Bill O’Reilly‘s Net Worth in 2022: $85 million
|Full Name||William James O’Reilly Jr.|
|Famous Name||Bill O’Reilly|
|Birth Place||New York, New York, United States|
|Birthday||10 September 1949|
|Age||72 years (as of 2022)|
|Occupation||Journalist, Author, TV host|
|Net Worth in 2022||$85 million|
|Spouse||Maureen E. Mcphilmy|
|Info Updated||August 2022|
Who is Bill O’Reilly? Know Everything about Bill O’Reilly
O’Reilly started his career almost 5 decades back, he reported for local TV stations and then worked for CBS and ABC news.
Bill’s best and longest work was with ‘Fox News Channel’ where he hosted the show “The O’Reilly Factor” from 1996 to 2017. He was considered the biggest star of FOX News at that time.
Bill has also written many books like Killing England, Killing Patton, Killing Jesus, and many more.
In his career, Bill has been part of controversies too. In 2017, he and Fox News paid $13 million to five women to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits against Bill O’Reilly.
From 2015 to 2018, O’Reilly also served as an executive producer on the documentary series, Legends & Lies.
As of now, he has started his podcast ‘No spin News’
As of this writing, Bill O’Reilly’s net worth is estimated at $85 million.
Now let us know more about Bill O’Reilly and learn his life milestones and various other important information and details.
Early Life – Age, Parents, Education
Bill O’Reilly was born William James ‘Bill’ O’Reilly on September 10, 1949, in New York City, New York, The United States.
As per his date of birth, Reilly is 72 years of age and his sun sign is Virgo.
Bill O’Reilly’s parents were William James Sr. and Winifred Angela Drake O’Reilly. At the age of two, his family relocated to ‘Levittown.
In education, Bill O’Reilly attended “St Brigid Parochial School” in Westbury for his primary schooling. Later, he studied at “Chaminade High School”.
In the year 1967, Bill graduated from high school and enrolled himself at ‘Marist College’, in Poughkeepsie, New York. He graduated in the year 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History.
During his school and college years, Bill O’Reilly was quite active in sports. He has played baseball, hockey, and football quite proficiently.
How much is Bill O’Reilly’s Net Worth in 2022?
As of 2022, Bill O’Reilly has a net worth of 85 million dollars.
Bill O’Reilly‘s Net Worth Estimates
|Net Worth Year||Total Income|
|Net Worth in 2022||$85 million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$80 million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$75 million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$68 million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$63 million|
Now we’ll give insights into the career journey of Bill O’Reilly:
Bill started his career as a reporter at WNEP-TV in Scranton Pennsylvania. Later he was moved to ‘WFAA-TV’.
In his initial years, Bill worked for many networks such as KMGH-TV in Denver, KATU in Portland, Oregon, WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut, and WNEV-TV in Boston. He got an Emmy Award for his exclusive coverage at skyjacking.
He continued his good work and managed to grab the position of news correspondent at CBS News.
In the year 1985, Bill used riot footage and never credited it, which become the reason for him leaving CBS.
In 1986, Bill paid tribute to his fellow reporter Joe Spencer. He was an ABC news correspondent. Happy from his speech, ABC President offered him work.
Further work with ABC and later joining Fox:
With ABC, Bill got bigger projects to cover such as covering the dismantling of the Berlin Wall and doing the first-ever interview of murderer Joel Steinberg. He also covered and presented the 1992 riots of Los Angeles.
To establish himself more, O’Reilly left ‘Inside Edition’ and enrolled himself in “John F. Kennedy School’ at Harvard University. In the year 1996, Bill got his Master’s in Public Administration.
After the completion of his degree, O’Reilly Joined the Fox Channel for a show titled, ‘The O’Reilly Report’ which was later renamed, ‘The O’Reilly Factor.
The O’Reilly Factor became a huge hit, and become the top-rated show on prime time. It ran from 1996 to 2017. One of the longest ones.
Bill O’Reilly also started with the Radio show “The Radio Factor”, which also become famous.
Firing from FOX:
In April 2017, the New York Times released a report that details how Bill O’Reilly and Fox paid $50 million to settle various sexual harassment lawsuits against the renowned media personality.
Mere 1 settlement alone was done for $9 million. The controversy caused huge backlash and negativity for the anchor. However, he got fired by FOX.
A few months after his firing, a report revealed yet another $32 settlement million, allegedly paid to one woman. Thus making a total of $82 million to settle such lawsuits.
Work as an Author:
Bill O’Reilly has written over 20 books in his life. His books have always been On New York Best Sellers list.
Some of his books are:
- That Who Trespass.
- The No Spin Zone. Broadway Books.
- Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies
- Hitler’s Last Days: The Death of the Nazi Regime and the World’s Most Notorious Dictator.
- Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency.
- Day the President Was Shot.
- Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan.
- Give Please a Chance. Old School: Life in the Sane Lane. Henry Holt and Co.
- Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence.
- Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History.
- The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America.
- Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America.
- Killing the Mob: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America.
- Killing the Killers: The Secret War Against Terrorists.
Personal Life and Children
Bill O’Reilly has married once in his lifetime and divorced too.
His ex-wife is Maureen E. Mcphilmy. Let us know about their relationship in detail:
Maureen E. Mcphilmy:
Maureen and Bill met in 1992 and immediately started dating. Hence after four years, they tied the nuptial knot in November 1996. During their marriage, they got blessed with a son and a daughter.
Unfortunately, their love didn’t last long and they separated in 2010 and divorced in 2011.
Who are Bill O’Reilly’s Kids?
Bill O’Reilly is the proud father of two children with his ex-wife ‘Maureen E. Mcphilmy’.
Let us know about them in detail:
- Madeline O’Reilly: She was born in 1998 and is 24 years old. According to media reports, Madeline is still studying. She was only 13 years old when her parents separated.
She is a celebrity kid and keeps her personal life intact and under wraps. There is no detail about her boyfriend and chosen career path.
- Spencer O’Reilly: He was born in 2003 and is 19 years old right now. He is believed to be still studying. He was only 9 years old when his parents separated.
Sole Custody Battle lost:
After divorcing his wife, Bill O’Reilly filed a case for sole custody of his children, the case began in 2012 and ended in 2016.
However, he lost the petition & his ex-wife got sole custody of their children. But O’Reilly appealed the ruling and got the shares residential custody of his children.
Bill O’Reilly’s Social Media Profiles
Bill O’Reilly is active on social media such as Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
|Youtube||352K subscribers||@Bill O’Reilly|
Bill O’Reilly is a very hardworking man. He has worked a lot and has continued that till today. His net worth is 85 million dollars.
William James O’Reilly Jr. known as Bill O’Reilly is a 72 years old American conservative commentator, television host, and author.
Born on 10 September 1949, Bill O’Reilly is 72 years old as of 2022.
Bill O’Reilly’s net worth in 2022 is estimated at $85 million.
He had two children, Madeline O’Reilly (Daughter) and Spencer O’Reilly (son), with his Ex-Wife Maureen E. Mcphilmy.
Bill O’Reilly’s annual salary is estimated to range between $25 million to $30 million.