If you have ever been a fan of the shows, The O’Reilly Factor and The Five, then you would have already developed an attraction towards our article’s protagonist as he has the potential to glue your attention on him. Known for his humorous political comments, Jesse Watters is an American journalist who works for the Fox News Channel. If you are eager to know about the salary and earnings of him, kindly scroll down as our page is dedicated to speaking about the life, career, and net worth of Jesse Watters in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Jesse Watters was born on July 9, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States to Stephen Watters and Anne Watters. Jesse spent some days of his childhood at the East Falls neighborhood and attended the William Penn Charter School before moving to Long Island, New York. He studied B.A History at the Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jesse Watters married Noelle Inguagiato Watters in 2009. Noelle also worked for the Fox News in 2011, hosting the fashion and style show iMag. The couple has twin daughters Sophie Watters and Ellie Watters who were born in November 2011. According to some sources, Noelle has filed divorce from Jesse in October 2017, after coming to know that he has an affair with a producer of his show. The producer was transferred to The Ingraham Angle show shortly after Jesse confirmed their relationship.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Watters after graduation began his career in the television industry as a production assistant at Fox News. In 2003, he became one of the production staffs of The O’Reilly Factor, and in 2004 he got the opportunity to give frequent appearances in some of the show’s segments.
In 2014, he hosted the show Outnumbered followed by Watters’ World in 2015. Watters became famous for his humorous interviews and often gave political comments in a satirical manner. Watters’ World was changed to a weekly show from a monthly show in January 2017.
Watters became one of the hosts of the show The Five in April 2017, and just two days after joining the show he got into a controversy for commenting on Ivanka Trump’s speech about female entrepreneurs. Though the comment was initially taken as a sexual harassment comment, Watters later explained that it was just a comment about the voice of Ivanka, but the incident became viral.
Net Worth & Earnings
He has been working for the Fox Channel for the past 16 years and has got a special place for him within the channel. His salary is said to be around $30000 for a show, and his net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Starting his career as a production assistant, Jesse has spent 16 years with the channel which has brought him to the place he is enjoying right now. He has worked a lot to get himself promoted as a host from a production assistant. Though he is infamous for some controversies, we must admire his hard work and determination.