Brian Williams Net Worth
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 made regular appearances on John Stewart's version of The Daily Show. He also frequently appeared on NBC's comedy 30 Rock as himself. Williams was an NBC Nightly News anchor from 2004 to 2015 and also hosted Rock Center with Brian Williams from 2011 to 2013. He was suspended for six months from NBC Nightly News in 2015 for misrepresenting his Iraq War experience. Williams joined MSNBC in 2015 as their Chief Breaking News Anchor and in 2016 he became the anchor of The 11th Hour with Brian Williams.
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. He also received a Peabody Award for his coverage of Hurricane Katrina.
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.
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Brian Williams Earnings
- NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams$8,000,000/year