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A Look at Chuck Todd’s Net Worth as He Steps Down as Host of ‘Meet the Press’

American journalist Chuck Todd who has hosted NBC’s iconic Sunday program Meet the Press for nearly a decade, announced his departure from the show on June 4, 2023, Sunday.

Todd who has been a longtime host of NBC will be bidding adieu to the show in September. NBS’s co-chief White House correspondent Kristen Welker will be taking over the show after Chuck’s exit. Keep scrolling further to learn more about Chuck Todd including his career, net worth, and more.

Exploring Chuck Todd’s net worth in 2023

According to various reports, Chuck Todd has an estimated net worth of a whopping $12 million. He is well-known by the viewers for being the host and moderator of NBC’s show Meet the Press.

It has been reported that Todd’s work on the show Meet the Press and his other ventures at NBC like serving as the Political Director for NBC, helped him to earn an annual salary of $4 million.

Back in the day, Todd even worked as the Chief White House correspondent for the news agency. All of us know that Chuck has an eye for the news, however, he didn’t always plan to become a journalist as he was more inclined towards politics.

In the year 1992, Chuck worked for the presidential campaign of Senator Tom Harkin. Later on, he bagged a job at National Journal’s The Hotline, where he was editor-in-chief for 6 years. Later on, he joined NBC and contributed to the channel effortlessly.

What’s the reason behind Chuck Todd’s exit from the show ‘Meet the Press’?

Chuck Todd is parting ways with the show Meet the Press to focus on other ventures while spending time with his family. He made the big announcement at the end of Sunday’s episode.

While addressing the audience in the last segment of Sunday’s show, Todd said, “I’ve let work consume me for nearly 30 years. I can’t remember the last time I didn’t wake up before 5 or 6 a.m., and as I’ve watched too many friends and family let work consume them before it was too late, I promised my family I wouldn’t do that.”

Who will be replacing Chuck Todd?

The answer to the above question is Kristen Welker. Shortly afterward, the news broke that Chuck will be leaving NBC’s show Meet the Press, it was confirmed that NBS reporter Kristen Welker will be the new moderator.

During Sunday’s episode of the program, Todd also talked about Kristen and he had nothing but good things to say about her. He said, “I’ve had the privilege of working with her from essentially her first day, and let me just say she’s the right person in the right moment.”

Welker tweeted, “@chucktodd has been a mentor and friend since my first day at @NBCNews. I’ve learned so much from sitting with him at the anchor desk and simply experiencing his passion for politics. I’m humbled and grateful to take the baton and continue to build on the legacy of @MeetThePress.”

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Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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