Bill O Reilly

Bill O Reilly was born in the year 1949 and he is known as a political commentator. He was involved into the field actively in the year 1975 onward.  He is among the well-known TV personalities of the US. He has done his B.A from the Marist College and a M.A from the Boston University.  He got a M.P.A from the Harvard University. He works as a syndicated columnist and a TV Host.  He is the host of the O’Reilly Factor which is the most popular program.  It is broadcasted by Fox News Channel. He has done his work in different news channels like CBS and ABC News.  For the two channels, he was working as news reporter. He is the anchor of the popular program called Inside Edition. He is a well known author and among the books  he has written include Killing Jesus, Killing Lincoln, Killing Patton, Killing Kennedy and A Bold of Fresh Piece of Humanity.

 He started to work in his TV career when he worked on WNEP-TV and he was a weather reporter. Afterwards, he joined the WFAA-TV. Because of his work, he was awarded a Dallas Press Club award because of the excellent work he did in the investigative reporting. In the year 1980s, he started to appear on the WCBS-TV. Because of another investigative report, he got a second Emmy. In the year 1986, he started to work for the ABC news where he got the opportunity of covering many important events.  He started to work as an anchor for the World News Tonight, Nightline and Morning America. He joined the Inside edition and he started to anchor it.

Bill O Reilly keeps his life private and little information is available about his affairs and girlfriends. His wife was Maureen McPhilmy and they got divorced in the year 2011.

In the year 1996, he got the job with Fox News channel. He was to work for The O’Reilly Report but the program changed afterwards to be O’Reilly Factor. The program got enough popularity and it became the highest rated show for the News TV Channels of 24 hour cable.  He was also the host of radio channel up to 2009. He became the number 11 in 100 most important talk show hosts of US. He is known to be influential host. He was listed the number 2 in the entire US in this area.

Even if he is popular, he had also been in many controversies. He was involved into the sexual harassment lawsuit and others. He has racist views that made news. He is known among richest TV personalities and he has a net worth of 85 million dollars and he is believed to make a salary of 18 million dollars per year.

Last Modified: Mar 14, 2020

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