Anchor is one of the most favorite jobs, at least if you ask mothers who their children want to marry, a lot of them will answer anchors. Aside from intelligence, anchors can earn a lot. How much can they earn? How is usually their net worth? To find out the answers to the questions, below is the example of one of the popular anchors from CNN, Chris Cuomo.
Net Worth and Earnings
Celebrity Net Worth reported that Chris Cuomo has an estimated net worth of $12 million. The presenter makes a total of $6 million every year for his roles at CNN.
Things Chris Cuomo Spends His Earnings On
Chris Cuomo and his partner, Cristina Cuomo, purchased a home in 2001. This one consists of 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It is a 3,000 square foot home that is located in Southampton. They spent a total of $1.3 million for it. After purchasing, these two remodeled it. In May 2019, the couple decided to sell it for $2.9 million. Eight years before they sold the one in Southampton, they purchased an apartment for $2.995 million. It is located at Park Avenue.
Chris Cuomo’s Net Worth vs Andrew Cuomo’s Net Worth
Chris Cuomo is apparently a brother of Andrew Cuomo. If you are from New York, you must be familiar with him because he is the governor. Unlike his brother, Andrew Cuomo follows his father’s step by being a governor of New York. The man is named as the highest paid governor in the United States. However, his income is still less than his brother, Chris, who is a news anchor. While Chris Cuomo has an estimated net worth of $6 million, Andrew’s net worth is estimated $5 million. Currently, the governor is paid $200,000 every year by leading New York.
In his early career as a journalist, Chris Cuomo made appearances on CNBC, CNN, and MSNBC. The man once worked with Fox for Fox Files on Fox News. At that time, he talked about the controversial social issues. In the same place, he also worked as a policy analyst. Then, he worked for ABC News as the chief law and justice correspondent. The brother of Andrew Cuomo covered a lot of things, including the earthquake in Haiti, homeless teens, and bullying. He also made a good change in industries with his reports.
Chris Cuomo took the role as the news anchor for Good Morning America from September 2006 to December 2009. His role was reporting the breaking news stories from around the globe. He reported the war and terrorism that happened in Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Not only that, he also covered the shootings at Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, and the Amish School in Pennsylvania. In addition, he also covered the incident that happened in Minneapolis, the collapse of Sago Mine, and the Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
When his contract with Fox came to an end, Chris Cuomo moved to CNN. It was in February 2013. He made his debut on CNN as the field anchor on an episode of the Piers Morgan Tonight, hosted by the British controversial journalist named Piers Morgan. Five years later, there was a news that he was moving to primetime to host the thing called Cuomo Primetime.
A new documentary series with Chris Cuomo as the host premiered in October 2017 on HLN. The main focus of the show is to tell the stories that affect the real people, real towns, and cities across the United States of America.
The next year, the son of Mario Matthew Cuomo started to host a radio show entitled Let’s Get After It that was broadcasted on the P.O.T.U.S. channel on SiriusXM.
Throughout his career, Chris Cuomo has won a few Emmy Awards. He is undoubtedly one of the best journalists of the generation. His report about a 12 year old poet named Mattie Stepanek was recognized with a News & Documentary Emmy, making the anchor one of the youngest correspondents to get this award in the network news history. Apart from that, he has also been nominated for a couple of News & Documentary Emmy Awards in some categories, including in the Outstanding Breaking News Coverage for his reporting on Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria; Outstanding Live Interview for his interviews with the survivors of the Las Vegas massacre; Outstanding Breaking News Coverage for the Battle for Mosul, and so on.
The Highest Paid and The Richest Anchors in The World
Sean Hannity is named as the highest paid anchor in the world. He is from FOX. If you want to know the other ones behind him, here is the full list:
- Sean Hannity ($40 million)
- Diane Sawyer ($22 million)
- Robin Roberts ($18 million)
- George Stephanopoulos ($15 million)
- Anderson Cooper ($12 million)
- Shepard Smith ($10 million)
- Maria Bartiromo ($10 million)
- Joe Scarborough ($8 million)
- Bret Baier ($7 million)
- Scott Pelley ($7 million)
- Rachel Maddow ($7 million)
- Tucker Carlson ($6 million)
- Lawrence O’Donnell ($5 million)
- Lester Holt ($4 million)
- Erin Burnett ($3 million)
While Sean Hannity is the highest paid anchor in the world, he is not the richest one. Surprisingly, the fifth one in the rank, Anderson Cooper, is the richest. Here is the complete list of the richest anchors in the world:
- Anderson Cooper ($200 million)
- Sean Hannity ($120 million)
- Diane Sawyer ($80 million)
- Matt Lauer ($60 million)
- Bill O’Reilly ($50 million)
- Brian Williams ($40 million)
- Robin Roberts ($35 million)
- George Stephanopoulos ($35 million)
- Megyn Kelly ($30 million)
- Shepard Smith ($25 million)
- Joe Scarborough ($25 million)
- Maria Bartiromo ($22 million)
- Rachel Maddow ($20 million)
- Scott Pelley ($17 million)
- Bret Baier ($16 million)
- Lawrence O’Donnell and Tucker Carlson ($16 million)
- Steve Kroft ($17 million)
- Erin Burnett ($13 million)
- David Gregory ($12 million)
- Lester Holt ($12 million)