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Sean Hannity Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Sean Hannity worth? $250 million

How did Sean Hannity earn his money and wealth?

Born as Sean Patrick Hannity on December 30, 1961, Sean Hannity is an American talk show host. He is also known as a conservative political commentator. Along with hosting” Hannity”, a cable news show on Fox News, he also hosts a nationally syndicated talk radio show known as “the Sean Hannity Show”. He was born in New York to Lillian and Hugh Hannity. His both parents were working professionals, Lillian was a stenographer at County Jail and Hugh was a family-court officer.

He grew up in Franklin Square, New York along with his four siblings. He went to Sacred Heart Seminary in Hempstead, New York, and St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary for middle school and high school respectively. Although he further went on to attend New York University, UC Santa Barbara, and Adelphi University but did not graduate.

He dropped out of college after 2 years and went on to start a house painting business in the year 1982 before working as a building contractor in Santa Barbara, California. He hosted his first talk radio show in 1989 at UC Santa Barbara in 1989 which was further canceled after less than a year. Sean Hannity moved to WGST in Atlanta in the year 1992, after being hired to be the afternoon talk show host by WVNN in Athens, Alabama. Hannity was furthered by Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes in the year 1996 to host a television program “Hannity and LTBD”. Along with Alan Colmes, Sean Hannity co-hosted a show named Hannity & Colmes, where Sean presented the conservative point of view, opposite to Colmes who presented liberal views.

Hannity also presented his opinions and ideology on politicians and current issues on the radio in his conservative political talk show. In the year 2004, Sean signed a five-year contract with ABC Radio worth $25 Million to continue his show “The Sean Hannity Show” till 2009 and went on to sign a $100 Million five-year contract in the year 2008. Sean Hannity has the honor to be listed number 72 in Forb’s “Celebrity 100” list and number 2 in Talker Magazine’s 2017 “Heavy Hundred”. To remain with Premiere Networks; Sean signed a long-term contract in September 2013.

The books named “Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism” which was published in 2002 and “Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism” which was published in 2004 were two of his books among three books he wrote, reached the nonfiction New York Times bestseller list. He wrote his third book in the year 2010 with title Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda. He also appeared and executive produced in the film “Let There Be Light” starring Kevin Sorbo. Sean Hannity is also known for his “Freedom Concerts” organized for charity and his 877 real estate holdings.

What are the Top Books of Sean Hannity?

  1. Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism
  2. Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism
  3. Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda

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