Brian Williams net worth and salary: Brian Williams is an American news anchor who has a net worth of $40 million. Brian 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 career in broadcasting began in 1981 at KOAM-TV. He then worked as a general assignment reporter at WTTG-TV. Williams' big break came in 1993 when he joined NBC News. He was soon promoted to chief White House Correspondent. In 1996, Williams' career really took off when he landed his own MSNBC program, The News with Brian Williams.
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. Their daughter Allison Williams stars on the HBO comedy "Girls".
Brian has received several awards, including eleven Edward R. Murrow Awards and twelve Emmy Awards.
Brian Williams Salary
Williams' career took another big leap in 2004 when he became the main presenter of NBC's Nightly News, succeeding journalist and author Tom Brokaw. His initial salary was $8 million per year. It increased to $10 million in 2006. By 2014, his salary had been upped to $13 million per year.