Art Bell Biography

Art Bell Bell
( 1945 - )
April 15, 2018
First published on:April 15, 2018

Facts of Art Bell Biography

Date of Birth: 1945 June 17
Age: 73 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Gender: Male
occupation author, broadcaster
networth $10 million
ethnicity white
nationality American
spouse Sachiko Toguchi Bell Pontius, Vickie L.Baker, Ramona Bell, Airyn Ruiz Bell
place_of_birth Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
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Art Bell was an American broadcaster and author who was better known for being the founder and the original host of the paranormal-themed radio program Coast to Coast AM syndicated of radio stations in Canada and the US.

 

Besides that, he also hosted many weekends show on Premiere Networks and wrote books comprising, The Quickening: Today's Trends, Tomorrow's World, The Art of Talk and so on.

The talented personality was married to multiple women including, Sachiko Toguchi Bell Pontius, Vickie L.Baker, and Ramona Bell.  However, he divorced them after living several years. In 2006, he married to Airyn Ruiz Bell. The husband and wife were enjoying their time together. 

However, a tragic end came to their relationship, after the death of Bell. Well, in this digest, we will be revealing about his detail personal life, death, career, salary, net worth and much more. Read more!!!

Art Bell Early Life and Career

Arthur William Bell III was born on 17th June 1945, in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, to Vickie L.Baker, father, and Jane Lee Gumaer Bell, mother. As a child, he was interested in radio and having an aim to be one of the best radio personalities, he became amateur radio operator at the age of 13.

[ CAPTION: talented author and radio broadcaster, Art Bell's young ][ SOURCE: frightpost ]

Bell is also one of the American personality to serve in the U.S Air Force as a medic during the Vietnam War. At that time, he also operated a pirate radio station at Amarillo Air Force Base. However, he left military service and went to Asia where he worked as DJ for KSBK.

Art Bell set a Guinness World Record by staying in the air for almost 116 hours. Besides, he raised the money in order to rescued to Vietnamese orphans. He rescued almost 130 Vietnamese orphans and were brought to the United States to find them proper shelter.

Youtube: Art Bell's story from Vietnam War

Art Bell Professional Career

The Coast to Coast AM radio host, Bell began his broadcasting career in the early 1970s  in Monterey, California for KIDD 630 AM. While there, he explored an array of topics including gun control, conspiracy theories, and politics thus leading to some controversy.

He also served as a broadcaster for almost four decades and announced his retirement in 2007. Though he retired, Bell made occasional appearances on various programs including Midnight in the Desert radio show, ABC news special, and also made an appearance in the television series, Millennium

Art Bell Personal life

Art Bell was a married man. He first married to Sachiko Toguchi Bell Pontius in 1965 but the couple got divorced after living for three years. The reason behind their separation is still unknown. Similarly, the couple had two children from their relationship, Vincent Pontius Bell, and Lisa Minei Bell.

[ CAPTION: former husband and wife Ramona Bell and Art Bell ][ SOURCE: whosdatedwho ]

After Sachiko Toguchi, he then married to Vickie L.Baker but eventually separated. He also had a child, Arthur William Bell from the relationship of Vickie L.Baker. In 1991, he tied a knot with Ramona Bell but she died in 2006 due to the acute asthma attack. 

In the same year, Bell married to Airyn Ruiz Bell with whom he had a daughter, Asia Rayne Bell born on 30th May 2007.

[ CAPTION: former husband and wife, Art Bell and Airyn Ruiz Bell ][ SOURCE: Rogers Cadenhead ]

The couple was spending their time together and everything was going well until the death of Bell.

Art Bell Death

Brilliant radio personality, Art Bell died on 13th April 2018, at the age of 72. Reportedly, he suffered from health problems. Similarly, in 2016 he was hospitalized for pneumonia and at that time, it was revealed that he was the victim of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 

Youtube: George Norry announced about Art Bell's death

Art Bell Net Worth

The hardworking and talented, Art Bell had accumulated a decent sum of money from his multiple professions. At present, his show has almost 10 million listeners which made him one of the most popular radio hosts in the United States. As of 2018, his net worth was estimated at around $10 million.

April 15, 2018
First published on:April 15, 2018
by dd-rabin


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