Yes, David Letterman is one of the wealthy TV hosts. He has shaped all of his net worth from hosting, writing, producing and comic roles. A few years back, Letterman has inaugurated his own production house with the label ‘Worldwide Pants’. The company has now produced various recognized comedy shows. Amazingly, his produced shows have captured almost 12 times Emmy Awards and nominated for over 67 times. Meanwhile, surely, he has a successful hosting career. In 1986, he won 38th Primetime Emmy Award. In 1996, Letterman’s name was placed on number 45 on the list of ‘TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time’. Several years later i.e. in 2006, he was called to host the CBS program ‘Late Show with David Letterman’. In 2015, he ended up his journey with the show.
David Letterman Net Worth 2019:
- Almost, $400 Million is the David Letterman net worth 2019. These are very good earnings figures for a TV host because their salaries are very less than the actors.
Short Career Detail of David Letterman:
Before hosting, Letterman was fond of collecting models of racing cars and didn’t even think to join the industry. However, he practiced on radio station WAGO-AM 570 as a disc jockey while studying at university. Thereafter, he began taking interest in writing and wrote for sitcoms such as ‘Good Times’ during 1975.
Consequently, he was seen with Johny Carson on a program ‘The Tonight Show’ which later on became the source of income for him as became the regular guest of Carson in 1978. Followed by the success of the show, Letterman was given a chance to host his own show during the daytime with the label ‘David Letterman Show’ and collected Emmy Award for the two times.
David Letterman Salary per Episode:
- Right now, no one is sure about the David Letterman salary per episode. But, no doubt, he is a true legend.
Short Bio of David Letterman:
His parents did ordinary jobs to supplement their children as his father was a florist whereas his mother was a secretary at church. He attended Broad Ripple High School for his formal education and then attended Ball State University based in Indiana for graduation diploma in telecommunications. At university, he was joined Sigma Chi fraternity sorority.