Lis Wiehl is an American author, former legal analyst & reporter on Fox who has a huge net worth of $50 million.
Wiehl's best selling books are The Face of Betrayal (2009), The Newsmakers (2007), Lethal Beauty (2015), A Deadly Business (2014), and others. Let's find more about Wiehl's net worth:
How Did She Earn Her Worth?
Wiehl has an estimated net worth of $50 million which she earned from being the author of eighteen fiction and nonfiction books. Not only from the books she has earned a sum of money by being a legal analyst & reporter on Fox.
Apart from her career, Wiehl has gathered more than half of her worth from an American journalist, Bill O'Reilly in a settlement.
Received $32 Million for Sexual Harassment Settlement
In 2017, Wiehl's worth was rapidly increased as she filed a lawsuit against a television host, Billy O’Reilly for sexual harassment with whom she has worked in the show ' The O'Reilly Factor'. After filing the lawsuit, Wiehl received a settlement of $32 million from O’Reilly where he repeatedly harassed her, sent sexually explicit e-mails, and gay pornography.
After the settlement, Wiehl also signed an affidavit which said "no claims against Bill O'Reilly."
Worked in Fox News
Before filing the lawsuit against Billy O’Reilly, Wiehl was the legal analyst & reporter on Fox News. She was the part of various Fox News Channel show where she interviewed several media like CNN, NPR, and others. Then after all the settlement, she decided to leave the Fox and send a mail to her colleague by saying 'I have decided to leave Fox to devote myself to my writing and other pursuits'.
On average a legal analyst of Fox News used to earn $76056 to $79345 and a reported used to earn $74,000 to $80,000.
Earning as Author
Lis Wiehl is the New York Times' bestselling author who has written a total of eighteen books. Her books have been sold over a million copies all over the world. Some of her best selling books are The Face of Betrayal, The separatists(2017), A Matter of Trust (2013), Haunting Charles Manson (2018), and The Truth Advantage (2011).
Works in NewsLaw
After the case, Wiehl became the host of trial coverage for Law & Crime in one of the web sites of Dan Abrams, which was known as LawNewz. The LawNewz is pretty much like a Court TV that provides the live feeds and various jurisdictions.
Work as Legal commentator on National Public Radio
Lis Wiehl before working in Fox News has worked in NBC News and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. NPR is a media organization which is a private and public funded non-profit organization.