Bill O’Reilly is an American author, radio host, syndicated columnist, political commentator, and a former television host. He is taking care of these entire professions well and has now become an inspirational figure in the industry. Most of the people know him as host for The Fox News. His most prominent works have been The O’Reilly factor that went on air in many forms from 1996 to 2017. Even at the peak of his career bill has earned a high amount of salary and gained a lot of respect in the industry. Here is all you need to know about him.
Bio and Early Life
Bill O’Reilly was born on September 10th, 1949 in Manhattan, New York. He was born and raised along with his sister Janet and they both are close to each other. Most of his teachers at Chaminade High School rated him as a good student and moved on to Marist College in Poughkeepsie. He earned an arts and journalism degree from the Boston University. Even from his young age he was into becoming a radio host and wanted to win the hearts of all the audiences. He is 71 years old currently and his height is six feet and three inches.
Bill started his radio career with reporting and anchoring at WNEP-TV. He started his career by participating in the weather report. If this isn’t enough, he also worked for WFAA-TV in Dallas, KMGH-TV in Denver, KATU in Portland, WFSB in Hartford, and WNEV-TV. It all helped him gain a lot of success among people. After some time he moved to Inside Edition and got a lot of popularity. However, his most famous work has been hosting the O’Reilly factor. Many people were surprised when he was fired from Fox News due to some controversies with the news reporting.
Personal Life, Dating and Relationships
Bill got married to Maureen McPhilmy and they were separated in 2010. The couple has a son and daughter and they are living in an upscale neighborhood in New York. When he got divorced he had to split the possessions in half and even the property they have been living in. He later fell in love with policewoman Jeffrey Gross and is now married to her. According to reports from the media he has been free of all the controversies and maintained a clean image in the industry.
Other ventures and Net Worth
Apart from his television career Bill is a renowned author. The works he has written became very popular among audiences and the sales of his books also increased to a new high. He has written more than 18 books and they went on to become the top-selling books in New York. His first book Culture Warrior sold over a million copies in the first three months. Apart from that, he has also moved into the podcast industry with the podcast no spin news. The total net worth of Bill happens to be around $25 million and is leading a rich lifestyle.