Charlie Rose is a living legend in the journalism industry today. He is very popular and well respected as a television talk show host and as a journalist worldwide. Charlie Rose has a towering figure and stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 meter. As of 2017, Charlie Rose’s net worth is $25 million US dollars. So how did he earn all that fortune, would you like to know? Let us examine the life, career, income and wealth of Charlie Rose.
Charlie Rose Biography
On 5th January, 1942, Charles Peete Rose, Jr. was born in Henderson, North Carolina to Charles Peete Rose, Sr. and Margaret Rose. Charlie Rose’s parents were tobacco farmers and owned a country store. From the age of seven Charlie Rose helped his parents run the store.
In school Rose played basketball. Later Rose attended Duke University and graduate with a BA degree in history, which was followed by a JD from the School of Law at Duke University. Charlie Rose became interested in politics after interning in the office of North Carolina Democrat Senator B. Everett Jordan.
Charlie Rose began his career as a freelance journalist with BBC. In 1972 Rose was employed with New York bank Bankers Trust. At the same time he was the weekend reporter at WPIX-TV. In 1974 he was the managing editor of ‘Bill Moyers’ International Report’ at PBS. In 1975 Rose became the executive producer of Moyers’ ‘Bill Moyers Journal.’
From 1984 to 1990 Rose anchored one-on-one interviews with celebrities on ‘Nightwatch’ a show on CBS News. In the ‘Charlie Rose’ show debuted on PBS, which in 1993 became nationally syndicated.
Additionally, Charlie Rose worked for other major channels such as KXAS-TV, and was a correspondent for 60 Minutes II and for 60 Minutes, from 1999 to 2005. His contribution to the American TV show has been memorable.
Currently, Charlie Rose is the host of the “Charlie Rose” show on PBS, co-anchor on CBS for “This Morning” show, and a substitute anchor on the ‘Evening News’ show on CBS. On the Charlie Rose show he has hosted many interviews on the incomparable difference between Christianity and Islam. Besides covering the glamour industry and the glamorous lives of celebrities, the Charlie Rose show has also endeavored to touch upon some hard core subjects.
On 16th October, 2014, Charlie Rose was invited to the State University of New York at Oswego to celebrate the college’s annual Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit. At the same event he was awarded an honorary doctorate for his outstanding lifelong contribution to broadcasting, television and media industry. Following this Charlie Rose received an honorary degree from the University of the South (2016). Additionally, Charlie Rose has received the Peabody Award for interviewing Jimmy Carter and the Emmy Award for his work in interviewing Barack Obama, the former US president. Rose was awarded the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2015.
Charlie Rose Net Worth and Income Profile in 2017
Charlie Rose earns a stunning annual salary of $8 million dollars and has an annual net worth of $25 million US dollars As of 2017. His jaw dropping salary is hallmark of his high worth in the journalism industry. Charlie Rose owns an apartment each in New York City, Washington D.C., and Paris. He owns a house in North Carolina and a beach house in Bellport. He also owns a 575-acre farm in Oxford. To earn his good fortune, Charlie Rose has worked hard for several decades at PBS and CBS. His dedication and talent towards journalism has paid off and made him immensely rich.
Charlie Rose is the quintessential American TV talk show host and a serious journalist. Even at the age of 75 years, Charlie Rose continues to go strong as his interviews on the very popular Charlie Rose show that has been airing for decades.