Bill O'Reilly

Inside Biography

William James O'Reilly Jr., popular as Bill O'Reilly started his career as a reporter for local television stations in the U.S. and later worked for CBS News and ABC News. He anchored the tabloid TV program, Inside Edtion from 1989-1995.

O'Reilly joined the Fox News Channel in 1996 and hosted The O'Reilly Factor until 2017. The O'Reilly Factor was the highest-rated cable news show for 16 years. He was described as "the biggest star in the 20-year history at Fox News" by media analyst Howard Kurtz at the time of his departure.

He has been married Maureen McPhilmy from 1996-2011. They have two children.

Early Life And Education Of Bill O'Reilly

William James O’ Reilly Jr. who is known as Bill O’ Reilly was born on September 10, 1949. Bill was born in the New York City of the United States.

He was born at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital within New York City and he was the youngest out of the other children of his family. His father and mother's name is William James and Winifred Angela Drake O’Reilly.

After the completion of his education from the Queen Mary University of London and further completion of Bachelor in Arts from the Marist College, he started his career working within the WNEP Television as a position of anchoring in Scranton.

Bill O'Reilly's Career

Professionally he is a television host and additionally a journalist and political commentator. Being as a conservative commentator he is popular with his unique form of a person who is active from the past 1975 till the current time in his professional field.


He used to work for the weather reporting during the very time and later shifted towards the WFAA television within Dallas. He also at the very moment was awarded being as the best investigating reporter by the television with his excellence in the presentation and performances.

Bill O'Reilly's Net Worth And Salary

Bill O'Reilly's net worth is $85 million at present. The salary of this star is increased by $15 million in the current year.

Bill O'Reilly's Personal Life

William is a married man who got engaged with his wife Maureen E. McPhilmy is a private event. This hardworking man was very sure about getting married to his affair from the very first time he saw her. McPhilmy is professionally working as public relations executive and at the very moment in 1992, William met her in the press conference.

They got officially married on November 2, 1996, and wedded in the St. Brigit Parish that was located in Westbury. This couple is the father and mother of their children having a son and a daughter who was born in 1998 and 2003 respectively. They are named Madeline and Spencer.

Since their career and busy life did not let them live together under the same roof. That might be the reason behind the official legal separation and of the couple, on April 2, 2010, this couple got a divorce 2011.

They are living separately in Manha s sel of New York and there was no found and past history of his affair right after his divorce from his wife. He has a good understanding of his children, therefore; they are now taking good care of him. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: Bill O'Reilly is 69 years old as of 2019. 
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
  • Height: She has a tall height of 6 feet 3inches(191cm).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 98kg(216 Ibs).
  • He also said he had a recent weight loss after a regular visit to the fitness clubs in the current context. 

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by Bchrome, 10 Jan, 2016

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