• Bill Hemmer is a journalist for Fox News based in New York City.
• His net worth is estimated to be over $3 million.
• He previously worked for CNN from 1995 to 2005 and various local television stations.
• He reported on numerous high profile events such as the 1996 Olympics bombing and the 2001 September ‘11 attacks.
• He is an honorary chair of the Ohio River Valley chapter for Arthritis walk, and is a supporter of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

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Short Info

Net Worth$3 million
Date Of BirthNovember 14, 1964
FactAttended Our Lady of Victory Catholic parochial school before graduating from Elder High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, and holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Who is Bill Hemmer?

William George “Bill” Hemmer was born on 14 November 1964, in Cincinnati, Ohio USA, and  is a journalist, best known for working with the Fox News Channel based in New York City. He is the co-anchor of the show “America’s Newsroom”.

The Riches of Bill Hemmer

How rich is Bill Hemmer? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. He also previously worked for CNN from 1995 to 2005, and for various local televisions stations. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Education

Bill is the son of an executive salesman and a high school teacher, both of whom have retired from their respective jobs. He was the middle child of five children; he attend Elder High School, where during his senior year, he and a friend started a radio program, playing 15 minutes before classes began. This ignited his passion for broadcasting, and after matriculating, he would attend Miami University.

During his time at the university, he also studied in Europe at the Miami University Dolibois European Center, which was located in Luxembourg City at the time. After graduating with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, Bill took internships at WMUB-FM – where he worked as a radio disc jockey – and at an NBC affiliate located in Cincinnati. He began his career in sports production during the mid-1980s, but quickly discovered that he had a passion for live television, and would then would go on to work for WCPO-TV as the weekend sports anchor.

Career Beginnings and a Path to CNN

Hemmer took time off from CBS to go backpacking around the world, a year long hiatus during which he traveled through numerous locations, including Vietnam, Egypt, Eastern Europe, Israel, India and Nepal. During his travels he wrote dispatches and sent tapes to a local newspaper, The Cincinnati Post, as well as a CBS local affiliate. His pieces became collectively known as “Bill’s Excellent Adventure”, and what were turned into programs would go on to win two Emmys. He subsequently briefly worked as a news reporter for WCPO, before accepting a position at CNN International headquarters, located in Atlanta, Georgia.

He hosted numerous shows as a part of CNN, including “American Morning”, “CNN Tonight”, and “CNN Live Today”, in which he worked alongside Daryn Kagan. He covered several high profile events, including the 1996 Olympics bombing in Atlanta – for which he received an Emmy Award – as well as the 2001 September ‘11 attacks. He also travelled a lot for his reports, and was in Kuwait during tensions in Iraq – the first Gulf War – and he also covered the death of Pope John Paul II in 2005.

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Working for Fox News

After numerous contributions to CNN, Bill decided to leave the network and join Fox News in 2005, having the same responsibilities as his work for CNN. He reported on a large number of stories both in the field and in the studio – some of his most notable reports include the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2006 Israel-Lebanon Crisis. He also notably travelled to Baghdad, Iraq from where he covered the post-Iraq War troop surge of 2007. In 2012, he covered both the Democratic National Convention, as well as the Republican National Convention, playing a role leading into election night.

Bill was also the lead reporter of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, as well as the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Most of his recent work happens while an anchor for “America’s Newsroom”, a news/talk program that started airing in 2007. on which he co-hosts alongside Sandra Smith.

Relationships and Personal Life

Hemmer is well-known to be very secretive when it comes to his romantic relationships. There have been many rumors surrounding that aspect of his life, and there was even a time people suspected he was gay. The rumors were shut down when he started dating model Dara Tomanovich in 2005; they stayed together for eight years, and many believed that the two would settle down, but their relationship eventually ended in 2013.

He is also known to be very active when it comes to charity work, and is an honorary chair of the Ohio River Valley chapter for Arthritis walk. He is also a supporter of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, and established the MUDEC scholarship in honor of the service of Dr. Emile Haag. Aside from these, he established the William G. Hemmer Scholarship which awarded an Elder High School student a scholarship if they shared an interest in journalism and world travel.

General Info

Full NameBill Hemmer
Net Worth$3 million
Date Of BirthNovember 14, 1964
Height1.75 m
ProfessionJournalist, Newscaster
EducationMiami University


ParentsWilliam R. Hemmer, Georganne M. Knittle


TV ShowsAmerican Morning, Fox Online, America's Newsroom, America's Election Headquarters, All American New Year

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1His first job had him working, on school nights, until 2:00 A.M. and his mother had to pick him up at work. She finally encouraged him to find another job.
2Attended Our Lady of Victory Catholic parochial school before graduating from Elder High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, and holds a B.A. in Mass Communications from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
3Son of William Hemmer, a mattress executive, and Georganne Knittle, a former high school teacher. They were married on August 5, 1961.
4His niece is an intern at the Cleveland Clinic.
5A native of Cincinnati, he is the middle child and second son of the Hemmer's five children.



Paula Zahn Now2005TV Series Anchor - 1 episode
American Morning2003TV Series producer - 1 episode


America's Newsroom2007-2017TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself
Outnumbered2014-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host / Himself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom
America's Election HQ2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Fox News Anchor
Perino & Stirewalt: I'll Tell You What2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom
Fox and Friends2010-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom
Media Buzz2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom / Himself - Fox News Debate Moderator / Himself - Co-Anchor, America's Newsroom
The O'Reilly Factor2012-2016TV SeriesHimself
Fox News Reporting2010-2016TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Host
Entertainment Tonight2008-2016TV SeriesHimself
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Anchor
Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom
Fox Files2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom
Strange Inheritance2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Fox News2013TV SeriesHimself - Host
Imus in the Morning2013TV SeriesHimself
All-American New Year's Eve 20132012TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
Fox Report2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself
Hannity2009-2012TV SeriesHimself
America Live2012TV SeriesHimself
All American New Year 20122011TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
All American New Year 20112010TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
All American New Year's Eve 20102009TV MovieHimself - Co-Host
U Party 20092008TV MovieHimself - Host
U Party with Fox News 20082007TV MovieHimself - Host
All American New Year's Eve 20072006TV MovieHimself - Host
Fox Online2006TV SeriesHimself - Host
Hannity & Colmes2005TV SeriesHimself
Heartland2005TV SeriesHimself
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2005TV SeriesHimself
American Morning2002-2004TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Anchor
CNN Daybreak2004TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2003TV SeriesHimself
CNN Newsroom2002TV SeriesHimself - Anchor
CNN Live From...2001TV SeriesHimself - Anchor
CNN Special Reports2001TV SeriesHimself - Anchor
CNN NewsStand1998TV SeriesCorrespondent
CNN Morning News1993TV SeriesHimself - Anchor

Archive Footage

Media Buzz2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom / Himself
The O'Reilly Factor2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, America's Newsroom
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Fox Files2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Anchor
Terms and Conditions May Apply2013DocumentaryHimself - TV Host
The Colbert Report2007TV SeriesHimself
Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren2006Video documentaryHimself

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