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Journalist Barbara Walters net worth: $170 million rich with prolific career

Updated On 09 Apr, 2017 Published On

Barbara Walters is an American popular journalist who has a net worth of $ 170 million in 2016. It is her hard work and talent that has made her a wealthy celebrity. In 2007, she was estimated to earn $12 million as her yearly salary, which made her the highest paid news celebrity in the history.

Since her career debut, she has continuously expanded her net worth. In fact, she has made a history in the field of news reporting, which has provided her several prestigious awards.

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Barbara Walters Net Worth

Although Walters' salary isn't revealed, it is estimated to be around six-figure dollars. Barbara Walters' main source of net worth is her handsome salary. She improved her working skills and eventually that brought her more viewers and earning. Until today she has served several reputed news agencies which made her the owner of $170 million net worth. 

She has bought an awesome new house which includes a good view and six bedrooms. The valuation of the house is said to be $7.499 million. No doubt she can afford a dream house for her own as she has the net worth of $170 million in 2016. The dream house has a lovely garden, perfect pool, and a catchy design.

The image upload above is the new house of Barbara. It looks really expensive and matches her net worth.

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The video explains in brief about her secrets of earning and allocation that has made her richest celebrity of the news world.

Barbara  Walters career and Awards 

Barbara Walters married four times with three husband is currently single and has one daughter Jacqueline Dena Guber, who is adopted. Before working in journalism spent a brief stint in the secretary job. While working in NBC she shared her writing skill and moved to Moring show which broadcast on CBS where she wrote material. In the 1960s she worked on ABC’s 20/20 and NBC’s Today Show to build her trademark in the field of journalism.

Barbara Walters with award

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Later she began to host a popular talk show name The View where she was both a producer and a writer. In 2007, she was reported to be paid $12 million as her annual salary. This made her the highest earning TV host in the news history. In 2014, she took the retirement from co-host position followed by executive producer in 2015. Though she took retirement she hosted several distinct reports for 20/20 show. In 2016, she was back in her former position for the 20th season of the show, The View.

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Barbara has been awarded several awards for her works. She has not limited herself to career and earning but she is also active in humanitarian work, which has made her more noticeable and award winning. In 1985 she was nominated for Paul White Award, Radio Television Digital News Association.

In 1988, she was honored with the President’s Award; the Academy of Television Arts and Science Hall of Fame; Overseas Press Club’s highest award; the Lowell Thomas Award for her excellence in Journalism; the Muse award awarded by women’s of New York in movie & television; popular award the lifetime Achievement award honored by the National Academy of TV Arts and Science; 2007 walk of fame and 34 daytime and primetime Emmy Awards.

Barbara Walter on the image with expensive jewelry on her neck and ears looks beautiful. The ornaments give her a perfect match with her face and outfit.

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