Rush Limbaugh Biography, Net Worth, career, married, wife, divorce, salary
Rush Limbaugh is an American conservative political commentator and a radio talk show host. He is famous as a host of his own show The Rush Limbaugh Show. His radio program has more than 13.25 million listeners in the US.
Limbaugh was married four times and had three divorced without any children. Firstly he was married to wife Roxy Maxine McNeely. Then he was married to Michelle Sixta and Daryn Kagan. Lastly, he is married to Kathryn Rogers in 2010.
Rush Limbaugh Early Life and Education
Rush Limbaugh was born on 12th January 1951, in Cape Girardeau to his parents Mildred Carolyn and Rush Hudson Limbaugh. His father was a popular lawyer and his mother was a native of Searcy, Arkansas. As far as his ethnicity is concerned he belongs to White American and holds the American nationality.
Limbaugh family is full of lawyers. Well, his grandfather as well as brother named David was a lawyer. He attended Missouri Central High School and completed his graduation from there. Later he attended Southeast Missouri State University but left the school after two semesters because he was enrolled at the University just for the sake of his parents.
Rush Limbaugh Political Commentator Career
After dropping out from the University, he moved to Pennsylvania and became a Top 40 music disc jockey on WIXZ, a small AM radio station. In 1973 he joined KQV but was fired from there within a year. Later on, he was just 16 years old he joined the local radio channel and began to work there.
The talented radio personality took several jobs at the radio station and worked for music radio. In 1979 he quit his radio job and then joined Kansas City Royals baseball team. He served as a director of the club.
Furthermore, he won National Marconi Radio Award for the category of Syndicated Radio Personality of the year. The award was distributed yearly by the Association of Broadcasters.
Rush Limbaugh’s The Rush Limbaugh Show
Rush Limbaugh shows The Rush Limbaugh Show was aired for three hours each weekday. The program was broadcasted worldwide on the Armed Forces Radio Network. In 1988 his show was first nationally syndicated. His show became one of the most famous shows in the 1990s.
In 2007, his show ranked first among 100 different shows. In the recent days, he owns a majority of the show which is syndicated by the Premiere Radio Networks. Moreover, at the announcement of the extension Premiere Radio Networks and iHeartMedia officially announced that Rush show experienced more audience growth over a year.
Rush Limbaugh Married, Divorce, Children, Affairs
Rush Limbaugh is married four times. He has had three divorces but no children. Firstly he was married to Roxy Maxine McNeely at the age of 26. She was a sales secretary at a radio station WHB in Missouri. The couple was married at a Centenary United Methodist Church in 1977. Later Roxy filed for a divorce in 1980 after being together for three years.
After three years he was married for the second time to Michelle Sixta. The couple was divorced in 1990.
Thirdly, Rush was married to Marta Fitzgerald, an aerobics instructor. The duo was married at the house of the U.S. Supreme Court. Then he became romantically involved with Daryn Kagan, a news anchor at CNN.
Finally, he dated Kathryn Rogers for three years. She was a part planner from Florida and after dating each other for three years they were finally married in 2010.
Rush Limbaugh Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary
The proficient radio personality is living a lavish life. He has earned an astonishing amount of money from his successful career. His net worth is estimated to be around $550 million. Moreover, he was ranked as the 11th highest earning celebrity in the world with an annual income of $84 million.
Talking about Rush Limbaugh earnings he has earned the sum of $79 million in 2016, $78 million in 2015, $66 million in 2014 and so on. Also, he owns two luxurious cars which include black Maybach 57S of $450,000 and also owns a business jet worth $54,000,000.
Rush has 4 houses run-in with college student Sandra Fluke situated on 2.2 acres land with its own private beach. It includes contemporized West Indies construction maze of a large main house with a minimum of 12 different roof lines to break up the huge mass, a guard station, and 3 or 4 guest house. The architecture is very well designed and looks more attractive in ariel view. But the exact figure worth is unknown.