Bill O’Reilly Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Fox, Radio, Podcast, Net Worth, Salary.

Bill O’Reilly
Bill O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly Biography

Bill O’Reilly is an American journalist, political commentator, author, television host, radio host, news anchor, podcast host, actor, and producer. He is popular for hosting a cable news program ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ which started airing on Fox News in 2001. Moreover, he has co-anchored the syndicated tabloid television news program named ‘Inside Edition’.

William studied and later graduated from the Queen Mary University of London. Later, he graduated with his Bachelor in Arts from the Marist College.

O’Reilly was hired by the start-up Fox News Channel after leaving Harvard. He started hosting his own show named The O’Reilly Factor. He had very hard-driven interviews and blunt commentary. Bill dealt with the nation’s hottest issues in an atmosphere described by him and his show’s producers as the “No Spin Zone.”

The O’Reilly Factor became the country’s most-watched cable news program in 2001. Afterward, he expanded his media presence to include a weekly syndicated newspaper column and a national radio show called The Radio Factor. It ran from 2002 to 2009.

Bill O’Reilly Age

How old is Bill O’Reilly? O’Reilly is 73 years old as of 2023. He was born William James O’Reilly Jr. on September 10, 1949, in New York City, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on September 10th every year.

Bill O’Reilly Height

O’Reilly stands at a height of 6’4″ (1.93m) and his weight is 98 kg (216 kg).

Bill O’Reilly Family

O’Reilly’s father is Williams James Sr. and his mother is Winifred Angela Drake O’Reilly. Additionally, his is family is believed to be of Irish descent. He is the youngest of the other children of his family.

Bill O’Reilly Married

O’Reilly got married to his wife Maureen E. McPhilmy on November 2, 1996. They wedded in a private wedding ceremony in the St. Brigit Parish that was located in Westbury. Maureen E. McPhilmy professionally works as a public relations executive. The two met at a press conference in 1992.

They are parents of two children having a son and a daughter. The son was born in 1998 and the daughter in 2003. The children are named Madeline and Spencer. O’Reilly together with Maureen got separated on April 2, 2010, and later divorced in 2011.

The reason for their divorce was later known. His wife Maureen reported that she was physically assaulted by her husband of fifteen years. Maureen said that she was dragged by Bill down a staircase by the neck. Before they separated, they had a court battle over custody of their two children.

Bill O’Reilly Radio

Previously, O’Reilly hosted a radio program called The Radio Factor from 2002 to 2009. It had more than 3.26 million listeners and was carried by more than 400 radio stations. Bill was number 11 on the “Heavy Hundred,” a list of the 100 most important talk show hosts in America, according to the talk radio industry publication Talkers Magazine. 

Additionally, Conservative Internet news site NewsMax’s “Top 25 Talk Radio Host” list selected him to the number 2 spot as the most influential host in the nation.

O’Reilly returned to radio with a daily 15-minute series named The O’Reilly Update in 2019. His program airs during or near lunch hour on most stations in a time slot previously used by Paul Harvey. O’Reilly began appearing on the radio as a recurring guest on Friday editions of the Glenn Beck Radio Program in May 2017.

Bill O’Reilly Fired

Fox News fired O’Reilly after an explosive New York Times report published in April. The report revealed that O’Reilly together with the network had paid millions to settle sexual harassment lawsuits filed against him over the years.

Bill O’Reilly Podcast

After being fired from Fox, he went on and founded and started hosting the No Spin News podcast from 2017.

Bill O’Reilly Net Worth | Salary

O’Reilly has an estimated net worth of between $85 million to $100 million. His income is mainly from his career as a journalist, political commentator, author, television host, radio host, news anchor, and podcast host.

Bill O’Reilly Salary

Reilly receives an estimated annual salary of between $18 million to $25 million.

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