Megyn Kelly is an American journalist, new pundits, and political commentator who is mostly known for her hosting a show ‘The Kelly File’. She rose into the spotlight of media and got immense fame after working for Fox News channel for more than a decade.
She also worked with NBC News. According to CNN reports, she is no longer an employee of NBC and made an agreement with NBC to pay her a salary of $30 million of her contract.
Megyn Kelly’s net worth is evaluated at $30 million as of 2019. However, her net worth could rise highly with the NBC agreement. Continue reading the article to know more about Megyn Kelly.
Megyn Kelly took birth to parents Edward Kelly and Linda Kelly in New York, US on November 18, 1970. She was raised alongside her older brother Pete Kelly. She has Italian and Irish descent and holds the American nationality.
Megyn Kelly was talented and loves to learn from her childhood age. She joined Bethlehem Central High School. After completion of her high school, she went to Syracuse University. She completed her graduation with a BA degree in political science in 1992.
In 1995, she received her Doctor of Law degree.
Megyn Kelly began her career working as an associate in the law firm based in Chicago. In 1997 she moved to Chicago and worked at the Bickel & Brewer as an associate in a law firm. After that, she decided to move forward in her career and started working for Jones Day as a corporate litigator. She worked for 9-year in there.
However, it was the year 2003 which brought a breakthrough in her career after being hired by ‘WJLA-TV’ which was a company under the affiliation of ABC Network. She worked as a general assignment reporter and covered several news events like hearing of US Supreme Court justice, retirement story of Justice.
Besides, she also covered an event of the 2004 presidential race between George W.Bush and John Kerry. In 2004, she started working on the Fox News Channel. She came to immense fame after hosting her own show America Live in 2010. She received a lot of accolades for her work. In 2013, she started with another show The Kelly File which concentrates on breaking stories, reports, and interviews.
In January 2017, she left the Fox News channel to join NBC after working for more than a decade. She pen a three-year contract with NBC channel. She worked in the show ‘Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly’ and ‘Megan Kelly Today’. However, her contract was terminated on January 2019.
Net Worth and Earnings
Aforementioned, Megan Kelly’s net worth is evaluated at $30 million. The major source of income comes from her journalism career. She was able to gather a hefty amount in her fortune by working for Fox News Channel and NBC channel.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Megyn Kelly’s salary is around $23 million per year. She collected a huge paycheque by signing a contract with NBC channel that was worth $69 million for three years. However, her contract was terminated on January 2019.
Furthermore, she also reached an agreement to receive $30 million as a part of the contract from NBC. This will certainly raise her total worth.
Personal Life and Relationship
Talking about Megyn’s personal life, she is currently married to Douglas Brunt. Douglas Brunt is the president and CEO of Authentium. The couple tied their knot on March 1, 2008. The couple together were blessed with three kids.
However, she was previously married to Daniel Kendall in 2001. Later, in 2006 the couple ended their relationship with a divorce.
As of now, Megyn is enjoying her life happily with his second husband Douglas and her children. There is no sign of separation between the couple.
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