Brian Williams net worth: American journalist best known for serving ten years as anchor and managing editor for NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams has a net worth of $40 million.
Brian Williams is a well-recognized American journalist who is majorly famous for being the anchor of the news program “NBC Nightly News”. Also the managing editor for the same program, Brian claimed to fame with his enthusiastic covering of “Hurricane Katrina” from New Orleans.
A very popular television personality and well-respected journalist, Brian has made a multi-millionaire out of himself with his extraordinary skills and talent. Currently, Brian has been working in MSNBC and also works for “Breaking News”, given his recent suspension from NBC due to his misinterpretations about “Iraq War” in 2003.
Born as Brian Douglas Williams on May 5, 1959 in Middletown Township, New Jersey, USA, he was raised in Elmira, New Jersey. After graduating from Mater Dei High School, Brian went on to enroll in George Washington University but did not graduate as he started interning in the administration of President Jimmy Carter. He went on to focus his career in journalism and initially worked at “KOAM-TV” in 1981 and then worked for a string of television channels like “WTTG”, “WCAU” and many more.
It was in 1993 that Brian joined NBC News for the first time and started his career in a full swing. Later, in 2004, when he became the anchor of “NBC Nightly News”, he started gaining popularity and followers.
This program took his success to the next level as a journalist and also aided heavily to his net worth. One of the richest journalists, Brian served as the vital part of “NBC Nightly News” for more than a decade and was suspended from there in February 2015. The part that played in this dark news of his life is his misinterpretation of news in 2003 regarding “Iraq War”, when he was not even associated with this program. Currently, this mishap has been costing him millions but the good thing is; Brian is still working with NBC and is earning in millions.
As for his personal life, Brian is a married man with two children. He and his wife, Jane Gillan Williams currently live in New Canaan, Connecticut. This respected journalist, who was honored with Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Bates College, has a net worth of $40 million at the present and all of his money is solely accumulated from his career as a journalist.
Quick Facts about Brian Williams
Full Name: Brian Douglas Williams
Profession: Journalist, editor, television personality
Ethnicity: Irish American
Date of Birth: May 5, 1959
Place of Birth: Middletown Township, New Jersey, USA
Education: George Washington University
Marital status: Married to Jane Gillan Williams
Astrological sign: Taurus