American talk show host, Laura Ingraham, is acknowledged for her own nationally syndicated radio program, The Laura Ingraham Show, since 2001. The correspondent is one of the most listened to and influential talk show hosts across the States. Laura is also a survivor of her 2005's Breast Cancer surgery.
How Much Is Laura Ingraham’s Net Worth?
The American news reporter has made a net worth of $70 million from her news reporting stint. Laura has been associated with several news broadcasts and talk show events that helped her grow even further.
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Laura’s yearly salary is calculated at around $15 million. She is working in the Fox News Program, The Ingraham Angle, since October 2017. Laura got her to wish granted by Fox when the broadcast green singled her show Just In for a three-week trial in 2008.
Laura Ingraham from Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on 23 February 2018 in National Harbor, Maryland (Photo: gettyimages.com)
The millionaire news anchor's earnings also reprise from her work with the CBS Network and MSNBC’s show Watch It. Besides hosting many news events, Laura's wealth is also increased due to the books she publishes. She has penned down different books that include The Hillary Trap: Looking for Power in All the Wrong Places (2000) and Billionaire at the Barricades, released in 2017.
Allegation Regarding Pregnancy Discrimination
While working at Fox TV host, Laura's former assistant named Karolina Wilson, sued Laura alleging pregnancy discrimination. She claimed that Laura became violent towards her and fired her on the first day of maternity leave. At that time, she was pregnant with a baby. She even stated-
“I had no lunch breaks. I pumped when I found a minute, here and there, making sure I wasn’t interfering with anything that was on the schedule,”
Though Laura didn't comment over the allegation, her attorney, Betty S.W. Graumlich, denied the allegations. In the email statement, her attorney wrote that Karolina's claims were without merit. He stated;
“Ms. Wilson’s claims are wholly without merit as our filed defenses to the Complaint make abundantly clear. We look forward to litigating this case vigorously.”
Wilson worked as her assistant for over 16 months.
Ingraham Shows Concern For President Trump
After President Trump was rushed to Walter Reed Medical Centre by helicopter from the White House, Laura got emotional and said on Friday news (2 October 2020) that America is praying for Trump's speedy recovery from the coronavirus. She noted that it was excruciating for her to watch Trump board Marine One for the medical center trip.
Moreover, she added that President Trump is not Catholic, but today (2 October 2020) is the Feast of the Guardian Angels, and everybody is praying for his recovery. The angels are watching over him (Trump). Laura's concern for Trump is of no surprise as they share a friendship of 20 years.
She also did not back away from praising President for the work he has done for the country. She says that Trump's America First agenda changed the policy. It has become a threat to the globalist that have assembled enormous fortunes and power on the American worker's back.
Laura Ingraham’s Boyfriend List! Who is Laura's Husband?
Laura announced her engagement with Washington area businessman James Reyes in April 2005 and stated that she had undergone breast cancer surgery. The anchor met the divorced father through a blind date on a Memorial Day Weekend. James was reportedly going to be her husband in May or early June 2005, but the engaged couple's relationship didn't work.
The anchor also had a rumor regarding canceling her wedding with James due to a breast cancer diagnosis.
Similarly, Ingraham dated former Senator Robert Torricelli from New Jersey. She was also linked with former Harvard University president Larry Summers, ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann, Robert Torricelli, and Dinesh D’Souza.
According to heavy.com, Laura was rumored to be engaged with Dinesh, but they never got married. As per the Vanity Fair reports, Dinesh quoted that his mission was to marry an all- American girl. Apart from his link-ups with Laura, Dinesh dated Ann Coulter and Dixie Brubaker.
Laura had a brief relationship with her all rumored boyfriends but was never married. However, she is a mother of three adopted children: two sons Michael Dmitri, Nikolai from Russia, and daughter Maria Caroline from Guatemala.
Laura Ingraham’s Family And Her Brother’s Sexuality
Laura's maternal grandparents were Polish immigrants. Her father of Irish and English ancestry, Late James Frederick Ingraham III, was a WWII veteran who passed away at the age of 88. Laura’s family owned a car wash business, and her late mother, Late Anne Caroline Kazak, demised in the year 1999, was a waitress in the ’70s.
Her other family members consist of her three brothers James, Brooks, and Curtis. One of her siblings, Curtis, is an open gay. The two siblings became best friends when Laura came to know about her brother’s actual sexuality. Laura is supportive of the LGBTQ community and has volunteered for people's rights, whether they are gay, lesbian, or straight.
However, it seems that Laura and Curtis are having a family feud. Her brother once noted her as a monster in an interview with The Daily Beast. Moreover, Curtis's hate for his sister is visible on his Twitter post.
Provocative Remark For Immigrants!
As controversies are just like boiling water for some journalists, Laura came under the media spotlight for her controversial remark for the immigrants. The news reporter on her TV show on 8 August 2018 slammed both legal and illegal immigrants ‘racist’ for destroying the United States that their native people love.
In the same show, she added that some part of the regions across the US and their people’s identity does not exist. Furthermore, Laura revealed that President Donald Trump's administration is working to limit immigrants' size.
After the bitter outspoken truth, Laura was backlashed by some senior-level authorities, including California representative Ted Lieu. Ted, a Taiwan immigrant, scorned Laura for her racist remark and posted a Twitter reply on 9 August 2018 and wrote,
Dear Laura Ingraham: I served on active duty to defend your right to make racist statements.
America is not a race or demographic. It's a beautiful & bold idea, based on life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness. You
@IngrahamAngle are no more American than I am or others are.
However, Laura defended herself on the Fox News Show, The Ingraham Angle, on 9 August 2018. She stated that her statement had nothing to do with ethnicity and background but was a harmonious message to keep fellow Americans safe and prosperous.
Laura Ingraham was born on 19 June 1963 in Glastonbury, Connecticut, as per wiki. She attended Glastonbury High School and graduated in 1981. The correspondent has obtained B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1985 and a Juris Doctorate from the University Of Virginia School Of Law in 1991. She is 1.67 m (5’ 51/2”) in height and belongs to a white ethnic group.