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Hugh Malcolm Downs net worth:
$20 Million

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Hugh Downs Net Worth $20 Million Dollars

Hugh Downs is an American television broadcaster, news anchor, and host that has a net worth of $20 million. Produced on February 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, Downs is best known for co-hosting the NBC program, Today, along with the game show known as Concentration. He became active in the entertainment industry in 1945 and attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He hosted and declared on a radio program for WLOK in Lima, Ohio only one year after beginning college. He met his wife, Ruth Shaheen, in Chicago, Illinois when he worked for NBC radio network at WMAQ in 1943 until 1954. Since debuting in television and film, Downs has returned to Columbia University, makes film appearances and public service announcements with political views, and was inducted to the American TV Game Show Hall of Fame. He’s been engaged in the publication of fourteen novels and will be seen co-hosting Not for Women Only with Barbara Walters from 1975 to 1976.



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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography2003TV Series documentaryNarrator
Call to Glory1984TV SeriesNews Reporter
Oh, God! Book II1980NBC Newscaster
Car 54, Where Are You?1961TV SeriesHugh Downs
Riverboat1960TV SeriesDan Flynn
La sonrisa de la Virgen1958Narrator (US dubbed version) (voice)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1957TV SeriesAnnouncer
Caesar's Hour1957TV SeriesAnnouncer
Roxie Hart1942Reporter in Bar (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nothing by Chance1975Documentary executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bunny Years1999TV Movie documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Joe Show2014/IDocumentaryHimself
Today1962-2012TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Mission: Dawn Patrol2010Documentary voice
Nautilus the Next Generation2010ShortHimself
When the World Breaks2010DocumentaryHimself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
20/201984-2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Co-Anchor / Himself / Himself - Host
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Jack Paar: Smart Television2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Family Guy2001TV SeriesHimself
Someone Like You...2001Himself (uncredited)
Opening the Tombs of the Golden Mummies: Live2000TV MovieHimself
The 70s: The Decade That Changed Television2000TV Movie documentarySegment Presenter
Larry King Live2000TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host
NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Mighty Mo: The Many Lives of the USS Missouri1998TV Movie documentaryHimself - Correspondent
Live from Lincoln Center1990-1997TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Announcer
Tales from the Tomb: Lost Sons of the Pharaohs1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
American Masters1996-1997TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Host
Media Literacy: The New Basic1996DocumentaryHimself
New Passages1996TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself
The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Barbara Walters1994TV MovieHimself
Liberty Weekend1986TV Special documentaryHimself - Host
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHimself
The Avant-Garde in Russia: 1910 to 1930 - New Perspectives1981TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Over Easy1978-1980TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
The Hollywood Squares1979TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Good Morning America1978TV SeriesHimself
Woman of the Year1976TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1967-1975TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - TV Host / Himself TV Celebrity / ...
Nothing by Chance1975DocumentaryNarrator
Dinah!1975TV SeriesHimself
Jack Paar Tonite1973TV SeriesHimself
Survival of Spaceship Earth1972DocumentaryHimself - Narrator / Host
The David Frost Show1969-1972TV SeriesHimself
Once Upon a Wheel1971DocumentaryHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1964-1971TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself
He Said, She Said1970TV SeriesHimself
Concentration1958-1969TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
The Match Game1967-1969TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
Laugh-In1968TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1962-1968TV SeriesHimself
Not for Women Only1968TV SeriesHimself - Host (1975-1976)
The 19th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1967TV SpecialHimself - Host (New York City)
NBC Children's Theatre1967TV SeriesHimself - Host
Danny Thomas Special: On the Road to Lebanon1966TV SpecialHimself
The Jack Paar Program1964-1965TV SeriesHimself
A Global Affair1964Himself - TV Newscaster
To Become a Man1964ShortHimself - Narrator
Talent Scouts1963TV SeriesHimself
To Tell the Truth1963TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1963TV SeriesHimself - Guest
I've Got a Secret1963TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1957-1962TV SeriesHimself - Announcer / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Co-Host / ...
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Announcer / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Anouncer / ...
The Jack Benny Program1962TV SeriesHimself
Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1960TV SeriesHimself
Esther Williams at Cypress Gardens1960TV MovieHimself - Announcer
World Wide '601960TV SeriesHimself - Host
Startime1960TV SeriesHimself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1958TV SeriesHimself
The Arlene Francis Show1957-1958TV SeriesHimself
Home1954-1957TV SeriesHimself - Announcer
Hawkins Falls: A Television Novel1953TV SeriesHimself - Announcer
My Most Unforgettable Character as Told by... Carroll O'ConnorTV Movie documentaryHimself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - ABC News / Himself - 20 / 20
The Seventies2015TV Series documentaryHimself - ABC News

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1991Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramLive from Lincoln Center (1976)· John Goberman (executive producer)
· Marc Bauman (coordinating producer)
1981Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk or Service ShowOver Easy (1977)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramLive from Lincoln Center (1976)· John Goberman (executive producer)
· Marc Bauman (coordinating producer)
1993Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramLive from Lincoln Center (1976)· John Goberman (executive producer)
· Karen McLaughlin (coordinating producer)
· Marc Bauman (coordinating producer)
1991Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class ProgramLive from Lincoln Center (1976)· John Goberman (executive producer)
· Marc Bauman (coordinating producer)
1970Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Daytime Programming - IndividualsToday (1952)
1969Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Daytime Programming - IndividualsConcentration (1958)


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#Fact
1Co-host, with Joan Lunden, of an infomercial for Steve Scott's "Master Strategies of Super Achievers" personal coaching system. [2006]
2Co-host, with medical reporter Arthur P. Johnson, of an infomercial for the book, "The World's Greatest Treasury of Health Secrets". [2006]
3The auditorium at his high school alma mater, Shawnee High School in Lima, Ohio, is named in his honor.
4Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 135, pages 117-120. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
5Is the 1982 recipient of the prestigious Connor Award given by the brothers of the Phi Alpha Tau fraternity based out of Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also an honorary brother of the fraternity.
6He is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Space Society, Chairman of the Board of US Committee for UNICEF, Trustee of the Menninger Foundation, and served as a member of the NASA Advisory Council.
7He is color blind.
8The Guinness Book of World Records holder for greatest number of hours on network commercial television (1985).
9He has a post-Masters degree in gerontology from Hunter College.
10A descendant of Davy Crockett, 19th century frontiersman and later congressman from Tennessee.
11Got his start in network TV in 1949 when he won the job as announcer on the children's show Kukla, Fran and Ollie (1947).


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