Brian Williams net worth and salary: Brian Williams is an American news anchor who has a net worth of $40 million. Brian Williams is one of the most trusted news reporters on American television today. He is also the Managing Editor for Nightly News. Williams was born May 5, 1959 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. He attended both George Washington University and The Catholic University of America in Washington DC, although he did not graduate.
Williams started out as a white house intern before working for the National Association of Broadcasters. His fruitful career in broadcasting began in 1981, at KOAM-TV and it wasn't long that the news pundit took on the role as a general assignment reporter at WTTG-TV. William's biggest role to date came in 1993 when he joined NBC News and went on to become the chief White House Correspondent the following year. By 1996, Williams' broadcasting career soared as he began to present his own news programm, The News with Brian Williams, broadcast on MSNBC.
Williams' career strengthened when he became the main presenter of NBC's Nightly News in 2004, succeeding journalist and author Tom Brokaw. His initial salary was $8 million per year, which increased to $10 million by 2006. Williams makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He also frequently appeared on NBC's comedy 30 Rock as himself. In the 1980s, Williams married TV Producer Jane Stoddard Williams. Together they have a son and a daughter. He has received several awards, including eleven Edward R. Murrow Awards and twelve Emmy Awards. Williams was highly praised for his outstanding work covering the story of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
Brian Williams Salary
How much does Brian Williams make per year hosting NBC's Nightly News? $13 million