How Carson Daly’s net worth was built
Late-night TV talk show host and radio personality Carson Daly was an aspiring pro golfer before he got an internship at a radio station in California in the 1990s. He traded his golf ambitions to move to New York for a job hosting the MTV show “Total Request Live (TRL)” in 1998, which made him a cultural icon for teenagers. He was also one of the show’s executive directors.
In 2002, Daly moved on from “TRL” and began hosting his own late-night talk show on NBC. On “Last Call With Carson Daly,” he interviews everyone from musicians to politicians. In 2011, he added a primetime gig to his duties and became the host of NBC’s hit reality show “The Voice.” He also hosts the annual “NBC’s New Year’s Eve With Carson Daly” and appears regularly on “Today.”
All this work has helped Carson Daly amass a net worth of $25 million as of June 2017, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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- Born: 1973
- Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
What he’s up to now
Daly continues to host “The Voice,” “Last Call With Carson Daly” and “The Orange Room” segment of “Today,” as well as fill in occasionally as a guest host on the morning show.
Daly also hosts “Mornings With Carson Daly” on the Los Angeles radio station KAMP-FM. CBS Radio also produces his weekly Top 30 countdown, “The Daly Download With Carson Daly.”
Daly attended Loyola Marymout University on a golf scholarship. He lettered in golf and had plans to join the PGA tour before making his career change. Daly has earned numerous awards and nominations during his TV and radio career. These include two Teen Choice Awards for his work hosting “TRL.” He also earned three Daytime Emmy nominations, and won the award once for his work hosting “The Voice.”
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