John Stossel Net Worth

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John Stossel net worth is
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John Stossel is a distinguished journalist and writer with an estimated net worth of $4 million. John Stossel’s commendable net worth was largely gained from being a longtime reporter on ABC News and best selling writer. He left ABC to join Fox News back in 2009. Before he was the consumer editor and reporter for ABC’s Good Morning America. In the early eighties, Stossel began working for KGW TV as a research worker and afterwards became a consumer reporter for WCBS TV. At ABC News, Stossel also went on to be a correspondent for the weekly magazine programme, 20/20 back in 1981.

John Stossel Net Worth $4 Million Dollars

In 2003, Stossel became the co-anchorman for the show. Stossel also makes frequent appearances to The O’Rilley Factor and on other Fox News programs. Besides being business fixture of Fox News, Stossel is an accomplished writer, publishing three books to date, including Give me a Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Cheats and Scam Artists and Become Scourge of Liberal Media. The 2005 book proved to be a New York Times Bestseller for over 2 months.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 6, 1947
Birth place: Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States
Height:5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Profession:Journalist, Author, Commentator, Writer, Screenwriter, Presenter
Education:New Trier High School, Princeton University
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Ellen Abrams
Children:Max Stossel, Lauren Stossel
Siblings:Thomas P. Stossel
Awards:Emmy Awards (19), George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting, Peabody Award, Chapman University Presidential Medal (2012)
Movies:Blame Game: Are We a Country of Victims?
TV shows:"John Stossel's Take" (Fox News Blog), "Stossel", "Good Morning America", ABC’s “20/20”, "WCBS-TV" (New York), "Is America #1?" (1999), "Age of Consent" (2009), "The O'Reilly Factor"
Books:No, They Can't

Interesting Facts

1Uncle of Scott Stossel.
2His first job was on an assembly line, making photocopiers.
3Joining the Fox Business Network [September 11, 2009].
4He has an older brother named Tom who is a doctor.
5Overcame a stuttering problem to become a reporter.
6When doing a report on wrestling in 1985, Stossel was interviewing David Schultz (aka Dr. D. David Shultz). Stossel came right out and told Shultz that he thought wrestling was fake. Shultz slapped him in the ear twice, causing Stossel to walk away. He claimed Shultz gave him massive ear trauma and decided to sue the World Wrestling Federation. In the end, the WWF succumbed to the pressure, and Stossel won a huge settlement.
7Began his career as a researcher at KGW-TV in Portland, Oregon.
8Has won 19 Emmy awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club.
9Is a 1969 graduate of Princeton University, with a BA in psychology.


1His mustache
2"Give Me A Break" editorial segments on 20/20 (1978)


1Government agencies suck.


Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story - Segments20/20 (1978)




20/201994-2007TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Help Me! I Can't Help Myself with John Stossel2003TV Movie documentary
The In-Crowd and Social Cruelty with John Stossel2002TV Movie documentary
Boys & Girls Are Different: Men, Women & the Sex Difference1995TV Movie documentary
Common Sense with John Stossel1995TV Movie
The Blame Game: Are We a Country of Victims?1994TV Movie



The Power of Belief with John Stossel1998TV MovieHimself
Sex, Drugs & Consenting Adults1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Freeloaders1997TV MovieHimself
Junk Science: What You Know That May Not Be So1997TV MovieHimself
Love, Lust & Marriage: Why We Stray and Why We Stay1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Mystery of Happiness: Who Has It & How to Get It - With John Stossel1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Trouble with Lawyers with John Stossel1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Boys & Girls Are Different: Men, Women & the Sex Difference1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Common Sense with John Stossel1995TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1976TV SeriesHimself - Consumer Reporter
Stossel2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host
Fox and Friends2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host, Stossel / Himself -
Making Money with Charles Payne2016TV SeriesHimself - Host, Stossel
The Kennedy Show2016TV SeriesHimself - Host, Stossel
The O'Reilly Factor2005-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself (segment "Stossel Matters") / Himself - Host, Stossel
The Kelly File2015TV SeriesHimself - Host, Stossel
Outnumbered2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2014TV SeriesHimself - Policing America
Imus in the Morning2014TV SeriesHimself
The Independents2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Money with Melissa Francis2013TV SeriesHimself
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Fox Business2013TV SeriesHimself
Cavuto on Business2012TV SeriesHimself
Hannity2012TV SeriesHimself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2012TV SeriesHimself
Happening Now2012TV SeriesHimself
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
I Want Your Money2010DocumentaryHimself
The View2003-2010TV SeriesHimself
20/201984-2009TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself (segment "Pro Wrestling Exposed")
Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHimself
A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar...2007DocumentaryHimself
Rachael Ray2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tony Danza Show2006TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2006TV SeriesHimself
Hannity & Colmes2005TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2004TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2002-2004TV SeriesHimself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself
Help Me! I Can't Help Myself with John Stossel2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
The In-Crowd and Social Cruelty with John Stossel2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
20/20 Media Hype2002TV MovieHimself
All the Love You Cannes!2002DocumentaryHimself
John Stossel Goes to Washington2001TV MovieHimself -
Tampering with Nature2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hype with John Stossel2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
You Can't Say That! What's Happening to Free Speech with John Stossel2000TV MovieHimself
Is America Number One? With John Stossel1999TV MovieHimself
Teens: What Makes Them Tick?1999TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - ABC News
Who Is Donald Trump?2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Soul Surfer2011Himself (uncredited)

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