Megyn Kelly Net Worth
Megyn Marie Kelly is television host, attorney at law and political commentator who was also once a host of America Live and co-host of America’s Newsroom. As a journalist, news pundit and political commentator, Kelly has earned an overall net worth of $15 million. In 2014, she has been listed as Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people. She was born in Syracuse, New Work on 18th November 1970 and attended Tecumseh Elementary School and earned J.D from Albany Law School. Kelly was an associate in Chicago office of law firm Bickel and Brewer LLP.
Kelly also attended Bethlehem Central High School and had keen interest on playing basketball, field hockey and also she captained her cheerleading squad. The first career of Kelly was an attorney. After getting graduated from Albany Law School in 1995, she worked as an associate. While working as an associate, she also wrote an article for American Bar Association’s journal Litigation called “The Conflicting Roles of Lawyer as Director”. After that she worked on Elite International Law Firm. There in the law firm, she worked for nine years. She was hired by ABC News affiliate WJLA-TV as a general assignment reporter after she moved to Washington DC. While working on WJLA-TV, she covered major national and local events including foremost national events like 2004 presidential election and Beltway Sniper attacks. Increasing popularity from News Channel, made her to grab opportunity to work on Fox Entertainment Group in 2004. In the Fox Entertainment Group, she was appointed General assignment reporter, where she provided a wall to wall coverage of the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito. Jr, and Chief Justice John G. Roberts. Kelly also reported on the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and also the death of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. Apart from appearing on News Channel, she also contributed as an anchor by hosting show America Live on February 1, 2010. She has also been guest panelist on Fox News Late night satire program “Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld”.
Kelly received a huge media attention for her coverage of the results of the 2012 United States Presidential Election. After she left as a host of America Live, she started hosting her own show called “The Kelly File” an hour show which aired from October 7, 2013. Kelly’s show “The Kelly File” has been highest rated cable news program of August 2015. Kelly receives impressive base salary of $270,000 taking her annual package to $6 million. Her great looks along with her tongue-in-cheek sharp takes on any social issues has made her the stars in her profession. From a political science education background to legal field and then to broadcasting, Kelly has diversified her career path.
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