Talk shows have always been around. These are considered to be the source of entertainment, and have sensational stories and lots of gossips, along with the opportunity to shout the opinions and get involved with public conversations. The females, in this regard, are known better than the males. There are numerous female talk show hosts all over the world. This is a list of top 10 richest female talk show hosts ever.
- 10. Whoopi Goldberg – $45 Million
- 9. Katie Couric – $55 Million
- 8. Rachael Ray – $60 Million
- 7. Barbara Walters – $150 Million
- 6. Ellen DeGeneres – $285 Million
- 5. Oprah Winfrey – $3 Billion
- 4. Robin Roberts – $14 Million
- 3. Wendy Williams – $17.5 Million
- 2. Gayle King – $20 Million
- 1. Meredith Vieira – $30 Million
10. Whoopi Goldberg – $45 Million
Whoopi Goldberg is famous for her performance in the movies like The Color Purple, Ghost and The Sister Act movie franchise. She has even made Sister Act into a Broadway play. She is a multi-talented female who bagged awards like Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. She has been the host of The View, and her net worth is $45 million.
9. Katie Couric – $55 Million
Katie Couric has long been a talk show sweetheart. She is known for her bubbly personality and friendly behavior during the anchoring of shows for multiple channels. She is a popular figure, and her talk show addresses the social problems of the females. She has been an incredible journalist of the era, with net worth of $55 million.
8. Rachael Ray – $60 Million
The Food Network star, Rachael Ray has been a successful talk show host. She has been anchoring for more than 10 years. In this show, she talks about nutritious diets, food varieties and numerous meal-related problems. Due to this show, Rachael has a huge fan following. She has also given us hit shows like 30 Minute Meals, and Rachael Ray’s Week In a Day. Her net worth is $60 million.
7. Barbara Walters – $150 Million
Barbara Walters is a veteran news anchor, and the creator of a famous daytime talk show named The View. She is no longer hosting this show, but often appears as a guest. She has also been in production line, and worked with ABC News. Barbara also hosted 20/20. Her net worth is approximately $150 million.
6. Ellen DeGeneres – $285 Million
Ellen DeGeneres is one of the most lively and energetic talk show hosts. She starts her show with a kind of unique and entertaining dance to captivate the audience. Ellen ends her show episodes with the words “be kind to one another”. She is a beautiful and gorgeous female. Her net worth is around $285 million.
5. Oprah Winfrey – $3 Billion
Oprah Winfrey is another rich female and one of the most exceptional talk show hosts. Without any doubt, she has well hosted shows including The Rachael Ray Show, Dr. Phil and The Nate Berkus Show. She is also the CEO of network OWN, which is home to reality shows, interview-type programs, and news. Her net worth is approximately $3 billion.
4. Robin Roberts – $14 Million
Robin Roberts has been a talented and successful sportscaster of ESPN for years before she became a staple on ABC’s Good Morning America. She used to be an athlete in her high school times. She worked with ABC since 2002, and then had started working for Good Morning America in 2005. She has net worth of around $14 million.
3. Wendy Williams – $17.5 Million
Wendy Williams is not only a television celeb but also a radio personality. She has certainly gained tremendous success during her career. She has been in daytime television with The Wendy Williams Show. She has been the winner of the Billboard Award for Best On-Air Personality for her work in radio. Her ratings have always been high. She has modeled for HSN. The net worth of this lady is $17.5 million.
2. Gayle King – $20 Million
Gayle King is a co-host on CBS This Morning. She is a famous and well admired talk show host. She has been popular for her various works, especially her stint at CBS, hosting of a show called Cover to Cover, and in 1997 she hosted The Gayle King Show. She has also been the anchor of a talk show on her BFF’s network, OWN. Her net worth is $20 million.
1. Meredith Vieira – $30 Million
Meredith Vieira started her career from television as a journalist and correspondent of 60 Minutes. She has worked for CBS Morning News, and in 2006, she replaced Katie Couric in The Today Show. She is an impressive and wonderful talk show host. She has spent more than 10 years on television, and has approximate net worth of $30 million.
These ladies are known for their distinctive hosting style. Who is your favorite?