Howard Stern a radio host, a judge on America Got Talent, an author, and a television host. Howard Stern one of Americas most prominent free speech advocates who doesn’t fear touching on controversial show topics and one whose interviews and dialogues are uncensored has amassed an incredible fortune.
One just can’t help but wonder how this outspoken New Yorker has managed half a billion-dollar net worth. Here is the quick summary of Howard Stern’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Howard Allen Stern is the son of Ray and Ben, and they gave birth to him in 1954 as the second child in New York City. The father was in the army, and the mother was a therapist.
Stern went to Washington Rose Elementary school, and upon completing it, he joined Roosevelt Junior-senior high school. After his high school, Stern was admitted to Hebrew School than to the South Side High School where he graduated in 1972.he would later join Boston University where he studied Radio engineering where he graduated in 1976.
Stern has married model Beth Ostrosky whom they tied a knot in 2008, but before then he had married Alison Berns and together they had three daughters.
Howard started off as a marketer at Benton & Bowles then would later be dropped by the company and would move to working as a radio salesman. He then proceeded to work at WRNW where he got to be paid $96 on a weekly basis, and after a while, he was promoted to production director getting around $250 a week. He would then quit and join WWWW rock station where after a short while he would quit again and decline to join WXRT.
Between 1981 and 1985 Stern got hired by WWDC and by 1982 stern morning show was the second highest rated morning show in Washington DC. That same year he was offered a contract worth $1 million by WNBC to work with them in the afternoon which he agreed. After four years he was the highest rated and made WNBC acquire 5.7% market share of the afternoon audience. He would later be fired in 1985.
Between 1985 and 1993 after joining WXRK, his morning show became the highest rated radio program from 1994 till 2000. It was until 1990 when stern assumed the role of hosting The Howard Stern show which ended in 1991. In 1992 due to his rising popularity, he was named “King of All Media,”
Stern career went from being a rising star to one of the greatest hosts, and some of the shows he hosted, later on, are The Miss Howard Stern New Year’s Eve Pageant, The Howard Stern Radio Show, Saturday Night Live, Howard Stern, The Howard Stern Radio Show, and Howard Stern On Demand.
Howard also hosted America Got talent from 2011 to 2015. He appeared in the 7th season. 8th, 9th, and even 10th season.
Awards & Achievements
Howard Stern has been named one of the highest rated TV and Radio host and no wonder he is called “king of all media.” He has also been inducted in the National Radio hall of fame and severally named the highest paid celebrity in the word.
Net Worth of Howard Stern
Howard Stern is said to have a net worth amounting to $600 million. Currently, Stern annual salary is reported to be $85 million. Most of his fortune has been as a result of successful host shows, and currently, he is under contract with SiriusXM that will see him earn over $90 million annually until we get to the year 2020.
Although he is very controversial, Howard has made it in the world as a radio and television host personality. Most of his net worth figures have been through primarily radio hosting although television could also be a major contributor to his earning.