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Alan Colmes Net Worth

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Net Worth$12 Million
Full NameAlan Colmes
Age70
Date of BirthSep 24, 1950
Birth PlaceUnited States of America

Alan Colmes Salary What is Alan Colmes’ salary per year? $2 million Alan Colmes is an American radio/television host, liberal political commentator; he has a net worth of $12 million. Alan Colmes has earned his net worth from his work at the Fox News Channel and avid blogger. He is also the host of The Alan Colmes Show, his own nationally syndicated talk-radio show distributed by Fox News Radio that also airs throughout the United States on Fox News Talk on Sirius and XM. Colmes is a former co-host of Hannity & Colmes, a nightly political debate show on Fox News Channel. He runs the popular Liberaland blog and contributes to AOL News. He wrote Red, White & Liberal: How Left Is Right and Right Is Wrong in 2003. He was born in New York City, NY and attended Hofstra UniversityAlan Samuel Colmes (born September 24, 1950) is an American radio/television host, liberal political commentator for the Fox News Channel, and blogger. He is the host of The Alan Colmes Show, a nationally syndicated talk-radio show distributed by Fox News Radio that also airs throughout the United States on Fox News Talk on Sirius and XM. From 1996 to 2009, Colmes served as the co-host of Hannity & Colmes, a nightly political debate show on Fox News Channel.
In addition to broadcasting, Colmes runs the Liberaland blog and contributes to AOL News. He wrote Red, White & Liberal: How Left Is Right and Right Is Wrong (2003).
Alan Colmes was born in New York City. He attended local public schools and went to Hofstra University, where he graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from its School of Communications. While at Hofstra, he worked at its radio station WRHU.
Colmes began his career in stand-up comedy. He developed his radio career in the Northeast, eventually working at stations such as WABC, WNBC, WHN, WMCA and WEVD in New York, WNHC in New Haven, and WEZE and WZLX in Boston.
His radio career took off when WABC hired him for the morning drive time slot. He was billed as “W. Alan B. Colmes”, as in the station’s call sign. He moved to WNBC in 1987, but his tenure there would be short when NBC announced in 1988 it would close its radio division. When WNBC went off the air for the last time on October 7, 1988, Colmes’ was the last voice heard. He has been syndicated nationally, starting with his involvement with Daynet, a venture created by Colmes and other regional radio hosts. Daynet was sold to Major Networks, Inc. in 1994. Colmes kept his own show, which is distributed by Fox News Radio. He was hired by Fox News CEO Roger Ailes in 1996. He was the co-host of Hannity and Colmes, beginning with the Fox News Channel launch on October 6, 1996, and ending on January 9, 2009.

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