Former news anchor, Megyn Kelly is not any longer related to any major network and cable news channels. As of 2019, she is independently reporting and talking about the trending topics on her verified Instagram profile.
Since she began her new career, she is much more active on social media. She has launched a new self-made show, The MK Interview, which first aired on 8 November 2019. How much she earns now as compared to her previous job. How much is her current net worth? We have all the details here.
Current Income Sources: Earnings From Instagram And YouTube
The former NBC reporter premiered her show on YouTube and Instagram. With the start of her new career, she mainly earns from her engagement rates, followers, and posts on her verified accounts.
According to a verified source, Influencer Marketing Hub, Megyn Kelly makes between $180 to $300 per sponsored post from Instagram. As of 24 November 2019, Kelly has around 34.5 thousand, with an engagement rate of 7.44%.
Similarly, she also makes money from her self-titled YouTube channel. She launched the channel on 7 November 2019 and has garnered more than 9.65 thousand subscribers.
According to SocialBlade, Kelly earns $71 to $1.1 thousand per month and has estimated yearly remuneration at the range of $848 to $13.6 thousand.
The MK INterview, she has so far interviewed Kevin McCarthy and Ashley Bianco.
How Much Megyn Kelly Earned From Her Professional Career As A Reporter?
Indeed, Megyn Kelly earns reportedly low from her new career as compared to her previous career as a professional reporter.
Her life changed after NBC News fired Megyn Kelly. The 49-year-old was terminated from NBC following her boneheaded comments in her show on 23 October 2018. In the episode, she made a controversial remark about wearing the blackface as a Halloween costume is not racism.
While Wikipedia claims that her three years $69 million worth contract was terminated so that she could focus on her career as a correspondent.
After her termination, the news executive of NBC said:
“They gave her the $69 million and all she has delivered is scandal after scandal. Add production costs and they are responsible for a $100 million shitshow at 9 am every morning. Her limited tenure here has been an embarrassing joke.”
If Megyn Kelly would not have been fired, she was supposedly estimated to have an annual salary of around $23 million.
Before she joined NBC News, she worked in Fox News. She started her tenure in 2010. There she had a salary of $9 million per year after she signed the 2016 contract.
On 6 January 2017, she left Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment on former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. She said; she was one of the victims of Ailes, which the latter vehemently denied.
Megyn Kelly’s Net Worth Over The Years
Megyn Kelly started her career in ABC affiliate WJLA-TV as a reporter. In 2003, she had a net worth of around $100 thousand.
Until 2018, she was evaluated at $30 million, but her net worth gradually decreased after she was fired from NBC.
As of 2022, Megyn Kelly is estimated to have a net worth of $18 million.