently has a net worth of over $150 million.
15. Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian has a net worth of $150 million. Her name is associated with the Kardashian family, which made their debut on reality TV. The family has many connections with the Hollywood movie industry, and they are considered socialites that some like to follow on social media. Kim is a model and actress, also.
16. Don Francisco
Don Francisco is the stage name for Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld, a long name! He is a TV talk show host from Chile who became famous on the Univision platform. He reaches millions of Spanish-speaking viewers in the U.S., and his net worth is around $100 million.
17. Bruce Jenner
Bruce Jenner is a former American Olympic star, TV personality, and businessman with a net worth of around $100 million. He began his athletic career as an athlete when he was discovered by the Graceland College track coach, L.D. Weldon. In 1972, he placed third in the U.S. Olympic trials.
18. Jesse James
Some people were born with a name they have to “live down.” Jesse James is not a gun-slinging vagabond, but he does “shoot for the top” when it comes to being successful. He has been on successful “truth in the news” shows such as “The Alex Jones Show,” as well as “Monster Garage,” and others. He has a current net worth of around $100 million.
19. Art Linkletter
Art Linkletter is a well-known TV personality, talk show host, and orator. He was born in 1912 and passed away at the age of 97. He was married to his wife for 74 years and made a hit of the TV show, “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” The show featured various moments of live interviews with kids in which they showed their logic or way of looking at the world. The show was a huge hit. At his death, Linkletter was worth around $90 million.
20. Bill O’Reilly
Bill O’Reilly is a successful news talk show host and commentator who helped reveal the truth in the news through the Fox channel before and after the 2016 Presidential Election. He has a masters degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University, and he continues to use the media channels to reveal what he knows about current events. His net worth is around $85 million.
21. Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart is an American political commentator, writer, and media critic. He has also spent some of his careers doing stand-up comedy. He has an annual salary of $16 million, and his current net worth is $80 million.
22. Sean Hannity
Sean Hannity has millions of fans and viewers in the U.S. and abroad. He is known most for his approach to “reveal the truth” of what is going on behind the scenes via the avenue of Fox news. He also has a show on many real-world radio networks across the country and has a fan base of around 12 million viewers on Fox News and possibly more through his radio stations. He has a personal net worth of approximately $80 million.
23. Rachel Ray
Rachel Ray is an author, TV personality, and celebrity chef. She is the host of her show, “Rachael Ray,” which is a lifestyle program that is popular with many viewers. She has been seen in travel programs on the Travel Channel showing how you can get by on “$40 per day” which made her a hit with viewers who were thinking about going on a trip. She offers practical tips on saving money while on vacation. Her net worth is around $75 million.
24. Tom Brokaw
Tom Brokaw is a celebrated journalist and author, has appeared on NBC’s Nightly News for 22 years. He has a low, distinctive voice that differentiates him from other news anchors. His net worth is around $70 million.
25. Terri Irwin
Terry Irwin is a naturalist from Australia, and she has a net worth of over $66 million. She started her career as a naturalist when she raised horses and cared for animals on her father’s farm as a child. She also enjoyed exploring the wilderness and learning about nature.
26. Lisa Vanderpump-Todd
Lisa Vanderpump-Todd has a net worth of $65 million. She goes by the nickname, “Pinky,” and she was born in London in 1959. She stars on the popular “Real Housewives” show set in Beverly Hills, and she has been married to husband, Ken Todd for almost 30 years.
27. Lea Black
Lea Black is an American businesswoman, and she has an estimated net worth of $65 million. She comes from the state of Texas and is featured on the Real Housewives show of Miami. In addition to her appearances on this popular TV reality show, she has also developed a chain of health and beauty products and workout gyms. Her net worth is valued at $65 million.
28. Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump is a fashion model and former athlete with a net worth of $60 million. She was married to now-President/entrepreneur, Donald Trump with whom she had three children. She got a very fair settlement from Trump in the divorce, helping her create much of her wealth. Her marriage to the famed entrepreneur also helped raise her fame to new levels to help her launch a clothing and fashion line. Donald Trump graciously gave her $20 million in a divorce settlement, and the two parted as friends.
29. Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer has a net worth of $60 million. He is one of the richest men in the news industry in the U.S. He graduated from Ohio Tech with a degree in Telecommunications.
30. Kris Jenner
Kris Jenner is a TV personality and businesswomen with an estimated net worth of $60 million. She was married to the late Robert Kardashian (one of O.J. Simpson’s lawyers during the murder trial) for 11 years. She later married Bruce Jenner, famous athlete.
31. Dave Ramsey
Dave Ramsey is the famous host of “The Dave Ramsey Show,” a syndicated program in which he advises callers about their financial situation. He focuses on housing and saving for the future and takes a conservative, practical view on wealth-building. He has been heard on over 450 radio stations throughout North America as well as Sirius-XM satellite radio.
32. Katie Couric
Katie Couric is a TV presenter, talk show host, and author. She has made appearances on The Today Show, 60 Minutes, and many others. She served as an NBC News anchor from 1989 to 2006. Her net worth is around $55 million.
33. Emeril Lagasse
Emeril Lagasse is a famous chef with distinct culinary skills. He began his cooking career while working in a bakery as a teenager. He became the top chef of the Commander’s Palace later which began his road to success. He has a current net worth of $50 million.
34. Jason Davis
Jason Davis is an American actor with a net worth of $50 million. His nickname is “Gummi Bear,” from his popular animated TV series, “Recess.” His grandfather was once the owner of 20th Century Fox so you might say he inherited show businesses from previous generations. He has appeared on numerous shows in the past and enjoys being the voice of “Gummi Bear.”
35. Alex Trebek
Alex Trebek’s name is synonymous with the “Jeopardy” TV show. That’s because he has been the host of the popular game show since 1984. He has hosted other shows and made appearances on various networks. But Jeopardy is his claim to fame. He has a net worth of $50 million.
36. Carole Radziwill
Carole Radziwill is an author, journalist, and TV host personality. She worked for Peter Jennings’ documentary team for a while and covered foreign policy stories in third world countries. She has been in some dangerous locations over the years during the Gulf War conflict. She feels lucky to be able to enjoy her net worth of $50 million.
37. Camille Grammer
Camille Grammer has a net worth of $50 million. Born in Newport Beach, California, she grew up to attend Montclair College in New Jersey where she studied English Literature, then attended NY University and UCLA for film studies and theater. She married Kelsey Grammar and worked in their jointly-owned company as a producer/writer.
38. Adrienne Maloof
Adrienne Maloof was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico but she is of Lebanese descent. She worked in her family’s Maloof Family Liquor company for years and helped with the marketing and promotion. Her net worth is at $50 million, so it appears she marketed the company very well.
39. Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson is a journalist, writer, and broadcaster with an estimated net worth of $50 million. He is known for his work on BBC TV in the “Top Gear” show. He specializes in motoring and is considered an automotive journalist. He also writes a column for The Sunday Times and The Sun.
40. Matthew Chasen
Matthew Chasen is an American TV reality star with an estimated $50 million. He is a businessman also and serves as the CEO of uShip. The company works in conjunction with the reality show, “Shipping Wars,” which is quite popular with distribution managers and online sellers.
41. Gerald Dowden
Gerald Dowden has an estimated net worth of $50 million. He accumulated much of this wealth through his work with a construction firm over a span of four decades. Gerald and his family is a real example of “The Beverly Hillbillies” because the home they built was located directly over a natural gas source. They receive monthly payouts that vary between $100,000 and $1 million.
42. Andrew Firestone
Andrew Firestone is a TV reality show star with an estimated net worth of $50 million. He is the son of Harvey Firestone who created the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. Much of his wealth comes from the family fortune, but he has also been involved with other pursuits such as guest appearances in “Bachelorette” and others.
43. Bob Costas
Bob Costas loves hockey. He has spent a great deal of his career hosting hockey games in the Olympics all over the world. He has also been involved with the NBA, NFL, and NHL. His popularity has increased over the years, and he has a solid fan base. His current net worth is estimated around $45 million.
44. Daisy Fuentes
Daisy Fuentes is a model, comedian, and TV talk show host. She stars as MTV’s video DJ and has served as Revlon’s spokesperson to promote their brand. She set some new standards by being the first Latina host for both MTV and Revlon. She has a net worth of over $45 million.
45. Anne Robinson
Anne Robinson is a game-show host, journalist, and host of NBC’s show, “The Weakest Link.” She set a new standard by showing up in fashionable black suits and odd glasses. But what made her stand out is how she said, “You’re the weakest link. Goodbye!” to the losers. For this, she adopted the nickname, “Queen of Mean.” It didn’t seem to hurt her bank account, though. Her net worth currently stands at $45 million.
46. Queen of Mean
Queen of Mean is the term that is used about Anne Robinson, who was mentioned before. But she deserves mentioning again due to her many different appearances on BBC TV. She starred in many different reality shows that helped her gain her net worth of $45 million.
47. Tasha Marbury
Tasha Marbury has a net worth of $45 million. She is a well-known TV personality and the newest member of the Basketball Wives on VH1, a show featuring the lives of famed NBA basketball stars. She got a degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University but decided to go into reality TV when given the opportunity.
48. Ina Garten
Ina Garten is a culinary artist and shares her recipes and cooking tips on the Food Network program, “Barefoot Contessa.” She has also authored several books on cooking, as well as some other topics. She has a net worth of $44 million.
49. Steve Irwin
Steve Irwin, the Australian “crocodile hunter,” was a much respected Australian wildlife expert and conservationist until his death a few years ago. His show explored the characteristics of eccentric and dangerous animals, and it was this immense curiosity that ended his life when a stingray stung him in the chest. Before his death, he accumulated a net worth of $40 million. His daughter and family have carried on his legacy and love for the wild in the Outback through TV appearances and dedication to conserving the great wildlife of the area.
50. David Faber
David Faber is a financial journalist with an estimated worth of $40 million. He is a market news analyst and works as a TV host for CNBC as well as a morning show that he also hosts on CNBC. He has been dubbed as “The Brain” by his coworkers for his analytical abilities regarding markets and economics.
51. Delia Smith
Delia Smith is a culinary author who writes about cooking topics in the UK. She is also an English TV presenter, and she has sold over 21 million copies of her cookery books. She has a net worth of $36 million.
52. Jill Zarin
Jill Zarin is a reality TV personality with an estimated net worth of $35 million. She is also a real estate agent, American entrepreneur, and actress. She is most known for her appearance in the Real Housewives (NY version) on the Bravo TV network.
53. Cristy Rice
Cristy Rice is known for her appearance on the Real Housewives of Miami reality TV show. She has a net worth of $35 million and has appeared in numerous guest TV appearances, as well.
54. Kourtney Kardashian
Kourtney Kardashian is a TV personality and fashion diva who was raised in Beverly Hills. She is Kim Kardashian’s sister and, like many in her family, she enjoys a net worth of around $35 million.
55. Lisa D’Amico Gastineau
Lisa D’Amico Gastineau enjoys an accumulated net worth of around $30 million. She started modeling at a very young age, and she married Mark Gastineau in 1979. They later separated, but Lisa continued enjoying a high level of wealth due to her achievements as a reality TV show host.
56. Heather Paige Dubrow
Heather Dubrow is known for her role in the TV show hit, “That’s Life,” and she has starred in episodes of the Orange County version of the Real Housewives series. She is a well-known TV reality star and host. Her net worth currently stands at $30 million.
57. Alexia Echevarria
Alexia Echevarria is a businesswoman and TV personality who lives in Miami. She calls herself a “Cuban Barbie” due to a combination of her country of origin and her “Barbie-like” gaze. She is a regular on the reality program, “Real Housewives” in Miami. She has a net worth of $30 million and is also the editor of Venue Magazine that focuses on celebrities and trendy topics.
58. Mike Holmes
Mike Holmes carries a slogan with him at all times. The motto is, “Make it Right,” and he carries this mantra into his work on every level. He works with home repair and construction, and he believes in doing the job right and putting the customer’s needs first. His show, fittingly titled, “Holmes on Homes,” show viewers how to cut corners on fix-it jobs and how to detect the previous homeowner’s mistakes. His integrity and ideals have paid off. He has a net worth of $30 million.
59. Kathy Lee Gifford
Kathy Lee Gifford is a TV show personality and singer, who worked with Regis Philbin in the long-running TV show, “Regis and Kathie Lee,” until they parted ways upon Phil’s retirement and her new position on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” She has a current net worth of $30 million. Her winning, sincere smile and dynamic personality won over the hearts of viewers.
60. Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul is an accomplished singer, dancer, and actress. She has been on several TV shows and has served as the choreographer for many dance shows. She got her big break working with Janet Jackson’s “Control” album. She started a career in music shortly after that and her records have sold over 7 million copies. Her biggest hits, “Opposites Attract,” “Straight Up,” and “Cold Hearted,” soared quickly to the top. Her current net worth is around $30 million.
61. Joe Terranova
Joe Terranova is an expert with finance and marketing. He works with high-risk financial management, and he has worked with some prestigious investment brokers and firms, as well as working as a day trader and business management executive. He is a regular contributor to CNBC’s financial programs and has a net worth of $30 million.
62. Jonathan Ross
Jonathan Ross is a British radio and TV narrator with an estimated net worth of $27 million. He makes a regular appearance on the ITV1 network and the BBC. He has won awards in acting, as well. He is known most for his eccentric dress and inability to pronounce the letter, “R” correctly. But it is believed this is part of his trademark.
63. Bob Vila
Bob Vila is known for his reality TV projects as a carpenter and construction expert. His first show in this genre was called, “This Old House” in which he shared his carpentry expertise with his audience while renovating houses. He got a gig with the Sears company later and was the official endorser of the company for awhile. He has a net worth of $25 million.
64. Robin Roberts
Robin Roberts is the anchorwoman of ABC’s “Good Morning, America,” but she first served as a sports anchor for local radio and TV stations. She has a net worth of $25 million.
65. Judge Joe Brown
Judge Joe Brown has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Many judges have increased their income by “retiring” to appear as a TV judge and on-air personality. Before he found his niche as a TV reality star, he was the first African-American DA in the city of Memphis.
66. Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Williams has a net worth of $25 million. She is a reality TV personality and real estate broker. She has her own company known as “Flirty Girl Fitness.” Most of her wealth came from her work in real estate investing.
67. Bob Eubanks
Bob Eubanks is an American game show host who started his career back in 1960 as a radio disc jockey at KRLA in Los Angeles. Since then, he has been climbing the ladder of success in TV one gig at a time. He got into the music business when he managed the careers of famed country music artists, Dolly Parton, Marty Robbins, and Barbara Mandrell. He has a current net worth of $25 million at the age of 80.
68. Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel is a well-known reality show host, as well as a head chef and entrepreneur. She has a net worth of around $25 million. She is a part of the very popular “Real Housewives” show of New York City, but she earned most of her current wealth with her Skinnygirl Cocktails company.
69. Armando Montelongo
Armando Montelongo is the CEO and founder of the Armando Montelongo Companies. They specialize in real estate investment. He also founded a film company that was responsible for producing the movie, “Mission Park.” He is also into race cars. His net worth is valued at around $25 million.
70. Pauly D
American DJ, Pauly D is well known for his role in “Jersey Shore” as well as some other appearances in similar TV ventures. He also released a single hit called, “Beat Dat Beat,” which earned him some measure of fame. His net worth is currently around $24 million.
71. Neil Cavuto
Neil Cavuto has a net worth of $23 million, most of which he obtained by serving as an American TV anchor and TV host. He is also the Managing Editor at Fox Business Network. He has a previous history in public broadcasting.
72. Sandra Lee
Sandra Lee carved out a niche for herself in the popular “Semi-Homemade” cooking idea in which she used ingredients that were 70% pre-packaged and 30% fresh items. She also wrote a novel by the same title. She earned most of her wealth after introducing a line of “kraft curtains” that were used to create unique items for the kitchen. She put her creation on the QVC channel, and it had an overwhelming success. Her net worth currently stands at around $20 million.
73. Regis Philbin
Regis Philbin was born the son of a U.S. marine in New York. He was named “Regis” because his father had a dream of sending him to a prestigious school by the same name. He majored in Sociology but ended up making a move to show business when Steven Allen left his late night show and gave Regis an opportunity to sit in. Years later, he was half of the successful “Regis and Kathy” show that aired for several years on ABC with Kathy Lee Gifford as his ‘better half.’ His net worth is estimated to be around $20 million.
74. Ryan Serhant
Ryan Serhant is a cast member of “Million Dollar Listing” and has a net worth of $20 million. It is a reality TV show on the Bravo network. He also has experience in the real estate broker and reality TV industry.
75. Dina Eastwood
Dina Eastwood is a well-known reporter for TV news. She started her career in the 1990s before marrying her husband, Clint Eastwood. She retired in 1997 but returned as an anchor in 2011 for a TV station. She then began her reality TV show, “Mrs. Eastwood & Company,” on the E! channel. Her current net worth (not counting Clint’s) is estimated at around $20 million.
76. Bruce Croxon
Bruce Croxon is a Canadian TV personality with a net worth of around $20 million. He was one of the founding members of the online dating service known as Lavalife. He currently serves as one of the “dragons” on the famed UK TV show, “Dragon’s Den.”
77. Aviva Drescher
Aviva Drescher is one of the successful “real housewives” in the New York City version of the reality TV program. But before that, she was the unfortunate victim of a tragic farm accident that left her with only one leg. Her strong disposition won out, however, and she never let it get her down. Her current net worth is $20 million.
78. Piers Morgan
Piers Morgan began his career in UK tabloid media where he served as the editor for two publications, The Daily World and “News of the World.” He later appeared on the popular TV show, “Got Talent” and also substituted for legendary radio talk show host, Larry King before King’s retirement. His net worth is estimated at $20 million.
79. Michael Palin
Michael Palin was a part of the famous British comedy group, Monty Python. He later pursued a career on his own as a writer and documentarian while traveling around the world. He enjoys a healthy amount of revenue from all of his pursuits through royalties, and his current net worth is around $20 million.
80. Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian has an estimated worth of $20 million. She is the daughter of the late Robert Kardashian and Kris Jenner and the younger sister of Kim and Kourtney Kardashian. She is a TV personality and radio host, as well as a model.
81. Mike Malin
Mike Malin is an American TV host as well as an actor with a net worth of around $20 million. He starred in the U.S. version of “Big Brother,” a show about some guests who were staying in a hotel that was always under surveillance.
82. Matt Nordgren
Matt Nordgren is an American reality TV show host with an estimated net worth of $20 million. He is remembered most for his appearance in the “Most Eligible Dallas” reality TV show which was featured on cable.
83. Star Jones
Star Jones is a TV personality and lawyer. She married investment banker and financier, Al Reynolds in 2004, which was one of the most publicized weddings in show business. This helped catapult her career and added to her income. Her current net worth is estimated at around $18.5 million.
84. Kendall Jenner
Kendall Jenner is a model and TV personality who has made appearances in several TV reality shows. She worked with Seventeen Magazine for a while as their brand ambassador. She has a current net worth of $18 million.
85. Nancy Grace
Nancy Grace had early aspirations of becoming an English professor. This was driven by her love of Shakespeare and his dramatic works like “Hamlet” and “Macbeth.” But life brought her a tragedy when she was 19 when her fiance was murdered. This inspired her to go into law and became a criminal prosecutor. She furthered her education later and expanded into constitutional law. Her hard work and studies paid off as she is now asked to serve as an occasional legal analyst on shows such as “Court TV” and is much valued for her legal opinions. She has a current net worth of around $18 million.
86. Ramona Singer
Ramona Singer is a self-made entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of Luxury Skin Care Essentials. She says that she doesn’t mind aging but wants always to look and feel her best. Her skincare line has paid off for her in more ways than one. She not only looks twenty years younger than her 61 years, but she also has a net worth of $18 million.
87. Cat Deeley
Cat Deeley began as a model and later became a TV personality in the UK. She made quite a splash on MTV (the UK version) for years and won several awards along the way. Her current net worth is in the range of $18 million.
88. Tom Bergeron
Tom Bergeron is an American TV personality, comedian, and host of a popular game show in New England. He is a natural speaker and has hosted numerous TV shows as an MC over the years. He has accumulated a net worth of around $16 million.
89. Geraldo Rivera
Geraldo Rivera is a famous journalist and talk show host with a net worth of around $15 million. He is known for some of his dangerous ventures in which he went undercover to infiltrate hazardous gangs during the regular season of the “20/20” series in the 1980s. Later he went on to host his talk show, “Geraldo” in the 1990s. He now sits on panel discussions on the Fox network that is hosted by Sean Hannity, another hugely loved talk show host with a colossal fan base.
90. Sandra Denton
Sandra Denton is a rapper and actress known best for her part in the female rap group, “Salt-N-Pepa.” Many of her fans and friends call her “PEPA,” and she has a current net worth of around $15 million.
91. Yolando Foster
Yolanda Foster is a model and reality TV show personality. She stars on the Beverly Hills version of the Real Housewives show. She has a net worth of $15 million. She makes a whopping $100K per season for the Bravo series.
92. Phil Robertson
Phil Robertson is one of the stars of the top-rated series, “Duck Dynasty.” It features a middle-class Christian family who lives out in the wilderness and lives off of their land. He played for Louisiana Tech in the past with Terry Bradshaw. But he quit playing football because of the conflicts with duck season! He found his niche with the “Duck Dynasty” show though, and he is following his passion. Millions of fellow hunters across the country appreciate the idea of the show and the way the family works together through respect and trust in God.
93. Charles “Chuck Woolery”
Chuck Woolery is considered an American game show legend. He is also known in the music industry and has hosted various music events. He even recorded some of his music. His net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.
94. Bill Kurtis
Bill Kurtis is a news anchor, producer, and TV personality who has hosted legal and forensic investigation shows such as, “American Justice,” which he was partly motivated to do after the tragic murder of his son. His professional but grave voice seems to fit the mood of these shows perfectly and adds to the mystery of the program.
95. Lydia Stirling
Lydia Sterling is a magazine editor, reality TV star, and jewelry designer. She has a current net worth of $15 million.
96. Richard Rawlings
Richard Rawlings has a net worth of $15 million. He is a TV personality, car builder, and cross-country racer. He began building cars at a young age, which led him to his life’s calling.
97. Sally Jesse Raphael
Sally Jesse Raphael started as an AM Radio station staff announcer at a small station in New York (WFAS). She began working for the Associated Press and UPI (United Press International) later which are two well-known news sources. She has a net worth of $14.5 million.
98. Larsa Pippen
Larsa Pippen is a TV personality, former model, and mother. She is married to a high-profile member of the Chicago Bulls NBA team, which helped raise awareness of her talents, too. She has a net worth of $14 million.
99. Marysol Patton
Marysol Patton is the founder and CEO of The Patton Gropu, a public relations firm in Miami. She also hosts parties that are well-received, and she has an A-list clientele that helped shape her $14 million net worth.
100. Joe Kernen
Joe Kernen is a financial analyst and expert who shares his expertise in finance with his audience on CNBC. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and master’s in molecular biology, but his career aspirations took him elsewhere. He has a net worth of $14 million.
Who says TV doesn’t pay? If you notice carefully, you’ll see that all of these highly successful comedians, financial experts, and commentators have one thing in common: they have a specific area of knowledge or skill. They are not frivolous stand-up comedians commenting on their personal views. They simply do what they do, and they do it best.