Bill O’Reilly Net Worth (2024 Updated)

Bill O’Reilly Net Worth

American television host Bill O’Reilly has an estimated net worth of $85 million. He earns an annual salary of $25 million.

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Net Worth

$85 million


$25 Million


Bill O'Reilly

Nick Name

Papa Bear

Date of Birth

Sep 10, 1949 


74 Years


6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)

Marital status 



.Madeline O'Reilly, Spencer O'Reilly



Writer, Journalist, Author, Tv Host





Bill O’Reilly is a prominent American television personality. He is best known for his long and influential career in broadcast journalism. He is also a political commentator and author. Born on September 10, 1949, in New York City. He worked as a reporter for American neighborhood TV stations in his early years. Then, he went to work for ABC News and CBC News.

Beginning in 1996 and ending in 2017, hosted The Factor on ABC. When he fired Bill, Howard Kurtz, a media expert, called him “the biggest star in Fox News’ 20-year history.” The Factor was the most-watched cable news show for 16 years. He has written many books and was the host of The Radio Factor from 2002 to 2009.

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Early Life

His birthday is September 10, 1949, and he was born in Manhattan, New York. During his childhood, he lived in Fort Lee, NJ, and Levittown, NY. In 1967, he graduated from Chaminade private boys High School. He attended Marist College, located in Poughkeepsie, New York. He dedicated a year to pursuing studies at Queen Mary College. It is located at the University of London in England.

He graduated from college in 1971. After that, Monsignor Pace High School in Miami hired him to teach history and English. While he was back in school in 1973, he got a master of arts in broadcast news from Boston University. He also went to Harvard University.

Television Career

Bill began his career as WNEP-TV’s Scranton reporter and host. WFAA-TV awarded Bill the Dallas Press Club Award for his excellent journalism. After that, he switched stations. Denver’s KMGH-TV aired a show on skyjacking. The tale earned him a regional Emmy. He worked for WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut, from 1979 to 1980.

He started working for CBS News in 1982. He reported from Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the fighting in El Salvador. He also reported on the fighting in the Falkland Islands. Bill quit CBS because he disagreed with how Bob Schieffer used video of a riot in Buenos Aires. The military junta gave up, but Bob did not give credit. O’Reilly’s team shot the video soon after the war ended.

He went to work for WNEV-TV (now WHDH) in Boston after quitting CBS News in 1982. He worked there as a reporter during the week. On the weekends, he was an anchor. Finally, he hosted the local news show New England Afternoon.

It was 1986 when Bill went to ABC News. He worked there for three years. He won two National Headliner Awards and two Emmys for great reporting. His friend and fellow ABC News reporter Joe Spencer had died in a chopper crash on January 22, 1986. He had been on his way to cover the 1985–1986 Hormel strike. He had given a funeral speech

Bill O’Reilly Controversy (Fox News)

Bill and FOX made a $50 million deal in April 2017.They resolved allegations of sexual harassment against the host. Single settlement cost $9 million. Backlash from the scandal led to his network firing. A few months after they dismissed him, they revealed another $32 million payout to one lady. Alleged payoffs totaled $82 million. This final charge led Bill’s United Talent Agency representatives to end him.

After him, Tucker Carlson grew over the next year. His average audience now matches or exceeds O’Reilly’s. Tucker gets a little percentage of Bill’s $25 million annual income. Fox paid $25 million, or one year’s salary, after dismissal.

Personal Life

Maureen E. McPhilmy, who worked in the field of public relations, married Bill. In 1992, the couple became engaged and on November 2, 1996, they got married  in Westbury, New York at St. Brigid Parish. Bill and McPhilmy are the parents of two offspring. Spencer and Madeline. They both divorced on September 1, 2011.

The O’Reilly Factor

In October 1996, Fox enlisted to serve as the anchor of The Report. The show was later renamed The Factor. The program garnered immense popularity. It is renowned for pioneering prime-time cable news. The program is more focused on expressing opinions. Nevertheless, O’Reilly and his program faced regular criticism. Critics pointed out mistakes in his reporting. Critics also took issue with the utilization of misleading statistics. Furthermore, O’Reilly resumed his radio career in 2019 with The O’Reilly Update. He had before aired this daily 15-minute piece on The Radio Factor from 2002 until 2009.

Top 10 Bill O’Reilly Books

  1. Killing the Rising Sun
  2. Killing Kennedy
  3. Killing England
  4. The United States of Trump
  5. Killing Patton
  6. Killing Reagan
  7. Killing Lincoln
  8. Killing the SS
  9. Killing Jesus
  10. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity


Q. What is Bill O, Reilly Net Worth?

His Net Worth is $85 Million

Q. How old is Bill O’Reilly?

He is 71 Years old.

Q. Who is Bill O Reilly’s Wife?

Maureen E. McPhilmy

Q. Who is Bill O Reilly’s Son?

Spencer O’Reilly


Bill O’Reilly 2024 updated Net worth is $85 million

William James O’Reilly Jr. is popularly known as Bill O’Reilly. He has had a lasting impact on journalism, radio, and the media. He has tremendous fame as a journalist, author, conservative pundit, and television broadcaster. His estimated Net Worth is around $85 million. Throughout his career, he has shown his dedication to sharing news with the public. He reported for regional television stations. He also held a prominent position on Fox News with “The O’Reilly Factor.””

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