Roger Ailes Biography


Roger Ailes

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Birth Name: Roger Ailes
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   77 Years
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Roger Ailes is an American media consultant and television executive, born and grew up in the factory town of Warren, Ohio. He was born to parents Donna Marie and Robert Eugene Ailes and grew up along with his siblings. Ailes attended the Warren city school and obtained his degree majored in radio and television. Regarding his Ethnicity, he is White and holds American Nationality.

Roger started his professional career in Cleveland and Philadelphia, where he served as Property Assistant, Producer and executive producer for KYW-TV. He also produced a talk-variety show, The Mike Douglas Show. Additionally, he was also credit for guiding George H.W. Bush to victory in the Republican primaries. Later, Ailes wrote a book along with Job Kraushar named as, “You are the Message: Secrets of the Master Communicators”. Furthermore, Robert also became the founder and chief executive officer of Fox News, Chairman of the Fox TV stations.

 Moving towards his personal life, Roger Ailes is married thrice. He in recently is married to his third wife, Elizabeth Tilson, a former television executive. The couple has one son together. Information regarding his previous married has not been revealed.

Moreover, Ailes had numerous sexual abuse cases against him. He had offered several things on the conditions that they slept with him. He had offered Gabriel Sherman, Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson, Andrea Tantaros etc. Because of many cases of sexual harassment allegations against him, Roger Ailes had to resign as the CEO and Chairman of Fox News on July 21 under an exit agreement that granted him $40 million.

Roger earns the huge amount of money from his career. He worked for several places with good designation earning handsome amount of money. It has been estimated that his current Net worth is around $ 30 Million.

Roger Ailes, the former Fox News CEO died at the age of 77 on May 18, 2017. His wife confirmed his death. One year after resigning from Fox News after several sexual allegations, he took his last breath.

  

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Born in Warren, Ohio.

1940 15th of May

Roger Ailes was born on 15th May 1940, in Warren, Ohio, United States. He grew up in the factory town of Warren, US and grew up along with his siblings. He is white and holds American nationality.  

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Attended Ohio University.

1962

Robert Ailes attended the Warren city school where he was inducted into Warren High school's distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. He went to Ohio University in Athens where he completed his majored in radio and tv and served as the student station manager of WOUB for two years. 

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Wrote Book.

1988

Roger Ailes wrote a book along with Jon Kraushar named as “You Are the Message: Secrets of the Master Communicators”. In the book he discusses some of his philosophies and strategies for successful performance in the public eye.

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Married with Elizabeth Tilson.

1988 14th of February

Roger Ailes had married thrice in his life. He married to Elizabeth Tilson who is his third wife. She is the former television executive and is also the owner and publisher of local New York State newspapers. The couples are blessed with one son and enjoying their life. 

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President of CNBC

1993

Robert was named as president of CNBC in 1993. During his presidency at CNBC, he planned and executed the inception of another CNBC channel, “America’s Talking” which get broadcast in 1994. He hosted a talk show, “Straight Forward”. 

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Became the Chairman.

2005

Ailes became chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group in April 2005 after the departure of Lachin Murdoch. During his tenure at Fox, Ailes hired Dennis Swanson, former CBS executive, to be president of the Fox Television Stations Group.  

 

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Current Net worth.

2017

Roger earns the huge amount of money from his career. He worked for several places with good designation earning handsome amount of money. It has been estimated that his current Net worth is around $ 30 Million by which he is enjoying his life.

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