Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh
Celebrated Name: Rush Limbaugh
Real Name/Full Name: Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
Gender: Male
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: 12 January 1951
Birth Place: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 85 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kathryn Adams Limbaugh (m. 2010), Marta Fitzgerald (m. 1994–2004), Michelle Sixta (m. 1983–1990), Roxy Maxine McNeely (m. 1977–1980)
Children: N/A
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Profession: American radio personality, conservative political commentator, author, and former television show host
Net Worth in 2021: $700 million
Last Updated: September 2021

Rush Limbaugh is a well-known American conservative political commentator who is also a radio talk show host. He is the host of ‘The Rush Limbaugh Show.’ Limbaugh has been active in his career since he was 16 years old and used to work as a disc jockey. He is also an author and has penned many books.

Maybe you know about Rush Limbaugh very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Rush Limbaugh’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Rush Hudson Limbaugh III was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on January 12, 1951, to his parents Rush Hudson Limbaugh, Jr. and Mildred Carolyn “Millie” Limbaugh.

He completed his schooling in 1969 from Cape Girardeau, Missouri Central High School. He also went to Southeast Missouri State University but left it soon.

Personal Life

In 1977, Rush Limbaugh got married to Roxy Maxine McNeely. They divorced in 1980. He was married to Michelle Sixta from 1983 to 1990. He then got married to Marta Fitzgerald in 1994. The couple ended their relationship in 2004. In 2010, he got married to Kathryn Rogers.

Despite getting married four times, Limbaugh does not have any children of his own. In 2010, he became a judge in the Miss America beauty pageant.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 January 1951, Rush Limbaugh is 70 years old as of today’s date 19th September 2021. His height is 1.8 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.

Career

After leaving college, Rush Limbaugh started to work as a DJ. He became the disc jockey for WIXZ. In 1973, he moved to KQV in Pittsburg. He got fired in 1974 and started to do works for several radio stations. In 1979, he became the promotions director of the baseball team Kansas City Royals.

He returned to radio talk show in 1984 and began to host in Sacramento’s KFBK. In 1988, he started his national radio show from New York. In 2014, his radio show moved to WOR (AM). In 2003, Limbaugh became a commentator of pro football on ESPN.

His show called ‘The Rush Limbaugh Show’ has been syndicated from 1998. It also had a television adaptation of ‘Rush Limbaugh’ from 1992 to 1996. He has also appeared on several other television shows like ‘Late Show with David Letterman,’ ‘Hearts Afire,’ ‘The Drew Carey Show,’ and ‘Family Guy.’

Rush Limbaugh became the guest host of ‘The Pat Sajak Show.’ He has also appeared in ‘The 1/2 Hour News Hour’. In 1995, he was seen in the movie ‘Forget Paris.’ As an author, he has penned several books like ‘See, I Told You So’ and ‘The Way Things Ought to Be.’

In 1994, Rush Limbaugh became an honorary member of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2014, the National Association of Broadcasters conferred him with the Marconi Radio Award. In 1993, Limbaugh was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

In 1998, he got inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. He has won the William F. Buckley, Jr. Award in 2007. In the same year, he was named as the Man of the Year by the Human Events magazine. He was also named as the author of the year by Children’s Book Council in 2014.

Net Worth & Salary of Rush Limbaugh in 2021

Rush Limbaugh Net Worth
Rush Limbaugh Net Worth

As of September 2021, Rush Limbaugh has an estimated net worth of more than $700 million. He is one of the highest-paid people in the United States. In 2008, his contract signing was worth $400 million. His earning in 2016 was $84 million. He is one of the highest-earning celebrities in the world. In 2016, he signed another contract to extend his radio show till 2020. His wealth also comes from writing books, and he has written two New York Times best-seller books.

Rush Limbaugh is considered one of the most popular radio show hosts in the world. He has been active in his career for almost five decades. He is also a philanthropist and has been involved in many charitable works. He is known to have autoimmune inner ear disease.

6 COMMENTS

  1. My condolences goes out to his with and friends. May he Rest In Peace. A great man we have lost. He will be missed dearly. Thank you Rush for your work and charitable dedication all these years.

  2. Thank you for writing a article about Russ without smearing or defaming his character. Just plain information on his life. Thank you for leaving out the mean-spirited opinions by those who hate the Founding of this Country, the struggles and the achievements of this Country that are and have always been their biggest argument against a man who simply told the best of what was possible for this Country. It is sad this Monday we have to acknowledge he is now in Heaven with our Master and Savior Jesus. Today was the beginning of not being gifted with someone who could lift us up from the mayhem of this worlds’ chronic tear it down mindsets.

  3. Thank you Rush for so many years of broadcasting. I learned so much from you since 1989 and was able to listen to your program even from work, as I had a desk job. You were an inspiration to me and the World is a sadder place today without you in it. I will forever remember you and all the years spent listening to you and your callers. You brought every emotion out in me and taught me more than any College ever could. God Bless you Always Rush and Your Precious Family. Rest In Peace…

  4. Thank you Rush for so many years of broadcasting. I learned so much from you since 1989 and was able to listen to your program even from work, as I had a desk job. You were an inspiration to me and the World is a sadder place today without you in it. I will forever remember you and all the years spent listening to you and your callers. You brought every emotion out in me and taught me more than any College ever could. God Bless you Always Rush and Your Precious Family. Rest In Peace…

  5. Rush will live on as the conscious of every liberal, standard of neoconservatism, and our beloved lover of football, history, fact checking and the everyday working American.

  6. What you need to admit, to fully appreciate Rush Limbaugh, is that he is, first and foremost, an entertainer. He never meant to make his money as a newscaster–he found out that he could make a lot more money as an entertainer. And he made a LOT of money. He learned the same lesson as Howard Stern–that the more you get people excited, the more money you make. He mastered the art of getting people riled up about pure nonsense.

    He was always in it for the money.

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