Tony Kornheiser Net Worth
Tony Kornheiser Net Worth and salary: Tony Kornheiser is an American journalist, sportswriter and TV host who has a net worth of $12 million dollars. Born in Lynbrook, New York, in 1948, Tony Kornheiser earned an English degree from Binghamton University SUNY in 1970. That same year, he took a job writing for "Newsday" for six years before he left for "The New York Times". In 1979, Kornheiser moved to the "Washington Post" where he began writing for the sports and style sections. Five years later, he was promoted to full-time columnist. During the late '90s, Kornheiser joined ESPN, where he appeared on the radio and wrote several columns for "ESPN The Magazine". Kornheiser wasn't new to radio when he came aboard at the network, having hosted "The Tony Kornheiser Show" on airwaves beginning in 1992. He eventually became a co-host on ESPN's popular show "Pardon the Interruption" with fellow "Washington Post" columnist and sportswriter Michael Wilbon. Kornheiser was chosen to provide color commentary on "Monday Night Football" in 2006 and held the position until 2009 when he left because of his fear of airplanes. In 2008, he left the "Washington Post" for good and he is the author of four books, including "The Baby Chase", "Pumping Irony: Working Out the Angst of a Lifetime" and "Bald as I Wanna Be". Kornheiser and his wife, Karrill, have two children together.