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Megyn Kelly Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Megyn Kelly worth? $45 million

How did Megyn Kelly Earn her money and wealth?

Megyn Kelly was born in Champaign, Illinois, USA on 18th November 1970. Her family moved to Albany, New York when she was 9 years old. She attended Political Science at Syracuse University at1992 and obtained a J.D from Albany Law School in 1995. Kelly worked as an associate a Bickel &Brewer LLP and later joined Jones Day for nine years. Kelly’s television career began in 2003 when she was hired by the ABC affiliate WJLA-TV as a general assignment reporter. In 2004, Kelly joined at Fox News. At Fox Kelly hosted legal segment, Kelly’s Court, during Weekend Live also contributing legal segments for Special Report with Brit Hume. She also appeared in a weekly segment The O’ Reilly Factor.

In 2010,  Fox News’s show The Live Desk was replaced by  Kelly’s own two-hour afternoon shows American Live. She also appeared as a guest- panelist on Fox News’s late-night satire program Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. In December 2010, Kelly hosted a New Years Eve special with Bill Hemmer. Kelly covered the results of 2012 United States presidential election which gained her media attention. Kelly left hosting American Live in July 2013 and started hosting a new nightly program The Kelly File in October 2013. In the same year, Kelly’s remark on a Slate article drew controversy which she soon explained as a “tongue-in-cheek” statement.

In 2015, Kelly moderated the Republican Party presidential debate in which, her statement on presidential candidate Donald Trump generated a range of media and political reaction.  In 2016, Kelly hosted a one-hour prime-time special on the Fox Network, where she interviewed celebrities from politics, entertainment and other areas of human interest. She produced Embeds, a scripted comedy about reporters covering politics in the same year.

Kelly’s autobiography titled, Settle For More came out in 2016. She signed an agreement with Harper Collins for the autobiography in a deal worth more than $10 million.

Kelly departed Fox News in 2017. Later she joined NBC News. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly is her first series premiered on NBC News. Kelly interviewed Russian President Vladimir Putin in a one-on-one interview for the premiere episode of the show. Her daytime talk show in NBC news, Megyn Kelly Today started from September 2017.

What are highest viewed TV Shows of Megyn Kelly? 

  1. Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly(2017):
  2. The Kelly File(2013)
  3. Megyn Kelly Today(2017)
  4. American Live(2010)

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