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How Much is Tom Brokaw net worth? Know about his Career and Awards

Jharna Prasai Tue Jun, 2017
How Much is Tom Brokaw net worth? Know about his Career and Awards

Like Colin Cowherd, Lester Holt, Megyn Kelly, and David Muir, Tom Brokaw is also a successful journalist. Best known as the managing editor and anchor of NBC Nightly News, Tom is also an author.  

Tom started his journalism career as a radio reporter and now is titled as one of the best journalists of America. Not only best journalist, but his name is also listed in one of the richest journalists. So, guess, what would be his current net worth? Apparently, his net worth floats in a million dollars, Isn't it? Want to know what Tom's actual net worth is? And how much is his salary? 

Then, check out the full article to know all about Tom's net worth and salary and even more about his journalism career.

Tom Brokaw Net Worth

Journalism is a great field to explore and learn different and new things, but do journalist earn a good amount of money? It's something everybody wants to know about. 

Tom is a successful journalist and is the owner of million dollars.

Tom Brokaw Net Worth

Tom Brokaw

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Tom current estimated net worth is 70 million dollars which he has added from his salary that he earned as a journalist and all his super hit books. Tom's salary in NBC Nightly News was 8 million dollars.

Tom Houses and Cars

Tom owns a beautiful house in Bedford Road in Pound Ridge, New York. It is a 4,184-square-foot house on 56.74 acres at 43 S which he brought in 1999 for $4.25 million. Tom Brokaw is in a contract to sell his Park Avenue apartment whose market value is $10.75 million.

Tom Brokaw in his house with his dog.

Tom Brokaw in his house with his dog

Source: Big Sky Words

Apart from these houses, Tom also owns an expensive car, and his fishing ranch is situated in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada which he sold for $1.7 million.


Tom Journalism Career

Tom broadcasting career began in Sioux City in KTIV followed by stints at KMTV_TV. Tom joined NBC News in 1966, and a few years later he was White House correspondent.

Tom in NBC Nightly News

Tom began co-anchoring in NBC Nightly News in N.Y. along with Roger Mudd on 5th April 1982, and later on, he was the solo anchor of the show.

Lester Holt tweets about Tom in NBC;

Video: Tom Brokaw Says Farewell to NBC Nightly News

The next year Tom anchored in NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw where he covered many hit news like EDSA Revolution and Loma Prieta earthquake. He retired from NBC in Dec 2004 and left his anchor chair and became ABC's special correspondent. Besides working for NBC and ABC, Tom has given his spectacular performance in many other TV shows.

Tom Brokaw preparing for a live broadcast in the aftermath of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

Tom Brokaw preparing for a live broadcast in the aftermath of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

Source: Wikipedia

Instagram: Tom Brokaw


Congratulations to Tom Brokaw on 50 years with @nbcnews .... from the newbies at #hardball ! #tbt #Brokaw50 #nbcnews #msnbc

A post shared by Hardball with Chris Matthews (@hardball) on

Tom Awards and Achievements

Tom's journalism career is very inspiring from every youth who dream to be a journalist in future. Apart from journalism, his books are also appreciated by the readers. With all his struggle and hard work, Tom has able to receive uncountable of Awards and achievements.

Twitter; Tom Brokaw honored with Dallas Conversation Dinner Award:

 A few Awards and Achievements of Tom are listed below;

Year Award Title Work
1989 Peabody Award A report: To Be An American
  -  Seven Emmy Awards China in Crisis special report
1995 Dennis Kauff Memorial Award Lifetime Achievement in Journalism from Boston University
1998 American Legion Award Public service in the field of Communication
1999 Emmy Award International coverage of the Kosovo conflict
2002 Paul White Award Radio Television Digital News Association
2006 Sylvanus Thayer Award United States Military Academy at West Point
2006 Walter Cronkite Award Excellence in Journalism at Arizona State University
2012 The Nichols-Chancellor's Medal By Vanderbilt University
2012 Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award                      _
2013 Peabody Award Enhancing his reputation since he left the NBC News desk
2016 French Legion of Honor                      _

Tom is a very inspiring journalist who has earned lots of Honoured Awards in his lifetime. He still is involved in the journalism field and has devoted his entire life. We are very appreciative of all his courage and inspirational work. We wish his life will always be happy and delightful.