Talks shows on television attract a wide audience worldwide. Those hosted by just one witty individual, whether male or female, normally gain a lot of viewers. And so American TV, for example, has produced quite a number of popular talk show hosts who have also made millions of dollars. These include Larry King, Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, Rachel Ray and Ellen DeGeneres, among others.
These talk show hosts earn big and became millionaires through time. To date, many female hosts have invaded the boob tube. Their common characteristics? They’re witty, bubbly and have a gift of gab that can hook the audience to every word that comes from their mouth. And they’re just so good in entertaining their guests whatever age they may be.
Oprah Winfrey is one rich female host with an estimated net worth of $3 billion. Her Oprah Winfrey Show was the highest-rated program in the history of U.S. television and was syndicated nationally from 1986 to 2011. Known as the Queen of all Media, she is the CEO of the OWN network and has hosted other shows as well. Unknown to some people, she was the one who discovered Rachael Ray and other talented young people from other countries.
Rachael Ray has been hosting for more than 10 years now and she’s still good at it. Her Rachael Ray show focusing on food, nutritious diets and other meal-related problems continues to attract women worldwide. Her other hit shows include the 30 Minute Meals and Week in a Day. This Food Network celebrity also has a magazine called Rachael Ray Every Day. Currently, Ray is worth $60 million.
Ellen DeGeneres is one of the most energetic and lively female talk show hosts today. Her show is unlike the others because of its unique format plus the dance portion that easily captivates the audience. She also helps young and old people in need and even surprises them with freebies including free trips, cash and appliances. Her show has also featured talented young people from the different parts of the globe, mostly children. Her net worth? It’s $285 million at the moment.
Originally a news anchor for CBS, Katie Couric was eventually given her own daytime talk show called Katie. With her bubbly personality and friendly disposition, Couric has endeared herself to fans around the world. Her show tackles various issues including women’s social and health problems and features people of all types from celebrities to the ordinary folks. She has a net worth of $55 million.