The 12 times Emmy Award winner, Brian Williams has a whopping net worth of $40 million. He accumulated his massive worth through his career as a journalist.
He got a breakthrough to success after joining NBC News in 1993. Currently, he is severing as Chief Breaking News Anchor of the network's news channel MSNBC.
Let's look at how Williams managed his huge wealth.
Luxurious House Purchased in 1993
Williams has been living a luxurious lifestyle. His current residence is in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife Jane Stoddard Williams and two children.
The house covered 3,448 square foot which was built in 1890. He bought it in July 1993 that cost $750,000. It is the colonial property featuring 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and a swimming pool.
Sold His Property
In 2006, William owned property of $1.54 million in Jacksonville, Florida which he sold in 2012 for $825,000. He sold it in a loss of over $700,000.
Salary From NBC
Brian is the listed in highest-paid anchor whose annual salary is $13 million. From 1993-1999, he worked as NBC News correspondent & as NBC Nightly News weekend anchor. Later, he promoted to anchor of NBC Nightly News in 2004.
According to The Richest, in 2007, his salary from the aforementioned TV news program was $8 million. After William signed a 5-year deal with NBC News in December 2014, his income increase $2 million.
The television personality made his broadcasting debut through KOAM-TV. Soon then, he made his successful career when he joined WCBS-TV as reporter & weekday anchor. In 1993, he began working in NBC News and also associated with it.
Additionally, he was honored by Peabody Award for the coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Also, he has covered the Boston Marathon bombing, the Umpqua Community College shooting, and many more. Currently, he is severing as Chief Breaking News Anchor of the network's news channel MSNBC.
Suspended For Six Months From 'NBC Nightly News'
As we know that, an anchor, Brian Williams was suspended for six months from 'NBC Nightly News'. The incident is connected with the Iraq War story of 2003. On January 30, 2015, Williams claimed that the military helicopter where he was presented was hit by an RPG & forced down.
But, according to Lance Reynolds, a flight engineer in one of the 3 helicopters during the incident, stated that the statement given by Brian was false. Reynolds told the attack of Chinook helicopter was forced down due to sand storm rather than the attack.
After all this, Williams apologized for misrepresenting his experience on February 4, 2015. He chooses to leave NBC Nightly News and his place was given to Lester Holt on February 9, 2015.