Sean Hannity Net worth:

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Sean Hannity Net worth

Sean Hannity is an American TV host, author, and political commentator with a conservative point of view. Sean Hannity is worth $300 million dollars. Sea is best known for being the host of the talk radio show “The Sean Hannity Show” & the Fox News Channel show “Hannity.”

Pay for Sean Hannity:

Sean Hannity makes $40 million a year just from his radio and TV shows. He gets $25 million from Fox News every year. Most of the rest of his salary comes from a 2019 deal with Premiere Networks to distribute his radio shows. From June 2018 to June 2019, he made $45 million from different jobs. He made $43 million between June 2019 and June 2020.

Early Life and the Start of a Career:

Sean Patrick was born in New York City on December 30, 1961. He heighten in the nearby town of Franklin Square. Sean mother, Lillian, worked as a stenographer and a corrections officer at a county jail. His father, Hugh, was a family-court officer. He is the last of four brothers and sisters. All four of his grandparents came to the United States from Ireland. This means that he has Irish roots. He went to high school in Uniondale, New York, at the St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary. Then, he went to New York University, UC Santa Barbara, and Adelphi University to keep learning, but he did not finish college.

House Painting Business:

Hannity opened his own house painting business in 1982. After a few years, he moved to Santa Barbara, California, and got a job as a building contractor there. In 1989, when he was living in California, he got the chance to host his first talk radio show on KCSB-FM, the volunteer college station at UC Santa Barbara. But after less than a year, his weekly show was cancelled because it talked about LGBT rights in a “controversial” way. After leaving KCSB, Hannity became the host of the afternoon talk show on WVNN in Athens, Alabama. In 1992, he was moved to WGST in Atlanta.

Radio and TV Career: 

Roger Ailes, the co-founder of Fox News, hired Sean Hannity to host a TV show in 1996. Wider audience saw him first time. The show, which he hosted with Alan Colmes, was called “Hannity & Colmes” when it started and lasted until January 2009. Hannity gave a conservative point of view on the show, and Colmes gave a liberal point of view.

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Work on TV:

Along with his work on TV, Hannity didn’t stop doing things on the radio. In January 1997, Hannity join WABC full-time and the late-night time slot is also. In January 1998, he was moved to the afternoon drive-time slot. He kept this job through the end of 2013. Hannity has been in charge of the 3–6 p.m. time slot on WOR in New York City since January 2014.

Hannity’s Radio Show:

“The Sean Hannity Show,” became available on over 500 stations across the country on September 10, 2001, when it went national. The show is a conventional political talk show where Hannity mostly talks about his own ideas and opinions about current events, issues, and politicians. In 2004, he signed a $25 million, five-year extension to his contract with ABC Radio, which is now called Citadel media, to keep doing the show until 2009. Then, in 2008, Hannity signed a five-year, $100 million deal with Citadel Communications (who bought ABC radio in 2007). As of March 2018, over 13.5 million people listen to “The Sean Hannity Show” every week.

National Radio Hall:

Talker Magazine’s annual Heavy Hundred list ranked Hannity No. 2 in 2017 because of how far his show reaches and how popular it is. In November 2017, National Radio Hall of Fame inducted him. In 2003 and 2007, National Association of Broadcasters gave him the name of the Network Syndicated Personality.

Start of Own Fox News:

In 2007, Hannity started his own Fox News show on Sunday nights called “Hannity’s America,” even though he was still hosting “Hannity & Colmes.” When Colmes left “Hannity & Colmes” in 2009, the show was renamed “Hannity” and “Hannity’s America” was taken off the air. Every Monday through Thursday at 9 p.m., live episodes of “Hannity” air. The Friday show is pre-recorded. It is the most popular cable news show at that time. Most of the time, the show starts with a long monologue about what happened that day and then moves on to a political or legal research of a different topic or issue.

Other Projects and Ventures:

Hannity has a book out in the world. In 2002, Regan Books published his first book, “Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism.” In 2004, Regan Books published his second book, “Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism.” Both of these made it onto the New York Times list of best-selling nonfiction books, and the second one stayed there for five weeks. HarperCollins published his third book, “Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda,” in March 2010. It was also on the list of best-selling books in the New York Times. The top producers of the 2017 Christian drama movie “Let There Be Light,” is Hannity.

Life at Home:

In 1993, he married with Jill Rhodes. They have two kids together, and they split their time between Long Island, New York, and Naples, Florida, with their family. In June 2020, it came out that Sean and Jill had split up a year earlier than they had said. He is a sincere Christian, but he has left the Catholic Church because there is “too much institutionalized corruption.”

Empire of Property:

In April 2018, the newspaper The Guardian wrote a story about how Sean Hannity owns a $90 million property empire. He is saying that seven different states have their own almost 900 houses. He owns everything from big, expensive homes to small, cheap ones. Guardian said to have bought dozens of homes in 2013. They had purchased a large portion after went into dispossession. In 2014, he paid $22.7 million for two big apartment complexes in Georgia, where rents range from $700 to $1,000 every month.