Rush Limbaugh Net Worth $550 million
Rush Limbaugh salary $85,000,000
Rush Limbaugh Net Worth: How rich is Rush Limbaugh? & How much money is Rush Limbaugh worth? Time to find out!
Rush Limbaugh is an American entertainer, radio talk show host, writer, and conservative political commentator, and his current net worth is $550 million.
The radio talk-show host was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri as the son of Mildred Carolyn, a native Searcy, Arkansas, and Rush Hudson Limbaugh, a lawyer and U.S. fighter pilot.
In 1967, he began his career as a teenager in his hometown, going by the name of Rusty Sharpe.
He has finished Cape Girardeau, Missouri Central High School, where he played football and because his parents wanted him to attend college he entered in Southeast Missouri State University.
He left school, just after two semesters and one summer, because “he flunked everything and he just didn’t seem interested in anything except radio”, according to his mother.
At the age of 16 he was already working a series of disk jockey jobs. His current talk show began in Sacramento, California in 1984.
At radio station KFBK, he started his own radio show, featuring his ongoing format of political commentary and listener calls.
Four years later his show was already broadcasting nationally from radio station WABC in New York City.
He is currently broadcasting from Palm Beach, Florida where he records The Rush Limbaugh Show.
Talkers Magazine released in 2015 an estimate of his listeners and it turns out his show gathered around 13.25 million unique listeners per day, which became the most listened-to talk-radio program in the US.
As for his writing skills, in the 1990s he released some books which got into The New York Best Seller list.
In his books and on his show he criticizes what he calls policies and politicians, as well as what he sees as a pervasive liberal bias in major U.S. Media.
He is one of the highest-paid talk-show hosts in the world, as well as one of the highest paid people in U.S. media. In 2006 he signed a contract through 2016, for $400 million.
His show will be long on air, as he signed a contract in 2016 that will take his radio program to 2020, its 32nd year.
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