Facts of Rush Limbaugh
|Full Name||Rush Limbaugh|
|Birth Name||Rush Hudson Limbaugh III|
|Profession||Radio Host, Political Commentator|
|Birth City||Cape Girardeau|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Rush Hudson Limbaugh Jr.|
|Mother Name||Mildred Carolyn Limbaugh|
|Relation With||Kathryn Limbaugh|
|Filmography||Forget Paris,The Drew Carey Show|
|Education||Cape Girardeau Central High School|
|Date of Birth||12,1951|
Rush Limbaugh is an American radio host, political commentator, and author who is popular for hosting The Rush Limbaugh Show, a radio talk show which he hosted from his home studio in Florida.
With annual earnings of $84.5 million Rush Limbaugh was listed at #11 in Forbes' 2018's list of highest-earning celebrities. He is also a renown author and his books See, I Told You and The Way Things Outta to Be were certified The New York Times Best Seller.
How much is Rush Limbaugh's Net Worth?
The American radio host has an estimated net worth of $600 million which he earned from his career on radio and from the sales of his books.
Salary and Earnings
He completed 45 shows on his Rush to Excellence Tour and was estimated to earn $360,000.
In 2001, he signed a $285 million contract with Clear Channel Communications which was again renewed in 2008 for $400 million.
His earnings for different years have been enlisted below:
- 2005 - $30 million
- 2006 - $30 million
- 2007 - $33 million
- 2008 - $33 million
- 2009 - $54 million
- 2010 - $58.5 million
- 2012 - $69 million
- 2013 - $66 million
- 2014 - $66 million
- 2015 - $79 million
- 2016 - $79 million
- 2017 - $84 million
- 2018 - $84.5 million
The American host is said to have earned around $52 million in 2010 and $6.5 million from the sale of his books and highly-trafficked website.
House and Cars
He resides in a 24,000 sq ft in Palm Beach, Florida which he bought for $26 million. He was offered $65 million for the estate in 2010, which he declined. By 2011 Limbaugh had paid $482,691 as taxes for the property.
In 2009 he purchased two penthouse apartments for $2.7 million which he bought as a wedding present to his then-wife.
Rush rides a Maybach 57 S which has a market price of $450,000. He also owns a $56 million Gulfstream G550 plane.
Donations and Charity
He donated $15 million to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society via the telethon which was launched in 2000-2005 and 2007. Rush personally donated between $400,000 and $100,000 for the cause.
He donated $320,000 in 2007's Cure-a-Thon. In 2011 Limbaugh and his wife pledged to donate $100,000 to MC-LEF.
His wedding with Kathryn was an expensive one, in which he reportedly paid $1 million fee to Elton John for entertaining his guests.
Charges and Fines
He was arrested in 2006 on charges of doctor shopping and was released after paying $3,000 as bail.
Rush Limbaugh's Short Bio
He was born as Rush Hudson Limbaugh III on 12th January 1951 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in the United States to Rush Hudson Limbaugh Jr. and Mildred Carolyn Limbaugh. He has a younger brother named David Limbaugh.
He graduated from Cape Girardeau Central High School in 1969. He then enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University but soon dropped out of the institute.
The 68-years-old actor is currently single but has been married and divorced four times. He was married to Roxy Maxine McNeely from 1997 to 1980, after which he married Michelle Wennerholm and stayed together from 1982 to 1990. He married Marta Fitzgerald on 27th May 1994 and later divorced in 2004.
His last wife was Kathryn Rogers. Rush also dated Crystal Bernard, Elliot Sanders, Norm Woodruff, and Daryn Kagan.