Brian Williams Salary
How much does Brian Williams make per year hosting NBC's Nightly News? $13 million
News Veteran Brian Williams has a net worth of $30 million. The 52 year old from New Jersey gained his net worth as being one of the trusted news reporter and presenter on American television. He is also the Managing Editor for Nightly News. Williams attended the prestigious George Washington University and Catholic University of American. Although he did not graduate, this never stopped Williams in becoming one of the highest paid news presenters in America.
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 was yet to come: In 1993, he joined NBS 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 programme, The News with Brian Williams, broadcast on MSNBC.
His career strengthened as Williams became the presenter of Nightly News in 2004, succeeding journalist and author Tom Brokaw. It was speculated that William's salary was 8 million dollars – which increased to 10 million dollars by 2006. Williams makes regular appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Weekly Update. He also frequently appears on NBC's comedy 30 Rock as himself. In the 1980's, 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 for his outstanding work for covering the story of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.