Tom Brokaw Net Worth, Park Avenue House and Earnings from Book Selling

Published Date   11th Mar. 2018, 18:14 pm  Update Date: March 13th, 2018  11:54 am Binesh Shrestha
Tom Brokaw Net Worth, Park Avenue House and Earnings from Book SellingSource: Politico

Tom Brokaw is widely known for his anchoring in NBC Nightly News. Besides, he is also an author of many books including the New York Times Bestseller book Boom!  Talking About the Sixties.

Initially, Tom worked as a salesman and a post-office clerk. But now, he is a well-known television journalist. Multiple myelomas sufferer, Tom has a fortune of working for twenty -two years at NBC. According to The Richest, Tom Brokaw’s net worth is estimated to be $70 million.

Salary and Earning

Father of three daughters, Tom has experience of working for more than 50 years on NBC. In 2004, he took retirement as NBC Nightly News anchor. Currently, he serves NBC News as a Special Correspondent.

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Tom Brokaw’s in his 50 years at NBC News. 

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According to Los Angeles Times, NBC hired Hillary Clinton’s daughter,  Chelsea as a special correspondent. Moreover, NBC is paying an annual salary of $600,000. But the experience of Tom with NBC surely pays much more than Chelsea’s annual salary of $600,000.

Assuming, Tom Brokaw’s salary of $600,000 per year. From 2004 to 2018, total earnings would reach $8.4 million.

Normally, NBC news pays the annual salary of $201,000 or $97 per hour to a correspondent. On average, a correspondent makes $40,000 annually, but the salary of NBC to the correspondent is 134% more than average salary.

While working as an anchor of NBC Nightly News, he was paid with a huge annual salary of $8 million. Overall, salary and money from selling apartment add to Tom Brokaw’s net worth.

Also Read: Tom Brokaw’s blood cancer | Suffered from Multiple Myeloma.

Earning from Bookselling

As mentioned earlier, Tom is a brilliant writer as well. Till date, he has a fortune of writing more than nine books. As a result, earning from bookselling adds to Tom Brokaw’s net worth.

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Tom Brokaw’s New York Time Bestseller book, Boom.

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Here is the name of books written by Tom and their prices listed on Amazon.

Name of the BookPrice on KindlePrice for HardcoverPrice for paperback
The Greatest Generation$8.21$19.49$8.64
A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope$9.99$5.43$10.87
The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections$10.99$8.34$13.38
Christmas from Heaven: The True Story of the Berlin Candy Bomber$15.94
Boom!: Talking About the Sixties: What Happened, How It Shaped Today, Lessons for Tomorrow$4.99$7.99$13.99
A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland$9.31$9.50$9.80
The Time of Our Lives: A conversation about America go now, to recapture the American dream$14.99$14.97$11.39
An Album of Memories: Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation$10.99$14.95$12.92
A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland in the Forties and Fifties$19.00


Tom Brokaw and his wife, Meredith Lynn Auld spent most of the summer and fall in their luxurious  5,000 -acre ranch located in Livingston, Montana. Moreover, they bought this ranch back in 1989, where Tom used to do bird and animal hunting.

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Tom Brokaw with his dog, Red in his 5,000-acre ranch.

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Also, he contributed while buying a duplex apartment in the Atelier co-op building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Tom, her daughter and son-in-law, paid $3,267,650 for the apartment in 2003. The apartment’s living room covers 686-square-foot with 15 and a half foot long balcony.

Initially, the cost of the apartment was listed for $3,975,000, then was reduced to $3,675,000 and the final price was listed for $3,575,000. But the trio paid $310,350 less than the asking price.

Tom also owns a 56.74-acres compound and 4,184-square-foot house on it. The house is located in Pound Ridge, New York. He purchased this house for $4.25 million back in 1999.

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Tom Brokaw’s house in Pound Ridge, New York. 

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Brokaw sold his $11 Million Park Avenue Apartment

Once, Tom Brokaw’s net worth included his Park Avenue Apartment. In 2011, Tom marked his Park Avenue Apartment for sale price of $11 million. Earlier, the apartment was listed on sale for $12 million.

Later, he sold it for $10.75 million which is $1.25 million less than the asking price. The apartment with three bedrooms also has a private elevator landing. The fascinating part is a 28-foot-long entrance gallery.

Tom Brokaw's net worth

Tom Brokaw’s net worth included his $11 million Penthouse apartment that possessed the 28-foot entrance way. 

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