Bill O'Reilly Net Worth: Know his incomes, career, wife, controversy and more

Bill O'Reilly Net Worth: Know his incomes, career, wife, controversy and more

Facts of Bill O'Reilly Net Worth: Know his incomes, career, wife, controversy and more

Net worth$85 million
Date of Birth:1949 September 10
First NameWilliam James
Last NameO'Reilly Jr.
AkaBill O'Rielly
Age:74 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch

Know Networth and incomes of Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly is a former American television host, journalist, political commentator and a radio host who has an estimated net worth of $85 million which have hiked by 22% in past few years.


Know Income sources and assets of O’Reilly

O'Reilly earned around $18.5 million when hosting Fox News Show “The O’Reilly Factor” which makes him 7th highest paid TV host in the U.S. He made around $15 million as a salary. Between June 2016 and June 2017, Bill earned $37 million able to reach the 6th place on the list.

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Additionally, He is also a prolific writer. In 2006, his book titled “Culture Warrior” sold one million copies in the first 3 months of publication. His books titled Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy sold over million copies which were later made a documentary as well as featured on National Geographic. Bill has written more than 15 books from 1998 most of them has been able to get the spot in the New York Times bestsellers list.

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According to the resource, Bill O'Reilly resides in his luxury house in New York which he bought back in 2009 at a staggering price of over $3 million. He also owns different properties across the U.S.
Some of the car brands owned by Bill are Porsche, Rolce Royce, Mercedes Benz and Rolce Royce.

How was the Early Life and Education of Bill?

William James O’Reilly Jr. was born on 10 September 1949 in the Washington Height area of Manhattan, New York City to parents William James and Winifred Angela Drake O’Reilly. He is the youngest in the Family. She has a sister Janet.
Bill went to St. Brigid parochial school and did his high school in Chaminade High School. During his younger years, he also met with his inspiring pop singer Billy Joel. He completed his Bachelor in Arts from Marist College and took his Masters Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University. Initially, He was a history teacher for high school. He went on to become the most famous political specialist on the news and talk shows.

Know about Bill's Career

Bill O’Reilly started his career a reporter for WNEP Television in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Later he worked for ABC News and CBS News. From 1989-1995 he was running the tabloid TV program, Inside Edition as an anchor.

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In 1996, Bill joined the Fox News Channel and hosted political commentatory program The O’Reilly Factor until 2017. For 16 long years, Factor show was the highest-rated cable news show. The inspiration behind Stephen Colbert’s ironical news show has been quoted as success behind the show. In 2009 Bill also hosted a radio program which had more than 3.26 million listeners and 400 radio stations.

Who did Bill O’Reilly marry… Are the couple still together?

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Bill O’Reilly met a public relations executive Maureen E. McPhilmy in 1992. They tied their knot on 2 November 1996 in St. Brigid Parish located in Westbury after several years of seeing each other. The couple had a son and daughter named Madeline and Spencer. Bill and Maureen were legally separated on 2 April 2010 and was finally divorced in 2011.

Controversy and lawsuit of Bill O’Reilly

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Bill came into controversy time and again. He was criticized by Anti-Defamation League(ADL) on 8 December 2004 for making an offensive comment towards Jews on The Radio Factor. A report by the New York Times was released in April 2017, about the detail of how Bill O’Reilly paid $13 Million to settle various sexual harassment lawsuits filed against him. It is reported one settlement was for $9 million. It was also found that he reached the settlements with five women who complained. Regarding his sexual harassment scandal, Bill was fired by 20th Century Fox. More than 50 advertisers had neglected his show until then. It is also mentioned that Sinclair Broadcasting and Newsmax are also connected but nothing is officially materialized yet.

Why did Bill’s Ex-wife file a complaint in a court? Know what happened?

According to a new Gawker report, Fox News Anchor Bill was accused of physically assaulting his former wife Maureen McPhilmy in their home at Manhasset. Their 16-year-old daughter is a witness and she claims that her father dragged her mother by her neck down a staircase. Recently, Bill has ended his 3- year custody battle with his Ex Maureen. The couple’s two minor children’s custody was also granted to McPhilmy in Nassau Country Supreme Court.

Journalistpolitical commentatorAmerican television host $85 million 10 September 1949 Washington Height area of Manhattan, New York City