Roger Ailes Net Worth
Roger Ailes net worth and salary: Roger Ailes is an American television executive who has a net worth of $100 million. Roger Ailes was born in Warren, Ohio on May 15, 1940. He completed his undergraduate education at Ohio University. He began working in the film and television industry just after graduating from college. He was hired as a production assistant for the local talk show, "The Mike Douglas Show". Over the course of the next six years, he worked his way up from production assistant to Producer to Executive Producer. He was subsequently nominated for a Daytime Emmy. He impressed Richard Nixon during a discussion of the purpose of television, and was tapped to serve as his Executive Producer of TV. This began a long career of serving as a consultant for various Republican political figures during their election bids. He also began producing theater productions with varying degrees of success. In 1996, he was invited to helm a new channel – the Fox News Channel. Roger Ails served as the President of the Fox News Channel, as well as the Chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group until 2016 when he was fired in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ailes was reportedly given a $40 million severance package to step down from the network.