Rush Limbaugh Net Worth

Rush Limbaugh Net Worth : $550 Million

Profile

An American Radio Host and Political Commentator

Rush Limbaugh Annual Income

$84 Million (According to Forbes, as of Dec 2017)

Nationality

American

Source of Wealth

Radio Host

Years of Experience

46 Years

Date of Birth

January 12, 1951

Education

Southeast Missouri State University (Dropout)

Marital Status

Married

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.

Business Investments

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.

Books

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

Philanthropy

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.