The 20 Richest and Highest Paid News Anchors, Ranked

There was a time when news anchors were just regular people delivering the news. However, changing trends have given rise to a class of television hosts who are highly influential and wealthy.

These anchors have been recognized as the best in the business and are earning a fortune from it.

Judy Woodruff

She is the anchor of PBS NewsHour and has been with the network for over 25 years. She has also collaborated with other networks, such as CNN and NBC.

Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer is a well-known author and broadcaster on television. His work focused on national politics, and he handled all four of Washington's major national missions.

Scott Pelley

Scott Pelley of CBS Evening News has a net worth of $16 million as a journalist and author.  Pelley has covered some of history's most important stories, including the 9/11 attacks, the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Hurricane Katrina.

Chris Wallace

Wallace has received numerous awards throughout his fifty-year career, including three Emmys and a Peabody. He is worth $16 million.

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour is a British-American journalist and author of Iranian origin. She is CNN's top foreign correspondent and host of Amanpour, a CNN International nightly interview program.

Bret Baier

Bret Baier is a news host at Fox News. Baier has been with Fox News since 1998 and is the network's chief political anchor. He also worked as Fox News Chief White House Correspondent.

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