William Hall Bush, better known as Billy Bush, is an American radio and television host, who was apart of NBC’s Access Hollywood from 2001-2016. Bush is a member of the Bush family that includes the two former U.S. presidents.
Bush was a correspondent on Access Hollywood from 2001 to 2004 and Bush the show’s primary anchor in 2004. Bush also hosted The Billy Bush Show, a nationally syndicated talk and music radio show that aired from 2008 to 2014. He departed Access Hollywood in 2016 after being named a co-host in the third hour of Today.
During the 2016 Presidential election, a 2005 hot mic recording surfaced of him and presidential candidate Donald Trump having a lewd conversation. Due to this incident, Bush was fired from Today.
Billy Bush Net Worth 2018: $10 Million
Billy Bush, the 46-year-old television personality who was the former host of Access Hollywood, has a reported approximate net worth of $10 million.
In January 2003, Bush hosted a short-lived NBC prime-time version of Let’s Make a Deal and was also a correspondent for WNBC-TV’s Today in New York morning show.
He joined Access Hollywood as East Coast correspondent in December 2001 and was promoted to co-anchor in June 2004.
During his years hosting Access Hollywood, Bush was present at events including the Golden Globes, Grammys, and Academy Awards, and hosted ABC’s live pre-show for the 2004, 2005 and 2006 Academy Awards and the 2006 Emmy Red Carpet Special.
Bush co-hosted the Miss Universe pageant in 2003 and 2004 with Daisy Fuentes; in 2005 with fellow Access Hollywood co-anchor Nancy O’Dell; and finally in 2009 with Claudia Jordan. Bush also co-hosted the Miss USA pageant four times, with almost the same partners: in 2003 with Fuentes; 2004 and 2005 with O’Dell; and again in 2009, this time with Nadine Velazquez.
From September 13, 2010, to October 2016, Bush co-hosted the syndicated national daily entertainment talk show Access Hollywood Live.
In May 2016, Bush was selected to replace Willie Geist as the co-host of the third hour of NBC’s Today.
In October 2016, video footage was released of Donald Trump having a lewd conversation with Bush, with Trump either unaware or unconcerned that his microphone was active. Bush is heard laughing about Trump’s failed effort to seduce a married woman, and joining in by calling actress Arianne Zucker’s “hot as shit.”
In September 2017, Bush and his wife Sydney Davis, who he married in 1998, filed for divorce.
Infamous ‘Access Hollywood’ tape person Billy Bush is re-entering the public eye by sending a message to President Trump.