Today, CBS journalist Gayle King is getting quite a bit of attention because of our connection to Oprah Winfrey, who many are suspect he may become president of the United States in 2020.
But less is known about Gayle King herself, who is a longtime journalist and editor at large for Oprah’s magazine, called “O”. So what is Gayle King net worth in 2018? What are Gayle King’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Gayle King is originally from Maryland. She was born into a relatively modest family, and worked her way up over time. She went to University of Maryland and then moved to Missouri, where she started working in television. Her first job was as a weekend anchor for a local TV station, but then she moved to a bigger TV station in Connecticut.
King worked for almost 2 decades before getting noticed by the NBC network, which decided to hire her to start doing daytime TV. She got a job doing a daytime show, but the show tanked in the ratings, and it was quickly dropped from the schedule. She continued working in daytime TV, however, and she managed to get another show, which was called The Gayle King Show.
That show, to, ended up being a failure in the market, and it was canceled soon after he began. Nevertheless, King continued to try her hand at television while also looking at other forms of journalism.
In 1999, King managed to get a job as the editor of Oprah’s magazine. At the same time, she managed to work directly with Oprah on multiple projects, including Oprah’s TV show, the Oprah Winfrey show, and other projects that Oprah was working on.
King also got a position on Good Morning America where she worked as a correspondent. At the same time, she managed to get work in the radio, hosting a show on Sirius XM.
Gayle can continue to work with Oprah for many years. She still is the editor of Oprah’s magazine, and she also has a TV show on Oprah Winfrey’s TV network, OWN.
Currently, King is an anchor of CBS’s morning show, although she no longer works on OWN.
Gayle King has been well known for being a high earner in the media industry. In fact, she’s often recognized as one of the higher earning females in daytime/morning talk. She earns a significant amount from her current contract with CBS, although she also earns from her work with Oprah.
In all, we estimate Gayle King net worth in 2018 at $25 million.