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Alan Colmes Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Born Alan Samuel Colmes on the 24th September 1950 in Brooklyn, New York City USA, he was a radio and television host best known for his political shows on the Fox News Channel, such as Hannity & Colmes, and The Alan Colmes Show, among other successful enterprises. He passed away on in 2017.

Have you ever wondered how rich Alan Colmes was, at the time of his death? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that Colmes’ net worth was as high as $12 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career on radio and television.

Alan Colmes Net Worth $12 Million

Alan was raised in Lynbrook, New York, on Long Island, and after matriculating from a public high school he enrolled at Ithaca College, and then transferred to the School of Communications at Hofstra University, from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Also while at Hofstra, Alan took his first steps towards a radio career, as he worked for the WRHU station owned by the university.

Before his political contributions on radio, Alan was firstly a stand-up comedian, finding engagement on various stations in New York and Boston, including WABC, WNBC, WEVD, WEZE and WZLX. He was hired full time firstly by WABC, where he did the morning drive time slot, under the pseudonym W Alan B.Colmes, then in 1987 he moved to WNBC, however, just a year later his career at WNBC was cut short as NBC decided to shut down the station. He then started Daynet with several other radio hosts, a nationally syndicated station, which was ultimately sold to Major Networks in 1994. Alan had his own show on the radio, then after the sale to Major Networks, his show was picked up by Fox News Radio. Two years later he became a full-time employee of Fox News, and since October that year he hosted “Hannity & Colmes” until January 2009. In 2003 he got his own show “The Alan Colmes Show”, which lasted until his death in February 2017, and which increased his net worth to a large degree.

Apart from his own shows, Alan has also contributed to several political shows on Fox News, both radio and television channels, including “The O’Reilly Factor”, “Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld”, among others which also added to his net worth.

Aside from broadcasting, Alan is also a published author, as he released the books “Red, White & Liberal: How Left Is Right and Right is Wrong” (2003), and “Thank the Liberals for Saving America” (2012), the sales of which also improved his wealth.

Known for his liberal points of view, he was described as “a hard-hitting liberal”, which brought him needed attention and a fan base, while also attracting those who opposed him.

Regarding his personal life, from 2003 until his death, Alan was married to Dr. Jocelyn E. Crowley, Ph.D, who is a sister of political commentator Monica Crowley. Alan died 23rd February 2017, after suffering from lymphoma.


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Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Every 40 Years2017Documentary completedHimself
The Kelly File2013-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Panelist / Himself - Fox Radio Talk Show Host
Happening Now2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox Radio Talk Host
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano2016TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Greg Gutfeld Show2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The O'Reilly Factor2004-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Radio Talk Show Host / Himself - Fox News Radio / ...
Imus in the Morning2013-2015TV SeriesHimself (segment "Mensa Meeting") / Himself ('Psychos')
The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Radio Talk Show Host / Himself - Fox News Radio Host
Stossel2014TV SeriesHimself - Radio Talk Show Host / Himself
Off the Grid with Jesse Ventura2014TV SeriesHimself
PoliticKING with Larry King2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hannity2009-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox Radio Talk Show Host
Fox News Watch2013TV SeriesHimself
America Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
America's Newsroom2013TV SeriesHimself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Transcendent Man: Live with Ray Kurzweil2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Faithful Word Baptist Church2009TV SeriesHimself
The Strategy Room2009TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2009TV SeriesHimself
Hannity & Colmes2001-2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
A Conversation with Robert Klein: Interviewed by Alan Colmes2007Video documentary shortHimself
The Daily Show2003TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The O'Reilly Factor2008-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Analyst
Fox News2013TV SeriesHimself
Outrage2009/IDocumentaryHimself
Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech2009DocumentaryHimself
Lord, Save Us from Your Followers2008Video documentaryHimself
Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media2008Video documentaryHimself
The Colbert Report2007TV SeriesHimself
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism2004DocumentaryHimself

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#Fact
1Release of his book, "Red, White and Liberal: How Left is Right and Right is Wrong".
2Fox News contributor.
3Syndicated radio talk show host.
4His wife, Dr. Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D.; works at in the dean's office at the Rutgers University College Av Campus. She is also an author.
5Both Alan's wife and sister-in-law have a Ph.D. in their respective fields.
6Brother-in-law of Monica Crowley.
7Was a stand-up comedian in the 1980s.


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