Top 20 News Anchor celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 News Anchor celebrities [Updated February 27, 2021].

1. Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw net worth 2020
Tom Brokaw was born on February 6, 1940 in Webster, United States.
He was known as the anchor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004 and is also an author.

Net Worth 2020: $85 Million

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Salary 2020: $5 Million

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Salary/Contracts: In 1997 Tom signed a five-year $7 million contract with NBC. That's the same as earning around $11.4 million in today's dollars. He then signed an a three-year extension to keep him at the helm of NBC Nightly News through 2004. When that contract ended he signed a new 10-year extension that kept Brokaw at the network to produce documentaries and other series. He has since signed additional extensions. The terms of those extensions are not known, but the annual salary amounts are believed to be in the $5 million range.

Salary/Contracts: In 1997 Tom signed a five-year $7 million contract with NBC. That's the same as earning around $11.4 million in today's dollars. He then signed an a three-year extension to keep him at the helm of NBC Nightly News through 2004. When that contract ended he signed a new 10-year extension that kept Brokaw at the network to produce documentaries and other series. He has since signed additional extensions. The terms of those extensions are not known, but the annual salary amounts are believed to be in the $5 million range.

2. Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly net worth 2020
Megyn Kelly was born on November 18, 1970 in Syracuse, United States.
She practiced law for nearly a decade before finding success in broadcast journalism.

Net Worth 2020: $45 million (2019)

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Salary 2020: $15 million to $20 million

3. Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley net worth 2020
Jane Pauley was born on October 31, 1950 in Indianapolis, United States.
She spoke out publicly about her struggles with bipolar disorder and penned a 2004 memoir entitled Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

4. Lesley Stahl

Lesley Stahl net worth 2020
Lesley Stahl was born on December 16, 1941 in Lynn, United States.
She was a White House correspondent for Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

5. Shepard Smith

Shepard Smith net worth 2020
Shepard Smith was born on January 14, 1964 in Holly Springs, United States.
He began his journalism career working as a reporter for a television station in Florida. 

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

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Salary 2020: $10 Million Per Year

6. Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite net worth 2020
Walter Cronkite was born on November 4, 1916 in Saint Joseph, United States.
His news delivery on CBS got him voted the Most Trusted Man in America.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

7. David Muir

David Muir net worth 2020
David Muir was born on November 8, 1973 in Syracuse, United States.

ABC news anchor and co-host of 20/20. He was the recipient of multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Awards and in September of 2014, he became the host of ABC's World News, succeeding Diane Sawyer

He received the National Headliner Award for his news coverage during the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

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Salary 2020: $5 Million Per Year

8. Paula Zahn

Paula Zahn net worth 2020
Paula Zahn was born on February 24, 1956 in Omaha, United States.
She used to work at local TV stations while trying to get her breakthrough.

Net Worth 2020: $18 million (2016)

9. Deborah Norville

Deborah Norville net worth 2020
Deborah Norville was born on August 8, 1958 in Dalton, United States.
She appeared on the game show Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?

Net Worth 2020: $18 Million

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Salary 2020: $4 Million

10. Bill Kurtis

Bill Kurtis net worth 2020
Bill Kurtis was born on September 21, 1940 in Pensacola, United States.
His first major assignment with CBS News was covering the Charles Manson murder trial.

Net Worth 2020: $15 Million

11. David Gregory

David Gregory net worth 2020
David Gregory was born on August 24, 1970 in United States.
He was assigned to cover the 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush. After Bush was elected, Gregory became the NBC-appointed Chief White House correspondent.

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million

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Salary 2020: $4 Million

12. Amy Robach

Amy Robach net worth 2020
Amy Robach was born on February 6, 1973 in St. Joseph, United States.
She filled in for Robin Robinson while she was on leave from Good Morning America. 

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

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Salary 2020: $1 Million

13. Gregg Jarrett

Gregg Jarrett net worth 2020
Gregg Jarrett was born on April 7, 1955 in United States.
In May 2014, he requested an indefinite leave of absence from Fox, and the following week he was arrested at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport bar for interfering with a peace officer.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

14. Jackie Guerrido

Jackie Guerrido net worth 2020
Jackie Guerrido was born on September 24, 1972 in San Juan, United States.

Former wife of reggaeton singer Don Omar who has worked for Spanish-language TV news as a meteorologist. 

She was the Good Will Ambassador of New York's Puerto Rican Day Parade in 2004.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

15. Mary Matalin

Mary Matalin net worth 2020
Mary Matalin was born on August 19, 1953 in United States.
She appeared as herself in an HBO series called K Street.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

16. Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts net worth 2020
Cokie Roberts was born on December 27, 1943 in New Orleans, United States.

TV news anchor, journalist, columnist, and author who presented as an analyst at This Week With George Stephanopoulos

She was a contributing senior news analyst for NPR and a political commentator for ABC News.

Net Worth 2020: $10 Million

17. Lara Spencer

Lara Spencer net worth 2020
Lara Spencer was born on June 19, 1969 in Long Island, United States.
She was also a correspondent on Nightline.

Net Worth 2020: $9 Million

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Salary 2020: $3 Million

18. Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper net worth 2020
Jake Tapper was born on March 12, 1969 in New York City, United States.
He wrote the book The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor about the troops in Afghanistan.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

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Salary 2020: $4 Million

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Jake Tapper salary: Jake's annual salary under his current CNN contract is $4 million.

19. Carol Costello

Carol Costello net worth 2020
Carol Costello was born on October 11, 1961 in Minerva, United States.
She was featured on a segment of Jon Stewart's The Daily Show in 2009.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

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Salary 2020: $3 Million

20. Alisyn Camerota

Alisyn Camerota net worth 2020
Alisyn Camerota was born on June 21, 1966 in United States.
She was featured on Fox News's satirical program Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld.

Net Worth 2020: $7.5 Million