Mar 09, 2017 11:00 AM EST

David Letterman Reveals Ultimate Career Achievement

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David Letterman continues to be one of the most well-known talk show hosts even after his retirement nearly two years ago. The "Late Show With David Letterman" has ended, but its host remained one of the most revered host, comedian, writer and producer in the industry.

Letterman made history as being the longest running late night talk show host. He started hosting "The David Letterman Show" back in 1980 and ended his hosting stint with the "Late Show With David Letterman" in 2015.

Letterman probably has numerous achievements after spending 35 years of his life running a talk show, which is an achievement in itself. However, for Letterman, that is not his greatest achievement.

According to a CNBC report, Letterman considers job creation as his greatest achievement so far. His talk shows supported several jobs in the entertainment jobs. Letterman is very proud that his shows were able to provide jobs to people.

In an interview, Letterman talked about how he would have loved to have President Donald Trump on his show, Business Insider reported. He explained that he found Trump funny before he became president when no one took him seriously.

However, now that the real estate billionaire took the highest government seat in the U.S., he no longer finds him funny. Letterman called out people who are surprised with how Trump handles things. He said that the American people should start protecting themselves from Trump.

Regarding Jimmy Fallon's interview with Trump, Letterman said he would have done things differently had he had the chance to talk to the president before he won the election. Letterman said he would have grilled Trump about his actions.

Jobs & Hire reported back in 2014 that Letterman was retiring to spend more time with his family. Although he retired from being a talk show host, he still has his company, Worldwide Pants, which produced comedies.

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