Bobby Bones, whose real name is Bobby Estell, was born on the 2nd of April, 1980 into a humble household and had to go through his own share of hardships before making it big as a popular radio celebrity and entertainer. Let’s have a close look on Bobby Bones’ net worth in 2018.
Bobby Bones Early Life
Bobby Bones was born in Arkansas, Hot Springs. He lived there all his life in Mountain Pine and was raised by his mother, Pamela and her mother. Bobby’s parents were very young when he was born. Pamela Hurt, his mother got pregnant at the age of fifteen and his father was just seventeen. Bobby’s father left Pamela and him when he was barely five years old.
Bobby Bones went to Henderson State University from where he graduated in the year 2002 with a B. A. in Radio/ Television. When he was in Henderson State University, he made his radio debut on the campus station at channel KSWH-FM at the young age of seventeen.
Bobby Bones fell in love with the well-known singer, Lindsay Ell and was in a relationship with her since 2016. Unfortunately, Bobby and the country singer called in quits the last year.
Bobby Bones Career, Awards & Achievement
Bobby Bones was allowed to go on air only a few days after he started his radio debut in college in Arkansas. He was given the option of going on air on radio, as either Bobby Bones or Bobby Z and he chose the former. Bobby soon started getting famous and worked with Q100/KQAR, ALICE 107.7 and KHFI-FM, where he hosted “The Bobby Bones Show” with Clear Channel. Bobby managed to build this channel’s audience through his show in over ten years. It went over national syndication in the month of February five years back, in 2013. It is available over iHeartRadio.com and its mobile application. In the United States of America, “The Bobby Bones Show” now airs on 35 stations as well as 68 FM radio stations. Throughout his career, he has lived in places, like Austin, Arkansas and Nashville. Bobby Bones is also the host of the “Weekly Country Top 30”, which is carried on more than hundred radio stations.
Awards & Achievement
Bobby Bones has received several awards in his career as an on air radio personality. A few of them are mentioned below:
• For four consecutive years, Bobby Bones was hailed as the best radio personality by Austin Music Awards.
• The award for the Best Radio program also went to Bobby for his show ‘The Bobby Bones’.
• Bobby, along with two other people, also had the honour of receiving the award for National On-Air Personality of The Year by the Academy of Country Awards in the year 2014.
• He is considered the top DJ for country music in the whole country.
• In November of the year 2017, Bobby Bones was inducted, during a ceremony, into Chicago’s Museum of Broadcast Communications in National Radio Hall of Fame.
Net Worth of Bobby Bones
Bobby Bones, a noted American radio star has a net worth of a surprising $8.5 million. He has been a part of shows, like “The Bobby Bones Show”, “Live! With Kelly Rippa”, “Headline News” et cetera. He has acted in a few movies as well, like “Band slam”. Bobby Bones has also worked up his net worth by becoming the top DJ for country music.
Boby Bones is a renowned radio personality and is considered one of the best radio personalities ever. He has worked hard to be standing where he is today, starting from the bottom of the bottom.