Steve Doocy’s current employer, Fox News, pays him both a set salary and a bonus. Steve Doocy’s annual pay under his current Fox News contract is $26 million. In addition to this fixed income, Steve Doocy also gets a $4 million incentive dependent on how well his shows do on television.
Early in the 1990s, Steve Doocy began working for radio stations for a $10,000 salary. His starting pay at Fox News in 1996 was $20,000 at the time. He was receiving a salary from Fox News of nearly $65,000 by the turn of the twenty-first century.
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Steve Doocy has a net worth of $89 million dollars as a political pundit, television broadcaster, and author in the United States. Steve Doocy is best recognized for his role as a Fox News Channel anchor on “Fox & Friends.” The show has gotten a lot of flak for its right-wing propaganda and habit of brown-nosing Donald Trump, who used to be a regular on-air guest. Despite this, Doocy has won reporting and writing accolades from the Associated Press and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences throughout his career.
Steve Doocy Bio
Stephen James Doocy is a television host, political analyst, and author from the United States. He is most recognized for his current role as a Fox News Channel anchor on Fox & Friends.
Steve Doocy Age
As of 2023 Steve Doocy is 66 years old. Doocy was born on October 19, 1956, in Algona, Iowa, United States. However, he grew up in Abilene, Kansas.
Steve Doocy Family
James “Jim” Edward Doocy, who worked in sales and construction, and JoAnne (née Sharp) Doocy had only one child. His paternal grandfather was from Ireland, while his maternal grandmother was from Sweden.
Steve Doocy Wife & Children
Doocy is married to Kathy Doocy (née Garrity), a former model and TV sports reporter who appeared in a Chatty Cathy Doll commercial. Mary, Sally, and Peter Doocy, a Fox News White House correspondent, are the couple’s three adult children. He is a resident of Wyckoff, New Jersey. Kathy Doocy has overcome cancer.
Steve Doocy Education Background
He grew up in Industry, Kansas, and attended Russell, Salina, and Industry elementary schools. Doocy attended Wakefield junior high and Clay Center High School in Kansas.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Kansas in Lawrence. He was the first on-air disc jockey for KJHK radio, a student-run radio station in Lawrence that broadcasts on 90.7 FM.
Steve Doocy Career Background
Doocy began his broadcast career as a reporter for Topeka, Des Moines, Wichita, and Kansas City television stations. His first major market assignment was with WRC in Washington, D.C., as a features reporter. He became the anchor of NBC’s nationally syndicated program House Party with Steve Doocy in 1990, a remake of the 1960s Art Linkletter show, which was followed by the syndicated kids’ series Not Just News”.
He co-hosted Wake Up America on NBC’s America’s Talking channel in 1994, which was his first-morning show gig. In 1996, Doocy joined CBS flagship TV station, WCBS-TV, in New York City to host the morning broadcast. For four-ball drops, he was the live Times Square reporter on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC-TV.
Doocy began co-hosting the Fox News Channel’s morning show Fox & Friends in 1998, after joining the network in 1996. He assisted in the introduction of Fox News Channel’s New Year’s Eve special, All American New Year, in 2004, which included Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly as hosts.
Following Donald Trump’s victory as president, Fox & Friends interviewed him frequently, as he had been a regular on-air contributor to the show for several years prior to the campaign. Trump referred to it as “the most honest morning show” after he was elected. During Trump’s first year in office, he continued to watch the show and frequently cited it on Twitter. The New York Times dubbed Fox & Friends “the most powerful TV show in America” as a result of this.