Howard Stern is a renowned television and radio personality, an author, photographer and an actor. He is known for hosting The Howard Stern Show between 1986 and 2005 and Howard Stern On Demand/Howard TV from 2006. Other shows that Howard Stern has been associated with are Howard Stern on Demand, SiriusXM radio shows and America’s Got Talent where he works as a judge.
The “King of All Media” as he calls himself has also authored two books Miss America 1995 and Private Parts 1993 which were in the list of New York Times Best Seller. As of today, Stern is the most fined radio host where FCC has fined him a total of $2.5 million but also one of the highest paid radio figures in the world. Considering on numerous occasions, Howard Stern has appeared on the list of America’s highest-paid television personalities, world’s highest paid media personality and the highest earning celebrity in the worldwide what do you think would be Howard Stern net worth in 2018? In this article, we shall look deeply into Howard Stern net worth in 2018 and also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Howard Stern.
Howard Allan Stern hails from New York where he was born in 1954. He is the son of Ray and Ben Stern who raised him in Roosevelt as their second born child. Stern studied his education at Washington Rose Elementary School, Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School and Hebrew school. He later shifted to Side High School and in 1972 pursued his calibre in communications at Boston University. He graduated from The Radio Engineering Institute of Electronics in 1975 and achieved a radio-telephone operator license.
In 1978 Stern wedded Alison Berns, and they got three kids; Emily Beth (b.1983), Debra Jennifer (b.1986) and Ashley Jade (b.1993). The two divorced in 2001 and after dating other women, he married Beth Ostrosky in 2008.
After refusing to work at WRNW radio, Stern got hired by Benton & Bowels firm in New York as a merchandiser. In 1979, he worked at WCCC radio where he also did advertising and production. Stern became successful after being hired by WWWW radio as a host in 1980 but soon left. The following year he moved to WWDC radio and hosted alongside Robin Quivers. After his contract expired, he signed another five year agreement with WNBC radio of $1 million. Sterns popularity increased when he was featured in The Late Night Show with David Letterman and later appeared in the People magazine.
Sterns TV profession debuted with The Late Show anchored by Joan Rivers where he performed together with his bandmates, Steve Rossi and Leslie West. After his success, he hosted his special, Howard Stern’s Negligee and Underpants Party which debuted in 1988. The event sold highly in more than 60,000 households and earned $1.2 million. His second event, The Miss Howard Stern New Years Eve Pageant also emerged fruitfully and auctioned highly in over 400,000 homes and earned $16 million.
Stern is also a writer wherein 1995 he wrote the book, Miss America which became his best seller with 1.39 million copies sold. It peaked at no.1 on the New York Times records and emerged as the 3rd highest selling book. His previous book Private Parts (1993) was also successful.
In 1998, Stern made another lucrative agreement with CBS to host The Howard Stern Radio Show. The other major deal he made was with Sirius in 2005 which was worth $500 million in order to work for them. His breakthrough came in 2011 after substituting for Piers Morgan to be a judge on America’s Got Talent. He retired in 2015 after being a judge for three seasons in the show.
On Howard Stern Awards and Achievements, Stern has received many accolades among them is the Billboards Award in the category of National Syndicated Air Personality of the Year. In 2012; he was inducted into the National Radio Hall Of Fame and in 2013; Forbes named him the best-enumerated TV personality with $95 million grossed in a period of one year.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Howard Stern net worth is estimated to be around $650 million. As of 2018 Howard Stern earning on an annual basis ranges in between $90 million and $95 million, making him one of the worlds highest paid media personality and one of the highest-earning celebrity globally. The source of Howard Stern net worth fortune is his deal with Sirius Satellite Radio which was worth $500 million, his XM Satellite Radio merger with Sirius where he was paid around $25 million. Radio shows such as The Howard Stern Show, and gigs such as being a judge on America’s Got Talent have given a huge boost to Howard Stern overall net worth figures. Apart from earnings from hosting radio shows Stern earned his money also through acting and selling of his two books which were best-sellers.
8 Facts You Need To Know About Howard Stern
Definitely, you know whom Howard Stern is and if you do, then am sure you are aware of how controversial he is. Today we are going to reveal a few things you probably don’t know about Howard Stern.
1. Between 1990 and 2004, he was penalized by FCC an estimate of $2.5 million making him the highest radio host.
2. Stern admitted having undergone through plastic surgery.
3. In addition to his career, he is also a musician.
4. Did you know that he was once addicted to smoking?
5. He was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder long ago.
6. “Tzvi” was his high school nickname.
7. He funds and supports North Shore Animal League America.
8. He really hated George Bush administration.
Looking at Howard Stern net worth gives you an idea of how successful he has become. His net worth will definitely be on the rise in 2019 due to his contacts with Sirius and other business ventures. We wish him all the best.