Today, it was revealed that journalist and political analyst Mark Halperin was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment. He has been fired from CNN and MSNBC.
So what is Mark Halperin net worth in 2018? What is his salary? What could he be liable for if the allegations are true?
Mark Halperin has been accused of sexual harassment after a long career. Here is his statement on the matter:
During this period, I did pursue relationships with women that I worked with, including some junior to me…I now understand from these accounts that my behavior was inappropriate and caused others pain. For that, I am deeply sorry and I apologize. Under the circumstances, I’m going to take a step back from my day-to-day work while I properly deal with this situation.
Mark Halperin began his career after graduating from Harvard in the 1980s. He immediately went into the news business, working for ABC on their flagship news program, before moving up in the company to become the political director.
It was as political director at ABC that Halperin was allegedly harassing women. During his time at ABC, he started releasing books, and he continued to release multiple well known books over his career.
Halperin went on to join MSNBC, and started appearing all over the cable news networks as a political advisor.
Halperin’s best known book, Game Change, became the basis for an HBO movie, and was featured in many other places. It was a top seller.
So what is Mark Halperin net worth? Halperin became extremely wealthy off his book deals as well as his deals with news networks.
According to Empty Lighthouse, Halperin had deals with Bloomberg and others where he was paid $1 million or more per years. He also appears to have been paid at least $2.5 million for his book Game Change, which he also sold the rights to a movie for.
In total, we estimate Mark Halperin net worth in 2018 at $15 million.
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