Hannity tops media "rich list" with $29 million salary

Hannity, a conservative commentator and Donald Trump backer, makes a $29 million annual salary when combining his afternoon syndicated radio program and primetime opinion show on Fox News. Hannity, 55, has been with the network since its inception in 1996.

NBC’s Matt Lauer came in second, with annual pay of $22 million. The 59-year-old Lauer will be celebrating his 20th year as co-host of the “Today” show next year.

Fox’s Bill O’Reilly finished third, taking home $18 million this year. In addition to hosting “The O’Reilly Factor,” the 67-year-old also has written or co-authored 15 best-selling books. His contract expires with the network in 2017.