Sean Hannity Net Worth: Lifestyle & Career

Sean Hannity
Sean Hannity (Source: Vox)

An American talk show host, Sean Patrick Hannity, better known as Sean Hannity, has a whopping $250 million net worth.

Perhaps one of the most successful faces in the American TV industry Sean is also the host of a nationwide syndicated talk radio show, The Sean Hannity Show.

He has also hosted a Foxe’s commentary show, Hannity, since 2009.

Sean Hannity
Sean Hannity (Source: Variety)

Sean has also supported some of the conspiracy theories, such as Hillary Clinton’s health, birtherism, and many more.

By 2018 Sean had become one of the most listened to hosts in talk radio and most-watched hosts in cable news.

For his work in the radio and TV industry, Sean has received numerous accolades, including an honorary degree from Liberty University.

Moreover, he has also authored several best-selling books.

Sean Hannity | Quick Facts

Birth Name Sean Patrick Hannity
Net Worth $250 Million
Gender Male
Date of Birth December 30, 1961
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States
Father Hugh Hannity
Mother Lillian Hannity
Siblings Three Sisters
Profession Radio Show Host, Talk Show Host, Author, Political Commentator, Author
Nationality American
Ethnicity White-American
Religion Christian
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Education St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary, Liberty University
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Divorced
Spouses Jill Rhodes (m. 1993- div.2019)
Children Merri Kelly Hannity and Patrick Hannity
Girlfriend Ainsley Earhardt (rumored)
Age 60 Years Old
Height 1.82 m, 5 feet 11 inches, 182 cm
Weight 80 kg, 176.36 lbs.
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Black
Active Years 1996-Present
TV Shows Hannity’s America, Hannity & Colmes (1996-2009), Hannity
Awards & Honors National Radio Hall of Fame (2017), Marconi Award (2003 & 2007)
Radio Show  The Sean Hannity Show
Source of Income Real Estate, Radio-Television Host, Investment
Social Media InstagramFacebookTwitter
Last Update July 2022

Sean Hannity Net Worth, Radio Earnings & Current Earnings

Sean Hannity’s Net Worth

American talk show host Sean Hannity has a net worth of a staggering $250 million as of July 2022.

Sean is one of the most notable television and radio hosts in the American TV scene.

He has been working as a host in the industry for quite a while now and earns a decent sum from his profession. He is perhaps one of the richest talk show hosts on the entire globe.

Sean earns a staggering $40 million per year between his TV show and radio gigs. Similarly, from Fox news alone, the host bags $25 million per year.

Sean Hannity's Show Hannity
Sean Hannity’s Show Hannity (Source: The Independent)

Sean has been inked with the Fox network since its October 1996 launch.

Originally, he co-hosted Hannity & Colmes at Fox News. He then became the solo host of the program in 2008, and the show was renamed, Hannity.

In 2008 the cornerstone of Fox News Channel’s prime-time schedule Sean Hannity contracted to appear on the network through the 2012 presidential election.

Moreover, in 2012, the show had average viewers of about 2.1 million, even more than MSNBC & CNN. Currently, Mr. Hannity makes about $25 million per year from Fox News alone.

The remaining salary comes from a radio syndication deal. He signed the syndication deal with Premiere Networks in 2019.

Radio Earnings

The conservative political talk shows The Sean Hannity Show features Hannity’s ideology and opinions related to the current political scenario.

In September 2001, the show began national syndication on over five hundred radio stations across America.

In 2004 he signed an extension contract with ABC Radio (currently Citadel Media) to stay on the show until 2009. The contract was worth a massive $25 million.

In June 2007, Citadel Communication acquired ABC Radio, and in 2008 Sean was signed for a five-year contract with the network. The contract was worth $100 million.

Current Earnings

Hannity made $45 million between June of 2018 and June of 2019. Similarly, he bagged a whopping $43 million between 2019 and 2020.

Aside from his hosting gigs, Sean is a best-selling author and earns millions of dollars each year from his book royalties.

Similarly, he is also an avid investor and has invested in numerous properties in different states across America.

Sean Hannity’s Net Worth in Different Currencies

Let’s check Sean Hannity’s net worth in different currencies as of July 2022.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 221.01 million
Pound Sterling £ 186.19 million
Australian Dollar A$ 345.76 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 320.53 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 18,739,500,000
BitCoin ฿ 4,869.89

Sean Hannity | Houses & Cars

Houses

According to the report published by The Guardian newspaper, Mr. Hannity owns a property empire worth $90 million.

Reportedly, the talk show host owns about 900 houses in seven states across the United States.

Furthermore, he has invested in everything from low-income properties to luxurious mansions.

In 2013 alone, he allegedly acquired dozens of properties out of foreclosure.

Sean Hannity's Mansion
Sean Hannity’s Mansion (Source: Pinterest)

Some of the most notable and priciest possession of Mr. Hannity includes his two Georgia apartment complexes which he purchased in 2014 for a whopping $22.7 million.

Similarly, in 2008 Sean purchased an 11,400 square feet mansion in Oyster Bay, New York, for $8.5 million.

Currently, the seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms mansion is worth about $9.5 million.

Moreover, recently in 2021, he purchased a two-level waterside, 3,813 square feet townhouse for $5.3 million.

Cars

Sean is not much of a car guy. He owns a black Cadillac Escalade, which costs well over $90,000.

Similarly, for the most formal meeting, he gets chauffeured around in a $120,000 black Mercedes Benz S-Class.

He has also been spotted in some vintages, but we are not sure whether the host owns them.

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Sean Hannity | Lifestyle

Multi-millionaire talk show host Sean Hannity’s net worth is an astounding $250 million. He perhaps is one of the busiest hosts on the planet.

He has been engaged in multiple hosting gigs and hardly has time for himself.

However, whenever he has free time, he makes most of it. He loves spending time with his children.

Sean got married to an American author Jill Rhodes in 1993. However, the couple called it quits in 2019 after staying married for 26 years.

Together have two children, Merri Kelly Hannity and Patrick Hannity.

Moreover, the conservative political commentator is a devout Christian. However, he left Catholic Church, citing too much-institutionalized corruption.

Aside from that, Sean developed a close relationship with Donald Trump during the election and became even closer during his presidency.

 Donald Trump
Sean & Donald Trump (Source: The Guardians)

They used to talk over the phone multiple times a week, discussing Sean’s show, counsel investigation, and even White House staff evaluating.

Furthermore, in 2014 Sean stated that he carried a weapon for more than half his adult life. Reportedly he still has a huge collection of ammunition, handguns in particular.

Moreover, according to the talk show host himself, he trains martial arts four days a week and also has a brown belt in the sport.

Sean Hannity | Charity

Sean hosted a country music-themed “Freedom Concerts” from 2003 until 2010 to raise money for charity.

However, regarding the concert’s transparency, numerous complaints were filed by different commissions.

The complaints claimed that he falsely promoted the concert, and only a small percentage of the proceeds went to the targeted charity Freedom Alliance.

Debbie Schlussel, the conservative blogger, also wrote about the concert in 2010.

Similarly, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complained that Sean supported the false concert concept about donating every dollar of raised funds for scholarships.

After the question marks arose from every direction, the concert was stopped in 2010.

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Sean Hannity | Books & Other Activities

Books

Talk show host Sean Hannity is also an author and has published a handful of books over the years.

Sean published his first book in 2002 entitled Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism.

Similarly, his second book, Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism, was published in 2004.

 Book
Sean Hannity’s Book (Source: Amazon)

Both his first and second books managed to enter New York Times bestseller list.

Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda, his third book, was released in 2010.

Other Activities

Aside from hosting, Sean has had several cameo appearances in TV and films. He had a brief voice-over as an unseen reporter in The Siege.

Similarly, he appeared in Atlas Shrugged: Part II and the second season of House of Cards as himself.

Moreover, he appeared in the 2017 film Let There Be Light which he also executively produced.

Sean Hannity | Career

Born in New York City, New York, on 30th December 1961, Sean grew up in Franklin Square, Long Island.

His mother, Lillian, worked in county jail as a stenographer and correction officer, and his father, Hugh, was a family-court officer.

Sean was the fourth and youngest child of his parents and the only boy.

He graduated from St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary in Uniondale, New York.

After high school graduation, he enrolled at New York University and then in Adelphi University and UC Santa Barbara but ultimately dropped out.

 Early Years
Sean Hannity’s Early Years (Source: YouTube)

He began his own house-painting business in 1982. It was around 1989 he got a chance to host his first talk show at KCSB-FM, a UC Santa Barbara’s volunteer college station.

Nonetheless, he got canceled after less than a year because of controversy over LGBTQ rights discussion.

Sean joined WVNN in Athens, Alabama, after leaving his prior hosting job at KCSB.

In 1992 he joined WGST in Atlanta.

Unknown Facts About Sean Hannity

  • In November 2017, Sean was enshrined into the National Radio Hall of Fame.
  • Talkers Magazine listed Sean in the second number on their list of 100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America. In 2003 they also awarded Sean with the Freedom of Speech Award.
  • He was awarded Marconi Award in 2003 and 2007 by the National Association of Broadcasters as the Network Syndicated Personality of the Year.

FAQs

Who is Sean Hannity’s lawyer?

In April of 2018, it was revealed that Sean shared lawyer Michael Cohen with Donald Trump.

Is Hannity live or tapped?

The television political talk show air live at 9 p.m. from Monday to Thursday. However, the episodes that air on Fridays are tapped.

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