Howard Stern was born on January 12, 1954, in Queens, New York, the United States as youngest of Ray and Ben Stern’s two children. He is a famous American radio and television personality. Furthermore, Howard Stern is a successful author, producer, photographer and actor. The wider audience knows him for his radio show The Howard Stern Show. This has been his dream job since he was five. He contracted his first jobs on the radio while studying at Boston University.
Stern has a reputation for being outspoken and bringing up controversial show topics and uncensored interviews. His style earned him repeated fines by the FCC for radio show obscenity from 1986 to 2005.
Howard Stern is married. His wife is a model Beth Ostrosky Stern and he has three kids, daughters, Emily Beth, Deborah Jennifer Stern, and Ashley Jade Stern.
Age. How Old is Howard Stern?
Howard Stern is 65 years old. He was born 12th of January 1954.
Howard Stern Net Worth and Income
Surprisingly enough, Howard Stern has enormous net worth. Howard Stern became famous for being a radio host but then got much bigger than that. With the development of his radio personality, he became quite a controversial figure.
But it was something that worked and that brought him a substantial fortune. It has recently been reported that Howard Stern is worth about 650 million dollars. This is a staggering net worth that some much bigger celebrities do not have. But Howard is not only a radio host now, but he is also a full-fledged celebrity that has his fingers in all sorts of things.
All of his endeavors earn him a salary of about 90 million dollars on a yearly basis.
Howard Stern Career
Howard Stern began his career as a radio personality. But along the years he managed to become so much more. He is also a television personality, a producer, an author, an actor and even a photographer. Stern began working as a radio host in 1976 and continued doing so until 1982. During that time he worked for WRNW in Briarcliff Manor, New York, WCCC in Hartford, Connecticut, WWWW in Detroit, Michigan, and WWDC in Washington, D.C. But in 1982 he began working at WNBC in New York City, where he was eventually fired from in 1985. But this only leads to his 20-year long run on at WXRK in New York City with his morning show.
His popularity was so high that it earned him various awards. It helped him sign one of the most lucrative deals in 2004 with Sirius worth $500 million.
Howard also had a lot of success outside the radio. Since 1992, he hosted and produced a lot of shows which include a lot of television shows, home videos and pay-per-view events. He even has two award-winning books, “Private Parts” (1993) and “Miss America” (1995). The latter was turned into a biographical comedy about Howard Stern and a movie starring Howard Stern himself about his life, released in 1997.
Most recently, Howard Stern is pursuing photography and he even managed to get a feature in Hamptons and WHIRL magazines. Howard even found some time to serve as a celebrity judge on “America’s Got Talent,” the position he occupied from 2012 to 2015.
Stern got fired from WNBC-AM because he didn’t follow the list of prohibitions his bosses gave him on his first day at work
The Howard Stern Show
Stern would often confront race and sex, two of his favorite subjects, in controversial ways. A year after his arrival at WXRK, Stern took the unprecedented step of syndicating his show. This allowed him to break into other big markets like Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and eventually Los Angeles, New Orleans, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston and Chicago.
Howard Stern crushed his old rival Don Imus in the ratings. At its peak, Stern’s show got the attention of over 20 million listeners.
In 1993, Stern published his autobiography Private Parts. Needless to say, it became a national bestseller. It represented a detailed, comic look at Stern’s life. In addition, through his book, Howard paid respect to his wife Alison. He expressed gratitude to his first wife for her patience and support. Moreover, he thanked Alison for the great job she’s done rising up their three daughters, Emily Beth, Deborah Jennifer, and Ashley Jade.
In 2011 Stern replaced Piers Morgan as a judge on America’s Got Talent for the seventh season. He stayed on the show as a judge for four seasons. After that Stern decided to leave the show.
Howard Stern Wife and Kids
Stern met his first wife Alison Berns while he was studying at BU. They were in the relationship from 1978 to 2001, and have three daughters together. In 1999 Stern announced his legal separation from Alison. He said that his wife decided to separate because he was distant and cold towards the family.
Stern never declared himself as a gay.
Soon after the divorce, Stern began an affair with Beth Ostrosky. Beth is an American author, model, actress and animal rights activist. They started dating despite the fact that his wife is almost 20 years younger. This never seemed to bother Stern. The couple was engaged on February 13, 2007, after seven years long relationship. Stern and Ostrosky were married on October 3, 2008, at Le Cirque restaurant in New York City. The list of guests included names such as Billy Joel, Barbara Walters, and US president Donald Trump.
Height and Weight – How Tall is Howard Stern?
Stern is a pretty tall guy. That is, he is 6’5’’ or 1.96m of height, so he could’ve easily been a basketball player. As for his weight, Howard weights around 75kg or 165lbs.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Stern belongs to American nationality. Regarding his ethnical background, he is Ashkenazi Jewish. Stern’s family has ethnic roots from Russia, Poland, and Austria.
|Born:||January 12 1954|
|Profession:||Author / producer / photographer / actor|
|Net Worth:||$ 650 million|
|Salary:||$ 90 million|
|Height:||6’5’’ or 1.96 m|
|Weight:||75 kg or 165 lbs|
|Married to:||Beth Ostrosky Stern|
|Children:||3 (Emily Beth – Deborah Jennifer – Ashley Jade Stern)|