Howard Stern Career and Net Worth
This article takes a detailed tour into Howard Stern Career and Net Worth, How did Howard Stern make all his money?, etc.
Howard Stern is an American radio and television personality. He has approximately $650 million in net worth. Stern started honing his skill in the early 1970s and 1980s. He cut his teeth in radio as a very blunt person.
This posture won him several awards albeit failed to reflect in his salary. After having several short stints with a number of stations, he finally settled at Washington D.C.
Howard Stern Early Life
Howard Allen Stern was born on 12th January, 1954 in the Jackson Height area of Queens in New York City. He has an older sister called Ellen. After serving in the army during World War II, he later worked as a radio engineer at WHOM in Manhattan. Stern co-owned Aura Recording Inc. (a recording studio in Manhattan) which was into commercials and cartoons.
At the age of one, his family relocated to Long Island, New York. At the age of five, he was cork sure of his desire to be in radio. Howard went to Boston University after graduating high school in 1972. He was engaged at the college radio station before he gained admission into Boston University, School of Public Communications.
Howard Stern Career
Stern was engaged at New York City’s WNBC on the afternoon shift from 1982 to 1985. He commenced his 20-year streak at WXRK in New York City in 1985. The morning show went into syndication in 60 markets the following year increasing his mileage significantly to 20 million listeners. Stern goes down as the pioneer of number one show in New York City as well as Los Angeles concurrently.
He put his signature to a $1 million deal with Simon and Schuster for the writing of his memoir “Private Parts”. The Private Parts was an instant hit when it was released in October 1993. The initial print run of 225,000 copies sold within hours. In five days, the book reached a very enviable height as the fastest-selling book in the history of Simon and Schuster.
The adaptation of Stern’s “Private Parts” hit the screens in 1997. It featured himself and several of his radio show crew including Robin Quivers, Fed Norris, Gary Dell’Abate, and Jackie Martling who were appeared as themselves in the movie. The film was released on March 7, 1997 in the U.S. It quickly took the number one spot at the U.S. box office in its opening week.
The film grossed $14.6 million in its opening weekend. By the time it ended its runs, it had grossed a total of $41.2 in the U.S alone. He authored “Miss America” in 1995 and “Howard Stern Comes Again” in 2019. He took replaced Piers Morgan in 2011 as a judge on “America Got Talent” which role he kept for the 8th, 9th and 10th seasons. He left the show after the 10th season. How did Howard Stern make all his money? remains a focal question in diving into the life of the controversial T.V. personality. Stern made his money via radios, books, time on America’s Got Talent as well as other ventures.
Howard Stern Personal Life
Whiles at Boston University, he was introduced to Alison Berns via a mutual friend. The two got married on June 4, 1978 in Massachusetts. They have three daughters namely Emily Beth, Debra Jennifer and Ashley Jade. In October 1999, they separated and divorced peacefully in 2001.
The couple of months between his separation with Alison and meeting Beth, he was romantically involved with Angie Everhart (a model). In the year 2000, he began dating Ostroky (model and television host).
The two got engaged on February 14, 2007 and got married on October 3, 2008 at Le Cirque restaurant in New York City. Fines totaling $2.5 million put him in the bracket of most fined radio host in history. These fines bother largely on content deemed indecent.