Daytime talk shows are something that many people have a weak spot for. Many people are addicted to certain talk shows and the reason for this addiction is the topics being discussed and the person who hosts the show. The TRP of the show greatly depends on the host of the show.
Hosting a daytime talk show is not at all easy as the host is held responsible for the success or failure of the show. These hosts not just have the responsibility of the show on their shoulders but are also really loaded.
Checkout the top 10 Richest Daytime Talk Show Hosts In The World in 2017-2018
10. Meredith Vieira
Meredith Vieira was born on December 30, 1953 in Rhode Island, USA. Meredith is a very successful and prominent journalist. Meredith began her career as a radio broadcaster and as a local TV journalist in the year 1975. Meredith gained a leap in her career by hoisting a talk show “Who wants to be a Millionaire” in the year 2002. Meredith started her own talk show the Meredith talk show that got aired on NBC. The show was cancelled by the network after seasons. The net worth of the journalist is estimated to be $40 million.
9. Whoopi Goldberg
Caryn Elaine Johnson who is known by the name of Whoopi Goldberg was born on November 13, 1955. Whoopi is an American host, author and a television host. Whoopi has been chosen for 13 Grammy awards. Whoopi is among a very few television personalities who have been felicitated with an Emmy award, a Grammy award, an Oscar and a Tony award. Whoopi started off with her career in the year 1982 with Citizen. Whoopi is known for her controversial day time talk show “The View.” The estimated net worth of the actress is around $45 million.
8. Michael Strahan
Michael Anthony Strahan was born on November 21, 1971 in Texas, USA. Michael is an American media personality and worked as an American football defensive end. Michael gave 15 years of his life to football. Michael has been a part of many shows like; Good morning America. Michael is now working as a host for GMA. Michael is a very successful and prominent media personality. He has achieved a certain place in his life because of his hard work and dedication. The estimated worth of this great personality is $45 million.
7. Rachael Ray
Rachael Ray was born on August 25, 1968 in New York, USA. Rachael is a prominent television personality, businesswoman and an author. Rachael has gained a lot of fame due to her performance in a cooking show that is aired on the Food Networks. Rachael is really famous in every household for her incredible cookingcompetence. Rachael’s recipes and cooking books are really eminent. Rachael received a lot of appreciation for her talk show and was even nominated for many great awards. The estimated net worth of the star is $60 million.
6. Wendy Williams
Wendy Williams was born on July 18, 1964 in New Jersey, USA. Wendy is a successful actress, author, fashion designer and a media personality. Wendy began her career as a radio host and with her hard work and dedication reached a great stage in her life. Wendy has authored some incredible books. Wendy is presently hosting a day time talk show The Wendy Williams show. Wendy has been surrounded by controversies since the time of her talk show. But with all these troubles, Wendy has been able to make her place in this world. The estimated net worth of Wendy Williams is around $60 million.
5. Steve Harvey
Broderick Stephen who is known as Steve Harvey is an eminent comedian, radio host, actor and a media personality who was born on January 17, 1957 in West Virginia, USA. Steve Harvey has made a different place across the globe because of his jolly nature. People love the way her carries out serious discussions in the form of comedy. Steve Harvey has gained a lot of appreciation for his amazing and astonishing stand-up comedy. The estimated net worth of the star is $100 million.
4. Kelly Ripa
Kelly Maria Ripa was born on October 2, 1970. Kelly is a prominent and a famous dancer, media personality and a television producer. Kelly has been felicitated with the Emmy award for being the best day time talk show host. Kelly is really famous for her marvelous looks. Kelly is a talented woman and Live with Kelly is among the day time talk show that is my personal favorite. Kelly has achieved a lot in her life due to her hard work and her dedication for her career. The net worth of the beautiful personality is around $100 million.
3. Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne was born on October 9, 1952 in London, United Kingdom. Sharon is among the finest media personality, author, music manager and a businesswoman. Sharon made it to the television by making an appearance in a reality show The Osbournes.” After this talk show Sharon achieved a lot in her career. Sharon is married to OzzyOsbourne who is also known as the Prince of Darkness. Sharon is an inspiration to the young ladies. She has proved that life is not about sitting and letting it take control but it is about controlling the string of your life. The net worth of the star is $220 million.
2. Dr. Phil
Phillip Calvin McGraw who is known as Dr. Phill was born on September 1, 1950 in USA. Dr. Phil is known for his incredible work in medical field. Dr. Phil was recognized by the audiences after his appearances in Oprah Winfrey Show. Dr. Phil has given a lot to the world by his amazing and marvelous work. He has been felicitated by the designation of a doctor. Dr. Phil’s day time show has proven to be helpful for many people. The estimated net worth of this icon is $300 million.
1. Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is the host of the day time talk show by Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen is a prominent comedian and has gained a lot of appreciation for her unique and amazing style. Ellen has gained a lot of fan following because of her talk shows. The net worth of this incredible star is around $330 million and she is still climbing the ladder of success.
The names of the media personalities mentioned above are inspirations for many people. These people prove that life is all about taking control and moving forward. These hosts are not just responsible for making their careers reach a specific place but are also responsible for making the show reach new levels. These people are considered as their idols by many people. All these hosts are really loaded and are still climbing the ladder of success.