Kidd Kraddick Net Worth : $30 Million
An American Radio Host and Television Personality
Kidd Kraddick Annual Income
Source of Wealth
Radio hosting and TV Series
Date of Birth
August 22, 1959 (Died at the age of 53)
Dropped out from the University of Miami
Divorced (Engaged with Lissi before his death)
Kidd Kraddick’s Income & Total Net Worth
Kidd Kraddick, with a net worth of $30 million, was a renowned American radio host and television personality. His annual salary comprised of $10 million. He gathered his net worth through a successful career in broadcasting. He was best-known for his nationally syndicated radio show, titled Kidd Kraddick in the Morning. His show was extremely popular and was syndicated in more than 75 regions throughout the country. He was also spotted on the Dish Nation television show on weeknights. Apart from this, he also proved himself as a successful entrepreneur. He produced two radio programs and sold them to mass media companies, namely Clear Channel Communications and Talentmasters.
Kidd was also engaged in business entrepreneurship. At the beginning of 1990, he produced two radio programs. First was a monthly publication for the morning personalities, named The Morning Mouth and the second was show prep (sharing services) for air personalities, named BitBoard. He sold both the entities to Talentmasters in Georgia and Clear Channel Communications respectively.
Kidd Kraddick was the founder of the Kidd’s Kids, active to assist chronically ill children. Kidd actively supported Kidd’s Kids charity. He raised funds for supporting the charity.
Properties: Private Fortune
The personal fortune of Kidd includes a splendid vacation home in Hollywood, California.
Kidd Kraddick’s Career
Kidd Kraddick was born on August 22, 1959, in Napoleon, Ohio. He was brought up in Dunedin, Florida. He attended one semester from the University of Miami and dropped out to focus his career in broadcasting. He started his career in Tampa. He got his first radio position in Tampa. During his initial career, he struggled at Fresno, Miami, Los Angeles (KHTZ), Florida, California (KYNO-FM), and Salt Lake City (KAYAK & KLRZ). He also worked as an emcee at various comedy clubs.
In 1984, he moved to Dallas where he adopted night shift on the radio station KEGL (The Eagle). In 1992, he left KEGL radio. Then, he was signed up by KHKS-106.1 “Kiss- FM” in Dallas-Fort Worth.
In 2001, he started syndicating the show and made efforts to establish his own studio in Las Colinas. Soon, he became the member of the Texas Radio Hall of Fame.
Filmography: Kidd was a successful actor. He acted in TV series, named ‘To Serve and Protect’ and ‘Dish Nation’.
Awards and Honours: Throughout his career, Kidd secured various awards and honors.
- He was named on the list of Ten Outstanding Young Americans by The United States Junior Chamber in 1990.
- In 1998, he was the Marconi Award recipient for Major Market Radio Personality of the Year.
- He was also honored with the Air Personality of the Year award and the Radio Music Award.