Steve Kroft’s Net Worth, Biography, Career, Awards, Fact and Life Story

Net Worth: $30 Million
Salary: $7 Million
Date of Birth: Aug 22, 1945 (76 years old)
Gender: Male
Profession: Journalist
Nationality: United States of America

Steve Kroft net worth and salary: Steve Kroft is an American news journalist who has a net worth of $30 million. His annual salary with CBS/60 Minutes peaked at $7 million. Steve Kroft was born in Kokomo, India. He joined the Armed Forces after graduating from high school and began working as a broadcaster while fighting in the Vietnam War. He went on to win several journalism awards for his coverage of wartime activities, and the Bronze Medal from the Army. He began his civilian journalism career in the early 70s, in Syracuse, New York. After completing his Master’s Degree, he moved to Florida and began to establish a reputation as a hard-hitting investigative reporter. He caught the attention of CBS News, and began working for the station in New York in 1980. He went on to cover multiple high-profile stories, including the hijacking of TWA Flight 847, the Lebanese Civil War, and the assassination of Indira Ghandi, among many others. He became a regular reporter and interviewer for “60 Minutes” in 1989. To date, he has won three Peabody Awards and nine Emmy Awards. In 2019 it was announced that Kroft would be stepping down from 60 Minutes after the show’s 30th season.

Steve Kroft is married to author/journalist Jennet Conant. They have a home in New York City that they acquired for nearly $3 million. They also have a home in Sag Harbor, New York.