Les Moonves Net Worth
Les Moonves Net Worth: Les Moonves is an American television and broadcasting executive who has a net worth of $300 million. Leslie "Les" R. Moonves was born October 6, 1949 in New York City, New York. Moonves served as co-president and co-chief operating officer of Viacom, the predecessor to CBS Corporation, from 2004 until the company split on December 31, 2005. Prior to that he held a series of executive positions for CBS. Moonves has also been a Director at ZeniMax Media since 1999. At one time he was in charge of first-run syndication and pay/cable programming at 20th Century Fox Television and also held the position of Vice President of movies and mini-series at 20th Century. Earlier still in his career, he was Vice President of Development at Saul Ilson Productions (in association with Columbia Pictures Television) and development executive for Catalina Productions. He also had a career as an actor and played tough guys on the television show Cannon and The Six Million Dollar Man and worked as one of casting director Caro Jones' first office assistants very early in her career. On April 7, 2003, Moonves portrayed himself in an episode of The Practice. Since early 2004, Moonves has made regular contributions to Late Show with David Letterman. One of these appearances was provoked by David Letterman himself when he declared outrage that Jay Leno was featured prominently on the CBS website in an ad for CBS' telecast of the People's Choice Awards. On the Late Show, Letterman jokingly warned the "CBS stooge in the control room" to call his buddies "before things turn ugly." Moonves responded and later appearances took on the same format, with Letterman discussing current events and the CBS network with the company's CEO. Les Moonves is married to television and news personality Julie Chen.
Les Moonves Salary
What is Les Moonves' salary? $70 million in 2009, $57.7 million in 2010