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What is Billy Bush Doing Now? Where is He? Fired, New Job Covered

Updated On: 22 Sep, 2019

 What is Billy Bush Doing Now? Where is He? Fired, New Job Covered

"As you sow, so shall you reap" is contextual to the former co-host of The Today Show, Billy Bush. His entire life circumstances turned upside down after his video with Donald Trump discussing vulgarly woman surfaced in October 2016.

Billy Bush is also known as the cousin of former US President George W. Bush. He is known for his radio program The Billy Bush Show and television shows like Access Hollywood Live.

What Is Billy Doing Now?

After the twelve years old video swiped his career, his life started to turn upside down. Billy Bush is now focusing on self-reflection and soul-searching activities since then. He has been spending time with his mentor, Tony Robbins in Napa Valley retreat.

The former radio host has also developed a boxing routine for his physical health. He also read books like 10% happier written by ABC News anchor Dan Harris. The 47 years aged Billy has no intention of returning to the media career with a new job now. He is currently working on his two-year-old liquor company called Beach Whiskey. As per the reports, he has rediscovered himself into a changed man after he was fired as the host.

Billy Bush with his wife and three daughters (Photo: People.com)

Billy Bush also has enough time to spent with his family members. He has been close with his daughters Lillie (born 2005), Mary (born 2001) and Josie (1999). As per Hollywood reporter of 21 May 2017, his older brother Jonathan said that it was fun to have his undivided attention towards his family members. However, he is also facing dark times in his personal life now. His wife, Syndey, filed for divorce on 14 July 2018.

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What Is The Net Worth Of Billy Bush?

Billy Bush has accumulated the staggering net worth of $9 million. He has earned a significant portion of his net worth from his job of hosting the syndicated entertainment news show called Access Hollywood.

Billy Bush started hosting the morning show Billy Bush and Bush League. He appeared in 2001 in an entertainment news program called Extra, which spiked his popularity. Billy began working as an Access Hollywood correspondent later that year, and Billy got promoted to full-fledged co-anchor in 2004. With his expanding fame, he started contributing his expertise in NBC’s Today Show.

With his increasing influence in the media, he landed being the co-host of the Broadway reality series Grease: You’re the One That I Wanted in 2007. Later that year, he went back to his roots of a radio host of The Billy Bush Show.

After serving as the co-host of daytime’s Access Hollywood Live for six years, he left the show in 2016 after being named as the co-host of the third hour of NBC’s The Today Show. He reportedly received a salary of $3-$3.5 million annually.

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Why Was He Fired From NBC?

The American media personality, Billy Bush was fired from his show, The Today Show on October 2016. It happened after the video of September 2005 was leaked, where he was involved in a vulgar conversation about a woman with Donald Trump.

On the leaked tape, Bush was laughing and talking as Trump talks about fame allowing him to grope and try to have sex with any woman but not his wife. The reported conversation was recorded when Donald Trump's appearance on Access Hollywood in 2005.

As per Fox News of 18 October 2016, he said that he felt embarrassed and ashamed about his talks. The former television presenter settled his case with NBC after receiving $9 million from the network.

Settled Down The Divorce

Billy Bush, age 44, and his ex-wife, Sydney Davis who lived a couple of years separately since 2017 finally got divorced on 19 September 2019. In April 2018, the former married couple filed paperwork, and it was reported, 'they were trying to make their marriage work.' However, there were misunderstandings between the couple about parenting and disciplining their three daughters over the years. 

Later, they came to reasonable terms and currently are seeking forward their mutual efforts fo the bright future of their kids. 

After twenty years of their married life, the couple said their relationship off for the irreconcilable difference. The divorce settlement documents hid the provision of child, and spousal support and child custody as the couple had a mutual understanding to keep their financial and personal affairs low-key.

Billy also got linked with the Real Housewives of New York City star Tinsley Mortimer on June 2019. Also, the couple admitted that they are dating and are happy together.

Short Bio

Born in 1971 in Los Angeles, California, Billy Bush celebrates his birthday on 13 October every year. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He stands tall in 1.75m (5' 9'') of height.  

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Billy attended Colby College and had earned a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Government.