Multi-faceted, Howard Stern, self-proclaimed ‘King of All Media,’ is a radio and television host, author, producer, photographer, and actor. Howard is the best known for his radio show ‘The Howard Stern Show’ which gained huge popularity from 1986 to 2005.
Since 2006, he has been broadcast on Sirius XM Radio. Howard released ‘Private Parts: The Albums’ which topped on Billboard 200 and was certified platinum by RIAA, sold over one million copies.
Howard Stern Net Worth
The radio and television personality, Howard Stern has a net worth of $650 million.
Howard is one of the wealthiest radio hosts of the United States of American. He earns annually $90 million from different sources like shows, books, advertising, television and movies appearance and more. However, he has not revealed her monthly salary.
Radio disc jockey, Howard Stern was born on January 12, 1954, in New York, the youngest of Ray and Ben Stern’s two children. His father was a radio operator, while he was only five, this fascinated him towards radio.
He received his radio-telephone operator license from the Federal Communications Commission and got his first jot at WNTN Network, Massachusetts in 1975. The following year, he graduated with major in Broadcasting and Films.
After graduation, Howard joined WRNW, a radio station in Briarcliff Manor, New York. Then he joined WCCC in 1979 and worked there for two years, and In 1980, Stern was appointed at WWWW, a struggling rock station in Detroit, Michigan.
He thought to improve his show by using new technic. Finally, his hard-working paid off, and he won the Billboard Award for Album-Oriented Rock Personality of the Year for a Major Market.
Howard Stern signed a deal with WNBC for the afternoon show and offered him $1 million. But he and his co-host, Quivers were fired from the show in 1985.
The Howard Stern Show
Howard host a showed named “The Howard Stern Show” which has raised the various outcry. The show was released in 1979 and aired on 60 different networks and gained 20 million listeners.
The show was one of the highest rated morning programs from 1994 to 2001. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued fines a total of $2.5 million to the station owner for the indecent material making him the most fined radio host.
Howard Stern became one of the highest paid radio hot after signing a five-year contract with Sirus in 2004 worth $500 million.
Private Parts and Miss America
Stern success reached at next level after he released his autobiography “Private Parts” on October 7, 1993. At the time, Private parts proved to be the fasted selling books in Simon & Schuster’s 70-year publishing history.
It was later adapted into a film in 1997 starring himself and his staff. The book printed more than 2.8 million copies.
In 1995, Howard released his second book ‘Miss America’ which sold more than one million copies, making it the third-best seller of the year. He signed an advanced deal with Regan Books worth around $3 million for his second book. You can also get his books on amazon.com.
Television and Movies
Apart from radio host, he tried his hand in the entertainment industry. He has starred in a couple of movies; Private Parts and Ryder, P.I. Howard and his several other radio staff as themselves played in the movie ‘Private Parts.’
The movie topped on the US box office in its opening weekend with a gross of $14.6 million. The film grossed a total of $41.2 million at the end. Stern won a Blockbuster Award for Favorite Male Newcomer for his performance in 1998.
In 1986 comedy movie ‘Ryder, P.I.,’ Howard starred as a TV commentator, Ben Wah.
America’s Got Talent
Howard Stern replaced Piers Morgan as a Judge on reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’ for its seventh season in 2011. He worked on for four seasons and at the end of the tenth season in September 2015, he left the show.
In the same year, Forbes announced that Stern was the world’s highest paid media personality and fifth earning celebrity in the world, worth $95 million.
Howard Stern’s Sirius Deal
Howard Stern, his first contract with Sirius, was worth $500 million. Afterward, he formed two new channels Howard 100 and Howard 101. In January 2006, Stern and Buchwald received $34.3 million shares of Sirius stock worth $218 million for exceeding after his first broadcast.
Then in the year 2007, after their second target was met, Stern received $22 million shares of stock worth $82.9 million.
Howard paid $25 million after he merged with rival service XM Satellite radio in 2008 to form SiriusXM. In December 2010, he signed another five years deal with SiriusXM.
In 2012, Stern filed a lawsuit against SiriusXM for 300 million. He claimed that the company did not pay the annual bonuses.
In August 2017, Howard Stern paid $52 million for Palm Beach home at 615 N, County Road. The mansion would stand on a 3.45-acre property with about 300 feet of beachfront. The 25,000 square foot French-style mansion has three-bedroom.
Moreover, the radio host sold his 5,500 square foot ex-summer house in 2007 for $7.6 million, located at Ship Wreck Drive, Amagansett. In 2002, he bought the properties in 2002. The 1.75 acres home has five bedrooms and 5.5 baths including a pool and spa with generous decking, joined by a separated studio.
Howard and his family live in a luxurious mansion. According to The New York Post, in 2015, Stern lived at Millennium Tower where a person bought two adjacent towers for $6.65 million. Similarly, in February 2008, Stern was reported to have purchased two Millennium Tower apartments for $15.1 million.
Millionaires, Howard Stern, loves to drive expensive cars. He has found of exclusive cars. Once, he was seen driving a 1969 Pontiac GTO car.
Howard Stern Married Beth Ostrosky
At present, Howard Stern is married to a model, Beth Ostrosky. The couple wed in October 2088 in a ceremony at a restaurant in Manhattan. In their wedding ceremony was attended by Barbara Walters, Billy Joel, John Stamos, Joan Rivers, and other celebrities. Prior to Beth, Howard Stern dated Angie Everhart and Robin Givens.
Know about: Howard Stern’s first wife, Alison Berns
Howard Stern was previously married to his ex-wife, Alison Berns at the Temple Ohabei Shalom in Brookline, Massachusetts on June 4, 1978.
They were college sweetheart. Unlike other celebrities couple, Howard and Alison’s marriage did not last long and separated in October 1999.
After staying together over two decades, the duo ended their marriage in 2001. After divorcing from Stern, Alison married to an American journalist, David Scott Simon.
Read also: Howard Stern and Alison Berns Daughters Bio; Emily Stern and Ashley Jade
Howard has three children from his first marriage; Emily Beth (b. 1983), Debra Jennifer (b. 1986), and Ashley Jade (b. 1993). But he and his second wife have not any children.
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