Garrison Keillor Net Worth 2017: The Shocking Amount Public Radio Hosts Can Make

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Garrison Keillor net worth 2017

Garrison Keillor is best known for his work on Minnesota Public radio's A Prairie Home Companion, but he has done much more than that.

Now, he's forced to answer for questions about alleged inappropriate conduct, which could affect his future career.



So what is Garrison Keillor net worth in 2017? What are Garrison Keillor's salary/earnings? Read on...

Garrison Keillor Career, Earnings, Salary

Garrison Keillor first got started in the radio business in the late 60s, and it was for the same organization he was recently working for, Minnesota Public radio.

At first, he hosted a morning show, and then later he started hosting other shows.

It was in 1971 when he started A Prairie Home Companion, although it really only began to catch on few years later.

Over the next several years, A Prairie Home Companion became something of an international cultural symbol, with all kinds of people discussing it and parodies from the likes of The Simpsons.

Garrison Keillor finally left the show in 2016, and was congratulated by 18,000 fans as well as the president.

Aside from working on A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor was a writer, and he wrote several pieces as well as several dozen books and poems.

His received multiple awards from organizations across the spectrum.

In addition to his writing and broadcasting, Keillor owns a bookstore in Minnesota, and he has done work as a voiceover artist. He also has written music.

Garrison Keillor Net Worth 2017: How Much Money Does Garrison Keillor Have?

Surprisingly, public radio host can make a significant amount of money. According to Guidestar, some of NPR's biggest names, like Steve Inskeep and Renee Montaigne have in the past made around $300,000 a year.

Given the fact that his show is nationally syndicated, Garrison Keillor would have made a significant amount of money from his show.

In total we estimate that Garrison Keillor net worth in 2017 is $2 to $4 million.