Roger Ailes

A big name in American TV world and member of Republican party, Roger Ailes, is best known as a founder and former president of the Fox News. He had to resigned of his positions because of the sexual harassment allegations in 2016. As of 2016, Roger Ailes’ has amassed a net worth of approximately 75 million dollars thanks to his career.

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Roger Ailes was born on May 15th, 1940, in Warren, Ohio. His career in TV started when he was 22 years old with a job as a property assistant in KYW-TV. Then he promoted to producer and an executive producer. He was a producer for The Mike Douglas Show which gained him a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award.

Besides his career in television, Ailes is known for his work as a political consultant. He worked on Ronald Reagan’s and George Bush’s campaigns. He was also a consultant for president Nixon. In 1988, Ailes published a book titled You Are the Message: Secrets of the Master Communicators.

Roger Ailes established Fox News TV channel in October 1996. In August 2005, he became the chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group. Ailes is married to Elizabeth Tilson since 1998 and the couple has a son together. They have a luxurious residence in Garrison, New York, however Ailes reportedly lives in Cresskill, New Jersey, as of 2016.