Brian Kilmeade is one of the most celebrated reporters and presenters in the journalism industry. 

Over the course of his long career, Brian has successfully gathered massive popularity. But that’s not all. 

Brian has also earned a good chunk of fortune. Compared to other journalists, he has much more comprehensive and impressive salary compensation.

Here are all details about Brian’s salary, net worth, house, and luxuries.

What Is Brian Kilmeade Salary?

During his initial days, Brian began his career as a correspondent for Channel One News. Since Brian was only in the initial phase of his career, his salary payout was pretty average as well. 

It was all during the early 90s, and Brian only earned between $44,000 to $77,166 annually during that time. 

Brian then worked as a host and anchor for a couple of other networks such as KLSD, KHSL-TV, and others.

However, during that time, Brian did not earn more than an average annual salary he was earning as a correspondent.

Things changed when Brian joined FOX News Network in 1997.

However, during his initial time at FOX, Kilmeade’s salary did not cross the $100,000 threshold. 

But, since then, things have changed for Brian. 

Today, after more than 20 years of working at Fox News as a reporter and host, Kilmeade earns in millions.

In 2020, Brian earns a massive $4 million annual salary. 

Kilmeade has worked with other famous reporters like Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earnhardt, and many others as well. 

This massive salary must have contributed to an even larger net worth as well. Let’s find out. 

Brian Kilmeade Net Worth

Over the course of his working life, Kilmeade has managed to make a lot of fame for himself.

Starting out as an entry-level journalist, Kilmeade quickly rose to become one of America’s favorite journalist.

In 2018, Brian had an estimated net worth of over $4 million.

Now, in 2020, Kilmeade has a massive net worth of $8 million and growing. It’s all become possible because of his amazing work.

However, fans and viewers remain confused about the math here. 

If Brian has a salary of $4 million, how is that over the years, he’s only managed to create a fortune of $8 million only?

The reason is because of taxes.

There are several kinds of taxes that the U.S. government imposes on salaried income. 

Here’s a breakdown of Brian Kilmeade’s salary and tax deductions. 

Gross Income (Yearly)


Gross Income (Monthly)



Income Taxes (Yearly)

Federal Tax


State Tax


Social Security Tax


Medicare Tax



Total annual tax amount = $1,870,492

Net Income (after tax) = Gross Income – Total annual tax amount

    = $4,000,000 - $1,870,492

    = $2,129,508

So, after-tax deduction, Brian only has slightly over $2 million every year. Now, from that, he has to look after a family, and also maintain a suitable lifestyle. 

Brian Kilmeade House

Kilmeade is a married man with a wife and family. 

He married beautiful Dawn Kilmeade (previously DeGaetano), and the couple welcomed three children together.

They are Brian, Kirstyn, and Kaitlyn. 

Kilmeade, wife Dawn, and his children live in their house in Massapequa, New York.

Brian Kilmeade's House
Brian Kilmeade's House. (

The house has three bedrooms, one Kilmeade spouses, one for their son, and one for their daughters. 

Along with a massive net worth of $8 million, another of Kilmeade's asset is his home.

That’s because of soaring house prices in New York. 

In Massapequa, New York neighborhood, house prices start from $300,000 and up.

Considering the massive house, Kilmeade lives in; It’s surely priced near to a million.