Elizabeth Vargas has worked as an anchor for A&E Networks since 2018. Prior to this position, she was an anchor of ABC’s 20/20 for 14 years. She was also formerly an anchor on the World News Tonight. Like many other anchors, she majored in journalism in college and worked at a local news station in Chicago upon graduation. While working at WBBM-TV, an affiliate of CBS in Chicago, the senior vice president of ABC, Phyllis McGrady, said of Elizabeth that she’s one of the most flexible talents he had ever worked with. It’s no wonder that Vargas has made it so far.
She is said to have a net worth of $6 million. Despite her success, her life hasn’t been without its fair share of struggles. Vargas has had a history of alcoholism and has entered rehabilitation centers numerous times to recover.
Tamron Hall – $2M
Texas-born Tamron Hall studied broadcast journalism at Temple University. After graduating, she moved to Texas, where she worked at KTVT. In 2007, she got her big career break, joining NBC News and MSNBC. In 2009, she gained recognition after she substituted for anchor Keith Olbermann on Countdown with Keith Olbermann. She continued to work for the networks until 2017.
She worked as a correspondent on NBC News, as a host on MSNBC’s NewsNation with Tamron Hall, and as a co-anchor of Today’s Take. In 2013, she also hosted Deadline: Crime, which aired on the Investigation Discovery channel. She is estimated to be worth $2 million.
Nancy O’Dell – $2M
Another former beauty pageant winner of South Carolina, this Clemson graduate started her broadcasting career as a reporter and news anchor at the news station WDPE-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She proceeded to work in Charleston and Miami before she landed a role with the celebrity gossip show Access Hollywood, which she hosted from 1996-2009.
Today, she is still delivering celebrity gossip on Entertainment Tonight as a special correspondent. She is estimated to make around $2 million and have a net worth of $12 million.
Erin Burnett – $3M
Long before Erin Burnett became a news anchor with her own show on CNN called Erin Burnett OutFront, she was working as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs. While in this position, CNN brought her on as a writer for CNN’s Moneyline. Her resume includes a slew of impressive roles, like working as a co-anchor for CNBC’s program Squawk on the Street program and Street Signs program and contributing to programs like Meet the Press, Morning Joe, Today, and NBC Nightly News.
She has also made several appearances on The Celebrity Apprentice while working as an advisor to Donald Trump. Burnett is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has hosted Erin Burnett OutFront live from several countries around the world, including Mali, Rwanda, China, and Afghanistan. Her current salary is $3 million, and her net worth is $12 million.
Bianna Golodryga – $3M
Moldova-born Bianna Golodryga was a finance anchor at Yahoo! Before pursuing a career in journalism. Although she hoped to work in the financial services industry, after the economic crisis, she chose to pursue a different career path. She started off as a producer at CNBC before becoming an on-air correspondent.
In 2004, she received an honorable title as one of the top journalists under 30 and was offered a spot as a correspondent for ABC. She also took on the position as a weekend co-anchor for Good Morning America for four years between 2010 and 2014 after co-anchor Kate Snow left the show. Her salary is estimated to be $3 million.