NBC declared on Tuesday that Kotb would be replacing Matt Lauer as the co-grapple of the “Today” appear after Lauer was blamed for sexual unfortunate behavior in the working environment. Kotb will join Savannah Guthrie to lead the initial two hours of the program, leaving a mark on the world as the primary female co-grapples for that fragment.
Kotb told People on Wednesday that neither she nor Guthrie are making a similar sort of cash Lauer was.
“I think the entire cash thing for me, I’ve generally been kind of — I know it sounds absurd that I will state this, however I truly have done tasks I loved for the activity I preferred in light of the fact that I never needed to be upbeat each other Friday on pay day,” Kotb told People.
“As, I didn’t need that to be the cheerful day. I needed to feel great all through. So no, I’m not profiting. Way off the mark.”
Kotb did not specify what her contracted pay is, but rather Page Six reports that she and Guthrie are each making $7 million yearly.
Lauer finished his 25-year vocation at the system with a $25 million contract. Also, Megyn Kelly, who marked on to grapple the morning show’s third hour a year ago after extraordinary accomplishment at Fox News, makes about $18 million a year, as indicated by a Variety gauge.
“Today” evaluations took off to beat equal “Great Morning America” after Kotb joined Guthrie in December. In an inward email declaring Kotb’s co-grapple part Tuesday, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack said Kotb and Guthrie have a “certain association with each other and above all, with watchers.”
Kotb will likewise keep on co have the show’s fourth-hour space with Kathie Lee Gifford.