Rush Limbaugh Net Worth : $550 Million
An American Radio Host and Political Commentator
Rush Limbaugh Annual Income
$84 Million (According to Forbes, as of Dec 2017)
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
Date of Birth
January 12, 1951
Southeast Missouri State University (Dropout)
Rush Limbaugh’s Income & Total Net Worth
Rush Limbaugh is a radio talk show host, with an estimated net worth of $550 million. His annual earnings are $85 million. He accumulated his net worth by outstanding radio hosting. He hosts the highest –rated radio show, named “The Rush Limbaugh Show”. He has around 14 million listeners per week.
With excellence in radio hosting, Rush Limbaugh signed a contract with “Clear Channel Communications”, in 2008. This 8-year contract is of $400 million worth.
Properties: Private Fortune
Rush Limbaugh hosts his radio talk show “The Rush Limbaugh Show” from his luxurious ocean front home, valuing $26 million. It is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. It has wonderful features, like 12 bathrooms, an elevator, and 7 large bedrooms.
He also possesses a lavish penthouse suite on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Rush Limbaugh’s Career
Rush Limbaugh began his career at the age of 16. He worked as a disc jockey. In 1984, he hosted the radio talk show in Sacramento, California. In 2003, he worked with ESPN as a pro football commentator. Besides ‘The Rush Limbaugh Show’, he also appeared in several other TV shows, like The Simpsons, Beavis and Butt-head, and The New WKRP in Cincinnati.
Awards and Recognition
- The National Association of Broadcasters honored him with “Marconi Radio Award” in 1992, 1995, 2000 and 2005, for Syndicated Radio Personality of the Year.
- He was ranked as “The Greatest Radio Talk Show Host of All Time” by Talkers Magazine, in 2002.
- He was honored as “2007 Man of the Year” by magazine Human Events.
He wrote various books, like:
- See, I Told You So (1993)
- The Way Things Ought to Be (1992)
- Rush Hudson Limbaugh and His Times: Reflections on a Life Well Lived
Rush is also known for charity works. He supports “The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society”, world’s largest health organization for blood cancer research, education, and treatments. He also contributes to the foundation, named “Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation”, which provides scholarships for law enforcement agents/officers and children of Marines.