Megyn Kelly is now one of the highest-paid hosts on TV - here's where her salary ranks
In a broad multi-year deal with the broadcast network, Kelly will anchor an NBC News program Sunday evening, host an hourlong daily daytime news talk show, and become a mainstay in special political news events.
The new gig means that Kelly will also raise her salary from the previously reported $10 to $12 million range to her new NBC salary, which most likely falls between $15 million and $20 million, according to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.So where does that place Kelly's paycheck versus the salaries of other big TV hosts?
In October, Variety released estimated numbers for the salaries of a range of television actors and personalities. The estimates are based on surveys of actors, executives, attorneys, agents, and other representatives.
Here's how Kelly's reported annual salary ranks against those of other superstar TV hosts: