Rush Limbaugh Net Worth 2019, Biography, Education, and Career
Rush Limbaugh Net Worth 2019 – The controversial Rush Limbaugh is a radio show host, a conservative political commentator and author of two books that made it to New York Times Best Seller list. In 1998, he was inducted into the National Association of Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame.
Rush Limbaugh’s show became the most popular radio show in the US, making him the most important show host in 2007. His success came with huge financial returns which also made him Forbes 2017 highest-paid celebrity in 12 months with a fortune of about $84 million.
He was born on born January 12, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.
Limbaugh has had four marriages, three divorces, and no children. He was first married at the age of 26 to Roxy Maxine McNeely. They were married at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Limbaugh’s hometown of Cape Girardeau on September 24, 1977. McNeely filed for divorce in March 1980, citing “incompatibility.”
They were formally divorced on July 10, 1980. Limbaugh married Michelle Sixta, a college student, an usherette at the Kansas City Royals Stadium Club in 1983. They were divorced in 1990.
On May 27, 1994, Limbaugh married Marta Fitzgerald, a 35-year-old aerobics instructor whom he met on the online service CompuServe in 1990. They were married at the house of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who officiated.
They were separated on June 11, 2004. Limbaugh announced his divorce on the air. It was finalized in December 2004. On June 5, 2010, he married Kathryn Rogers, a party planner from Florida.
In 1972, he moved to McKeesport, Pennsylvania and started off his radio career but as a music Disc Jockey. He started a morning and afternoon show as Jeff Christie. After a failed attempt at trying to have a successful career, he moved back home to Cape Girardeau but never gave up on his dreams.
By 1984, he was back again on the radio, this time as a show host in a radio station in Sacramento. Rush gained popularity for himself with his conservative comments and his constant criticisms of the Democratic party, their government, and policies. In 1990, his show was ranked the most popular by the New York Times and he was shortly awarded an honorary membership in the Republican Party.