Joan Rivers net worth: Joan Rivers is a New York born comedian who has a net worth of $150 million dollars. A comedian, actress, and television host, Joan Rivers began her career doing stand-up in New York. She started to make a name for herself with appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jonny Carson" and "The Ed Sullivan Show" in the 60′s and 70′s. By the mid-80′s, she was hosting "Saturday Night Live" and had received a Grammy nomination for one of her comedy albums. Since then, she has hosted various talk shows, and often works as a pre-show Awards host and celebrity commentator. She was born, Joan Alexandria Molinsky, in Brooklyn, New York on June 8, 1933. She later moved to Larchmont in Westchester County where she was raised, and attended Connecticut College from 1950 to 1952, but eventually graduated from Barnard College in 1954 with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature and Anthropology. Before entering show business she worked in various jobs in Rockefeller Center, including writing/proofreading at an ad agency and acting as a fashion consultant at Bond Clothing Stores. She married James Sanger, the son of Bond Clothing Stores merchandise manager in 1955, but the marriage only lasted six months because Sanger informed her after they were married that he did not want children. Her second marriage was to Edgar Rosenberg in 1965. Sadly, Rosenberg committed suicide in 1987. The couple had one daughter, Melissa, who is also in the entertainment business. Rivers is currently the host of "Fashion Police," a show on E! that has a sometimes controversial running commentary on the do's and don'ts of fashion.