World’s top 10 Top-Earning Talk Show Hosts in 2017 richest TV Personality And Host Salaries.
Most earning talk shows hosts: Talk shows are interesting but more interesting is the talk show hosts as they are the lifeline of the success of talk shows.
Presenting the list of highest paid hosts of the popular Talk shows in 2017
Talk show hosts who earn the most: When we talk about celebrities and sports person , few people just with their orator talents are earning fortune and here is a list of talk show hosts who earn the most.
1. David Letterman – He is the biggest earner in the list of talk shows hosts, with the digits of $28 million. Initially he started his career as an announcer for School radio services and see today where he has reached. After completion of graduation he worked as weather forecaster. His show is one of the longest talk show in the in industry. His night time show is most watched show.
2. Jay Leno – $24 million – One of the highest paid talk show hosts Jay Leno who earns $24 million per year. After johny Carson retires Jay leno took the charge of night show and rest is known to all. With his brilliance he has achieved great popularity.
3. Jon Stewart : – His annual income is $14 million. His initial struggle days were marked as stand up comedian but later he introduced his own talk show on MTV. He was supposed to replace Carson but ater it was done by Jay leno. Later, when Craig Kilborn gave up his career , he replaced him in daily show on comedy central. His show ranks 5th on the most viewed night shows.
4. Craig Ferguson – $12.7 million – By passion a musician and by profession a talk show host, is 4th in the list with the annual earnings of $12.7 million. He performed as musician in whole Scotland where he was born and also grew up. He is host of the talk show “the late show”. Later, he realized that music will not help him in long run and he became a standup comedian which eventually made him a talk show host.
5. Chelsea Handler – $12.5 million – Well, lady show hosts are always attractive and same is with her, she earns around 12.5 million annually. Her famous talk show is telecasted on E! network named Chelsea lately. Her show has achieved rarely unbeatable ratings. The success of her show is her onw single handed efforts.
6. Conan O’Brien – $12 million – He initially was a script writer for shows like The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live. When jay leno temporarily retired from his services Conan got an opportunity to host the Tonight show. Later, when leno joine back, he lost his job but TBS network offered him the talk show. He currently has earned tremendous fame and is most popular talk show host.
7. Jimmy Kimmel – $6 million – Annual Jimmy Kimmel earns $6 million per year. Becoming a talk show host was his childhood passion and finally with his efforts he got what he wanted. He was initially a radio show host than slowly he hosted various shows on comedy central and finally in 2003 he telecasted his own talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live. He has enormous energy and positive approach.
8. Jimmy Fallon – $5 million – A career of standup comedian was his first step towards his success, and he later he was cast member for Saturday night live for long. The termination of Conan O’Brien gave him an opportunity to host The tonight show and today annually he earn$5 million per year. He has great talent to attract viewers through his skills.
9. Stephen Colbert – $4 million – He earns $4 million per year. The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert is one of the talk shows which is maximum paid, and most viewed as well. He started his own TV show in NYC, though this show was not a big hit still later he got enough recognition. He was hired by daily show in 1997 and in 2005 he was aired in Colbert report.
10. Dr. oz : – Who is not aware with his famous show on various scientific products and especially his shows on the weight loss product. He was heart surgeon by profession before opting for this talk show. He is surgery professor at Columbia University. His per year income from single show is $4million.
So, not only the cricket and soccer world players but these live players too are talented enough who earn a lot.