What is Sean Hannity Net Worth ?
Sean Hannity is an American television host, author, and conservative political commentator. Sean Hannity has a net worth of $300 million. He is best known for hosting the talk radio show “The Sean Hannity Show”, as well as his program “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
Hannity married Jill Rhodes in 1993. Together, they have two children, and the family splits their time between Long Island, New York, and Naples, Florida. In June 2020 it was revealed that Sean and Jill actually divorced a year earlier.
He is a devout Christian but has left the Catholic Church, citing “too much-institutionalized corruption” as his reason for doing so.
In April 2018, The Guardian newspaper released a report that detailed how Sean Hannity owns a property empire valued at $90 million. He reportedly owns nearly 900 houses in seven states. He owns everything from luxurious mansions to low-income properties. He allegedly bought dozens of properties in 2013 alone, most of them were bought out of foreclosure. In 2014, he bought two large apartment complexes in Georgia for $22.7 million where rents range from $700-1000 per month.
Sean Hannity Salary
Between his radio and TV show gigs alone, Sean Hannity earns $40 million per year. He earns $25 million per year from Fox News. The remaining salary mostly comes from a radio syndication deal with Premiere Networks that was signed in 2019.
Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $45 million from his various endeavors. Between June 2019 and June 2020 he earned $43 million.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Sean Patrick Hannity was born in New York City on December 30, 1961, and grew up in Franklin Square, New York. His mother, Lillian, worked as a stenographer and corrections officer at a county jail, and his father, Hugh, was a family-court officer. He is the youngest of four siblings.
He is of Irish heritage; all four of his grandparents immigrated to the United States from Ireland. He attended high school at St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary in Uniondale, New York. He then continued his education at New York University, UC Santa Barbara, and Adelphi University, but ultimately did not graduate from college.
Radio and Television Career
Hannity’s first exposure to a broader audience was in 1996 when Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes hired him to host a television program. The show, which he co-hosted with Alan Colmes, debuted under the name “Hannity & Colmes”, and ran until January 2009. On the show, Hannity provided a conservative point of view, while Colmes represented the liberal viewpoint.
Along with his ventures into television, Hannity did not abandon his radio projects. In January 1997, Hannity joined WABC full-time, and was given the late-night time slot, before he was moved to the afternoon drive-time slot in January 1998. He continued in this slot until the end of 2013. Since January 2014, Hannity has hosted the 3-6 p.m. time slot on WOR in New York City.
Other Ventures and Projects
Hannity is a published author. His first book, “Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism” was published in 2002, and his second book “Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism” was published in 2004 through ReganBooks.
These both entered the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list, the latter remaining there for five weeks. His third book, “Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda”, was released by HarperCollins in March 2010. It also made it only the New York Times bestseller list. Furthermore, Hannity was the executive producer of the 2017 Christian drama film “Let There Be Light”, starring Kevin Sorbo.