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Steve Doocy Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Stephen Jams Doocy, born on the 19th of October, 1956, is an American newscaster, author and former DJ, who became popular for his work on the Fox News Channel.
So how much is Doocy’s net worth? As of mid 2016, it is estimated by authoritative sources to be $2 million, acquired from his years in radio and television as a newscaster and reporter, and also as a best-selling author.
Born in Algona, Iowa, Doocy is the son of James Edward and JoAnne, and comes from Irish descent. Doocy grew up in Abilene, Kansas where he got his elementary education. He transferred between Russell, Salina and Industry until he finished. He later completed his junior high education in Wakefield and matriculated high school in Clay Center, Kansas. Doocy got his degree in journalism at the University of Kansas, and it was in his college years that his career started; he first worked as a disc jockey at his school radio station KJHK.
Steve Doocy Net Worth $2 million
Soon after his years in college radio, Doocy’s opportunities came streaming in – some of his early work included being part of the show “Early Morning Newscast” at WCBS-TV. He also hosted “Wake Up America” on NBC, and a children’s news show “Not Just News. All of his early work in the world of television made him a household name, and tremendously increased his net worth.
Doocy’s became more famous when he hosted the show “House Party with Steve Doocy”. Although the show was already popular because of its previous history and host, Doocy added something new to the table, and it became a nationally syndicated program of NBC, sweeping the whole country. Although he was only able to host it for two years from 1989 to 1990, the show still helped his career and increased his wealth.
After “House Party”, Doocy went on to be a reporter for WRC in Washington D.C. where he became an active on-site reporter and produced award-winning work. After six years, he found a new job that cemented him as one of the most well-known news anchors in the country. In 1996, Doocy joined FOX, and became one of the hosts of “Fox and Friends” in the year 1998; Doocy along with co-hosts Ainsley Earhadt and Brian Kilmeade became staples in early morning news television. The show further advanced Doocy’s career and helped his net worth considerably. Up until today, Doocy is still part of the morning show.
Some of the highlights of Doocy’s career include covering presidential elections since 1996, having one-on-one interviews with famous politicians and artists, and hosting several ball drop coverages, all of which helped him become very well-known and wealthy.
Aside from being a television personality, Doocy is also an author, having written two books – “The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook” about marriage and family life, and “Tales from the Dad Side” a book about being a father. The sales of his books have also contributed to his net worth.
In terms of his personal life, Doocy has been married to Kelly Gerrity since 1986, and together they have three children.