How much is Conan O’Brien worth? $85 Million
How did Conan O’Brien earn his money and wealth?
On 18th April 1963, Conan O’Brien was born and brought up in Brookline, Massachusetts. His Irish parents were very religious and he grew up in a Catholic environment. His mother was a partner and attorney in a legal firm based in Boston. His father was a professor who taught medicine at the prestigious Harvard. Conan O’Brien is married to Elizabeth Ann Powel since 2002 and has two children, a daughter and a son. Ever since his childhood days, Conan O’Brien had a knack for humor and comedy. As of 2018, Conan O’Brien’s net worth is $85 Million.
While being the producer and writing for Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons, he got the lucky break that he needed when he got a chance to go on air for a Hollywood show. Soon, he landed a talking show job as the lead host on NBC’s The Tonight Show. Further, he used to write funny pieces for the Harvard Lampoon humor magazine. He was soon selected as the president of the magazine which was a huge career change for him. Conan O’Brien, in the SNL sketches, often appeared as an extra.
In order to fill in Leno, a show, Conan’s show was shifted to the next half hour slot. Anticipating that the show being aired, past the prime time, his show TRP would suffer, Conan O’Brien quit the show. He moved on to become the host of the late-night show, Conan on TBS. It was premiered in November 2010. The series won the coveted “Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media” in 2012. The show was also renewed through 2022.
Conan O’Brien won the Primetime Emmy Awards twice: once in 1989 for Saturday Night Live and for the second time in 2007 for Late Night with Conan O’Brien. 2011 saw him winning a People’s Choice Award for Favorite Talk Show Host. When David Letterman retired in 2015, Conan O’Brien became the longest tenured late-night talk show host.
Not only for his successful talk shows, is Conan O’Brien popular as a voice actor, comedian, film producer, presenter, screenwriter and television producer. Currently, he is the successful host of the show, Conan on TBS.
What are the highest grossing series of Conan O’Brien?
- Writer and producer of The Simpsons (1991-1993)
- The Tonight Show (2009): Salary $14,000,000 per year
- Late night with Conan O Brien (2010): Salary $8,000,000 per year
- Conan O Brien Can’t Stop (2011): Salary $10,000,000 per year
- Live comedy tour (2010)
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