Rush Limbaugh Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Marital Life.
Rush Limbaugh Net Worth 2020 – The controversial Rush Limbaugh is a radio show host, a conservative political commentator, and author of two books that made it to the 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.
Rush Limbaugh, the phenomenal show host was born on January 12, 1951, as Rush Hudson Limbaugh III. He was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri to his parents – Mildred “Millie” Caroline Armstrong and Rush Hudson Limbaugh Jr.
His mother was a homemaker while his father was a lawyer who served the United States during World War II as a fighter pilot. He is of German heritage and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Rush attended Cape Girardeau, Missouri Central High School and finished from there in 1969 before he proceeded to attend the South East State University but he dropped out after a year to become a radio presenter, a dream career path he has always aspired to pursue which left his parents, especially his father, highly disappointed.
The reason for their disappointment can be clearly seen as he hails from a family of learned minds.
Rush Limbaugh is a serial divorcee. He has been married four times and divorced three times and despite his four marriages, he still has no children.
In 1997, he married Roxy Maxine McNeely and they were divorced on July 10, 1980.
He married Michelle Sixta in 1983 and by 1990, they were divorced. Rush was married again in 1994 to Marta Fitzgerald and the union ended in another divorce in December 2004.
After being involved in some affairs, Rush announced he was getting married again for the fourth time to his girlfriend of three years, Kathryn Rogers, and they were married on June 5, 2010.
Following an incident in 2012 in which he called Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law student advocating for the use of birth control by women, “a prostitute” and “a slut”, he received a backlash as major advertisers pulled away from his show resulting in a heavy financial downturn for him.
His wife, Kathryn also threatened to divorce him.
He has since apologized over his comments, but things have not remained the same.
In 2001, Limbaugh signed a 7-year, $250 million contract that saw his annual earnings skyrocket to not less than $30 million.
In the final year of the contract in 2007, his earnings were estimated at $33 million.