Howard Stern is arguably one of the most successful radio presenters. He is a comedian, radio, and television personality, as well as an actor and producer. His radio show, The Howard Stern Show, which aired on Terrestrial Radio from 1986 to 2005, propelled him to national fame. His stint at XM Satellite Radio has lasted from 2006 to date.
Celebrity Name: Howard Stern
Full Name: Howard Allan Stern
Birth Date:12th, January 1954
Birth Place; Jackson Heights, New York City
Age: 66 years
Nationality: United States of America
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Profession: Actor, producer, television personality
Net Worth: $650 Million
Early Life of Howard Stern
Howard Stern was born Howard Allan Stern on 12th January 1954 in Jackson Heights, New York City. His Jewish parents Ray and Ben Schiffman were originally from Hungary and Poland. He attended Washington Rose Elementary School after his parents moved to Roosevelt.
Stern’s love for radio started when he was five years old; he realized his dream later when he was in college at Boston University.
The career of Howard Stern
His radio career started in 1976, while at Boston University, his radio show, The Howard Stern Show, propelled him to great fame. He has been on Sirius XM Satellite Radio since 2006. Stern began his career on morning radio shows at WRNW, WCCC, WWWW, and WNBC from 1982 to 1985.
In 1986 he joined WXRK, going on to register over 20 million listeners. Stern, who also dapples in photography, has seen some of his photos featured in Hamptons and Whirl magazines. His career has also seen him serve as a judge on America’s Got Talent.
As an actor, he starred in his Autobiography film, Private Parts, and also Ryder P.I. He has many musical albums. Forbes places him as the fifth highest-earning in the world.
Awards, achievement, and nominations of Howard Stern
He has won numerous awards, including Billboard’s Nationally Syndicated Air Personality of the Year, for eight consecutive years. Howard also won the number one morning show In New York and Los Angeles, Simultaneously. He emerged as one of the best-paid radio personalities after signing a $500 million contract with Sirius in 2004.
Stern has produced numerous late-night television shows, where he was also the host. He is a published writer with two of his books, The Private Parts (1993) and Miss America (1995), emerging as New York Times Best Seller List, with sales amounting to over one million copies.
His biographical comedy film in 1997 topped the US box office with $41.2 million in sales during its first week. Stern was also featured in its soundtracks which emerged as Platinum and number one on the Billboards 200. He had a third book,” Howard Stern Comes Again”, in 2019.
Howard Stern is the proud owner of three homes in New York; he owns a $21 million mega-penthouse, his “get-away” house, a $52 million mansion located on Palm Beach, and a $16 Million stately castle in the Hamptons. He also owns the 53rd and 54th floors of the Millenium Tower, New York City. In 67th Tower, he owns five units, each valued at a staggering $4 million.
Favorite Quotes from Howard Stern
“I’m sickened by all religion.Religion has divided people. I don’t think there’s any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.” – Howard.
“And rather than hide that, I would rather put that out on the radio and let someone see the full range of emotions. If you’re going to be strong on the radio, you got to let it all out, even ugly stuff. And you can’t apologize for it.” – Stern.
“I’ve actually apologised to some people. I was a real jerk too because I felt ashamed,I didn’t need to be that angry. There was something going on inside me when I was angry and feeling very threatened and not feeling good about myself.”– Howard Stern.
“Okay, well, I guess I’m still a kid. Because when I get really angry and fired up and I feel like my back is up against the wall, I will say vicious things,”-Howard.
“I’ve never come into anything successful before. I’ve always been hired by horrible radio stations with horrendous reputations and nothing to lose.”– Stern.
Howard Stern is arguably the most successful and celebrated radio host. His fortune amounts to hundreds of millions of dollars. He has won numerous awards spanning his career in radio, television, and as a producer. He is currently ranked the fifth highest earner globally, with a net worth of $650 million in 2021.