On September 10, 2019, the latest news reports state that Billy Bush is back as the new host of the television show ‘Extra’. This news comes after NBC fired him in October 2016. In October 2016 a 2005 recorded tape surfaced showing Donald Trump and Bush engaged in a lewd conversation about women. When the news of the video footage was leaked; Bush was heavily criticized, and calls for his resignation poured in. Subsequently, NBC had no choice but to fire Billy Bush. So what is Billy Bush Net Worth after he and his wife got divorced in 2018? Read on…
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In September 2016, Billy Bush and his wife Sydney Davis announced that they were separating. On July 15, 2018, Bush and his wife announced that they were divorced.
Although Billy Bush began his five minutes of fame or infamy when a recording was discovered of Donald Trump and Bush having a lewd conversation about women. Bush was in the media for far longer than that.
In fact, Billy Bush is a member of the Bush family, related to George HW Bush, and George W. Bush. Nevertheless, Billy Bush did not start quite as high as some of his relatives.
He began his career earning relatively little on a radio show in New Hampshire. He got numerous radio show hosting jobs from there, and eventually got an actual morning show of his own. Bush continued to do radio shows throughout his career.
From the radio, Bush worked his way into TV, getting roles hosting different programs, such as Access Hollywood and others. Bush worked for Access Hollywood in a number of roles, even becoming a producer.
In his career, Billy Bush has covered red-carpet events like the Academy Awards and hosted ABC’s live pre-shows of 2004, 2005 and 2006. He has co-hosted Miss Universe pageant four times and the Miss USA pageant four times. Billy Bush has also acted in a film and has been the voice of a Disney animated film.
In early 2016, Billy Bush got a lucky break and was able to move to host NBC’s flagship morning program, Today. However, that job was short-lived, because that Trump “grab em by the p***y” recording got leaked, and Bush was fired.
Billy Bush did very well in his career. Although he didn’t start out making too much money, he started to earn a lot during his time at Access Hollywood and then with NBC.
His most lucrative contract was for hosting the Today show on NBC, which was rumored to be in the $3-4 million/year range. However, that contract was severed after the Trump tape came out.
Nevertheless, Bush was able to broker a settlement with NBC, and he received a $9 million settlement, according to the NY Post.
In total, we estimate Billy Bush net worth in the past was $15 million. In 2019 reports state Billy Bush’s net worth is approximately $9 Million.
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