Bill O’Reilly Net Worth 2021: $85 Million
A former television host and journalist, William James O’Reilly Jr. is a popular author and broadcaster. While reporting for local television stations in the United States in the late 1970s and 1980s, he also worked with CBS News and ABC News.
His father was not rich. His birthday is September 10, 1949, and he was born in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Attended a private Catholic high school, and went on to Marist College, Boston University, and Harvard. From 1980 to 1996, he worked hard to build a successful media career.
Since 1998, Bill has written more than 15 books, many of which have reached the top of the New York Times bestseller list. As a journalist, he also anchors news programs for WNEP-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He also writes books outside of radio and television.
Roger Ailes – the man who was trying to start Fox News at the time – hired O’Reilly after he graduated from Harvard in 1996. In 1995, he hosted, once again, “The O’Reilly Report,” which was later rebranded “The O’Reilly Factor.” It is considered to be one of the most-watched shows in network television history.
As the anchor of the entertainment news program Inside Edition and the Fox News Channel’s political commentary show The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly first gained national prominence with his political commentary program The O’Reilly Factor, which aired from 1996 to 2007.
His income and financial assets fetch an estimated net worth of $85 million in 2021. This includes the $33 million he paid for women’s silence. He earned $20 million annually at Fox News (his show was highly rated).
Among the expenses, $16 million is spent on book sales, one of which made No. 1 on the NY Times Bestseller List. He invests an undisclosed amount in stocks and refuses financial advice. He built an oceanfront mansion for $8.5 million.