Blessed with a commanding and instantly likable voice, Sean Hannity is an American talk show host and political commentator who is widely regarded as one of the most prominent media personalities in the U.S.A. at the moment. Having kick-started his career in journalism since the late 1980s, the man is a veteran in the business and is respected for his immense contribution to the media space in America over the years. He is now the host of The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated radio show and also hosts a cable news show called Hannity, on Fox News. Having had such a very successful career as a talk show host and political commentator, fans are now asking what Sean Hannity’s net worth is at the moment. It is believed that he has been able to rake in a lot of money from his career so far but how much money has he made exactly? Allow us to tell you about the man.
Sean Hannity’s Background Details
Born on December 30, 1961, Sean Hannity’s full name is Sean Patrick Hannity. The media personality was born in New York City, New York, USA but grew up in Franklin Square, another New York town.
Sean was born to a father identified as Hugh Hannity and a mother called Lillian Hannity. His father worked as a family-court officer and his mother was a stenographer and a corrections officer at a county jail. He grew up with three siblings and is the youngest of them all.
After his elementary and middle school education, Sean Hannity proceeded to attend New York University, UC Santa Barbara, and Adelphi University, however, he did not graduate as he dropped out after just two years because of financial difficulties. But, even though he did not graduate, Sean gained some radio hosting experience while at UC Santa Barbara as he managed to host his first talk radio show at the university radio station, KCSB-FM in 1989.
He later joined WVNN, a radio station in Athens, Alabama. After spending some time there, he proceeded to joins WGST, another radio station in Atlanta. By this time, he had become very experienced and grounded in talk show hosting and was being followed by diligent fans.
In 1996, he was hired by Fox News and eventually began to co-host a show called Hannity & Colmes. Sean co-hosted the show with Alan Colmes. Over the years, he has risen through the ranks to become one of the most popular faces on Fox News. In fact, he has been described as the “golden boy” of Fox News.
Today, he hosts his own show called Hannity, a TV political talk program on Fox News. He is also the host of The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated talk radio show in America.
How Much Does The Fox News Contributor Make?
According to reports, Sean Hannity currently makes an amazing $36 million as salary every year at Fox News. This salary is a result of a recent upgrade he was given by Fox News; he earned lesser back in 2016. The new salary has helped Sean Hannity’s net worth shoot up in the last couple of years.
The media personality has also been involved in other business. Various sources have it that he is into real estate. In fact, in the last decade, he is reported to have been behind shell companies that spent some $90 million on 870 different houses.
What Is Sean Hannity’s Net Worth?
From the foregoing, there is no doubt at all that Sean Hannity has been able to rake in a considerable amount of money over the years and has become a wealthy man. His shows have been rated as some of the most popular around the world. This has gone a long way to shoot his net worth through the roof. So, what is Sean Hannity’s net worth right now?
At the moment, the man’s net worth has been pegged at a whopping $200 million by different sources. It is noteworthy that the media personality’s wealth has steadily increased over the years. From what we gathered, he was only worth around $80 million in 2017 but all that has changed.