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How much does Fox News Channel's Journalist Megyn Kelly earn? Find her salary and net worth!

News by Clarence Published on 28 Jul,2016 Updated on 11 Nov,2018

Megyn Kelly is a  former sharp straightforward feminist reporter from Fox Channel. Kelly was certainly the hottest and smartest journalist on the panel of FOX's elite reporter group. She currently works at NBC News and hosts her own show The Kelly's File on NBC News. 

Megyn Kelly started her journey as an on Field news reporter. She was best known her appearance in Fox TV's show ‘The Kelly File’ which is loved and viewed by 2.7 million people. Curious to know more about her net worth and salary, we have all the details on her net worth and salary, here.

Megyn Kelly's Net Worth And Salary

Kelly's book Settle for More was published on November 16, 2016. The book is an autobiography which includes her real-life experiences. It is priced $14.28 for Hardcover, $16.12 for Paperback, and $10.89 for Kindle. And she also made the agreement of $10 million with HarperCollins to write an autobiography.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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With her elegance, style, and humor Megyn Kelly is undoubtedly a successful figure in Fox News. In the year 2016, her annual salary from Fox News Channel was around $9 million. The following year, she went on to sign three years contract of $69 million with NBC. That meant her salary was $23 million per year. A veteran journalist, however, fired from NBC after her controversial comments she made on her show about blackface on October 25, 2018. 

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Megyn Kelly was born in the year 1970, in the city of Syracuse, New York to Edward Kelly a teacher at the State University of New York at Albany, and mother Linda.

Megyn Kelly's Carrer History

After her family moved to Albany, She graduated Bethlehem Central High School.  Megyn Holds a good educational background. Megyn did her undergraduate degree in political science from Syracuse University and earned a Doctor of Law degree from Albany Law School in 1995.

In 2003, Megyn Kelly started her career with general assignment reporter for WJLA-TV's  Washington. Kelly applied for CNN but was rejected. Apparently, she got hired by FOX channel and started to host legal segments for Special Report with Brit Hume, She also started hosting her one legal segment "Kelly's Court" on weekends.

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On her early days in Fox she was a good substitute host for many shows but she got her big break On February 1, 2010, She started hosting her full-time two-hours show "America Live". Her biggest show that increased her TRP was the coverage of Election and channel's prediction of Obama's win viewed by 6.6 million people. 

Kelly started her own show called "The Kelly File" in 2013 and was rated as the highest-rated news show on the cable channel on August 2015. 

In January 2017, she moved to NBC News. She departed Fox News on 6 January 2017 after her last episode of The Kelly File was aired. After working for almost 15 years, she moved to the NBC News. She interviewed Russian president Vladimir Putin for the first time after joining NBC News. In September 2017, she premiered a daytime talk show Megyn Kelly Today. Since then, she is hosting the show for the network.

Megyn Kelly's Personal Life

Journalist Megyn Kelly's personal life is unlike than her professional career. She has been married twice to date. In 2001, Megyn Kelley married Daniel Kendall who was an anesthesiologist by but the marriage was officially ended in the year 2006 with a divorce. Two years later in 2008, Kelly married Douglas Brun President and CEO of Authentium, for the second time.

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Megan Kelly's current husband Doug Brunt is a full-time author and novelist. The successful couple now has a family of five members. The couple is blessed with three children, sons Edward Yates, Thatcher Bray along with a daughter Yardley Evans. 

Megyn Kelly became the queen of controversy on December 13th for her racist comments about Santa and Jesus being white. She managed to keep her controversial figure when she held a show with Donald Trump. She whistled towards answers of Trump and also questioned his eligibility for running for presidential elections in 2016.

Megyn Kelly: Quick Facts

  • Megyn Kelly was born as Megyn Marie Kelly on 18 November 1970, in Champaign, Illinois.
  • She was born to father Linda DeMaio and father Edward Kelly.
  • She is of mix descent; Italian-German-Irish.
  • Kelly’s father died due to a panic attack when she was 15-year-old.
  • She grew up in the Roman Catholic community.
  • She earned J.D. from Albany Law School in 1995.
  • After earning Law degree, she worked as an associate in the Chicago office of Law Firm Bickel & Brewer LLP.
  • In 2003, she joined into media industry by working as a reporter for ABC affiliate WJLA-TV.
  • After serving there for one year, she moved to Fox News.
  • She worked for Fox News from 2004-17.
  • In January 2017, she joined NBC News.
  • On October 25, 2018, she was fired from NBC. 
  • She stands at 1.68 meters.
  • She weighs 59 kg.
  • Body measurement: 35-25-36 in.

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