About Bill O’reillyWilliam James O’Reilly, better known as simply Bill O’Reilly, is an American political commentator, television host, historian, author and a syndicated columnist. He is the host of the most popular cable news program The O’Reilly Factor aired on Fox News Channel. Bill started his career as a journalist on various local televisions stations and eventually secured positions on ABC and CBS News. He is characterized by conservative, traditionalist political attitudes and satiric style. Bill O’Reilly net worth is currently estimated at $50 million dollars and his annual salary is $16 million.
Bill was born in 1949, in a family of William James and Angela Drake O’Reilly. After graduating from high school, were he studied together with future pop star Billy Joel, Bill went to study history in the Marist College. During his freshmen year in college O’Reilly traveled to Europe where he attended University of London.