Hugh Downs Net Worth
Hugh Downs is an American television broadcaster, news anchor, and host who has a net worth of $20 million. Born on February 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, Downs is best known for co-hosting the NBC program, Today, as well as the game show known as Concentration. He became active in the entertainment industry in 1945 and attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He hosted and announced on a radio program for WLOK in Lima, Ohio just one year after starting college. He met his wife, Ruth Shaheen, in Chicago, Illinois when he worked for NBC radio network at WMAQ in 1943 until 1954. Since debuting in television and film, Downs has returned to Columbia University, makes film appearances and public service announcements with political views, and was inducted into the American TV Game Show Hall of Fame. He has been involved in the publication of fourteen books and can be seen co-hosting Not for Women Only with Barbara Walters from 1975 to 1976.