We have heard and read much about the net worth of Fox News’ employees. But, do you know about the former Fox News’ CEO’s net worth? Well, today we are talking about none other than Roger Ailes.
1940-born Roger Ailes is a very knowledgeable and respected man. He is a well-learned man and definitely with his intellect, he has made Television a better place. Roger is respected and valued all over the world.
Image: Roger Ailes in his office
Recently, he got involved in a huge controversy. He resigned from Fox news in July 2016 because he was alleged of sexual harassment. In the past, Roger was a media adviser for Republican presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush and also for Rudy Giuliani's first mayoral movement.?
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ROGER AILES' NET WORTH
Roger has worked hard all his life. Thus in 2016, Roger Ailes has a net worth of $25 Million. His salary is $7 Million per Year. Even after he was 'fired' from Fox News, his net worth is expected to rise in the coming year due to the $40 million compensation he received from the network
Image: Roger Ailes
Ailes has accomplished many achievements in his life. Ailes' started his career in television in Cleveland and Philadelphia. There he worked as Property Assistant in 1962, Producer in 1965, and later as an Executive Producer for KYW-TV for “The Mike Douglas Show”. He has been nominated in few awards as well. He was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for it. Ailes had made TV ads for the 1988 Bush campaign. Those were also examined in the award-winning documentary film Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story.
ROGER AILES'S WIFE
Roger is married to Elizabeth Tilson. This couple got married in 1998 and has been running smoothly since then. However, there is no information about his children. There are no rumors of divorce between them. But we cannot be sure if his wife is going to ask for separation sooner because of his sexual harassment allegations. Since he is a married man, we cannot say that he is homosexual because we don’t have any information or reports related to it.
Image: Roger Ailes with his wife Elizabeth Tilson
Despite all the controversies, we agree that Roger is where he is today because of his passion for his work. He deserves each penny of his net worth.