If you’re looking to find the richest woman in the news business, you will be surprised to learn that Megyn Kelly’s not quite there yet.
She’s influential enough, but her net worth of $15 million keeps her off our list of the best-paid women bringing us the stories that matter. Check out who did make the list instead.
Melissa Theuriau: The French Superstar
Melissa is worth $18 million, she works for the French channel Metropole 16.
When she’s not bringing the country the news, she’s helping out those less fortunate than her and her philanthropy is near legendary.
She was once voted the world’s most beautiful reporter.
Rachel Maddow: The First Openly Gay Woman In American News
The Rachel Maddow Show gave Rachel the title of the first gay woman, who is out of the closet, to host her own primetime news show.
Her popularity with her fans has helped her accrue personal wealth to the tune of $20 million.
Robin Roberts: Still Killing It
Robin has had some challenges with her news career after being diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a type of cancer.
However, despite this, she’s still managed to tuck away a very healthy $25 million. Much of it stems from her time as a popular sports reporter.
Greta Van Susteren: A Powerful Woman
Forbes magazine nominated Greta as the 94th most powerful woman in the world, thanks to her influence in American news.
She began her career as a legal analyst. Now, she’s worked for CNN. Fox, NBC, and MSNBC and amassed a staggering $35 million while doing so.