TV show hosts have always been an important part to keeping people glued to their televisions. Whether it be morning shows and late night, game shows, or 24-hour news channel anchors, networks (and now streaming giants) are dishing out big bucks to keep their talent happy.
Variety has compiled the biggest estimated annual salaries of reality, news, and talk-show hosts. There’s newbies to the game like Mike Meyers, Jamie Foxx, and Megyn Kelly, and then there are the big hitters like Ryan Seacrest, Ellen DeGeneres, and Judith Sheindlin (you know here better as Judge Judy).
This graphic below shows the top 20 paid hosts:
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