There’s probably something we can all agree on, it is the women who rule the roost in the world of television hosting, with ladies occupying 6 of the top 10 spots, according to the Variety estimated annual salary survey, 2017.
We want to salute these amazing ladies who have made it to the top!
Here’s how much your favorite TV show hosts make?
Ellen DeGeneres tops the ranking, DeGeneres will earn $50 million this year, while Judith Sheindlin (Judge Judy) ranked No. 2 on the list – expected to take home $48 million.
There is a tie for 3rd with Matt Lauer and Katy Perry both making $25 million each. Kelly Ripa lands in 5th with $22 million, followed by another tie between Robin Roberts and Megyn Kelly.
Here are the salaries for the top 20 highest-paid reality, news and talk show hosts on TV:
- Ellen DeGeneres, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (syndicated), $50 million
- Judith Sheindlin, “Judge Judy” (syndicated), $47 million
- Matt Lauer, NBC’s “TODAY” show, $25 million
- Katy Perry, ABC’s “American Idol,” $25 million
- Kelly Ripa, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” (syndicated), $22 million
- Megyn Kelly, NBC News, $18 million
- Robin Roberts, ABC’s “Good Morning America,” $18 million
- Jimmy Fallon, NBC’s “Tonight Show,” $16 million
- Stephen Colbert, CBS’ “The Late Show,” $15 million
- Jimmy Kimmel, ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” $15 million
- Pat Sajak, “Wheel of Fortune” (syndicated), $15 million
- Ryan Seacrest, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” (syndicated), $15 million
- George Stephanopoulos, ABC News, $15 million
- Anderson Cooper, CNN, $12 million
- David Letterman, untitled forthcoming interview show (Netflix), $12 million
- Conan O’Brien, TBS’ “Conan,” $12 million
- Ryan Seacrest, ABC’s “American Idol,” $12 million
- Alec Baldwin, ABC’s “Match Game,” $3 million
- Jamie Foxx, Fox’s “Beat Shazam,” $3 million
- Mike Myers, ABC’s “The Gong Show,” $3 million
Infographic: Top 20 highest-paid reality, news and talk show hosts on TV
Latest posts by Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
- Top 20 Small Universities In The World For 2018; Caltech Tops - August 13, 2018
- Top 20 Colleges In America With The Best Job And Career Placement Services, 2019 - August 10, 2018
- These US Cities Have The Most And The Least Student Loan Debt, 2018 - August 9, 2018
Leave a Reply
This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or CEOWORLD magazine, and its owners. To contact the author of this story: email@example.com