MANY recognize Joe Behar as a co-host on The View, but the television host got her start in show business as a stand-up comedian in the late 1980s.
As a stand-up comedian, Behar made appearances on ABC’s Good Morning America and The New Short – a Lorne Michaels NBC project.
Before her post on The View, Joy Behar was a stand-up comedian[/caption]
What is Joy Behar’s net worth?
Behar has been the longest tenured panelist on The View.
She was one of the original co-hosts when Barbara Walters started the show in 1997 – except for a two-year break from 2013 to 2015.
Behar has been on an impressive 22 of the show’s 24 seasons.
Per Celebrity Net Worth, Behar has amassed a $30million net worth.
Joy Behar is the second-highest-paid panelist on The View, making $7million a year[/caption]
Her yearly salary on The View is $7million, making her the second-highest-paid panelist behind Whoopi Goldberg, who rakes in $8million a year.
What happened between Joy Behar and Caitlyn Jenner on The View?
On June 10, Caitlyn Jenner stopped by The View to talk about her current campaign to unseat California’s governor.
However, the conversation got heated between Behar and the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star after The View co-host asked Jenner if she was “one of those Republicans” who thought Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election.
“You say that you’re a Republican,” Behar began. “And I’m just wondering because a lot of Republicans in this country believe that Donald Trump won the election and not Joe Biden. Are you one of those people?”
Jenner declined to answer, refusing to discuss Trump’s legacy and effect on her own campaign.
Joy Behar has a reported $30million net worth[/caption]
“I’m not going to get into that,” Jenner said.
“That election is over with. I think Donald Trump did do some good things. What I liked about Donald Trump is he was a disruptor.”
As Jenner entered the race for California governor, she faced backlash for saying she “didn’t even vote” in the 2020 election.
After the panelists of The View had questioned Jenner on not voting, Behar insisted on asking Jenner about her stance on the results 2020 election.
“But did he win?” Behar shouted over Jenner, demanding an answer.
“Did he win the election?”
Joy Behar got into a heated discuss with Caitlyn Jenner during The View’s June 10th edition[/caption]
“He was a disruptor when he was president,” Jenner continued, ignoring Behar’s questions.
“I want to do the same thing. I want to go in and be a thoughtful disruptor in Sacramento.
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“We need to change the system, and I’m going to change the system for the positive. I’m in it for the people.”
Behar proceeded to chuckle at Jenner’s response that she wanted to do “that same thing” like Trump and attempted to cut her off for one last question about trans rights.
However, co-host Goldberg cut in and sent the segment into commercial break to ease the tension.