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William James O’Reilly, Jr. was born on 10th September 1949, in New York City, USA of Irish descent. He is known as a political commentator, syndicated columnist, television host and author of books. The television program “The O’Reilly Factor”, which is hosted by Bill himself, is a popular show in which he might be seen every weekday. In the USA, it is the most watched program broadcast on cable TV. Bill O’Reilly has been active in the industry since 1975.
Is this well known political commentator rich? It has been estimated that his net worth is as much as $100 million. His annual salary from “The O’Reilly Factor” has increased from $10 million to $20 million. More, he received $28 million from the sales of his books in 2014 alone.
Bill O’Reilly Net Worth $100 Million
Concerning his education, after leaving high school he enrolled into the Queen Mary University of London. Later, Bill graduated with his Bachelor of Arts at Marist College, Master of Arts at Boston University and finally, Master of Public Administration at Harvard University.
Who would have said that the television news reporter who worked at WNEP-TV in Scranton would become such a well known political commentator? Later, Bill worked for WFAA-TV in Dallas, and while working there he received the Dallas Press Club Award. This was followed by the Emmy Award while working for KMGH-Tv in Denver. An investigation of corrupt city leaders was worth his second Emmy which was won while working at WCBS News. Afterwards, he worked in ABC News. From 1989 to 1995, Bill O’Reilly worked as a presenter of a syndicated news magazine program entitled “Inside Edition”. Since 1996, he has worked on “The O’Reilly Factor” as a creator and presenter of the show, which is popular for its controversial political issues and is loved by audiences. The program holds top position according to the ratings and averages two million people a month watching the show.
In addition to this, Bill O’Reilly is the author of books which is also a very important source of his net worth. As a writer he debuted with the novel published by Broadway Books “Those Who Trespass: A Novel of Television and Murder” (1998). The other publishings Broadway Books has presented are the following works by Bill O’Reilly, including “The O’Reilly Factor: The Good, the Bad, and the Completely Ridiculous in American Life” (2000), “The No Spin Zone” (2001), “Who’s Looking Out For You?” (2003), “Culture Warrior” (2006), “A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity: A Memoir” (2008).
Since 2011, the author has been signed to the publisher Henry Holt and Co. His latest works printed by the above mentioned publisher were “Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot” (2012), “Kennedy’s Last Days: The Assassination That Defined a Generation” (2013), “The Last Days of Jesus: His Life and Times” (2014), “Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General” (2014) and “Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: Into the West” (2015).
In his personal life, in 1996 Bill O’Reilly married public relations executive Maureen E. McPhilmy. Together they have two children: a son and daughter, but divorced in 2011. Currently, Bill resides in the suburb of Manhasset, New York, USA.