Rush Limbaugh, an American conservative political commentator, and radio talk show host. He is the host of the Rush Limbaugh Show a weekly around 13.25 million unique listeners at least for five minutes. His show becomes most listened to talk radio programs in the US. Limbaugh broadcasts from Plam Beach.
Rush Limbaugh known as Rush Hudson Limbaugh was born on January 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in the United States. His father was a lawyer and a fighter pilot named Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Jr and mother Mildred Limbaugh, a native of Searcy Arkansas. He belongs to American nationality and partly of German Ancestry.
From an early age, he determined to have a career in radio but his father was against him. He received a Remco Caravelle, a toy radio that could transmit on Am frequencies up to 500 feet away.
During his high school, he began his career as a disc jockey under the moniker Rusty Sharpe. He wanted to go ahead to pursue a radio career after his graduation in 1969.
In order to gain his father’s approval, Limbaugh attended Southeast Missouri State University. He couldn’t manage more than a year. Later, he dropped out in 1971 after two semesters.
Rush stands height at 5 ft 11 inches.
Rush began pursuing his radio career but success did not come as easy as he would think. After making controversial comments, he was fired at least twice. In 1979, he gave up on the radio and began working as a promoter for the Kansas City Royals Baseball team. Later, he returned to his passion in 1984 gradually made his way up the ranks.
After earning his position as one of Sacramento’s top host at KFBK. He landed his talk show earned national syndication by ABC Radio, broadcasting from New York City’s WABC in1988. His extreme far-right comments which often met with criticism.
Rush’s show enjoyed exponential growth. He became the majority owner of the show and with 3 decades counting the show remains his biggest moneymaker ever.
How is Rush Limbaugh Wife?
Rush Limbaugh married four times with wives; Roxy Maxine McNeely (1977-1980), Michelle Sixta (1983-1990), Marta Fitzgerald (1994-2004) and Kathryn Rogers (2010-present). He doesn’t have any children from his four wives.
Limbaugh first married at the age of 26 to Roxy Maxine McNeely. They married at the Centenary United Methodist Chuch in his hometown on September 24, 1977, and divorce in March 1980, citing incompatibility. They got divorced on July 10, 1980.
He married Michelle Sixta, a college student, an usherette at the Kansas City Royals Stadium Club in 1983 and divorced in 1990.
Limbaugh married Marta Fitzgerald, a 35-year-old aerobics instructor whom he met on the online service CompuServe on May 27, 1994. They married at the house of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who officiated and divorced on June 11, 2004.
He married Kathryn Rogers, a party planner from Florida on June 5, 2010. He caught his wife cheating on him. This couple will get a divorce soon.
What is the Net Worth of Rush Limbaugh?
Rush has accumulated a huge net worth of $590 million as per Celebrity Networth. He earns an annual salary of $85 million. Moreover, he also owns a house in Palm Beach, Florida.
Facts of Rush Limbaugh
|Full Name||Rush Limbaugh|
|Net Worth||$ 400 million|
|Date Of Birth||January 12, 1951|
|Age||69 years 10 months|
|Place Of Birth||Cape Girardeau, Missouri|
|Profession||Talk show host|
|Education||Central High School ,Southeast Missouri State University|
|Spouse||Roxy Maxine McNeely (1977–1980, div.) Michelle Sixta (1983–1990, div.) Marta Fitzgerald (1994–2004, div.) Kathryn Rogers (2010–pres)|
|Parents||Rush Limbaugh Sr., Mildred Limbaugh|
|TV Shows||The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Pat Sajak Show, The 1/2 Hour News Hour, Sunday NFL Countdown, EIB Cure -a-thon|