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With a net worth of $40 million and a high salary, Brian Williams one of the richest news anchors

Ashmita Karki Sun Sep, 2016
With a net worth of $40 million and a high salary, Brian Williams one of the richest news anchors

Journalist Brian Williams, who has an amazing net worth of $40 million, making him one of the richest news anchors, is the chief anchor and managing editor of breaking news coverage for MSNBC

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Brian Williams' annual salary and luxurious lifestyle

image: Williams with his wife and daughter, Allison

57-year-old Williams is a learned and very dedicated man. His annual salary is $13 million. He has worked hard all his life in order to reach where he is today. That’s why he deserves each penny of his net worth. His income is enough to give him and his family a very luxurious life.

Brian Williams' mansion

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William lives with his wife, Jane, in a $2 Million Mansion in New Canaan, Connecticut. His luxurious house is 3,448 square foot and is based on 2.5 acres land. Talking more about his mansion, it is a colonial style as it features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a swimming pool.

Brian Williams' antique collections

image: Williams standing next to dale

His daughter Allison went to Ivy League school, where her dad Williams paid $63,500 a year. Isn't that huge? Of course, it is but there’s more. Williams has some exquisite things in his collection. Some of them include Dale Earnhardt helmet, Apollo astronaut-signed photograph, Hank Aaron-signed baseball, Martin Luther King Jr.’s autograph and a sharpie drawing by Muhammad Ali.

Brian Williams hangs out with Obama

image: Williams with President Obama

Williams sometimes hangs out with President Obama. Once he filmed a trip out from the White House with President Obama to pick up burgers and fries at a local Washington, D.C. But Williams didn't pay for it; Mr. President did.

Brian Williams career

video: Brian Williams being interviewed

Talking in short about Williams' career, he first worked at KOAM-TV in 1982. Later in 1993, he joined the NBC News and that’s when his career took a huge turn. Soon after joining, he was promoted to a White House Correspondent. Then he earned $8 million a year ,but after he took over the helm of NBC Nightly News in 2004, his salary increased to $10 million in 2006. At present, he earns $13 million annually.

Brian Williams Awards

image: Williams with Emmy Award

Till date, Williams has received 12 News & Documentary Emmy Awards. He received one Emmy in 2006 for Nightly News coverage of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina. Similarly, he bagged more Emmy Awards. He received two in 2007, one in 2009, two in 2010, one in 2011, one in 2013, and one in 2014. Besides Emmy, other awards received by him are George Polk Award, DuPont-Columbia University Award, and Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.